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The buzz, busyness, grapes, sounds, pumps, barrels, ballings, winemakers and interns at Gabrielskloof winery over this harvest.

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Gabrielskloof is the most breathtaking¬†winery set high up on a hill overlooking the fields of Bot River with their waving crops and flocks of blue cranes. You drive up through the grey-green olive groves to reach the restaurant tucked in between the rock walls and geometric lawns where you’re met by lovely Mariaan and sit down to cool glass of wine and her husband Frans’ wonderful food. Delicious dishes full of locally sourced produce and olives off the farm, selections of handcrafted wines and views through the dappled olive trees – the loveliest way to spend an afternoon with friends in the Overberg.

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Have you been to the Christmas market at Gabrielskloof here in the beautiful Overberg? ‘Our Favourite Things‘ market is the most wonderful way to spend a summer’s afternoon! Wine, paella, crafts, happy wanderers, oysters, more wine, wafts of delicious food cooking and… more wine ;-) Plus some goats, so you really just have to go!! If you felt the hole in your life after Kamers finished in November, here’s your next hit!

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