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Stellenbosch is known for its abundance of breathtaking wine estates boasting rolling vineyards and spectacular views. And nestled between the Helderberg Mountains and False Bay lies Vergenoegd Löw, one of the oldest working farms in South Africa. More…
Award-winning Stellenbosch wine estate Vergenoegd Löw will soon be home to Clara’s Barn, a new restaurant concept located in one of South Africa’s oldest barns. The genius behind this new restaurant is none other than renowned chef Bertus Basson. This will be the second restaurant that Basson launches at the well-known wine estate after the roaring […]
The European Heritage Project: Baudenkmäler bewahren die Geschichte vieler Generationen An interview with Prof. Dr. Peter Löw about the European Heritage Project (German only)
The representative office building is one of the most important buildings in Baden-Baden’s pedestrian zone. The European Heritage Project is already represented in Baden-Baden with a number of architectural monuments that are being lovingly restored. The aim of all of this work is to support the application of the city of Baden-Baden for recognition as […]
Michelangelo Wine Awards gold medal for 2017 Merlot. The current success is not only due to hard work, but also to the exceptional location of the vineyards. This winery was deliberately built on this site by the Boer settlers in 1696 and has continued to produce its wines in the same location over the centuries.
“We receive a lot of support, but also criticism. Many ask why we do not do more for the refugees or the misery throughout the world… Those who say such things have not understood the function or the meaning of such monuments for the population.”
The European Heritage Project has already succeeded in acquiring numerous buildings in Lauffen that have been abandoned to decay. The aim is to not only improve the state of the affected buildings, thereby rescuing them from complete ruin, but also to implement a complete town development concept.
The acquisition of one of the oldest limonaie on Lake Garda is to not only prevent its looming decay, but to revive a historically unique form of cultivation with a high regional identifying character. In-house production of the famous limoncello is also being examined.
The European Heritage Project opens the castle church of St. Mary at Hofhegnenberg Castle to the German Documentation Centre for Art History – Image Archive University of Marburg.
In Dasing, the Catholic Women’s Association is binding advent wreaths. In addition, we visit Hofhegnenberg Castle when the lady of the castle, Clara Löw, prepares egg liqueur for the Christmas market.
To celebrate the anniversary of the “Kipferlmarkt” at Hofhegnenberg Castle, the Löw family has organised a historic children’s carousel and guided tours of the chapel.
The European Heritage Project expands its portfolio to three properties in the Austrian city of Lauffen with the acquisition of the “Rotharhonerisches Haus”.