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Ryk Neethling announced as CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa

  We congratulate Val de Vie Marketing Director and Shareholder on his appointment as CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa. The Foundation issued a press release this morning: 15 August 2017 Olympic Champion, Ryk Neethling, announced as CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa A friend and fellow […]

South Africa the cheapest country to retire in

A ranking by GoBankingRates lists South Africa as the cheapest country to retire in, compared to the cost of living in New York City. The top five cheapest countries to retire: South Africa India Kosovo Saudi Arabia Kazakhstan Read the article  here 1. South Africa Local purchasing power is 26.9% higher Rent is 87.5% cheaper Groceries are […]

Arise & Reign Worship Festival at Val de Vie Estate

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you,” – Isaiah 60: 1 – 3 (NIV) Seven years ago, God shared with us a vision of how His people came together and worshipped Him on an open field at Val de Vie Estate. God entrusted us with this […]

Camelot Spa soon to open at Pearl Valley at Val de Vie Estate

Rest and rejuvenation awaits this December in the new Camelot Spa at Pearl Valley. As the largest spa group in Africa offering specialised treatments, we welcome this luxurious and sophisticated brand to our estate. The Camelot Spa at Pearl Valley promises to be a tranquil space where a renewed sense of health and wellness of […]

Val de Vie Magazine Makes Great Strides

For our summer edition 2017/18, Les Aupiais takes the helm as editor of Val de Vie Magazine. Marketing Director and Shareholder for Val de Vie, Ryk Neethling, remains as editor in chief, setting the tone and direction for this prestigious publication. Les has over 30 years of experience in top end glossy magazines, in addition […]

Local Action Cricket Umpire to represent South Africa in Dubai: A dream come true

  Paarl resident Elton Daniels, the first South African to be invited to umpire in the Indoor Cricket Federation World Cup, is now packing for travel to Dubai in September to represent South Africa at this event. Elton is currently South Africa’s number one Action Cricket Umpire and achieved this accolade despite his challenging circumstances. […]


In the Beginning...

The idea of "Val de Vie" started almost 30 years ago when the visionary Martin Venter had a vivid dream of a place in the winelands his family could call home.

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The Val de Vie Magazine is an exclusive publication that celebrates luxury living. From fashion and fine dining to travel and top trends, the magazine features a range of insightful articles, making it a truly absorbing read.

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