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Robertson SLOW Food and Wine Festival
Head out to the Route 62 Winelands for a weekend of enjoying the finer things in life
A wine festival with a difference; intimate, unique, mouth-watering, informative and more, the SLOW Food and Wine Festival presented by the Robertson Wine Valley offers a personalised experience for wine-lovers the world round. Celebrating the finer things in life, but enjoying it at a sedate pace, the festival will be indulging attendees for its 13th season, proving once again that quality will always stand the test of time.
Generous, warm and welcoming, the fest is all about taking pleasure in simple joys, whilst being immersed in country charm and local delicacies. Running from Friday, 9, to Sunday, 11 August 2019, the decentralised event traverses 25 of the top wineries and guest houses in the Robertson, Ashton, Bonnievale, Montague and McGregor regions.
Characterised by each farm’s special, personal touch; Robertson Slow champions local, honest, hearty food and wine, and good old-fashioned rural hospitality. As there’s so much to taste and experience, visitors are urged to make a whole weekend of it in order to properly appreciate what Route 62 has to offer.
SUBLIME FOOD AND WINE
Guests can look forward to fine traditional country fare ramped up a notch, and paired with exceptional local vintages. Each venue offers something different, and visitors will be met with a variety of dining options to suit every pocket.
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Budding vintners and wine connoisseurs are afforded the rare opportunity to meet and chat to the winemakers of the valley. Those keen to get more familiar with the fruits of the estate owners’ labours can discuss and sample robust reds and crisp whites.
Cheese and wine, chocolate and wine, wine and charcuterie… All of these delicious pairing options will be on offer, along with a few slightly more unusual ones. Check the programme to find your match.
Pack your camera, and don’t forget to take some awesome snaps of the sensational Robertson Wine Valley.
SUPPORT THE ROBERTSON WINE VALLEY
The scenic area is proud of its rich heritage and excellent cultivars so take some time to truly explore everything on offer. After all, when beauty, gastronomy and fine wines collide, you know you’re in for a treat.
TICKETS FOR THE 2019 ROBERTSON SLOW FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL
Events are individually priced – participating wineries and guesthouses each have a unique menu, wine selection or activity planned – refer to the programme to find your slot.
Due to the intimacy of individual events, places are limited. Each activity must be booked with the participating host at least three days before the event, and don’t forget to notify your host of any dietary requirements.
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