Out of Town

Redelinghuys – Lavender Festival

Redelinghuys Lavender Festival 1 September 2012

For those that have travelled up the N7 towards Piketberg and swung a sho’t left on the R366 you would know exactly where this quaint little Sandveld town lies. Redelinghuys was originally part of the farm Wittedrift.  Sir George Napier handed it over on 31 December 1841 to a Mr. Hendrik Koetzee, who passed away in 1848. Thereafter a Mr. J.N.L. Redelinghuys bought the farm and offered the Church a piece of the land on the farm as a gift. Redelinghuys is a small dorpie and is most commonly known for their ground roots – Yup Folks, it is potato paradise! Some of the Cape’s best root veg are sourced right there and celebrated annually with a potato festival! The next “BIG” thing to popping out of the Redelinghuys soil is the                  

Interesting People

Muso Henri Himschoot

Brynmor Band with Henri Himschoot

Who knows at the youthful age of 21 what the future holds - let alone the direction they are heading? We were very lucky to come into contact with an inspiring young guy through the beauty of serendipity. Henri Himschoot was the winner of our case of Two Oceans wine on MuthaFM last week, there was just something that stood out with this guy, so we decided to dig a little deeper to find out more. Henri Himschoot was born to be a Muso, he has been involved in the music scene since the age of 8 where he learned to play the piano at school until one day he picked up a guitar and (apt intense electric guitar strummmm) he was a natural! With a bit of guidance from a muse Henri started to put his music to paper, and is now a songwriter