upcoming events 

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.

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.

La Motte Exhibition - 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).

Lazy Sundays at Benguela Cove

Dine on lunch while Piano Ben serenades your heart strings. A day in leisure and blissful tunes is a sure way to prepare you for the week ahead.

Tour and Taste the Harvest at La Motte

The energy of harvest time in the Winelands is infectious and La Motte wine estate in the Franschhoek Valley invites guests to join in the excitement with a special Harvest Tour and Tasting, presented for the duration of the 2017 harvest.

Steenberg Cellar Door Specials for February 2017

This Valentine's Day, drink pink! Our Steenberg Rosé 2016 is the perfect pink partner for your celebrations and is on special this February at a 20% discount for R64 per bottle.

Steenberg Spa Specials for February 2017

For the Valentine's Month of February; unwind with your loved one by booking our Couples Romantic Indulgence Treatment at Steenberg Spa.

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.

Indulge in a Feast for the Senses with a Taste of Blaauwklippen

Summer time in South Africa is all about revelling in the incredible things life has to offer; sun filled days spent indulging in tasty treats and wonderful activities with our loved ones. We’re always searching for the ideal time, to make the most of summer.

Marianne Summer Picnics

Marianne Wine Estate are offering an unforgettable experience with romantic picnics on the lawns. Find a spot on our Estate lawns with a spectacular picnic basket and enjoy the exceptional views.

A collaboration of wine, flowers and fine art

Wander around works of art and floral compositions, beautifully displayed in our world of wine. An exhibition outside our cosy cellar door, under the oak trees, surrounded by views of the vineyards and the Helderberg Mountain.

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.

Middelvlei Wines' Festival Offerings: Discount on Stellenbosch Wine Festival tickets

Our faithful Middelvlei supporters can save R50 on a Stellenbosch Wine Festival ticket when they buy their Stellenbosch Wine Festival ticket on the farm at the Middelvlei Tasting room...

Stellenbosch Wine Festival presented by Pick n Pay

The hugely popular Stellenbosch Wine Festival presented by Pick n Pay is back and promises to be as memorable as ever. The event will again be hosted at the Coetzenburg Sports Grounds and will take place from 24 to 26 February 2017. The three-day event offers the very best of the Stellenbosch Wine Routes, presented in an innovative, family-friendly

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 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.

Riebeek Cellars Annual Grape Stomping Event

Enjoy wine, music, food and a waterslide at the 2017 Riebeek Cellars Grape Stomp

Steenberg at Constantia Fresh

This year's Constantia Fresh event is taking place at Buitenverwachting Wine Farm. We will be tasting our wines and Chef Archie Maclean will be serving delicious canapés.

The Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets in Stellenbosch.

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.

Blaauwklippen Markets this February

The Blaauwklippen Family Market has become renowned for being the best way to spend a Sunday in the Western Cape. Not only are there a wide range of mouth-watering foods and creative crafts, but there’s also fantastic entertainment and plenty of space for the kids to run free and play.

Good Housekeeping presents Backsberg Picnic Concerts - Nomadic Orchestra

Enjoy great South African musicians play live at the Backsberg Picnic Concerts Series presented by Good Housekeeping Magazine.

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.

Jordan Summer Concert - featuring Albert Frost

Join us for a LIVE concert with Albert Frost on the lawns of Jordan Wine Estate. Albert Frost is a familiar and respected feature of the South African blues-rock music scene.

Realtors International Durbanville Hills Trail Fun

The Third run in the 2017 TrailFun series is proudly sponsored by Realtors International. The race will be held on Thursday, 27 April 2017 at Durbanville Hills Wine Estate.

Join the 2017 harvest at Durbanville Hills

With grape harvest season fast approaching, Durbanville Hills is gearing up for its ever-popular harvest tours, which will be taking place every Wednesday from 22 February to 22 March 2017.

Steenberg March Spa Special

Invigorate Treatment: This treatment starts with a back and neck exfoliation followed by a muscle releasing massage, melting away the tension.

Villiera Game Drive Evenings

Caught up in the 9 to 5 and can’t join us for our Game Drives during the day? Not to worry, our Game Drive Evenings are back! Join us for a 2 hour late afternoon drive in our Wildlife Sanctuary followed by a light dinner and wine tasting.

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.

Babylonstoren Workshops 2017 - Pumpkin fun day

Only 30 places available. Children should be between 5 and 12 years old to partake.Join yourown kids for some pumpkin fun!

Friday Sunsets at Neil Ellis Wines

Diarise the 2017 #FridaySunsets at Neil Ellis

Certificate Wine Course - Johannesburg

An in-depth course on South African wine which covers viticulture, winemaking, distillation, fortification, sweet and sparkling wines.

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.

Paarl OmmiBerg Round the Rock Festival

Escape the trappings of the city and celebrate harvest season with a day of vino, food, entertainment and more at this off-the-beaten-track wine festival...

The Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets in Stellenbosch.

White Wine on Tap

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

Eikendal Weintaufe Harvest Carnival 2017

The Stellenbosch winelands will take on wonderland proportions when Eikendal Vineyards celebrates the end of its harvest with a farm-style Weintaufe Carnival that promises a pleasure-seeking funfair for young and old on Sunday, 5 March 2017.

Good Housekeeping presents Backsberg Picnic Concerts - Blues Broers

Enjoy great South African musicians play live at the Backsberg Picnic Concerts Series presented by Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Sunday Music Picnics at Boschendal

Fancy something a bit different for a Sunday? Bored of making that roast and doing those dishes? Yes? So come and chill out with a gorgeous picnic and listen to some of the best muso’s in South Africa as they get their groove on at Boschendal.

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.

Join the 2017 harvest at Durbanville Hills

With grape harvest season fast approaching, Durbanville Hills is gearing up for its ever-popular harvest tours, which will be taking place every Wednesday from 22 February to 22 March 2017.

Stellenbosch Street Soirees

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

Hands on Harvest 2017

The Robertson Wine Valley is proud to host its 9th Hands-on Harvest festival. This down-to-earth Autumn celebration takes place from 10 - 12 March 2017 and offers families a chance to experience the magic of harvest.

Ashton Winery Harvest Picnic

Enjoy a Harvest picnic for two while listening to live music in our beautiful garden.

Hands-on-Harvest Festival

The Robertson Wine Valley is proud to host its 9th Hands-on Harvest festival.

Last Night at the Proms Lakeside Lodge and Spa

Last Night of the Proms 2017 open air concert takes Sedgefield by storm.

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.

The Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets in Stellenbosch.

Good Housekeeping presents Backsberg Picnic Concerts - Valiant Swart & Akkedis

Enjoy great South African musicians play live at the Backsberg Picnic Concerts Series presented by Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Villiera Game Drive Evenings

Caught up in the 9 to 5 and can’t join us for our Game Drives during the day? Not to worry, our Game Drive Evenings are back! Join us for a 2 hour late afternoon drive in our Wildlife Sanctuary followed by a light dinner and wine tasting.

Babylonstoren Workshops 2017 - Basic propagation

No need for green fingers! In this workshop we will share how to grow plants from seed or by vegetative means. Ernst van Jaarsveld and Talitha Cherry share their extensive knowledge of the propagation of various South African indigenous trees and shrubs, cycads, creepers, herbaceous perennials, bulbous plants, succulents and aquatics.

Join the 2017 harvest at Durbanville Hills

With grape harvest season fast approaching, Durbanville Hills is gearing up for its ever-popular harvest tours, which will be taking place every Wednesday from 22 February to 22 March 2017.

Wine Route Food and Wine Pairing

"A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine." Experience the first Wine Route Food & Wine Pairing at Villiera Wines hosted by Craig Cormack and Jeff Grier.

The Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets in Stellenbosch.

The South African Wine Course - Johannesburg

Introduction to the wonders of South African wine – for everyone who wants to learn more about this fascinating subject!

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!

Good Housekeeping presents Backsberg Picnic Concerts - Taxi Violence

Enjoy great South African musicians play live at the Backsberg Picnic Concerts Series presented by Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Join the 2017 harvest at Durbanville Hills

With grape harvest season fast approaching, Durbanville Hills is gearing up for its ever-popular harvest tours, which will be taking place every Wednesday from 22 February to 22 March 2017.

Stellenbosch Street Soirees

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

Villiera Game Drive Evenings

Caught up in the 9 to 5 and can’t join us for our Game Drives during the day? Not to worry, our Game Drive Evenings are back! Join us for a 2 hour late afternoon drive in our Wildlife Sanctuary followed by a light dinner and wine tasting.

Boston Wine Festival at the Boston Harbor Hotel

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

Fairview's first-ever Harvest table lunch!

Fairview is presenting its first-ever Harvest Table Luncheon on Sat 25 March!

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 Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets 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!

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.

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

Bubbly Dinner at Catharina's Restaurant

Join Winemakers John Loubser from Silverthorn Wines and JD Pretorius from Steenberg Vineyards for the ultimate bubbly dinner battle in collaboration with Chef Archie Maclean from Catharina's Restaurant.

Join Lanzerac for their popular Winemaker Dinner

In case you missed out on the popular Lanzerac Winemaker Dinners last year, you’ll be thrilled to hear that they are back. The series of dinners planned for 2017 kicks off at Lanzerac Wine Estate, home of the world’s first Pinotage, on Tuesday, 28 March at 18:30.

Lanzerac Winemaker Dinners

In case you missed out on the popular Lanzerac Winemaker Dinners last year you’ll be thrilled to hear that they are back. The series of dinners planned for 2017 kicks off at Lanzerac Wine Estate, home of the world’s first bottled Pinotage, on Tuesday, 28 March at 18:30.

Ernie Els 7th Annual Harvest Classic

Fun competitions to raise funds for Els for Autism, South Africa

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.

Cluver Family Harvest Day

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a wholesome family friendly festival at the Cluver Family Harvest Day, which takes place on Saturday, 1 April (11am to 4pm).

The Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets in Stellenbosch.

The South African Wine Course - Johannesburg

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.

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!

Sunday Music Picnics at Boschendal

Fancy something a bit different for a Sunday? Bored of making that roast and doing those dishes? Yes? So come and chill out with a gorgeous picnic and listen to some of the best muso’s in South Africa as they get their groove on at Boschendal.

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.

Diploma Module 1

Step into the international world of wine and broaden your international wine knowledge. Four modules consisting of 7 lectures each.

The Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets in Stellenbosch.

The Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets in Stellenbosch.

Faulty Wine Tasting

The Cape Wine Academy offers a Faulty wine tasting in conjunction with Prof Wessel Du Toit. This tasting teaches you to identify faults you can see, smell and taste.

Bot River Barrels & Beards Festival 2017

Harvest brings bonhomie and beards back to Bot River.

Pinotage & Biltong Festival

Indulge in two of SA’s favourite delicacies on Saturday, 22 April and Sunday, 23 April 2017 at the annual Pinotage & Biltong Festival, which takes place at L’Avenir Wine Estate just outside Stellenbosch from 11h00-17h00.

The Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets in Stellenbosch.

The Saturday Family Run @ Vergenoegd

The Family Run is hosted by Vergenoegd every Saturday morning! This is a fun event and the route is suitable for young and old, slow and fast, routed through the Estate vineyards.

The Saturday Market @ Vergenoegd

Come rain or sunshine, we will be hosting what is set to be one of the most popular markets in Stellenbosch.

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.

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.

Mushroom Foraging Weekend At Boschendal

Join us at our educational and entertaining weekend forage led by avid mushroom hunter Justin Williams as we delve into the forests on Boschendal to learn all about the magical world of mushrooms! Learn how to identify edible mushrooms and how to find them.

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.

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 The Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town on 19 and 20 September 2017. The theme this year is “Aiming for Excellence”.

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.