upcoming events 

Introduction to South African Brandy

The Cape Wine Academy in co-operation with the South African Brandy Foundation, have designed a new South African Brandy Course. The course aims to reach wine enthusiasts, brandy lovers and people in the liquor trade.

Simonsig brings First Fizzdays to Stellenbosch

Some say Cape Town has it all; the beaches, the mountains, the vibe, and of course, First Thursdays.

Wine and Food Workshop

The Wine and Food course focuses on food & wine combinations & its effect on taste. It is very informative and a lot of fun to follow. After a total-immersion workshop in which you participate, you have a jolly good idea of how to go about selecting a wine to go with a specific dish, you will also be able to partner wines and food with much more sa

Wine and Food Workshop

For more than 15 years now, the CWA has been offering this basic Wine and Food course focusing on food and wine combinations and its effect on taste. It is not only a very informative course, but also a lot of fun to follow. After a total-immersion workshop in which you participate, you have a jolly good idea of how to go about selecting a wine to

Free Live Music Evening at Avontuur Estate

Book now for the last free live music event of 2015 at Avontuur Estate when local muso Jesse Jordan will entertain the crowd. Grab some friends and ease into the weekend with music, food & wine.

Grande Provence toasts bubbly festival debut at Wine & Dine Collaboration

Grande Provence is celebrating their debut at the Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival with a luxurious Wine and Dine Collaboration dinner showcasing exceptional Méthode Cap Classique and Champagne on Friday, 4 December on the estate.

Laborie Christmas Carols Showcase

The popular annual Laborie Christmas Carols Showcase promises to be a magical night for the whole family. Pack your picnic blankets and head off to Laborie, the exquisite Paarl based vineyard, for a fabulous night of live entertainment, delicious food and wine, it promises to be a great way to kick off the festive season.

Live Music Evenings at Avontuur Estate

LIve music evenings with Anke, Blair Taberer and Jesse Jordan!!

Lourensford Christmas Market Weekend

This year, the Lourensford Harvest Market will have 3 days of celebrating Christmas! Admission Fee: FREE! But be sure not to show up empty handed as our vendors will have some great Christmas specials:)

Summer Sundowners at Hidden Valley Wines

Sit back and relax with a glass of Hidden Valley Brut or a glass of chilled Hidden Valley Sauvignon Blanc and watch the sun set over Table Mountain, while enjoying one of our delicious cheese & charcuterie platters.

Burgers and Blends at Spier November

Ever dreamt of being a winemaker? Try your hand at blending your own wine inspired by the award-winning Spier Creative Block 3 blend.

Durbanville Wine and Beer Run

​The Durbanville Wine and Beer Run is run entirely on the roads of the picturesque wine estates in the Durbanville Wine Valley. This 10 km run/walk starts and finishes at Altydgedacht Wine Estate and then meanders through the vineyards of Signal Gun, Nitida, Bloemendal and D'Aria as well as a game farm en route.

Lourensford - 50 First Dates Movie Night

The Galileo Open Air Cinema heads to the magnificent wine farmlands to combine the perfect package of wine, movies and love under the stars.

Lourensford Hikes

We invite you to join us for a guided hike within the farming areas of our majestic Lourensford Estate. We would love to show you the landscape and views that not many people are privileged to see!

Lourensford Trail Kids Jingle Bells Run

Ho ho ho... kids, moms, dads, friends, grannies, grandpas, dogs on leads... kick off the festive season with a sunset trail run with Santa's not so little elves, followed by Carols by Glowstick at Lourensford Harvest Market.

The Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

What better way to end off the year than at the Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, presented by MasterCard, which takes place over the weekend of 5 and 6 December at the iconic Huguenot Monument. This year’s theme is Black and White with a touch of Bling.

The South African Wine Course - Day course

Introduction to the wonders of 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.

Windmeul Farmers' Market

This will be a farmers' market with the freshest produce on offer (remember your coolbox!). This is not your average flea market set-up, and the focus is mainly on organic produce straight from the farms.