There are so many fashions when it comes to wine but Cabernet Sauvignon from Simonsberg is the quintessential Stellenbosch varietal. It shows its terroir and makes the winelands fward proud. Stellenbosch is experiencing a huge resurgence in Cabernet Sauvignon because everyone has figured out that Cabernet works. Norma Ratcliffe of Warwick Wines joined Hermanus FynArts… Read More Simonsberg Cabernet Sauvignon – Best of Stellenbosch?
The Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award is very much part of the annual Hermanus FynArts Festival. Artists are invited to sumit round work of art – tondo or tondi – that can be fitted the barrel heads for display at Bouchard Finlayson’s cellar. The maximum diameter of the tondi is 60cm which includes a mount… Read More The Shape of Art
Hemel-en-Aarde winery, Creation, is always keen to collaborate and participate. They go all out. Hermanus FynArts Festival is no exception. Not only is Creation onboard for the festival with a Geometrica exhibition of Gordon Froud’s welded steel work but they also have a whole new menu for the occasion. Food and wine pairing just got a whole… Read More Fine Art of Wine & Food
Hermanus FynArts is due to start this weekend and the artwork is being displayed – not just in galleries but also on the Hermanus Cliff Path, Municipal Auditorium and on wine estates. There is due to be something for everyone. Come and visit and see for yourself.
Its Hermanus FynArts time and we look forward to 10 days of all things art. Right here in the Overberg. No driving! One of my favourites on the programme is the sculptures on the cliff path. Art and nature interlinked for outdoor appreciation. This year the theme is THE HUMAN FIGURE and Gearing’s Point is… Read More Sculptures on the Hermanus Cliff Path
Every day serves a new menu and we pick our meals and courses. With it being winter in Hermanus there’s still surprisingly lots to do and see. For starters – June is Hermanus FynArts month in Hermanus and next week we will be busy with many different art exhibition openings. The most visible part of FynArts… Read More On The Menu – Winter in Hermanus
From 8 till 17 June it is Hermanus FynArts time again. A time when Hermanus comes alive with all things art. The new programme book has just been launched and the public can buy tickets as from 9 February for this Overberg celebration of the arts. A Strijdom van der Merwe’s sculpture is on the… Read More A Fine Arts Festival in Hermanus
It all started at Hermanus Wine Village with a taste of Roger Jorgensen’s absinthe called Field of Dreams. Yes, it was a daring start to the day. Risking hallucinations I was ready to take more chances on drinks. Next up was the Six Dogs Blue stocked by the Wine Village and doing well with its… Read More Friday the 13th
Willie Botha is a Hermanus based sculptor who began his journey in art before the age of 18. Circumstances lead him away from gaining formal training in sculpting, yet his passion for art had him taking short courses at the Pretoria Technicon and selling his first bronze sculpture at the age of 18! He opened an… Read More Willie Botha Sculptor & Artist
While the mother of all storms is brewing in the Cape final preparations for the fifth Hermanus FynArts festival are made. A definite highlight is the Sculptures on the Cliff which sets art off against the dramatic Walker Bay background inviting viewers to reflect on the sculptures and their geographical position. These works of… Read More First a Storm Then a Festival