Month: August 2021

Lodge bookings are open

With travel opening up and the warm weather around the corner, it’s time to book your holiday accommodation for the 2021/2022 season. A relaxing stay at the Aaldering Estate – in one of our three, gorgeous 5-star lodges – offers the perfect, peaceful break in one of South Africa’s most picturesque regions.

Our luxury lodges are generously sized (100m2) and come with an in-room iPad, free Wi-Fi, impeccable service and creature comforts. We also offer a pillow menu, laundry and car wash services, concierge assistance, spa treatments on request and much, much more.

South Africa is a very spacious country. Social distancing, needed or not, is extremely easy here and especially so in the spacious Cape Winelands.

At Aaldering Vineyards we carefully cater for your privacy and social distancing needs. The tourist-friendly Western Cape also offer good weather, allowing you to enjoy lunch and dinner on spacious terraces, where all guidelines are strictly adhered to – keeping guests safe.

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Winter has come

We have been blessed with an unusually cold winter this year, and the majestic Stellenbosch mountains have been capped with snow for quite a few days now. Above average rainfall (298 mm in the winter months) has filled up our dam and saturated the vineyard’s soils. The vines are sleeping and not a leaf is visible. Like skeletons of their summer growth, they lie and wait for the warmer temperatures of spring to bud and start their process of rebirth.

It’s a less manic time of the year in the vineyard, but there are still crucial tasks at hand. Continue Reading

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