upcoming events 

Benguela Cove Pop-Up Restaurant Opening

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

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).

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.

Steenberg Cellar Door Specials for April

Visit our shop for the April cellar door specials

Steenberg Spa April Special

This April, purchase any Babor product from us and upgrade your 60 minute Babor Deep Cleanse Facial to a 90 minute Anti-Ageing Relax and Rejuvenate Facial at no additional cost (saving of R340).

Diploma Module 1

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

Taste of Darling

The Taste of Darling is all about exploring Darling. There is no set venue, but rather a stroll through our quaint little village will offer you something to see, to do, to taste and to listen to all around.

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.

Bespoke Paul Cluver Wines Tasting at Elgin Cool Wine & Country Festival

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to taste a selection of rare wines with Paul Cluver Wines cellar master, Andries Burger, at this year’s Elgin Cool Wine & Country Festival (29 & 30 April).

Earthbound Wines at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket

Join Earthbound Wines every Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket and enjoy a glass of organic wine under a canopy of trees, delicious homemade food and loads to browse.

Hoghouse BBQ & Beats at Spier

Beats and Barbecue is back for an evening of good food and live music at the Hoghouse BBQ & Bakery inSpier’s historical Jonkershuis.

The Grand White Durban 2017

There is no goal except spending an extraordinary afternoon and evening together with friends and family — at a secret location dressed all in white with a touch of green!

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.

Blaauwklippen Markets this April

And so, the seasons are changing. The last mellow days of summer colour the vineyards and the grapes have been harvested. Slowly the leaves are changing from emerald green to hues of yellow, orange and ruby red while the young wine is quietly maturing in barrels of French oak.

Fun Day at Lakeside Lodge & Spa

Create your fabulous swimming hat and take a 200m swim in the lake. All proceeds will go towards the Pink Loerie Foundation.

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.

The Queens of Wigstock

Lakeside Lodge & Spa and The Pink Loerie is hosting the drag show, The Queens of Wigstock..

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.

HQ Hosts Monthly Fine Wining Dinner, with Nederburg

On Wednesday, 3 May 2017, HQ will be hosting their 3rd Fine Wining dinner for 2017, with the iconic Nederburg Wines to bring guests a night of elegant simplicity and dining 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.

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.

Wine Ambassador Golf Day

Join us for a fantastic day out starting off with bubbly, on course wine pairing, golf, halfway, post golf tasting stations, snacks, entertainment, dinner and the chance to book your table with the winemaker of your choice for the evening.

Backsberg Hots-up Winter with Brandy and Blues Music - Piet Botha, Blues Man

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.

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.

Somerbosch Harvest Dinner

After a challenging and exciting harvest is completed it is time to celebrate On Friday 5 May we will be hosting a 3-course dinner as well as releasing some of our vintage wines from our cellar for purchase and to enjoy with your meal.

Earthbound Wines at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket

Join Earthbound Wines every Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket and enjoy a glass of organic wine under a canopy of trees, delicious homemade food and loads to browse.

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.

Riebeek Valley Olive Festival 2017

The 17th annual Riebeek Valley Olive Festival takes place on 6 and 7 May 2017. This popular olive festival is for olive, food and wine enthusiasts and, while there are olives galore, this valley is about so much more. Come and explore what this beautiful valley has to offer.

Warehouse Sale

Amazing wines @ Amazing prices... Come and join us at our Warehouse sale

#21 Years of 96 - Winery Road

You are invited to 96 Winery Road Restaurant's 21st Birthday lunch at 96 Winery Road

Catharina's meets Kaapzicht for a sizzling food & wine evening

Join Executive Chef Archie Maclean and accomplished Kaapzicht winemaker Danie Steytler for the ultimate winter food and wine experience at Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg on Thursday, 11 May

Boschendal’s Yoga & Wellness Retreat

After the hectic start that heralds the beginning of any year, Boschendal Farm has the answer to restoring your inner zen for the rest of 2017.

Boschendal’s Yoga & Wellness Retreat, May 12th – 14th

After the hectic start that heralds the beginning of any year, Boschendal Farm has the answer to restoring your inner zen for the rest of 2017.

Front of House Course - 2 Days

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

Wade Bales Whisky & Gin Affair

If you have a Zen for the finer things in life, then Wade Bales invites you to this uniquely tailored lifestyle experience which has something incorporated for everyone.

Earthbound Wines at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket

Join Earthbound Wines every Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket and enjoy a glass of organic wine under a canopy of trees, delicious homemade food and loads to browse.

Get a taste of Grande Provence at the Winter Sculpture Fair

Join Grande Provence at the 2017 Winter Sculpture Fair for a day of contemporary art accompanied by the best food and wine from Franschhoek in the Cradle of Humankind over the weekend of 13-`14 May 2017.

Usana Farm Festival

We are very excited to announce that the next USANA FARM FESTIVAL will be held on 13 May 2017. Usana in conjunction with the Slippery Spoon - Secret Pop-Up Restaurant, presents the The Farmers Table at Klein Welmoed, Stellenbosch.

Add Blush Sparkle to Mothers Day Celebrations with Boschendal Brut Rosé Bubbly

Make your mom blush with joy this Mother’s Day by adding rosé sparkle to the moment with the vibrant Boschendal Brut Rosé MCC.

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.

27th Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival 2017

The month of May means it’s time to toast the 27th Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival taking place at Summer Place in Hyde Park. South Africa’s most exclusive, longest running festival showcasing the Cape’s finest wineries takes place on May 16 & 17, this year.

Cheetah Outreach Trust Golf Day Fundraiser

Fundraiser for the conservation of cheetahs. Four-ball teams will be treated to half-way house refreshments, a buffet supper, great prizes and auction items, and a chance to meet one of our ambassador cheetahs.

Test your tastebuds for SAWTC in Joburg

The Gauteng leg of the South African Wine Tasting Championship.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

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

Zandwijk Wines: Kosher Food & Wine Pairing in celebration of International Museum Day

Zandwijk Wines celebrates International Museum Day on the 18th of May at the South African Jewish Museum with a special Food and Wine Pairing.

Cabernet Franc Carnival Western Cape

After two successful years of the Cabernet Franc Carnival, presented by Avontuur Estate, fans of this unusual varietal will once again get the chance to celebrate their favourite grape on Saturday, 20 May 2017 from 11h00-17h00 at the family-owned wine estate between Stellenbosch and Somerset West.

Earthbound Wines at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket

Join Earthbound Wines every Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket and enjoy a glass of organic wine under a canopy of trees, delicious homemade food and loads to browse.

Saturday Jazz Lunch in the Gallery at Grande Provence

Kick back and enjoy the up-tempo sounds of top South African jazz musicians and tuck into delicious harvest style 'farm to table’ platters at the laid back Saturday Jazz Lunch in The Gallery at Grande Provence on Saturday, 20 May 2017.

Bouchard Finlayson Tutored Wine Tasting

Bouchard Finlayson will present a Tutored Tasting on 23 May 2017 (18:00 – 19:30

TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Jo’burg 2017

The flagship Johannesburg leg of the TOPS at SPAR Wine Show has long been considered to be SA’s largest and most influential wine event.

Earthbound Wines at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket

Join Earthbound Wines every Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket and enjoy a glass of organic wine under a canopy of trees, delicious homemade food and loads to browse.

Experience Diemersfontein at Kievits Kroon

Kievits Kroon is bringing some of the Cape’s top wine estates to the Winelands in Gauteng!

Shiraz & Charcuterie at Anthonij Rupert

Don’t miss out on sampling some of SA’s finest Shiraz wines at this year’s Shiraz & Charcuterie at Anthonij Rupert Wyne in Franschhoek on Saturday, 27 May (12pm to 5pm). A selection of delicious charcuterie accompanying the Shiraz means the event is guaranteed to be a culinary match made in heaven.

The Test Kitchen 'X The Langa Project' pop-up Charity Lunch

On 27th and 28th May this year, the township of Langa, in Cape Town, will play host to the top restaurant in South Africa, The Test Kitchen.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

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

Wacky Wine Weekend

Taste the Lifestyle at the Robertson Wine Valley’s fourteenth annual Wacky Wine Weekend showcasing more than 40 wine estates, boutique wineries and tourism establishments from the Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson region. This much-loved family-friendly event takes place from 1-4 June 2017.

A Dinner with a Difference

To make the most of the Wacky Wine Weekend, Robertson Winery will be hosting mystery dinners on both Friday and Saturday evening.

Backsberg Hots-up Winter with Brandy and Blues Music - Valiant Swart

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.

Cabernet Franc Carnival Johannesburg

After two successful years of the Cabernet Franc Carnival, presented by Avontuur Estate, fans of unusual varietals in Gauteng will also get the chance to experience this grape and discover the magic of Cabernet Franc.

Earthbound Wines at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket

Join Earthbound Wines every Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket and enjoy a glass of organic wine under a canopy of trees, delicious homemade food and loads to browse.

For those looking for some early morning action

This year Robertson Winery will host the 11th edition of our exclusive MTB event.

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.

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.

The incredible Ken Forrester comes to Vines for a 1 night extravaganza

A very special evening with Ken Forrester - One of South Africa’s winemaking stars.

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.

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.

TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Durban 2017

As the TOPS at SPAR Wine Show returns to Durban for the fifth time, we are excited to once again be opening our doors to one of South Africa’s most interesting wine markets.

Dave Hughes Tribute Dinner and Auction

The Dave Hughes Tribute dinner being held at Neethlingshof in June 2017 provides an opportunity for the wine and spirit fraternity to show their affection and regard for this remarkable man.

Earthbound Wines at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket

Join Earthbound Wines every Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket and enjoy a glass of organic wine under a canopy of trees, delicious homemade food and loads to browse.

Field to Feast Luncheon @ FABER Restaurant

Feast days will begin with a tour of the property by farm-chic tractor-trailer as Grieve, an entertaining raconteur, unpacks the biodynamic principles underpinning the growth of Avondale since the family became custodians of the land in 1996. Includes a three-course lunch at FABER restaurant, three glasses of wine, spring water from the farm and restaurant gratuity.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

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

Experience Fungi-Fever at Delheim’s Mushroom Forages

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

Taste the Helderberg 2017

Get the inside track on the best of Helderberg wines ...

Earthbound Wines at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket

Join Earthbound Wines every Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket and enjoy a glass of organic wine under a canopy of trees, delicious homemade food and loads to browse.

Earthbound Wines at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket

Join Earthbound Wines every Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket and enjoy a glass of organic wine under a canopy of trees, delicious homemade food and loads to browse.

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.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2017

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

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.

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.

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.