What's On In The Winelands

February 2016

Stellenbosch Street Soiree

Wednesday 10 February, Stellenbosch

Drostdy Street is the venue for the Stellenbosch Street Soirees, after-work get-togethers offering the perfect remedy for a hectic day at the office and inviting strangers to become friends over a glass of wine, gourmet snacks and upbeat vibes by local musicians. More »

Revving Up Rosé Festival

Saturday 13 February, Franschhoek

Everything’s coming up rosé this summer with the Cape’s premium blush producers getting together at Rickety Bridge Estate in Franschhoek to showcase the diversity and versatility of rosé at the inaugural Revving Up Rosé Festival. More »

The Peech Boutique Hotel Wine Festival

Saturday 20 February, Johannesburg

The wines of renowned estates like Creation, Villiera, Thelema, Haute Cabrière, Oldenburg, Le Riche, Avondale, Glenwood and Grangehurst will be showcased during The Peech Boutique Hotel’s annual Wine Festival. Delicious bistro-style food will be available too. More »

Brooklyn Bubbles

Saturday 20 February, Pretoria

Relax and unwind on the top floor of the Brooklyn Square, as you sip over 15 of SA’s finest methodé cap classique bubblies. Live music, sushi, oysters, charcuterie and a choice of local and imported cheeses add the final touch to what promises to be a social calendar highlight. More »

Stellenbosch Street Soiree

Wednesday 24 February, Stellenbosch

Drostdy Street is the venue for the Stellenbosch Street Soirees, after-work get-togethers offering the perfect remedy for a hectic day at the office and inviting strangers to become friends over a glass of wine, gourmet snacks and upbeat vibes by local musicians. More »

Feast Of The Grape

Saturday 27 - Sunday 28 February, Durbanville

The winegrowers of Durbanville Wine Valley are hosts to this popular family-friendly harvest festival, a celebration of wine, food and music at picturesque D’Aria wine farm. Activities include picking and foot-crushing grapes and tutored tastings, among many others. More »

Constantia Fresh Fine Wine & Food Festival

Saturday 27 February, Constantia

The fresh green lawns of Buitenverwachting Wine Estate is where you’ll find foodies, wine enthusiasts and over 200 wines available for swirling, sipping and savouring, while nibbling on gourmet canapés prepared by some of Constantia’s most talented chefs. More »

March 2016

FNB Eastern Cape Wine Show

Thursday 3 - Friday 4 March, East London

Now a two-day event staged in East London, the FNB Eastern Cape Wine Show lets you sample over 150 of South Africa’s best wines, be enlightened by the winemakers or their marketing representatives, and enjoy an opportunity to stock up via the Shop@Show retail facility. More »

Neethlingshof Woordfees

Friday 4 - Sunday 13 March, Stellenbosch

Neethlingshof Wine Estate is transformed into a celebration of local food, wine and music as host of a series of Woordfees Concerts. Bring a picnic blanket and chairs to laze on the lawns while enjoying top vocal talents like Chris Chameleon, Valiant Swart and Francois van Coke. More »

Festival of Bubbles

Sunday 6 March, Cape Town

Staged on the lawns of Cape Town's Vineyard Hotel, accompanied by delicious canapés and live music, this is a day filled with bubbly from familiar favourites such as Simonsig, Villiera and Graham Beck and a few "surprises on the day". More »

Stellenbosch Street Soiree

Wednesday 9 March, Stellenbosch

Drostdy Street is the venue for the Stellenbosch Street Soirees, after-work get-togethers offering the perfect remedy for a hectic day at the office and inviting strangers to become friends over a glass of wine, gourmet snacks and upbeat vibes by local musicians. More »

Muratie Wine Estate Harvest Festival

Saturday 12 March, Stellenbosch

The Melck clan once again host a Harvest Festival under the ancient oaks that guard their historic Muratie Wine Estate. A family-friendly celebration, the event features good food, fine wine, great company, live music and lots of fun treading newly harvested grapes. More »

Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival

Saturday 12 - Sunday 13 March, Stellenbosch

Join Stellenbosch Vineyards for the inaugural Pizza & Wine Festival, featuring a superb selection of wines paired with a variety of mouth-watering pizzas and live music. Fun-filled activities for the kids will also be available. More »

Stellenbosch Street Soiree

Wednesday 23 March, Stellenbosch

Drostdy Street is the venue for the Stellenbosch Street Soirees, after-work get-togethers offering the perfect remedy for a hectic day at the office and inviting strangers to become friends over a glass of wine, gourmet snacks and upbeat vibes by local musicians. More »

May 2016

Blend & Bottle At Slanghoek Cellar

Saturday 7 May, 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 »

August 2016

Blend & Bottle At Slanghoek Cellar

Saturday 13 August, 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 »

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 »

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