Cape Winelands: Must-do Summer events

2017-10-12 19:00 - Ishani Chetty
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Cape Town - The summer mood is undeniable in Cape Town - bringing the festive feel to South Africa. Cape Town is known for its pristine beaches, the towering Table Mountain and the rolling hills of the winelands.

South African wine is celebrated and revered all over the world with many countries importing our nation's products. 

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Soon we will be enjoying a sweet glass of Rose as we cool off in the shade, with family and friends, on one of South Africa's charming wine farms. Keep up to date with these wine events for your summer weekend plans.

Nectar of the Gods events: 

The Franschhoek Cape Classique and Champagne Festival 

Dress to impress at the wine event of the year as you sip on South Africa's finest Methode Cape Classique and French champagnes. The theme includes black or white outfits with a splash of color and will host delicious food vendors at the festival to pair your wine's with the best of the best. 

DATE:  2 - 3 December 2017

VENUE: Franschhoek Monument 

COST: R375 per person that includes a coupon and tasting glass. Tickets can be purchased here.

L'Ormains Farm and Anthonji Rupert Wine estate

Bask in the rolling valleys of Franschhoek's wine estate at LOrmains Farm and Anthonji Rupert Wine estate. The estate is offering a package that will keep your day full at the estate - wine tasting, a delicious lunch, a visit to the motor museum and a scenic tram ride through the estate and surrounding areas. 

DATE: Summer season 

VENUE: LOrmains Farm 

COST: R495 per person.


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Art Franschhoek 

The Cape winelands have more than just wine on offer as there is a selection of the finest art held at the wineries. Various art exhibits will be shown from 27 October to 27 November at some of the Franschhoek wine estates. South Africa's acclaimed contemporary artists' work will be showcased at the world renowned Everard Read Gallery and makes it the art event of the year. Click here for a detailed program overview.

DATE: Until 27 November 

VENUE: Franschhoek

COST: Free entrance. 

Villiera Wines: Fizzytherapy Summer Festival 

Dress in floral garments when you attend the Fizzytherapy summer festival at Villiera Wines. There will be food and wine - what more could anyone need to enjoy the warm summer days. 

DATE: 26 November 2017 

VENUE: Villiera Estate

COST: R150 per person.

COMING SOON... #fizzytherapy #savethedate

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