Weekend Wanderings: Mooiplaas

One of our favouite places to escape to every now and again is to visit our friends who live on the beautiful farm of Mooiplaas located in the Bottelary area near Stellenbosch. It’s such a tucked away place that not many people have heard of it – which is exactly why I love it. It’s an authentic wine farm experience that hasn’t been tainted by too much commercialism.

I highly recommend a visit to their wine tasting room located in one of the old outbuildings of this national monument or you might like to pre-order one of their amazing picnic baskets and indulge in a deliciously lazy afternoon with a few glasses of their Chenin under the oaks…. especially lovely during the warmer summer months of course!

I happened to be there a few months back and took myself off on a wander around the grounds. The spring flowers were out and I loved spending some time capturing them with the view to possibly paint these piccies in the future.

Here are a few photos to give you a taste of Mooiplaas, and if you haven’t yet discovered this hidden gem I hope you will feel inspired to go exploring soon!

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Contact Mooiplaas Tasting Room
Phone: 021 200 7493
Email: wine@mooiplaas.co.za
Web: www.mooiplaas.co.za

Images: Kathryn Rossiter
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Kathryn Rossiter

Kathryn is a South African lifestyle blogger and mom of 2 who has been blogging daily for over 9 years! She writes about travel, health, beauty, fashion, decor and family... but not food (unless it's food she's eaten made by someone else) as she is a hopeless cook. She only wakes up early for 2 things... a red-eye flight to somewhere exotic and early morning game drives. She has just finished an extensive home renovation and would prefer to never see another box again. She's never met a chocolate or glass of bubbles that she didn't like!

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