Nothing complements a good glass of wine quite like a good cheese. This delectable culinary tradition has extended to the Boland as well, and some of South Africa's finest cheeses are produced in this region. Many wine farms offer pairings or platters.
If your tastebuds lean more towards sweet rather than savory, chocolate pairings are increasingly popular. These confections are typically artisanal. Every August, Blaauwklippen Wine Estate hosts the Winelands Chocolate Festival.
Between October and December annually, strawberry picking is a popular enterprise in the winelands. The advent of summer means that these succulents scarlet fruits are at their best. Put on a hat, pile up your basket and feast from the source.
South Africa's high quality olive oils have started making waves in the international circuit, often beating out heavyweights like Italy, Spain and Greece. The Boland's Mediterranean-like climate provides ideal conditions for groves to flourish.