From Sunday 14 October, the Polo Club restaurant at Val de Vie Estate will be offering a polo brunch experience to add to your must-do list on a Sunday. With the 2018/2019 polo season commencing in October at Val de Vie Estate, the Sunday polo brunches will offer a new, fresh and creative brunch experience while watching a game of polo. Chef Scott Hendrie has created a delectable brunch menu, please click here to view. R250 per person includes a selection of buffet items, one menu item selection and a glass of Val de Vie Cuvee MCC. A [...]
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Reuben’s and Co Cafè, the latest restaurant in the impressive portfolio of acclaimed South African chef Reuben Riffel, will be opening on Val de Vie Estate in November 2018. The concept of Reuben’s and Co Cafè is based on seasonal, health-conscious dishes prepared with fresh ingredients grown organically on Val de Vie Estate and surrounding farms in the Franschhoek Valley. “I’m proud to be associated with Val de Vie Estate and see it as a natural fit for the expansion of my restaurants. The new restaurant will be a great addition to the existing, unrivalled Val de Vie offering and I [...]
Record sales on Val de Vie Estate over the past twelve months attest to a dynamic property market on South Africa’s top residential estate. Resale transactions in excess of R885 million were concluded on Val de Vie Estate over the past twelve months, which is a 61% increase from the previous twelve months when 122 resale transactions amounted to property resales worth R549 million. Developer sales over the past twelve months amounted to R338 million in value, resulting in over R1.2 billion in total sales for Val de Vie Estate. The total value of the completed 1300 homes and apartments, plus [...]
The game, the champagne and the colour match! The prestigious Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town will return to Val de Vie Estate on 2 March 2019. Set against the spectacular backdrop of the Paarl-Franschhoek mountains, this stylish sporting and social event marks the peak of the South African polo season. The ninth annual event, a highlight on the Western Cape calendar, will focus on the sport that has shown a sharp rise in popularity and skill in Africa over the past few years. It is expected that more than 3000 prestigious guests, many from neighbouring countries and provinces, will pay [...]
James Wade, SwingFit Coaching Director, at the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course was announced as PGA Western Cape Chairman in September 2018. Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course is home to the SwingFit Academy, a Performance Academy providing expert golf and fitness instruction. With outstanding South African and International coaches, it is known as one of the top golf coaching programmes in the world. James became part of the Western Cape PGA Committee at the end of 2016 and served on the committee fulfilling a unique role until his recent election as Chairman. “I am extremely proud and excited for the [...]
Summer at Val de Vie Estate kicks off with the Cape Winelands Properties (CWP) Cross Country Run on Sunday 7 October 2018. The race starts and ends on the lush greens at the Val de Vie Pavilion Polo Field with a 2km, 5km and 10km distance on the meandering pathways of the estate. The run is easy and suitable for all runners and walkers – strollers, children and dogs on leashes are welcome. Explore the true natural beauty of the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley and the secure outdoor lifestyle offered by Val de Vie Estate while running past beautiful properties, vineyards, stables, parks and [...]
On 1 September an article was featured in Die Burger on Val de Vie Estate on being the most secure luxury residential estate in South Africa. Walking, running, cycling or on horseback, exploring Val de Vie Estate forms part of the day-to-day activities of residents. Children play outside carefree with their friends, walk their dogs or try to catch fish in the lakes. A ‘life worth living’ (Val de Vie Estate’s slogan) can be discovered within the secured 917 hectares of magnificent surroundings of the Valley of Life. Click HERE to read the pdf version of the article. Click HERE to [...]
A recent article featured in the September Edition of Franschhoek Life on the new chefs at the Polo Club and Valley Restaurant on Val de Vie Estate. Please find the article below:
Working from an office overlooking the picturesque mountain ranges of the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley is a unique opportunity that is now available to a select few business owners. The Polo Village Offices at Val de Vie Estate have been in great demand since the announcement of the development. A dedicated office space on South Africa’s Top Residential Estate, as rated by New World Wealth in 2015, 2016 and 2017, offers business owners state-of-the art, 24-hour security and easy access to the N1 via the new Berg River Bridge that connects the estate to the R45 Simondium road. Clients can be [...]
The Valley of Life 2014 Signature Red Blend, cultivated on Val de Vie Estate, has been awarded in The Sommeliers Selection 2018 in the category ‘Elegant & Classy Reds’. The wine is medium to full bodied with notes of blackcurrant, cassis and red fruits, interlaced with nutmeg and cinnamon spice. A traditional Sunday lunch of roast chicken, pork crackling, oven baked potatoes and vegetables will be perfectly accompanied by this 2014 blend. This Signature Red Blend, launched during the 2018 Harvest Season, has been named after the estate’s rich history and entrenchment in the Valley’s culture of fine food [...]