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The golfing experience

We might be biased towards polo, but residents at Val de Vie are also spoilt for choice when it comes to the game of golf. Our estate borders two well-established golf estates, namely the Jack Nicklaus Signature championship golf course at Pearl Valley and Boschenmeer Golf Estate. Both courses present a challenging golfing experience, perfected […]

Val de Vie Polo Club Red 2006

Val de Vie Polo Club Red 2006 is a delightful blend that consists of 49% Shiraz, 16% Grenache noir, 14% Carignan, 14% Cinsaut and 7% Mourvèdre. With a burst of red fruit, red berries, strawberries and cherries with nuances of well integrated oak, this is a very soft, feminine and well balanced wine. Enjoy it […]

Winter at the Polo School

As the days get shorter and clouds start to fill our skies, it’s clear that winter has finally arrived. That’s why our Polo School is getting ready to close during June and July, giving the ponies a well deserved break before they gradually get back to work in August. Polo ponies are high performance athletes […]

Val de Vie Events gets all the brides talking

Val de Vie Events was delighted to feature at the annual FAB Bridal Expo, the Cape’s biggest and most prestigious bridal showcase. Enquiries are flooding in, a sure sign that the season ahead is  going to be very exciting! Watch out for the latest wedding trends – we predict a season of extremes, with the […]

The ultimate wine glass

There’s only one way to drink wine – and that’s when it’s in a Riedel glass. This Austrian company boasts a proud glassmaking tradition, having been crafting the finest crystal glassware for over 250 years. Since its beginnings in northern Bohemia, the company is known for its exceptional quality. Not only do their glasses look […]

Val de Vie: The perfect place for any horse lover

At Val de Vie we are passionate about horses, which is why our exceptional equestrian facilities extend beyond polo. Although we offer full service livery for the polo player, livery is also available for participants of all equestrian disciplines. There couldn’t be a better place for your horse to be housed – expert care and […]


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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