what's on in the South African winelands

upcoming events 

La Motte is joining the galleries and studios in the Franschhoek Valley for the fourth annual Art in Clay Festival. Taking place from 25 October to 30 November this year, La Motte will present an exhibition of contemporary ceramic tableware, aptly titled, The Setting, celebrating its dedicated focus on wine and food as well as its passion for the c
Sat 25 Oct 2014 to Thu 30 Oct 2014
La Motte
time: 09h00
cost: Free
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It’s that time of the year again when Perdeberg Winery invites you and the family to join in the fun at the Perdeberg Family Festival on Saturday 25 October and Saturday 1 November 2014.
Sat 25 Oct 2014 to Sat 1 Nov 2014
Perdeberg Winery, Voor-Paardeberg Road, Paarl
time: 10h00
cost: Various
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Uncork & Unwined at De Grendel - Sauvignon Blanc cocktails, oysters, sushi, pizzas, helicopter charters, kids entertainment, live music.
Sat 25 Oct 2014 to Sun 26 Oct 2014
112 Plattekloof Road, Panorama
time: 10h00
cost: Free
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Durbanville Season of Sauvignon. Diemersdal Sparkling at Sauvignon. 25-26 October 2014. Food and Drink stalls & Live entertainment.
Sat 25 Oct 2014 to Sun 26 Oct 2014
time: 11h00
cost: R100
Cape Town
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Come celebrate all things Sauvignon Blanc, a cultivar which excels in the unique terroir of the Durbanville area.
Sat 25 Oct 2014 to Sun 26 Oct 2014
Durbanville Hills Cellar
time: 10h00 - 17h00
cost: R50 per person
Cape Town
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Join us on the 25th and 26th of October for the Seasons of Sauvignon, Mad Hatters Party at Signal Gun!Gates open at 10:00 and close at 17:00 on both Saturday and Sunday!
Sat 25 Oct 2014 to Sun 26 Oct 2014
Durbanville Wine Valley
Cape Town
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Save the date – 26 October 2014, for your place at the table of Avondale’s next Biodynamic Luncheon.
Sun 26 Oct 2014
Avondale Wine Estate
time: 12h00
cost: R600
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Country hospitality on your doorstep on the last Sunday of every month between 10h00 and 15h00. Take a break, round up the family and head out to the country to join the Pentz family in the gardens at Groote Post.
Sun 26 Oct 2014
Groote Post Vineyards
time: 10h00 - 15h00
cost: Entry is free
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A warm welcome to our very own village on Lourensford Wine Estate. The Estate, already home to a superb Wine Cellar, an innovative venue and Millhouse restaurant (to name a few), is now opening its doors to the most exceptional source of fresh produce and inspiration.
Sun 26 Oct 2014
Lourensford Wine Estate, Somerset West
time: 10h00 - 17h00
cost: entry is free
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Join our Winemaker on a walk through the vines. Bring your buddies and see the new life in the vines.
Sun 26 Oct 2014
Le Bonheur, R44 between Stellenbosch and Paarl
time: 11h00
cost: R80
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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. These tasting opportunities, which are sponsored by Deloitte.
Tue 28 Oct 2014
Bill Gallagher Room, Sandton Convention Centre, Maude Street, Sandton
time: 17h00
cost: R160.00
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RMB WineX, the undisputed festival of choice for the discerning wine consumer, takes over the Pavilion level of the Sandton Convention Centre from Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st October in a celebration of all that is good to savour and experience in the world of wine.
Wed 29 Oct 2014 to Fri 31 Oct 2014
Sandton Convention CentreMaude Street, Sandton
time: 17h00
cost: TBC
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Starting on May 28th, the Pop-Up Dinners will be hosted on the last Wednesday of every month until November.
Wed 29 Oct 2014
Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg Vineyards
time: 19h00
cost: R450
Cape Town
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Join Lanzerac Cellar Master, Wynand Lategan, and Executive Chef, Stephen Fraser, on Wednesday 29 October for an unforgettable Winemaker & Chef’s Dinner at the Lanzerac Hotel’s Taphuis.
Wed 29 Oct 2014
Lanzerac Hotel & Spa
time: 18h30
cost: R375
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Take part in the ever-popular Sunset Trail Run on 31 October which meanders through the vineyards. Both the 5km and the 10km run start and finish at the cellar and both offer spectacular scenery along the route.
Fri 31 Oct 2014
Durbanville Hills Cellar
time: Registrations from 5
cost: R60 per runner
Cape Town
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Are you brave enough to find out what is lurking around the forest in the dark...? Be fearless & enjoy the eerie night dressed in your most ghoulish costume!
Fri 31 Oct 2014
Muratie Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
time: 19h00
cost: R60 - R110
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Join us for our first Tapas evening of the season on Friday, 31 October 2014. Bookings are essential!
Fri 31 Oct 2014
Ridgeback Tasting Centre, Ridgeback Wines
time: 18h00
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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, as well as how to set a standard in the wine industry regarding service and attitude.
Fri 31 Oct 2014 to Sat 1 Nov 2014
Bon Esperance (Kleine Marie), R44, Stellenbosch
time: 08h00
cost: R1485
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Join us for a casual late afternoon of burgers and blends with our red winemaker, Johan Jordaan.
Sat 1 Nov 2014
Wine Tasting at Spier Wine Farm
time: 16h30 for 17h00
cost: R175 per person
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The Cape Wine Academy offers a range of entertaining and educational wine courses for members of the public, travel and tourism industries. Tailor-made wine tasting events are available for corporate groups.
Sat 1 Nov 2014 to Mon 10 Nov 2014
The Protea Balalaika, 20 Maude Street, Sandton
time: 08h30
cost: R 1250.00
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