September 25, 2019

September is springtime in South Africa when nature realises that it is time to wake up and be fruitful. But, of course before the fruit there must be flowers and a delicate process of pollination has to take place.

We are encouraged by the amount of flowering going on...

September 3, 2019

Sadly we have not entered the SA Olive Awards since our winning haul of 2016 – one could say that it has been a period of consolidation following our severe pruning of our olive grove in 2017 and the scorching by the bush fire of 2018 – so we were pleased to be able to...

May 30, 2019

We have got the ‘bit between our teeth’ and are moving forwards to increase the size of our olive plantation – last year we planted 400 new Coratina trees (with a sprinkling of Frantoio to assist with pollination) in the newly christened Chapel Grove. This year we are...

May 16, 2016


On first sight it was the impressive Cape Dutch style main house and the accompanying cottages of the hospitality business that attracted us to the property. It then became obvious that the entire estate had been maintained and cared for with an extraordinary passion...

May 12, 2016

Galenia – a new name on the South African hospitality scene – is a rebranding of the estate and four star, bed and breakfast guest lodge previously known as Les Hauts de Montagu. The property closes for business on 30th April 2016 when it will undergo a four month prog...

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