upcoming events 

Tokara 'Wine Made Art'

Tokara is the embodiment of GT Ferreira’s philosophy that good wine, good food and good art go together to make a good lifestyle. He wants to share this with like-minded people, and encourages guests to come and celebrate over a decade of their unique ‘Wine Made Art’ campaign at the estate.

Pikant Pop-Up Restaurant at Uitkyk

Uitkyk Wine Estate has welcomed Pikant Catering and Events in a collaboration that will see a pop-up restaurant on the farm, taking up residence in and around the Uitkyk Tasting Room. Pikant has make Uitkyk its home from 15 October 2016 to 29 January 2017 and is open for lunch 7 days a week.

Wednesday Live Music Evenings at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof Wine Garden Live Music Wednesdays run throughout the summer season from October to March every Wednesday.

Benguela Cove Pop-Up Restaurant Opening

The wait is over. Be the first to experience our new menu.

#FindYourSpot with PLACE IN THE SUN and Col’Cacchio

The annual Col’Cacchio’s pizzeria Celebrity Chef Series is running nationwide from November 2016 to March 2017.

Unwind with a picnic under the oaks at Grande Provence

Relax under majestic oaks with a rustic summer picnic in true French style at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek.

Love Wine Sundays at Benguela Cove

Live music every Sunday at the Benguela Cove Tasting Room | Buy a carafe and get one FREE!

Sunday Feasts at Catharina's Restaurant

Sunday Lunch at Catharina's Restaurant is a wonderful affair. Enjoy an opulent 3 course buffet featuring assorted salads, cured meats, smoked salmon as well as a full carvery with all the accompaniments.

Nedbank VinPro Information Day 2017

How can cellars get more value for their wines, while increasing sales? How do the South African industry’s current economic realities relate to the bigger picture? Unlocking value for sustainable wine industry growth will be the focus of the Nedbank VinPro Information Day.

Sundowners & Tapas at De Grendel Wines

Join us at the De Grendel Tasting Room for a sundowner & tapas evening. Come and experience our wines together with some great tapas from Boulevard 82 Food Truck while watching the sun set over Cape Town!

Movie and Picnic on The Werf

Against a backdrop of majestic mountains and surrounded by historic buildings, feast on a picnic while you watch a classic family flick on the Werf’s lawns with a glass of wine in hand.

Babylonstoren Workshops 2017 - The art of Bonsai

Bonsai is an artistic representation of a mature tree that suggests a scene in nature. South Africa has a rich tradition in this art form and has developed its own style of bonsai that isrecognised abroad.

Stellenbosch Street Soirees

City of Oaks’ popular bi-monthly street parties a summer hit

Friday Sunsets at Neil Ellis Wines

Diarise the 2017 #FridaySunsets at Neil Ellis

Delheim Harvest Festival

Delheim's annual Start of Harvest Festival is back! After a devastating fire on the Simonsberg Mountain put a cork in the event for 2016, it has been re-kindled with vigour and exciting changes. Now is the time book out the family calendar for January 28 and 29, when Delheim Start of Harvest Festival returns.

Jason’s Hill hosts top SA performers

Less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town you’ll find the family owned wine estate, Jason’s Hill Private Cellar, which is also the venue for the not-to-be missed Jason’s Hill Makietie Outdoor Music Show on Saturday, 28 January 2017. Look forward to an explosive line up of SA’s finest performers.

Stellenbosch Harvest Parade

Colourful community and its ‘chariots’ celebrate winemaking camaraderie

Top of the Hill Fun Walk

Join us on this relaxing Fun Walk on the farm, to the oldest existing Pinotage block in the world!

Friday Sunsets at Neil Ellis Wines

Diarise the 2017 #FridaySunsets at Neil Ellis

Alto Steak & Shiraz Saturdays

Enjoy a Steak and a complimentary glass of Shiraz every first Saturday of the month at Alto from October 2016 – March 2017.

Franschhoek Summer Wines

Get ready for a high summer celebration at this year’s Franschhoek Summer Wines, Saturday, 4 February at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards. Come and taste the Franschhoek Vignerons’ choice for summer. White, rosé, Méthode Cap Classique and light reds – all will be revealed on the day!

Riesling Rocks Reloaded

Join Carl Schultz for an intimate tasting of international and local Rieslings followed by lunch by renowned chef, George Jardine.

Vergenoegd Wine Estate Live@Vergenoegd Summer Concert Series

Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch is excited to announce the launch of its summer music concert series, Live@Vergenoegd. To be held every first Sunday of the month over the summer, Live@Vergenoegd will feature some of South Africa’s best musicians.

Stellenbosch Street Soirees

City of Oaks’ popular bi-monthly street parties a summer hit

Leopard's Leap Cooking Classes

Festive Food, the Basics of Bread and everything in-between: Leopard's Leap releases new Programme of Cooking Classes. Your festive table can be traditional, yet stress-free, your cocktail hours sophisticated but sassy and your New Year’s resolutions revolutionary carb-friendly!

Leopard's Leap Cooking Classes

Festive Food, the Basics of Bread and everything in-between: Leopard's Leap releases new Programme of Cooking Classes. Your festive table can be traditional, yet stress-free, your cocktail hours sophisticated but sassy and your New Year’s resolutions revolutionary carb-friendly!

Old School Romance at Lanzerac this Valentine’s Day

Sweep your partner off their feet this Valentine’s Day at Lanzerac Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. The perfect destination for that someone special in your life.

The South African Wine Course

Introduction to the wonders of South African wine – for everyone who wants to learn more about this fascinating subject! Wine knowledge is an asset whether you are pursuing a hobby or enhancing your knowledge for a career. Students attending classes receive a course manual and a set of 4 wine tasting glasses in a carry pack.

Avontuur Estate: Valentine's Action in the Tasting Room

We love Valentine's and always have fun with this day of romance, and this year is no exception. Pop in to visit us and share in a fun pairing specially for you and the love of your life.

Grande Provence: Valentine's Day

Enjoy the seclusion of dining together as a couple within your own private luxuriously draped outdoor pavilion under the stars, within the beautiful Angels Garden*.We offer this exclusive romantic dining experience to a maximum of 5 couples.

Kaleidoskoop Valentine's Picnic

Limited tickets available

Babylonstoren Workshops 2017 - Waterwise gardening

In this workshop we’ll share waterwise tips to help make gardening easier, and friendlier to local wildlife, by using less water. Learn about South Africa’s indigenous vegetation under the guidance of top botanist Ernst van Jaarsveld.

Muratie Harvest Festival

The Melck family will once again be hosting their annual Harvest Festival at Muratie Estate in Stellenbosch on Saturday 18th February 2017. The festival, which takes place under the ancient oaks that guard this historic wine estate, is a celebratory family event featuring good food, fine wine, great company, live music and lots of fun stomping the

Top of the Hill Fun Walk

Join us on this relaxing Fun Walk on the farm, to the oldest existing Pinotage block in the world!

Diploma Module 3

Step into the international world of wine and broaden your international wine knowledge. Four modules consisting of 7 lectures each. This 2 year course details the wine regions of the Old and New World with relevant subject tastings. The Diploma Module 1 wine course is a pre-requisite to attend.

Stellenbosch Street Soirees

City of Oaks’ popular bi-monthly street parties a summer hit

Babylonstoren Workshops 2017 - Harvest festival for our wine club members

Harvest Day is a fun event exclusively for Babylonstoren Wine Club members.Join us for real winemaking as we pick, sort, de-stem, crush, stomp and inoculate our way through the cellar.

Grande Provence Harvest Festival 2017

Come and join in the laughter and fun as we celebrate the 2017 grape harvest with a day of picking, stomping, tasting wines and enjoying delicious food.

Grande Provence rolls out the barrel on Harvest Day

Celebrate the 2017 grape harvest with Grande Provence Heritage Wines Estate in Franschhoekon Saturday, 25 February, when barrels of fun in the heartland of South African wine country will be the order of the day.

Pick n Pay Women's Walk Stellenbosch

The Pick n Pay Women’s Walk is a series of 5km fun walks – the walks take place across South Africa and is open to men, women and children of all ages.

The South African Wine Course - Johannesburg

Topics encompass wine styles and the effect of wine on the taste of food; vineyard and winemaking practices and how they contribute to making a quality wine.

12th Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival

With exclusive capacity at the festival’s beautiful new venue, the Soweto Theatre, the Soweto Wine and Lifestyle Festival is set to showcase the best, and emerging, South African wines, foods, travel, music, artisanal merchandise, and more.

Friday Sunsets at Neil Ellis Wines

Diarise the 2017 #FridaySunsets at Neil Ellis

Darling Cellars Crush Day

Each year we celebrate the grape harvest by inviting you to join us for a fun day at Darling Cellars.A full day celebration featuring a grape stomp competition, kids Easter egg hunt and live music and entertainment. Please remember to bring cash to buy fresh produce from the Darling area at the pop up stalls.

Last Alto Steak & Shiraz Saturday

Last chance to enjoy a Steak and a complimentary glass of Shiraz at Alto.

White Wine on Tap

White wine on Tap celebrates summer, sun and fun whilst getting to know our estate wines a little bit better!

Vergenoegd Wine Estate Live@Vergenoegd Summer Concert Series

Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch is excited to announce the launch of its summer music concert series, Live@Vergenoegd. To be held every first Sunday of the month over the summer, Live@Vergenoegd will feature some of South Africa’s best musicians.

Stellenbosch Street Soirees

City of Oaks’ popular bi-monthly street parties a summer hit

Hands on Harvest 2017

A great family outing!

Rietvallei Fondue Braai

Robertson will be hosting the Hands on Harvest Festival 10-13 March 2017. Here at Rietvallei we will be hosting a fondue braai on Saturday 11 March 2017.

Stellenbosch Street Soirees

City of Oaks’ popular bi-monthly street parties a summer hit

Boston Wine Festival at the Boston Harbor Hotel

Ken Forrester Winery Dinner as Part of the Boston Wine Festival at the Boston Harbor Hotel...

Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival

Two days of good wine, food and music seems to be a winning recipe. It’s also exactly what you can expect to experience at the 2017 festival, hosted at Stellenbosch Vineyards on the historic Welmoed Wine Farm just outside of the picturesque town of Stellenbosch. This festival is the ideal festival for friends, family and acquaintances to enjoy the

Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival 2017

The 2nd edition of the Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival is happening on 25 and 26 March 2017 at the picturesque Welmoed Farm in Stellenbosch.

The Wine and Cheese Workshop

Cape Wine Academy is now presenting a Wine & Cheese course which will focus on cheese and wine and its effect on taste.EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND! Bring friends and partners!

Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival

Two days of good wine, food and music seems to be a winning recipe. It’s also exactly what you can expect to experience at the 2017 festival, hosted at Stellenbosch Vineyards on the historic Welmoed Wine Farm just outside of the picturesque town of Stellenbosch. This festival is the ideal festival for friends, family and acquaintances to enjoy the

FNB Eastern Cape Wine Show - East London

The 3rd FNB Eastern Cape Wine Show takes place at Hemingways, East London, on Thursday and Friday 30 and 31 March 2017.

FNB Mpumalanga Wine Show

The 8th FNB Mpumalanga Wine Show takes place at the Emnotweni Arena on Thursday and Friday 6 and 7 April 2017.

Gravel & Grape Extreme Mountain Bike Challenge

The third annual Gravel & Grape Extreme three-day MTB event is taking place from 5-7 May 2017. There are two different options for the different levels of riders for the 2017 Challenge.

USA Trade Tasting 2017

USA Trade Tasting (USATT) is an annual trade only event in New York City helping producers connect with wine, beer, spirits importers, distributors, retailers and press of USA.

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show Public Tasting - Cape Town

Taste South Africa’s top wines as judged at this year’s Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, in an informal showcase environment.

International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show

Beverage Trade Network is pleased to announce the launch of the International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) in San Francisco on July 26-27, 2017.IBWSS will give supermarkets, retailers, restaurants, wineries, distilleries and other buyers a premiere international platform to source bulk wine and spirits and meet private label suppliers.

FNB Free State Wine Show

The 5th FNB Free State Wine Show takes place at Emoya Hotel & Spa on Thursday and Friday 3 and 4 August 2017.

SIMEI@drinktec 2017

SIMEI, organized by the Unione Italiana Vini Società Cooperative (UIV) has a long tradition. It has taken place in Milan since 1963 and is considered the world's leading trade fair for wine technology.

RMB WineX

RMB WineX holds a 17 year tradition of bringing the greatest range of prestigious wines to the Jozi hub. Join in the celebration of what’s hot in the wine world with award-winning winemakers and celebrities; expand wine horizons with launches and Table Talk Pop-Up tastings.

FNB Eastern Cape Wine Show - Port Elizabeth

The third FNB Eastern Cape Wine Show takes place at the Boardwalk Convention Centre on Thursday and Friday 23 and 24 November 2017.