On May 4 and 5, you can taste wines at Allesverloren from different wineries paired with homemade meals and treats from a variety of food stalls, delis and the country market at the estate’s function and conference venue. Here you can also shop for fresh produce, olive oil, pesto, homemade breads, jams, biltong, various cheeses - the list goes on. A cash bar will be available.
Various local artists will perform including Waldo Lotz who has been appointed Allesverloren’s festival host. Be sure to be at the stage area from 12h00 to 15h00 to stand a chance of winning luxury wine hampers.
Limited offers on select Allesverloren wines including the 2011 Shiraz, one of the estate’s latest releases, will be available at the tasting centre.
There is also a playground for kids where they can make the most of the jumping castle and outdoor apparatus. At a cost of R5 per child, kids can play for 10 minutes under adult supervision. An on-site tuck shop is open all day.
The Pleasant Pheasant Restaurant offers an à la carte menu while patrons can also catch up on the weekend’s rugby on the restaurant’s big screen. After the rugby, songwriter and singer, Dewald Forest will perform live.
Entry and parking on the estate is free. A shuttle service will ferry visitors the 4 km between Allesverloren, Riebeek West and Riebeek Kasteel.
Allesverloren festival area: 10h00 to 18h00 on Saturday and 10h00 to 16h00 on Sunday.
Allesverloren tasting centre: 9h00 to 17h00 on Saturday and 10h00 to 16h00 on Sunday.
Pleasant Pheasant Restaurant: 8h00 to 22h00 on Saturday and 8h00 to 16h00 on Sunday.