Day: January 30, 2017

Harvest Season

I got enjoy a unique Stellenbosch experience and be apart of the annual harvest parade this weekend, with the Delheim Wines team. The parade marks the launch of the harvest season in Stellenbosch and is a day for the workers of the wine farms be recognised in a way and collectively have fun, and compete for the ‘best float’ title and cash prize. From there a small group of us went of a short walking tour where some of the towns humble beginnings, architecture and general history were shared with us.. it was interesting to hear how one of our official languages Afrikaans was influenced by other cultures too, like the Indonesians and not just the Dutch. And I loved how our guide had some funny stories to share, which had us all chuckling now and then throughout the walk. With the day getting warmer, a stop for some bubbly and snacks, while mingle within our group; and then it was off to the Delheim Wine Estate to join the Harvest Festival. We were greeted …