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Ultimate Guide to the Top Food & Wine Festivals in the Western Cape in 2024

Looking for the best food and wine festivals in the Western Cape in 2024? Diarise these upcoming festivals!

Experience the best of South African food and wine at these upcoming festivals in 2024. Sample some of the country’s finest wine and freshest food, spend a thrilling weekend annerkant die berg, taste cool wines, savour heartwarming food and full-bodied reds in winter, and more. Here’s your list of the top food and wine festivals in the Western Cape in 2024.

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#HappyBirthdaySAWine: Harvest Festivals & Parties in celebration of South African wine

As the only wine-producing country in the world that can pinpoint the exact start of our industry, we’re excited to celebrate the birthday of South African wine on 2 February 2024! “Today, praise be to God, wine was made for the first time from Cape grapes,” Jan van Riebeeck wrote in his diary on 2 February 1659.

A birthday well worth celebrating, the wine industry annually hosts birthday parties and harvest festivals around this time. Here’s a roundup of exciting events to attend in honour of #HappyBirthdaySAWine.

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Ultimate Guide to the Top Food & Wine Festivals in the Western Cape in 2024

Looking for the best food and wine festivals in the Western Cape in 2024? Diarise these upcoming festivals!
Experience the best of South African food and wine at these upcoming festivals in 2024. Sample some of the country’s finest wine and freshest food, spend a thrilling weekend annerkant die berg, taste cool wines, savour heartwarming food and full-bodied reds in winter, and more. Here’s your list of the top food and wine festivals in the Western Cape in 2024.

Written by: Jeanine
Wine.co.za

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The Constantia Wine Walk

This private-access walking tour visits three iconic wine farms in the Constantia Valley – Groot Constantia, Klein Constantia and Buitenverwachting. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, you’ll wander through the vineyards, taste 10 wines and enjoy a delicious harvest platter lunch at the final stop.

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What’s new in the Winelands this summer?

Renowned as a leading summer holiday destination around the world, the Cape Winelands keeps stepping up its game with exciting new attractions. The region offers much more than just wine and its creative visionaries take inspiration from all kinds of exotic influences when dreaming up new wine tourism hotspots.
Written by: Jeanine
Wine.co.za

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Swartland Seaside Party

The Swartland Wine & Olive Route are taking their annual first weekend of November event to the west coast town of Saldanha Bay – to celebrate at the very edge of the appellation.

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15 Top Wine Farm Picnics in South Africa

Let’s be honest. There’s not much that can top a picnic in the winelands on a beautiful day. Literally kicking back to enjoy a spread of delicious eats paired with your favourite bottle of wine, surrounded by vineyards and views.

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15 Charming Farm Stalls in the Winelands

No road trip to the winelands is complete without pulling over for a pitstop at one of the characterful farm stalls en-route.

‘Padstal’ is actually the Afrikaans word that many locals use, and roughly translated it fittingly means “shop next to the road”.

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Where to stay in the Winelands: The Hot Tub Edition

Few experiences are as restorative or revitalizing as a luxurious soak in a hot tub after a day of adventuring in the winelands. If you’d like to experience delectable wine pairings, scenic vineyards, and fantastic accommodation with your own private hot tub, read on.

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Romantic Valentine’s Day date ideas in the Cape Winelands

With picturesque views, fine wines, and delicious cuisine, the Cape’s wine farms are the perfect romantic destinations for a Valentine’s date to remember and cherish. This year, plenty of wine farms are offering sunset picnics, romantic dinners, live music, special pairings, and more to celebrate the Month of Love.

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10 Exciting Event Experiences in the Winelands

It’s that time again. Another year has passed and you have to organise a special event to celebrate your company’s achievements or incentivise team members. Perhaps you have to organise someone’s birthday, your anniversary, a team building or actually any fun occasion for that matter.

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