Wine Country

Pictures from the wine country

September 17 Cape Town, Stellenbosch

Morgenhof Wine Estate

Morgenhof winery

We visited the Morgenhof Wine Estate, one of the many wineries in the Stellenbosch area, for a wine-tasting session.

Morgenhof wine-tasting

Neither of us are any sort of wine connoisseurs, but there were a couple of wines that we liked better than the others. Here are Rosemary and André trying one of the whites.

Stellenbosch shop

This was a shop in Stellenbosch that sold all sorts of stuff, some junk and some not. We skipped the rusty bicycles and old books in Afrikaans, but bought a bag of turmeric.

Huguenot monument

Up in Franschhoek there is a monument commemorating the Huguenots (French Protestants) who came to South Africa in the 17th century. It’s rather an elaborate monument for such a small town.

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