upcoming events 

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.

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.

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.

Steenberg Winter Tapas Special at Bistro Sixteen82

Warm up this winter at Bistro Sixteen82...

Sunday Feast at Haute Cabrière

Between May and September a Sunday Lunch Feast will showcase a bountiful menu, paired with Haute Cabrière and Pierre Jourdan wines.

Saronsberg Midweek Breakaway not to be missed!

Midweek Breakaway for two night stay at the Saronsberg.

Haute Cabrière Restaurant winter offer

Enjoy a 300g steak and glass of Pinot Noir Reserve at only R175 per person...

The Restaurant at Grande Provence Winter Special

Join us for our annual winter special to celebrate our new winter menu at The Restaurant. Enjoy a delicious two-course lunch, with a complimentary bottle of Grande Provence wine per couple, for only R395 per person.

Boschendal Pizza & Wine Tasting

This winter our wine team has a special offer for all students. Enjoy a shared pizza and wine tasting with friends every Friday or Saturday at our Cellar Door.

Steenberg Spa September 2017 Special

Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul this spring with the revolutionary QMS Pure Oxygen Facial and Reflexology.

Cavalli Gallery presents: Lady Garden | A Group Exhibition

What better time than Spring to celebrate, with tongue firmly in cheek, the bounty of mother nature, in all its guises and gendered dichotomies. Participating artists explore the natural world, highlighted and complicated by the themes of artistic representations of women and nature.  

Lady Garden at Cavalli

What better time than Spring to celebrate, with tongue firmly in cheek, the bounty of mother nature, in all its guises. Participating artists of the Lady Garden exhibition at Cavalli explore the myth of the ‘eternal feminine’, an expressive display opening on the 10th of September and running until the 3rd of December 2017.

Flower Season Hikes @ Mooiplaas Wine Estate

Join Tielman Roos for a hike through the Mooiplaas Private Nature reserve. Mooiplaas has 70 hectares of Beautiful and Diverse Fynbos.

Spring tasting at Spier

Our Tasting Room’s spring pairing celebrates the season with tasting portions made with ingredients sourced from our farm as well as nearby, trusted producers.

Boschendal Heritage Trail Quest

Starting with an exciting 8 - 10km Prologue late on Friday afternoon 22 September, the prologue will determine your starting position for the second day’s race. Be warned the distances might be shorter than other races but the total ascend will be more…

Opera Evening at Cuvée Restaurant

Together with Africa’s premiere opera company, Cape Town Opera, Simonsig would like to invite you to an evening of fine wine, good food, and world-class entertainment.

Fijnwyn innie Lente Wine and Food Festival

We are excited to announce that the 12th Fijnwyn Food and Wine Festival will take place at Shokran Events Venue in Pretoria on 23 & 25 September 2017.

Gourmet Burgers & Wine

Celebrate Heritage Weekend at Mellasat Vineyards 23rd, 24th & 25th September 2017

Heritage Weekend at Spice Route Destination

Some believe that the preparation before hand, gathering around an open fire and wonderful aromas that accompany a warm fire is the essence of why we South Africans love Heritage Day. It’s a shared passion across many languages, cultures and regions and there’s no better way to celebrate our country’s rich heritage and culture in September, than with a barbeque, braai or wood-fired meals.

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.

#tastesunshine and celebrate SA's rich culture this Heritage Day at ReedValley Wine Farm

Enjoy scrumptious Portuguese dishes and delicious export wines at ReedValley this Heritage Day.

#tastesunshine with Backsberg this Braaiday!

In honour of our cultural heritage, and in collaboration with WINE.CO.ZA’s 21st birthday celebrations, Backsberg will be hosting a Braai Day event on Sunday, 24 September 2017 at our historic estate! Situated on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountains, Backsberg offers the ideal location to braai, taste and soak up the sun.

#tastesunshine with Klawer Wine Cellars

Klawer Cellars is celebrating Heritage / Braai day with big fires and lots of fun.

#tastesunshine Worldwide Tasting of South African Wines

Join us in celebrating wine.co.za's 21st birthday by joining our world-wide tasting on Braai Day - Sunday 24th September. #tastesunshine #winecoza21

Braai Day at The Bakery at Jordan

Bring the whole family and join us NATIONAL BRAAI DAY. Space is limited, so book your tickets now!

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.

Heritage Celebration @ Vrede en Lust 24 September 2017

Join us this Heritage Day at the Vrede en Lust tasting room for a magnificent celebration. Enjoy South African style food from LUST Bistro, live performances from 1925band and wine tastings at our revamped cellar door.

Heritage Day at Benguela Cove’s Tasting Room

Commemorate National Heritage Day on an exclusive wine farm.

Heritage Day Celebration at Delheim

Come celebrate your African roots at Delheim, when this legendary Stellenbosch wine dynasty toasts Heritage Day with a melting pot of home-grown deliciousness on Sunday, 24 September.

Heritage Day celebrations at Neethlingshof

Enjoy a day with family and friends in the Neethlingshof winegarden this Heritage Day. Indulge in some of our Heritage delicacies such as the popular Heritage platter which includes a range of traditional braai items perfect for two.

Mannings Heath Commemorates South African National Heritage Day

The 24th September is ‘Heritage Day’ in South Africa. It is a time when South Africans, their friends and families get together and celebrate with a traditional Braai (or BBQ) at the turn of the season.

HQ hosts successful ‘Raise the Steaks’ pairing | The Big Three

HQ Restaurant will be hosting their 7th Raise the Steaks Dinner, focussing their attention on rump, sirloin and fillet with the launch of The Big Three edition. Considering HQ’s famously simple menu consists only of their iconic salad, followed by quality steak and chips, this dinner is not one to be missed.

Winter Wednesday Live Music at Neethlingshof

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

Amorim Cap Classique Tasting

Taste the winning wines of the 2017 Competition.

Meals & Heels - Ladies Night at Bistro 1682

Leave the men at home, don your fanciest dress and your highest stilettos and join us for Meals and Heels at Bistro 1682 for a fun night out and a delicious 3 course meal.

Sommeliers Selection Wine Festival

Sommeliers Selection Wine Festival – learn about wine that goes well with food

Fairview Hearty Food-and-Wine Dinners

After last year’s sold-out events, the hearty food-and-wine dinners are back by demand. From the beginning of June to the end of September 2017, the Goatshed – which is usually a day venue - will be open on seven selected evenings and will serve a three-course paired menu.

R540 Highlands Wine Route

Our second annual Wine Event to take place in Dullstroom from 29 September - 1 October 2017.

The Restaurant at Grande Provence Winter Special

Join us for our annual winter special to celebrate our new winter menu at The Restaurant. Enjoy a delicious two-course lunch, with a complimentary bottle of Grande Provence wine per couple, for only R395 per person.

Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction

Seasoned auctioneer, Henré Hablutzel of Hofmeyr Mills Auctioneers, will have his gavel at the ready for the 20th time at this year’s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction to be held at Spier in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 30 September 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.

WSET Level 2 Wine and Spirits

The Academy of Wine and Spirits offers you 2 days of intense immersion into the world of wine and spirits. This course is intended for those who have little or no previous knowledge of the broad range of wines and spirits.

First Fizz Day Returns, 5 October

Get ready for all things Cap Classique as First Fizz Day returns!

Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium

The Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium will be taking place on 6th and 7th October, celebrating Wines of Elgin’s unique cool climate Chardonnays under this year's theme "Seriously Cool”.

Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium

The Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium will be taking place on the 6th and 7th October, celebrating Wines of Elgin's unique cool climate Chardonnays under this year's theme "Seriously Cool".

Front of House Course

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

Tasting with Org de Rac

Join us for our legendary monthly event showcasing the finest in cuisine, wine, and modern art.

The Wade Bales Cap Classique and Gin Affair 2017

Let’s toast to the good life! What better way to celebrate the start of Spring than by enjoying it on a private beach, sipping the finest bubbly and sampling the coolest craft spirits.

Boschendal Ice Cream Making Workshop

Who doesn’t love ice cream? Delicious, creamy, fresh homemade ice cream is a universal favourite. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not that hard to make at home, once you know the secrets…

R59 On Klip River Wine Route

The Annual Henley on Klip River Event will take place on 7 October 2017 in the farm-style village of Henley on Klip.

Usana Farm Feast

We are very excited to announce that the USANA FARM FEAST will be held on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October 2017 on our farm, Klein Welmoed in Stellenbosch. Both days will be from 12:30 to 18:00

Grande Provence Recital in the Jonkerhuis

Join Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate for our first vocal recital in the Jonkershuis. Songs include favourites by Schubert, de Falla and Duparc. The recital is a fund raiser for the Grande Provence Music School, a free music holiday programme for local children.

The Big Farm Taste

Cheese, wine, craft beer, boergoat meat, “skaapstertjies”, tripe and ice cream . . . all these delicacies awaits you at the Big Farm Taste On Saturday 14 October 2017 on the farm Sandringham outside Stellenbosch. Agri-Expo promises a brand new tasting experience of all things farm, both for Farmies as well as Townies.

A new table is set at Leopard's Leap

Known for an innovative and passionate approach to relaxed dining and the enthusiastic encouragement of home cooking, Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards is proud to present a fresh interpretation of its cooking programme.

Leopard’s Leap Cooking Demonstrations

Food lovers wanting to fine-tune or expand their culinary skills are invited to take part in a programme of Cooking Demonstrations conducted by Leopard’s Leap in-house chef Pieter de Jager and visiting local and international chefs. Staying seasonal and topical, the programme covers a wide spectrum of food types and cooking methods.

Celebrate International Pinotage Day with Lanzerac Wine Estate

International Pinotage Day is just around the corner and what better way to pay homage to South Africa’s unique grape varietal than at the home of the world’s first Pinotage - Lanzerac Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. Join in the fun and festivities on Saturday, 14 October, for an unforgettable Pinotage Day experience where live music, superb wines and a Pinotage-inspired menu hold the promise of a pe

Neethlingshof Pinotage Day FUN RUN

Celebrate International Pinotage Day with Neethlingshof by participating in the annual Pinotage Fun Run on the beautiful Neethlingshof grounds. Free Pinotage tasting from different wine farms on route as well as a bottle of Pinotage to take home.

Pinotage Day with Simonsig

Save the date and be a part of the festivities as we celebrate this truly South African varietal.

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!

Veritas Tasting Cape Town 2017

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.

Robertson Wine On The River

During the weekend of 20 - 22 October 2017, the banks of the Breede River on Goudmyn Farm will come alive with the valley’s esteemed winemakers, local chefs and producers.

Classical Music Concert Programme at La Motte

Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, monthly classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances.

Realtors International Durbanville Hills Trail Fun

The Seventh run in the 2017 TrailFun series is proudly sponsored by Realtors International. The race will be held at Durbanville Hills Wine Estate.

Veritas Tasting Johannesburg 2017

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.

RMB WineX

RMB WineX holds a 18 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 bespoke winemaker tastings.

Fairview's Annual Goatshed Charity Dinner

Fairview Wine and Cheese Estate in Paarl will host its fourth annual Charity Dinner on 27 October 2017 at its restaurant, The Goatshed.

Anthonij Rupert Wyne Protea Party

Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready for Anthonij Rupert Estate’s annual winelands celebration – the Protea Party – being held on Saturday, 28 October.

Steenberg Garden Party

Make the most of summer and indulge in fine wines and a harvest table laden with delicious treats at the Steenberg Garden Party in Sandton’s beautifully landscaped Beechwood Gardens...

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.

Cellar Rats Summer Wine Festival

Come and taste some of South Africa's best wines, bubblies, brandies, craft gins, craft beers and more, in a tranquil artisanal indoor setting.

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.

Rocking the Lake

Let us take you on a tour of the 80’s with Rocking the Lake 80’s Revival Tour!

Splash of Pink Paul René Bubbly Festival

Family and friends will experience the heart and soul of authentic handcrafted Paul Rene brut and brut rose’.

Veritas Tasting Durban 2017

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.

A new table is set at Leopard's Leap

Known for an innovative and passionate approach to relaxed dining and the enthusiastic encouragement of home cooking, Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards is proud to present a fresh interpretation of its cooking programme.

Leopard’s Leap Cooking Demonstrations

Food lovers wanting to fine-tune or expand their culinary skills are invited to take part in a programme of Cooking Demonstrations conducted by Leopard’s Leap in-house chef Pieter de Jager and visiting local and international chefs. Staying seasonal and topical, the programme covers a wide spectrum of food types and cooking methods.

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!

Veritas Tasting Port Elizabeth 2017

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.

Classical Music Concert Programme at La Motte

Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, monthly classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances.

Bottelary Hills Pop Up Lunches

Discover what makes fine country food and slow-crafted wine so special when you book a seat at this year’s trio of Pop Up Lunches featuring the Stellenbosch wine route of Bottelary Hills and celebrated, Scotland-born chef George Jardine.

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.

Jason's Hill Trail Run

Run The Vines and Jason's Hill have partnered up to bring you a day filled with nature, wine and running. Make sure to enter online and come join us for the first Run The Vines in the Slanghoek Valley.

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.

Villiera Wines: Fizzytherapy Summer Festival

Join the Villiera Family for a day of therapeutic decadence created by the ''Fizz''. Entrance will include a complimentary glass and taste of our award winning Cap Classiques.

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.

A new table is set at Leopard's Leap

Known for an innovative and passionate approach to relaxed dining and the enthusiastic encouragement of home cooking, Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards is proud to present a fresh interpretation of its cooking programme.

Leopard’s Leap Cooking Demonstrations

Food lovers wanting to fine-tune or expand their culinary skills are invited to take part in a programme of Cooking Demonstrations conducted by Leopard’s Leap in-house chef Pieter de Jager and visiting local and international chefs. Staying seasonal and topical, the programme covers a wide spectrum of food types and cooking methods.

Classical Music Concert Programme at La Motte

Inspired by La Motte’s owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, music lover and celebrated mezzo-soprano, monthly classical music concerts are presented in the beautiful La Motte historic cellar, where a sociable atmosphere enhances the finest performances.

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!

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.

Christmas Feast at The Local Grillroom @ Val du Charron

Join us for a cullinary feast to celebrate Christmas,

Lazy Xmas lunch on the Terrace

Feast style lunch on the Terrace

International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show UK

The International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) London is an annual trade show and conference, open to trade professionals, which takes place in London, UK on Jan 24-25, 2018. IBWSS will give buyers a premier international platform to source bulk wine and spirits and meet private label suppliers.

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!

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 Cape Wine Auction 2018

South Africa's premier wine event, the Cape Wine Auction will take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at the beautiful, Rustenberg Wine Estate, with the 2018 American Express Barrel Auction kicking off proceedings on the previous day, Friday, February 9 at Tokara Wine and Olive Farm.

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!

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.

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.

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.