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Marketing Manager

Vrede en Lust Estate, a family owned and managed historic wine estate, is looking for a dynamic marketing manager to join their executive team. The beautiful winery is located in Simondium on the slopes of the beautiful Simonsberg between Paarl and Franschhoek. Vrede en Lust owns vineyards along the Simonsberg and in Elgin. The Marketing […]

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Vrede en Lust launch ‘Vinified by the Sun’ logo

Pioneering wine farm Vrede en Lust, on the outskirts of the magnificent Franschhoek Valley, is ringing in the new year on an innovative note. In addition to the release of two exceptional wines, this popular winery is introducing its new Vinified by the Sun  logo, celebrating its commitment to clean, renewable energy and environmental sustainability. The Vinified by […]

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Shedding a light on load shedding

“Load shedding is a measure of last resort to prevent the collapse of the power system country-wide.  When there is insufficient power station capacity to supply the demand (load) from all the customers, the electricity system becomes unbalanced, which can cause it to trip out country-wide (a blackout), and which could take days to restore.” […]

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Cotage Fromage closed for business

Vrede en Lust announced the closure of Cotage Fromage Restaurant, which has been trading independently from Vrede en Lust as YellowSpot Trading 21 CC, for the last five years. YellowSpot Trading rented the premises and contents from Vrede en Lust and has been battling financially for the last two years. Vrede en Lust in the end had no […]

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Lynsey & Declan

Beautiful Lynsey and her handsome prince got married on a stunning day in February earlier this year.  Even though they both live in London they have a special connection with South Africa, Declan originally being from South Africa, and chose our beautiful venue as their dream wedding venue making sure all their guests flew in for […]

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Franschhoek Uncorked – 1 & 2 September

Say goodbye to the grey moods of winter and celebrate the start of spring by heading off to the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley over the weekend of the 1st and 2nd of September for the annual Franschhoek Uncorked festival. Franschhoek wineries in and around the scenic valley welcome the fresh, new season, using the opportunity to showcase their exciting new vintages […]