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What's On In The Winelands

October 2016

Swartland Country Market

Saturday 8 October, Cape Town

The stalls are packed to the rafters with everything from awarded wines to farm-fresh eggs and fragrant spice rubs to creamy cheeses and glistening jams. Pick up some ingredients to experiment at home, buy a delicious ready-made meal, pull up a chair and let live musicians entertain you as you settle in for the day. More »

Winemaker’s Table Dinner At Plaisir De Merle

Saturday 15 October, Franschhoek

A culinary feast paired with wines selected by cellarmaster Niel Bester will be served in the Plaisir de Merle manor house, a treasure of the Cape winelands dating from 1764. More »

November 2016

Blend & Bottle At Slanghoek Cellar

Saturday 5 November, Breedekloof

Impress friends and colleagues by creating your own unique style of wine using a combination of three red varieties in a variety of proportions, and having it bottled under a personalised label. Meet the Slanghoek winemakers and discover more about the intricacies of making and blending fine wines. More »

Bouchard Finlayson Tutored Tasting

Tuesday 15 November, Cape Town

Bouchard Finlayson‘s popular Tutored Wine Tastings are informal events for small groups, presented at venues in Cape Town and the winelands by cellarmaster (and pinot noir pioneer) Peter Finlayson. Absolutely everyone is welcome. Bouchard Finlayson’s wines, as well as a few international vintages, are paired with a selection of canapés. More »

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