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Sculpture of Brenda Fassie by Angus Taylor Picture: YVONNE FONTYN

Tracing the veins of the past in Joburg’s new heart

A passionate guide reveals the breathtaking historic extremes in the City of Gold’s constantly evolving Newtown, writes Yvonne Fontyn

Keeping the fynbos heritage alive

Rudy and Marietjie Visser have re-energised the Cape Floral Kingdom Expo in Bredasdorp to showcase the beauty and diversity of the province’s fynbos and to promote conservation efforts. Picture: LESLEY STONES

Conservation-focused fynbos show reawakens to promote the beauty and diversity of SA’s heritage, writes Lesley Stones

Humour and wine power mountain bikers

The Ride 2 Nowhere is a mountain biking contest held over three days, covering about 176km in the Klipberg Mountains around McGregor in the Western Cape. Cyclists can stop for a glass of wine at the ‘water’ points. Picture: SUPPLIED

No one cares who wins the Western Cape's cycling Race 2 Nowhere: only the wine and scenic route count, writes Sibusiso Mjikeliso

Opinion

LIQUID INVESTMENTS: Tim Rands cultivated the rootstock of wine innovation

The South African wine industry loses one of its most innovative producers and distributors


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