CapeTownMagazine.com

Stellenbosch Wine Festival

Unwrapping Cape Town with you.
Also engage with our other channels
to find something you don't want to miss.
 
www.capetownmagazine.com/subscribe
CapeTownMag
CapeTownMagazine.com
capetownmag

Stellenbosch Wine Festival

Enjoy the fruits of the Cape Winelands at this annual three-day food and vino extravaganza

Lovers of the grape and all things gourmet will be delighted to know that the annual Stellenbosch Wine Festival will take place in early February. Held at a central venue in the heart of Stellenbosch –Coetzenburg Stadium – you can tantalise your taste buds from Friday, 24 to Sunday, 26 February 2017. For more information, visit StellenboschWineFestival.co.za or call +27 (0)21 426 5775.

The food and wine celebration highlights the rich history of the town and the produce from the area, with around 148 wineries from the Stellenbosch Wine Route coming together at one venue, making this fiesta one of the largest wine varietal tastings in the world. Sip and sample hundreds of different wines each day, and taste the appetising nosh from some top restaurants on offer in the food section, aptly called Gourmet Lane.

On top of all these mouth-watering tipples and treats, there will be outdoor activities and live music to keep you entertained, as well as the usual supplementary events and charity sporting to-dos. So mark the dates in your calendar and take the family along for a fun-filled day in the Stellenbosch summer sun.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE 2017 STELLENBOSCH WINE FESTIVAL

HARVEST PARADE (28 JAN): The Harvest Parade celebrates the beginning of the grape harvest season. A vibrant flotilla of tractors and trucks carrying local bands and farm workers from local wine estates will make its way through the oak-lined streets of Stellenbosch to the Town Hall, where the blessing of the harvest ceremony will take place.

GRAPE GOLF CHALLENGE (23 FEB): Momentum will present a charity golf tournament on the beautiful De Zalze Golf Estate, where you can unwind with four team mates for a great cause on Thursday, 23 February 2017. All the proceeds from the Grape Golf Challenge will be donated to the Stellenbosch Wine Festival Foundation, which awards tertiary education bursaries to students whose parents work on the local farms. Be sure to keep an eye out for the Momentum branded hole, because for every tee-shot that stays on the green, Momentum will donate R200 to the Stellenbosch Wine Festival Foundation. Registration is at 10am.
Tickets: R2800 per 4-ball, including golf carts, halfway house and prize-giving dinner. The field is limited to 100 players, so book early by emailing [email protected] or by phoning +27 (0)82 467 7944.

PICK N PAY WOMEN’S WALK: The date and details for this event have not been released yet, but keep your eyes open and we will update you as soon as we can!

LIVE MUSIC: What goes better with good friends, food and wine than great music? Drift away to the soothing sounds as the sun sets behind your back. Headline acts at this year’s festival have not been announced just yet, but have a little look at their Facebook page for an up to date line-up.

TICKETS FOR THE 2017 STELLENBOSCH WINE FESTIVAL

Tickets for the main expo event are available online at Webtickets.co.za, and entry costs R190p/p per day for adults and is free for children under the age of 18. Adults will receive a free wine tasting glass and a tasting voucher.

The events occurring beyond the main expo come with different fees, and these costs can vary from R25p/p to R2800p/p depending on the activities and events attended. For more information regarding tickets and bookings visit StellenboschWineFestival.co.za or call +27 (0)21 426 5775.

---

Want your event to gain fame and a following? Our Events Support Programme includes diverse and affordable packages guaranteed to get results.

---

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smart phone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go!

Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what’s happening in and around the Mother City!

Cape Town Events Calendar
January 2018
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31

Shimmy Beach ClubBeach House Sundays at Shimmy Beach Club

Sun, sand, sea and glitz – the weekend isn’t over until you’re relaxing at Shimmy Beach Club

A Touch Of Madness Burgers and Beers 5Saturdays are for Sunny Daytime Parties at A Touch of Madness

Touchdown Saturdays’ DJ, drink specials and sunny courtyard are ideal for summer afternoons

Waterless dinner 2Waterless Dinners Are Coming to Cape Town

Enjoy a guilt-free meal comprising of crops farmed using salt-water agriculture

Pizza Sgt pepperDouble Tuesday Pizza Special at Sgt Pepper

Let the good times roll at this favourite Cape Town music haunt

Roast and Co 22-for-1 Drink Specials at Roast & Co

Every day “on your way” at Roast & Co. - enjoy 2-for-1 drink specials and discover the coolest mugs

Oude 2Enjoy a night of entertainment with the family under the stars at Oude Libertas Amphitheatre

Picturesque views form the backdrop to this open-air Oude Libertas theatre. It’s just waiting to host you and your family for a night of delight

King Kong MusicalKing Kong is back in Cape Town for its Final Run

Celebrate the comeback of this historic musical. WATCH: Video footage of the original King Kong Musical

Galileo - BlaauwklippenA Weekend Spent with The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

Galileo - NooitgedachtDurbanville Get Ready for The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Celebrate summer with The Galileo Open Air Cinema’s new venue; Bloemendal

Queen in Exile 2Athi-Patra Ruga's Queens in Exile at WHATIFTHEWORLD

The renowned artist’s latest body of work is about telling better stories, ultimately creating a world where the exiled can reign again (watch trailer)

Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell TheatreDinner and a Show with Rockwell Theatre

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. What happens in Cape Town gets told to your mom, dad, tannie, ouma, second cousin and neighbour down the street

whale wine and wors wine flies logoWhale, Wine and Wors Tours with Wine Flies

Hop on board a fun-filled minibus and explore the hidden gems of the Western Cape

Boy Girl HairHaircut Special at Boy Girl Hair Salon

Marry a tip-top cut with any of this edgy salon’s other services and save

FOREX Pub Quiz 2016 2Trivia Night at The Forex Bar

Test your general knowledge at this Observatory-based haunt’s Tuesday pub quiz

The Piano Bar Burger and Beer Special in Cape TownBurger and Beer Special at The Piano Bar

Visit this jazzy eatery and bar on any Tuesday for a burger (or pizza) and free beer

HintHunt Escape Game LogoCape Town’s Most Mysterious Tourist Attraction: HintHunt

Be sure to add this exhilarating live group escape game challenge to your Mother City bucket list

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Team Building Cape TownTeam Building with Battlefield Live SA

Corporates become commandos in this adrenaline-inducing, morale-boosting laser tag activity

AquilaConferences and Corporate Functions at Aquila Game Reserve

Bring your corporate family along to experience team building and business functions featuring the Big 5

The Village Idiot Restaurant & Bar in Cape TownTuesday Mates and Dates Restaurant Special at The Village Idiot in Cape Town

Bring a partner for a two-by-two weekly special at this popular inner city neighbourhood haunt

Boschendal Wine FarmPicnic Lunches at Boschendal Wine Farm

Delight in an alfresco feast at one of the most picturesque wineries in the Cape Winelands

mischuFree Coffee Beans and Capsules at mischu Coffee Shop in Sea Point

Simply mention CapeTownMagazine.com while placing an order of coffee beans or capsules today and score a freebie

Dizzys Camps BayDizzys Tight Ass Tuesday Karaoke Nights

'Bray' the night away with some super specials to lubricate your lungs

Excentric HairTransformation Tuesday at Excentric Hair Salon

First-time clients will receive complimentary Olaplex treatment when booking a single or double colour process, cut and blow-dry

HQ Date performerTuesday Romantic Date Night at HQ Restaurant

Treat your loved one to an evening of succulent steaks, red wine and romantic ambiance at this Parisian-inspired Cape Town steakhouse’s #HQDateNight special

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

Curious to make exciting discoveries in Cape Town every day? "LIKE" us for a daily hidden gem.