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PUBLIC PROFILE

WELLINGTON CELEBRATES ALL THINGS BUBBLY!

Posted by Jacky Hartzenberg on 02 September 2020 8:30 AM CAT
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 September celebrates spring, life, vibrancy and all things bubbly in Wellington!

MCC or Méthode Cap Classique is the term used to describe South African sparkling wines made in the traditional French method (methode champenoise). Our wine route has outstanding MCC-producers. Let us raise a glass to them and celebrate bubbles and life!

 

 

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PAARL EN WELLINGTON ONTVANG GOEDKEURINGSTEMPEL

Posted by Sunè Samuels on 26 August 2020 10:10 AM CAT
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Die Wêreld Reis- en Toerismeraad (WTTC) het die ‘Safe Travels’ goedkeuringstempel aan Paarl en Wellington toegeken.  Dit beteken dat beide streke die streng riglyne en protokol toepas wat voorgeskryf word deur internasionale standaarde en dat reisigers met volle vertroue weer die talle toerisme-attraksies kan besoek.

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PAARL AND WELLINGTON RECEIVE SAFETY STAMP OF APPROVAL

Posted by Sunè Samuels on 26 August 2020 10:05 AM CAT
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The World Travel Tourism Council (WTCC) has issued Paarl and Wellington with their ‘Safe travels’ approval. This means that the two destinations adhere to the strict guidelines and protocols set by the global industry representative and travelers can visit the region and its tourism attractions with confidence.

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The Wellington Wine and Tourism team has been working non-stop behind the scenes since the Corona pandemic hit our shores. We are often asked by media and businesses what is the impact of Covid-19 on tourism in the Drakenstein area, can we quote financial numbers?  The short answer is, we can not determine the impact as it is still unfolding around us.

According to CEO, Annelize Stroebel, “Tourism is one of the key contributors to GDP in the Western Cape and it is also an important contributor to the GDP in Drakenstein. We estimate that during the first two months of lock down we have lost almost R65 million in tourism and an estimated 700 people have lost their jobs. 

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WE WELCOME YOU AGAIN!

Posted by Sunè Samuels on 07 July 2020 12:10 PM CAT
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We ARE meeting again!

Our eateries are ready to serve and welcome back our locals and new visitors.

Yes, things are not quite the same as in the past. We take great caution and consideration for the safety of our guests and staff. The things that matters most, however, has remained unchanged and that is good food, a friendly smile and genuine connection.

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WELLINGTON WINE WEDNESDAY FIND A NEW HOME

Posted by Jacky Hartzenberg on 11 March 2020 5:20 AM CAT
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The wildly popular Wine Wednesday has found a new home and will move to Au d’Hex Estate in March. Wine lovers should note that the March event has moved to Thursday 19 March 2020 to accommodate the Absa Cape Epic.  Stages four to six will be hosted in Wellington and the race village is located adjacent to Au d’Hex Estate.

 

 

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Paarl and Wellington will be proud host towns when the Absa Cape Epic is staged for the seventeenth time in March this year.  Wellington will host participants and supporters from 19 – 22 March 2020 for stages four to seven, while Paarl will host the grand finale at Val de Vie on 22 March 2020. Entries are capped at 650 two-person team, which means approximately 1300 riders will be able to explore these two spectacular Boland towns.

 

 

 

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