Grape growing advances

Peter F May, St Albans, UK Congratulations to Phyllis Burger on breeding Joybells, a new seedless table grape. (Bolander, February 14). It’s interesting to note how...

Welcome rain

Steffen Kalbskopf, Somerset West A brief note to say how grateful to God we are for the welcome rain on Tuesday February 13, and also...

Read of the Week

The CullTony Park Macmillan Review: Karen Watkins Africa’s wildlife has been pillaged for years, whether it’s elephants for their ivory, rhino for their horns or leopards...

Koos Kombuis

■ Singer, amateur cartoonist, columnist, and published author André le Roux du Toit - aka Koos Kombuis - pictured, will be performing...

Reality strikes at False Bay

T False Bay beaches recently got a hammering from a very high tide, and right, a large whale beached opposite Paardevlei last month. Two...

Mosaic magic

■ The Spier Artisan Studio recently opened on the Spier Wine Estate outside Stellenbosch. It features artisans quietly at work, using hand-cut mosaic or...

Growing nutritious mini-rocket leaves

The first few tiny leaves growing on a wild rocket plant can pack quite a punch in terms of health benefits. This is even...

Cape Wine Auction raises R17.5m

■ Cape Wine Auction trustees Ken Kinsey-Quick and Mike Ratcliffe, Darielle Robertson (auction director), Cape Wine Auction trustees Wendy Appelbaum, Raymond Ndlovu and Paul...

Get valuable career information at SU Open Day

The Stellenbosch University (SU) Open Day, which will take place on Saturday February 24, from 8.30am to 4pm, at the Stellenbosch and Tygerberg...

Longridge dining event

■ The annual Longridge Langtafel dining event takes place at Longridge Wine Estate on the R44, on Wednesday February 28, at 6pm. The evening...