March brings you wine experiences from all over the Western Cape
As a Wine Touring Company we feel that it is essential to get involved in and learn more about all the wine festivals of the season as well as continuously enhance our wine tasting palates. March brings wine experiences in various areas of Cape Town that we are dying to explore more of.
Festivals are happening in Paarl, Franschhoek, Robertson and Stellenbosch. It’s the perfect opportunity to explore these areas and get a taste of what they have to offer. In order of dates the wine festivals of March are happening as follows.
Paarl: Ommiberg, Round the rocks 2017
Where? Paarl Winelands
When: 4 March
Price: R 120-R150
Book: Available at Webtickets.
The Ommiberg , Round the Rocks wine festival is the perfect opportunity to get your feet working and stomp some grapes. The festival gives guests an opportunity to taste new wines, fresh from the harvest. 9 farms will be participating in the festivities, each providing their own wine speciality activity.
What does the event include?
- Live music
- Harvest Fun
- Kids activities
- Specials on Wines
- Foodstalls and Treats
Franschhoek: Vrede En Lust Harvest Festival 2017
Where? Franschhoek, Vrede En Lust Wine EstateWhen: 11 March:
Price: R150 per person
Bookings available: Webtickets
The Vrede En Lust Harvest festival is the perfect opportunity to get your grape picking and grape stomping on. Guests will also be treated to a fruit and wine pairing where they can book their spot during the day. Guests are encouraged to make bookings early at registration to ensure they get their turn as this will be done on a first come, first serve basis. The pairing will be done by winemakers, Susan Erasmus and Karlin Nel and is not to be missed.
What to expect:
- Live music
- Fruit and Wine pairing
- Outdoor Games
- Grape Stomping
- Wine Tasting
- Festive Food Stalls
Robertson: Robertson Wine Valley Hands on Harvest
Where: Robertson of course
When: 10-12 March 2017
Price: (Activity and farm Dependent)
The Robertson Hands on harvest allows you to see the wine making process from the first pickings, to stomping the wines yourself, to the blending and then best for last, the tasting experience. Each of the participating farms has their own unique experience. To see what is on offer click here. Bookings are to be made up to 3 days before the start of the event.
- Food and wine pairing
- Bird watching
- Mountain Biking
- River Cruises
- Riverside luncheons
- Brandy Tasting
- 4 X 4 routes
Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch Pizza and Wine Festival 2017
When: 25-26 March:
Where: Welmoed Farm in Stellenbosch.
The Stellenbosch Pizza and wine festivals are the perfect opportunities to try out something different with pairing a variety of Stellenbosch wines with various pizzas from traditional to banting pizzas and everything in between. Guests will also be exposed to delicious meals served at to the 2 restaurants that exist on the farm.
What is included:
- Superb wines
- Kids activities
- a Variety of pizzas and other rustic foods
If you aren’t available to attend any of these festivals, we would love to assist you organize your own wine tasting experience. Your are available as full and half day packages, any day of the week.
For any enquiries contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope you enjoy all the festivities in the Month of March.