upcoming events 

A Tribute to the life and work of Jacob Hendrik Pierneef

The exhibition - A Tribute to the life and work of Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886-1957) The year 2017 has special significance for the La Motte Museum as it marks 60 years since the death of celebrated South African artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886-1957).

Lunch Special at Catharina's Restaurant

Catharina's has launched a value-for-money 2 or 3 course lunch special with 2 choices per course. As a starter, choose between Chicken Caesar Salad or Mushroom Risotto.

Diverse & opulent winter menu sizzles at Grande Provence

Experience the opulence of diverse cuisine styles and savour perfection on a plate with the sizzling hot winter menu at The Restaurant at Grande Provence in Franschhoek.

A Winter Lunch Menu at FABER Restaurant

Bulpitt and his team have masterminded a 3-course winter set menu that will run from a Wednesday through to a Sunday for lunch only. Focusing on a passion of a ‘zero wastage’ philosophy together with Avondale’s proprietor Johnathan Grieve, Bulpitt accesses the estate’s gardens and farm to harvest fine produce.

Dornier Bodega Winter Menu

Head Chef Carolize has come up with a delectable range of culinary creations specifically designed to beat the winter cold.

Steenberg Winter Tapas Special at Bistro Sixteen82

Warm up this winter at Bistro Sixteen82...

Sunday Feast at Haute Cabrière

Between May and September a Sunday Lunch Feast will showcase a bountiful menu, paired with Haute Cabrière and Pierre Jourdan wines.

Winter Dinner Special at Catharina's Restaurant

Chef Archie Maclean has added a wonderful dinner special to his already popular lunch special.

Bistro Sixteen82 Vintners Breakfast Special

Breakfast of your choice ? Tea or cofee | Glass of Steenberg Sparkling Wine | Cellar Tour at 11h00 | Classic Wine Tasting

Jordan Wine Estate Annual Winter Charity Drive

Come and support Jordan Wine Estate's 2017 Winter Charity Drive by swapping your old clothes for selected Jordan Wines.

Jakkalsvlei Soetes & Sop 1 June - 31 August

Our warm winter special offers soup and sweet wine at Jakkalsvlei from the 1st of June until 31st of August.

Steenberg Spa June Special | Father’s Day at Steenberg Spa

Spoil yourself or a loved one with our Invigorate Treatment| or Treat your Father this June to a Balancing Scalp and Foot Ritual.

Haute Cabrière Restaurant winter offer

Enjoy a 300g steak and glass of Pinot Noir Reserve at only R175 per person...

Fungi-Fever at Delheim’s Mushroom Forages

Gourmet food and wine experience unearths Mother Nature’s own wild pantry

The Restaurant at Grande Provence Winter Special

Join us for our annual winter special to celebrate our new winter menu at The Restaurant. Enjoy a delicious two-course lunch, with a complimentary bottle of Grande Provence wine per couple, for only R395 per person.

Delheim Jazz & Cheese Fondues

Now’s the time to beat the rush and book your seat at the fabulous Delheim Jazz and Cheese Fondues. Held every year for over a decade, the lingering lunchtime event’s cosy delights offer the perfect remedy to cold and rainy winter blues.

Barley & Biltong Brrrrew Event

Beat Paarl’s winter chill with Barley & Biltong Emporium and CBC at next Brrrrew Event.

Taste of Tygervalley

Join us for the first Taste of Tygervalley Wine Festival on Friday, 30 June from 17h00-21h00 and Saturday, 1 July from 14h00-19h00 in the Arena, which is easily accessible from the underground parking Entrance 3.

Haute Cabriere: Exclusive Pop-up Dinners

Haute Cabrière brings Franschhoek’s hub of vineyards and cuisine to Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban for winter 2017.

Quiz Night at The Bakery @ Jordan Wine Estate

Gather your friends and test your knowledge, with the ultimate food and wine quiz night at The Bakery at Jordan, while enjoying a hearty Bakery meal. Exciting prizes to be won!

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

La Petite Ferme to dazzle with Wine & Food Experiences

Indulge your inner gastronome this winter and snap up a seat (or two) at the exclusive Wine & Food Experience presented by La Petite Ferme mountainside estate in Franschhoek, the culinary capital of South Africa.

Backsberg Hots-up Winter with Brandy and Blues Music - Gerald Clark

The warm-blooded blues-riffs from some of South Africa’s foremost blues artists will heat things up at Backsberg Estate Cellars in Paarl this winter with this famous wine estate’s inaugural series of Brandy and Blues Evenings.

Avontuur Estate Tutored Tasting: Winter Series

Avontuur Estate winemaker Jan van Rooyen and the Estate’s Tasting Room team will be running a trio of “Tutored Tastings” for the winter months. This is an opportunity for wine lovers to interact with a senior winemaker and present questions about wine, winemaking and the industry in general.

Ernie Els Wines to Participate in the Garden Routes Premier Wine Event

Ernie Els Wines has the greatest of pleasure participating and showcasing our wines as part of an exclusive group of wine producers during this year’s 2017 Knysna Wine Festival.

Haute Cabriere: Exclusive Pop-up Dinners

Haute Cabrière brings Franschhoek’s hub of vineyards and cuisine to Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban for winter 2017.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

Fairview Hearty Food-and-Wine Dinners

After last year’s sold-out events, the hearty food-and-wine dinners are back by demand. From the beginning of June to the end of September 2017, the Goatshed – which is usually a day venue - will be open on seven selected evenings and will serve a three-course paired menu.

Classical Music Concert Programme at La Motte

Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, monthly classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances.

DStv Franschhoek Bastille Festival

Berets in hand. Check. Red, white and blue outfit planned to perfection. Check. French flair. Check. Now you’re ready to celebrate this year’s DStv Franschhoek Bastille Festival, 15th and 16th July, in style!

Lanzerac Cook 'n' Look Wine Dinner

On Saturday 15 July Lanzerac Wines will collaborate with Jenny & Albin Kilzer from Kilzer's Kitchen in Knysna to bring you an informative, interactive and fun wine dinner, called Cook 'n' Look.

Winelands Bridal Fair 2017

Winelands Bridal Fair, the Cape’s most renowned, exclusive and upmarket bridal show is happening for the seventh year at the beautiful new venue Nooitgedacht Estate in Stellenbosch.

Haute Cabriere: Exclusive Pop-up Dinners

Haute Cabrière brings Franschhoek’s hub of vineyards and cuisine to Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban for winter 2017.

Quiz Night at The Bakery @ Jordan Wine Estate

Gather your friends and test your knowledge, with the ultimate food and wine quiz night at The Bakery at Jordan, while enjoying a hearty Bakery meal. Exciting prizes to be won!

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

Institute of Cape Wine Masters Grenache Tasting

Come and learn about the viticultural challenges of growing Grenache, as well as making wine from it.

Lanzerac Wine Tasting at Kelvin Grove Club

Lanzerac Wine Estate will present a tasting of their newly released Premium Wines at the Kelvin Grove Club

Soetes & Soup 2017 at Badsberg

Badsberg Cellar will be part of the Soetes & Soup 2017. Buy your tickets via webtickets for only R150 per person. This includes both days, 21 – 22 July 2017. Limited tickets available.

Villiera Winter Feast

Well known chef, Craig Cormack, will once again team up with Jeff Grier to present a complementary Winter Food and Wine pairing.

Lanzerac Winter Soup & Wine Evenings

Winter is on its way and it’s the perfect time of the year to enjoy a glass of wine in front of a cosy fireplace whilst tucking into a hearty bowl of soup and home baked bread.

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.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Port Elizabeth 2017

One of the favourite legs of the TOPS at SPAR Wine Show, the Port Elizabeth event is one of the most popular events on the local social calendar with the who’s-who of the city turning out to sample and buy wines on offer.

Fairview Hearty Food-and-Wine Dinners

After last year’s sold-out events, the hearty food-and-wine dinners are back by demand. From the beginning of June to the end of September 2017, the Goatshed – which is usually a day venue - will be open on seven selected evenings and will serve a three-course paired menu.

The Grande Provence Sensory Experience

Join us for the annual Grande Provence Sensory Experience, The Bordeaux Expression. Embark on a sensory journey at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, where Cellar master Matthew van Heerden will showcase elegant wines from the estate alongside other specially selected Bordeaux wines to be revealed on the evening.

Flavours Of Winter Festival At Muratie Estate

A Celebration of Cape Port-Style Wines. Make the most of the Cape winter and head out to the historic Muratie Estate in Stellenbosch for a mellow fireside celebration of Cape Port-Style Wines at the Flavours of Winter Festival on Saturday 29th July, hosted by the Melck family, South Africa’s top Cape Port-Style Wine Producers, and African Cork Suppliers.

Taste the Farm - Food made good at Eight

Spier invites you to a first-hand experience of our farm-to-table philosophy at Eight Restaurant.

Stellenbosch MTB Challenge

The Stellenbosch MTB Challenge, formally known as Die Burger MTB Challenge brings more than 5000 outdoor enthusiasts to this beautiful town every year, and in 2017 it will take place on Sunday, 30 July.

Quiz Night at The Bakery @ Jordan Wine Estate

Gather your friends and test your knowledge, with the ultimate food and wine quiz night at The Bakery at Jordan, while enjoying a hearty Bakery meal. Exciting prizes to be won!

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

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.

La Petite Ferme to dazzle with Wine & Food Experiences

Indulge your inner gastronome this winter and snap up a seat (or two) at the exclusive Wine & Food Experience presented by La Petite Ferme mountainside estate in Franschhoek, the culinary capital of South Africa.

Slow Food & Wine Festival

Time to head out to the country & enjoy the simple pleasures in life at the Robertson Wine Valley Slow food & wine.

Front of House Course

This Front of House Course is designed to set a standard in the wine industry regarding service and attitude towards tourists and potential customers

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

Avontuur Estate Tutored Tasting: Winter Series

Avontuur Estate winemaker Jan van Rooyen and the Estate’s Tasting Room team will be running a trio of “Tutored Tastings” for the winter months. This is an opportunity for wine lovers to interact with a senior winemaker and present questions about wine, winemaking and the industry in general.

Steenberg Charity Trail Run

We are so excited to bring you another fabulous trail run/walk through the beautiful Steenberg Vineyards on Saturday the 12th of August 2017. Come explore the farm by foot, grab a glass of wine en route or gun for the finish to win one of our fabulous prizes.

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.

Quiz Night at The Bakery @ Jordan Wine Estate

Gather your friends and test your knowledge, with the ultimate food and wine quiz night at The Bakery at Jordan, while enjoying a hearty Bakery meal. Exciting prizes to be won!

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Pretoria 2017

Following the first ever TOPS at SPAR Wine Show to be hosted in Pretoria to a brand new market, we will be returning in 2017 to cement our presence in this wine-loving city.

Fairview Hearty Food-and-Wine Dinners

After last year’s sold-out events, the hearty food-and-wine dinners are back by demand. From the beginning of June to the end of September 2017, the Goatshed – which is usually a day venue - will be open on seven selected evenings and will serve a three-course paired menu.

Taste the Farm - Food made good at Eight

Spier invites you to a first-hand experience of our farm-to-table philosophy at Eight Restaurant.

Bottelary Hills Pop Up Lunches

Discover what makes fine country food and slow-crafted wine so special when you book a seat at this year’s trio of Pop Up Lunches featuring the Stellenbosch wine route of Bottelary Hills and celebrated, Scotland-born chef George Jardine.

Groote Post 2017 Country Market

An Idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling, a perfect little trip away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, only 45 minutes away.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

Red Wine Rendezvous at Bistro 1682

Take part in the first Red Wine Rendezvous of the year...

Backsberg Hots-up Winter with Brandy and Blues Music - Albert Frost

The warm-blooded blues-riffs from some of South Africa’s foremost blues artists will heat things up at Backsberg Estate Cellars in Paarl this winter with this famous wine estate’s inaugural series of Brandy and Blues Evenings.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

Fairview Hearty Food-and-Wine Dinners

After last year’s sold-out events, the hearty food-and-wine dinners are back by demand. From the beginning of June to the end of September 2017, the Goatshed – which is usually a day venue - will be open on seven selected evenings and will serve a three-course paired menu.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

The Nederburg Auction 2017

The Nederburg Auction takes place in the heart of Paarl’s wine valley, amid vineyard views and beautiful historic buildings that date back to 1800. This is where wine connoisseurs and South Africa’s icon wine producers meet to partake in and celebrate wines marked for their quality, rarity and authenticity.

The Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference 2017

The 2nd Business of Food and Wine Tourism Conference will take place at Spier in Stellenbosch on 20 September 2017. The theme this year is “Aiming for Excellence”.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

#tastesunshine - Join our Worldwide Tasting of South African Wines

Join us in celebrating wine.co.za's 21st - by joining our world-wide tasting on Braai Day - Sunday 24th Sept. #tastesunshine #winecoza21

Groote Post 2017 Country Market

An Idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling, a perfect little trip away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, only 45 minutes away.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines.

Fairview Hearty Food-and-Wine Dinners

After last year’s sold-out events, the hearty food-and-wine dinners are back by demand. From the beginning of June to the end of September 2017, the Goatshed – which is usually a day venue - will be open on seven selected evenings and will serve a three-course paired menu.

Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2017

Make sure that you have submitted your entry before closing date 1 June – 31 July 2017.

Veritas Tasting Cape Town 2017

The esteemed Veritas wine competition for market ready wines annually grants wine aficionados across the country a chance to taste the top winning wines and brandies.

Wine On The River

Robertson Wine Valley proudly presents its most beautiful festival, Wine on the River. This picturesque festival takes place on the riverside farm, Goudmyn and gives consumers the opportunity to taste more than 250 wines from 30 wineries.

Classical Music Concert Programme at La Motte

Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, monthly classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances.

Veritas Tasting Johannesburg 2017

The esteemed Veritas wine competition for market ready wines annually grants wine aficionados across the country a chance to taste the top winning wines and brandies.

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.

Groote Post 2017 Country Market

An Idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling, a perfect little trip away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, only 45 minutes away.

Jakkalsvlei MTB and Jackal Trail Run

We are very excited for this years Jakkalsvlei MTB and Jackal Trail Run event taking place on the 4th of November. Enjoy our brand new routes! An event for the whole family with kids entertainment available. Celebrate the day with family and friends as you taste wine from the cellar and cheer fellow riders & athletes.

Splash of Pink Paul René Bubbly Festival

Family and friends will experience the heart and soul of authentic handcrafted Paul Rene brut and brut rose’.

Veritas Tasting Durban 2017

The esteemed Veritas wine competition for market ready wines annually grants wine aficionados across the country a chance to taste the top winning wines and brandies.

Veritas Tasting Port Elizabeth 2017

The esteemed Veritas wine competition for market ready wines annually grants wine aficionados across the country a chance to taste the top winning wines and brandies.

Classical Music Concert Programme at La Motte

Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, monthly classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances.

Bottelary Hills Pop Up Lunches

Discover what makes fine country food and slow-crafted wine so special when you book a seat at this year’s trio of Pop Up Lunches featuring the Stellenbosch wine route of Bottelary Hills and celebrated, Scotland-born chef George Jardine.

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.

Groote Post 2017 Country Market

An Idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling, a perfect little trip away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, only 45 minutes away.

TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Nelspruit 2017

2017 will see the third TOPS at SPAR Wine Show hosted in Nelspruit. This city is considered to be the gateway up the African coast and provides the perfect platform for traders and agents from local game lodges as well as those travelling along the coast of nearby Mozambique.

Classical Music Concert Programme at La Motte

Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, monthly classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances.

TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Cape Town 2017

For the first time, the TOPS at SPAR Wine Show will be taking place in the home of wine with a festival-style event to be hosted in Cape Town. This outdoor lifestyle event is taking on a different format to our other shows and will focus on targeting both locals and holiday-makers at the busiest time of year, allowing them the opportunity to sample the wines from top local producers.

Groote Post 2017 Country Market

An Idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling, a perfect little trip away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, only 45 minutes away.