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  • Wellington, South Africa
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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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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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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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Posted by Jacky Hartzenberg on 29 January 2020 7:20 AM CAT
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The beautiful Boland town of Wellington is ready to provide the perfect backdrop for a wonderful Valentine’s Day.  Create some unforgettable romantic memories while enjoying the scenic beauty and rural tranquillity of this rural gem. Celebrate your love with a romantic picnic, dinner dance and special Valentine’s menus or organise a sensual stay-over at one of our fabulous accommodation facilities.



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Posted by Sunè Samuels on 09 January 2020 8:45 AM CAT
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There is a lot more to the welcoming town of Wellington than just wine. Rich in hospitality and culture, and surrounded by majestic mountain ranges and nature reserves, Wellington has amazing accommodation establishments and attractions to experience. Read more about Visit Wellington’s newest members.

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