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On Saturday the 3rd of March, almost 2500 of the continent’s most stylish guests descended on the scenic Val de Vie Estate for the sold out 8th annual Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo Cape Town. The exquisite Val de Vie Estate in the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley, was the perfect setting for guests embarking on their #ClicquotintheSun journey in style. […]
The sound knowledge of viniculture, brought to the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley by French Huguenots since the 1600’s, has contributed significantly towards this picturesque corner of the Cape Winelands. Abraham Andries le Roux, of French descent, nurtured and developed the farm Kliprug – known today as Val de Vie – translated from French it means ‘Valley of […]
Golf Digest announced that Pearl Valley, Val de Vie Estate’s Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, has been ranked as the 5th best golf course in the country. The course was also ranked as the Best Conditioned Golf Course in the Western Cape. The biennial ‘Golf Digest Top 100 Courses in South Africa’ is one of […]
Mountain biking over 700 kilometers of scenic routes, in teams of two in the face of grueling natural elements, is a true test of tenacity and esprit de corps. The Absa Cape Epic is an eight-day adventure traversing through untamed areas of the Western Cape, starting on the majestic slopes of iconic Table Mountain and […]
His Royal Highness Prince Harry had difficulty staying on his polo pony while playing in the sixth Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Club in 2015. During the event on the polo fields of Val de Vie – the largest one-day charity polo event in the world – the monarch was thrown off twice in one match. […]
Val de Vie implemented a private Water Purification Plant in December 2017. This plant purifies groundwater and supplies the estate with water for household consumption. In partnership, Drakenstein Municipality and Val de Vie have acted pro-actively to ensure that Val de Vie is entirely ‘water independent’ and the water that would have been used by […]