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Stellenbosch Street Soirees

Wine, dine and soak up the summertime vibes with an impromptu food and vino festival in this quaint Boland town

Enjoy fruits of the vines and gourmet cuisine during the languid summer months in the Cape Winelands when the Stellenbosch Street Soirees splash onto the calendar on a bimonthly basis until March 2017. The first event is scheduled for Wednesday, 16 November 2016.

Presented by Stellenbosch Wine Routes, this regular pop-up wine and food tasting event transforms the lower part of the historic town’s Drosdty Street (just off Church Street) into a culinary haven for connoisseurs and students alike.

Participating restaurants beckon visitors to sample their unique dishes at street stalls, while representatives from wine farms along the country’s oldest and foremost wine route offer delicious vintages to wash away those weekday blues. What’s more, live music and entertainment is scheduled to get those feet tapping as the sun settles over the town’s oak-lined streets.

Project Manager for the Stellenbosch Wine Routes Elmarie Rabe says: “Stellenbosch has a recipe for living that is hard to resist or come by. With these street parties we offer visitors a taste of our way of life through quality wines, delicious bites and live music. I cannot imagine a better way to spend a balmy summer’s evening, let alone better company to share it with.”


All events are weather permitting.



November 2016

16th and 30th

December 2016


January 2017

11th and 25th

February 2017

8th and 22nd

March 2017

8th and 22nd


Each month the culinary fair features a different selection of cellars and caterers, and entry to this street party is absolutely gratis, mahala… FREE! For a mere R70p/p, revellers can get a wine glass and a ticket to taste as many wines as there are on offer on that evening. Food dishes are priced individually by vendors.

Read more about various things to do in the Stellenbosch Winelands.
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