Taste wines from Africa’s southernmost winery at De Hoop Wine, Whales & Music
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Taste cool climate wines from Africa’s southernmost winery, Strandveld Vineyards, situated in Elim, South Africa’s youngest wine growing region, at the Wine, Whales & Music event at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve in the Overberg region from Friday, 2 to Sunday, 4 August 2013.

On Saturday, 3 August, Strandveld will showcase its top tier Strandveld range and more accessible First Sighting wines alongside its peers from Elim and neighbouring areas. Visitors will be able to taste and buy wines in the De Hoop estate courtyard, including the newly launched First Sighting Shiraz 2011 and Strandveld Sauvignon Blanc 2012.

Other activities to look forward to during the weekend include whale viewing, local music, truffle-making, picnic lunches as well as gourmet meals; all the ingredients for a not-to-be-missed weekend in the Overberg.

Booking for the weekend is essential. Email res@dehoopcollection.co.za or phone
021 422 4522. Visit www.dehoopcollection.coza or www.facebook.com/DeHoopColletction for the full programme.

•    Open for wine tastings in the historic tasting room and offering the experience to extend your stay in one of the welcoming guest cottages, Strandveld Vineyards, home of First Sighting can be reached at Tel: +27 (0)28 482 1906 or via email at info@strandveld.co.za. Visit www.strandveld.co.za, Facebook or follow @Strandveldwines on Twitter. The GPS coordinates are 34 ° 39 ' 592 " S; 19 ° 47 ' 268 " E.

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