is a time for eating outdoors and picnics are a great way to meet up with
family and friends and until the end of April 2014 one can do it in an
eco-friendly style when spreading the cotton blankets under the towering oaks
at this historic family wine farm – a picnic perfect setting.
chance to enjoy good food and get back to nature…what’s there not to love about
a picnic. What’s more to love about our picnics, is the fact that we do
it in a sustainable, low-waste manner by swapping the usual plastic wear in
your basket which significantly adds to our carbon footprint with natural
goodies wrapped in eco-friendly bamboo packaging,” shares resident chef
hand woven basket, brimming with homemade goodness ranging from pickled
pumpkin, cream cheese salmon rolls and ostrich steak salad, to pork rillettes
and farm fresh bread, will greet you in a serene spot on the lush lawns, to be
leisurely enjoyed to the sounds of the flowing Klip River and abundant bird
Delheim we believe that everything should proceed in harmony with nature. And
we try to echo this in the way we produce our time-honoured wines, right
through from the vineyards to the cellar. As a strong follower of sustainable
farming, we are passionately committed to the conservation and the
rehabilitation of our natural habitat and indigenous flora. With these Green
Picnics we invite people to re-connect with Delheim and nature, the
natural way,” shares co-owner Victor Sperling.
was one of the first wine farms to become a Biodiversity and Wine Initiative
(BWI) member, and has since achieved BWI Championship status. The estate
recently shined as the only wine farm amongst the top five nominees in the biodiversity
category for the 2013 Eco-Logic Awards in association with SABC3.
Delheim Green Picnic costs R149 per person and includes a bottle of Delheim
Heerenwijn or Delheim Pinotage Rosé per couple. Vegetarian options are
available on request and a special kiddies menu can be arranged at R70 per
picnics are on offer seven days a week and pre-bookings are essential. To order
your delicious basket contact Delheim Restaurant at Tel: 021 888 4607 or
more information regarding Delheim’s commitment to conservation visit www.delheim.com.