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Summer has definitely arrived at Catharina's! From the 2nd of November, we will be welcoming back our Summer Feasts!
Sun 23 Nov 2014
Catharina's Restaurant, Steenberg Farm, Westlake, Cape Town
time:
cost: R300 per person
Eat,Wine
Cape Town
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Join us on 25 November at our Els for Autism Golf Day at De Zalze with special guests Bob Skinstad and Matthew Pearce.
Tue 25 Nov 2014
De Zalze Golf Club, R44, Stellenbosch
time:
cost: R5000 per fourball
Do,Taste,Wine,Trade
Stellenbosch
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You are invited to our monthly Wine Enthusiast Workshop, where you ‘sip, learn and enjoy’ an informative evening with Cape Wine Master and winemaker of Maison de Teijger, Charl van Teijlingen. Charl’s knowledge and love for wine makes him the perfect choice as a presenter.
Tue 25 Nov 2014
Ke-Monate Restaurant, Signal Gun
time: 18h30 for 19h00
cost: R290 per person
Do,Taste,Learn
Cape Town
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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 26 Nov 2014
Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg Vineyards
time: 19h00
cost: R450
Eat,Taste,Wine
Cape Town
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Food & Wine culture transforms oak-lined streets
Wed 26 Nov 2014 to Wed 25 Mar 2015
Drostdy Road, Stellenbosch
time: 18h00
cost: R50
Eat,Do,Taste,Tour,Wine
Stellenbosch
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For more than ten years now, the Cape Wine Academy has been offering this basic Wine & Food course focusing on food & wine combinations & its effect on taste. It is a very informative course & also a lot of fun to follow.
Wed 26 Nov 2014
Nietvoorbij Campus, Stellenbosch
time: 18h00
cost: R395

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Sundowner Picnic Concert with Basson Laubscher (EX Zinkplaat guitarist) on the lawns in front of the winery. Great way to end a busy week.
Fri 28 Nov 2014
Stellenzicht Vineyards, Stellenrust Road, Stellenbosch
time: 18h30
cost: R45
Eat,Do,Taste
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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.
Fri 28 Nov 2014
Morgenhof Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
time: 07h45
cost: R1250

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On Friday 28 November The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa will host its final Food & Wine Pairing series for the year at Azure Restaurant, in association with Bouchard Finlayson winery. The evening will be co-hosted by Azure’s Executive Chef Christo Pretorius and ‘Pinot Noir Pioneer’, Peter Finlayson.
Fri 28 Nov 2014
Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape Town
time: 19h00
cost: R545 per person
Eat,Do,Taste
Cape Town
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Brandon October and a host of South Africa’s brightest young musical stars are set to light up the Nederburg Picnic Concert stage.
Sat 29 Nov 2014
Nederburg Manor House, Paarl
time: 16h00
cost: General Admission R100pp
Do,Taste,Wine
Paarl
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End the year off on a high note at this year’s Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, Presented by MasterCard, which takes place over the weekend of 29 and 30 November 2014.
Sat 29 Nov 2014 to Sun 30 Nov 2014
Franschhoek
time: 12h00 - 19h00
cost: R200 per person
Eat,Do,Taste,Tour,Wine
Franschhoek
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The Galileo Open Air Cinema is coming to the Cape wine lands this summer... and Lourensford is delighted to be one of the new venues:
Sat 29 Nov 2014
Lourensford Wine Estate, Somerset West
time:
Do
Helderberg
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Join Louise Carver for a live performance at Haute Cabriere wine estate during the very decadent Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival ‘The ‘Magic of Bubbles’ ® weekend.
Sat 29 Nov 2014
Haute Cabriere Restaurant
time: 19h00 for 19h30
cost: R495 per person
Eat,Do
Franschhoek
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Please join us for an extra special day at Jordan Wine Estate. Wine tasting, boules, croquet, wine blending competition, vineyard tours and live music, while savouring canapé’s by George Jardine. Gourmet food stalls throughout the day and picnic snacks and treats will be made available for purchase from the bakery. Jumping castle and face painting
Sat 29 Nov 2014
Jordan Wine Estate, Stellenbosch Kloof Road
time: 10h00 - 15h00
cost: R75 per person
Eat,Do,Taste,Wine
Stellenbosch
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The last Bottelary Hills Pop Up Winemakers Lunch for 2014 promises to be a not-to-be-missed summer affair, when Beyerskloof plays host with a sun-kissed array of taste sensations in its popular Red Leaf restaurant on Sunday, 30 November.
Sun 30 Nov 2014
Red Leaf Restaurant, Beyerskloof Estate, R304 just outside Stellenbosch
time: 12h30
cost: R280
Eat,Taste,Wine
Stellenbosch
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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 30 Nov 2014
Groote Post Vineyards
time: 10h00 - 15h00
cost: Entry is free
Eat,Do,Taste,Shop,Tour,Wine,Trade
Swartland
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Kitchen Jammin Blues Band featuring Rick Stander, Simon Orange, Schalk Joubert, Simon van der Linden and Tim Rankin.
Sun 30 Nov 2014
Muratie Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
time: 15h00
cost: R80
Do,Wine
Stellenbosch
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This is one of the highlights of the calendar for us here at Ernie Els Wines and we would love for you to join us on Wednesday 3 December for the Summer Swing Golf Event.
Wed 3 Dec 2014
The Els Club @ Copperleaf, Lanseria
time: 12h00
cost: R800 per person
Wine
Gauteng
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Delaire Graff Estate is delighted to bring the sensational act, “Mom and Me”, to the Cape Winelands! Three generations of remarkable talent in an idyllic winelands setting.
Fri 5 Dec 2014 to Sat 6 Dec 2014
Delaire Graff Estate, R310, Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch
time: 19h00
cost: R950 per person
Do
Stellenbosch
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Spier wine farm’s popular annual Festival of White Lights, on Friday 5 December at 20h00, is a fun way to celebrate the festive season with the family.
Fri 5 Dec 2014
Spier Wine Farm
time: 20h00
cost: R160
Do,Taste,Wine
Stellenbosch
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