For the Love of Wine and Art: 6 Art Events in the Winelands in April

Wine and art lovers living in the spectacular Winelands are in the fortunate position of being surrounded by attractions that’ll please all their senses. From light art displays to art walkabouts with wine tastings, take a look at this list of upcoming wine and art events.

Paint and Sip at Root 44 Wine Emporium

Get creative with the paint and sip event at Root 44 Wine Emporium in Stellenbosch. Sip on quality Stellenbosch wine while you unleash your inner artist. Ticket includes a guided painting experience and a bottle of wine.

  • Where: Root 44 Wine Emporium, Stellenbosch
  • When: 8 April 2023
  • Time: 12h00
  • Cost: R350 pp

For bookings, email

Spier Light Art 2023

The annual Spier Light Art event is an interactive, nocturnal adventure featuring experimental light, sound and video artworks at Spier. Exploring various themes, the event delves into the ethereal and the whimsical, the political landscape, humanity’s changing relationship with technology, tenacity in the face of adversity, and Spier’s unique history. After taking in all the sights, wind down with good food and wine.

  • Where: Spier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch
  • When: Daily till 10 April 2023
  • Time: 18h30 – 21h00
  • Cost: Free entry

Find more information HERE.

Art Gallery Pop-Up Shop at Benguela Cove

If you love art, you will love the selection of art-inspired gifts on sale every day at the Benguela Cove Art Gallery. Talented artists Ann Gadd, David Kuijers and Lisa Nell have all contributed to the selection of items available in the pop-up shop, from crafts to jewellery.

  • Where: Benguela Cove Art Gallery, Benguela Cove, Walker Bay
  • When: Daily until 11 April 2023
  • Time: 10h00 – 18h00

Click HERE for more details.

Botanical Sketching Workshop in Babylonstoren’s Garden

Inspire creativity by discovering the botanical wonders of Babylonstoren in this explorative sketching workshop. Master gardener Gundula Deutschländer will guide guests down pathways focussing on various natural forms. The aim is not to create botanical illustrations, but to have fun on the journey of finding your personal expression.

  • Where: Babylonstoren, Franschhoek
  • When: 13 April 2023
  • Time: 10h00 – 13h00
  • Cost: R650 pp

Click HERE to book.

Baardskeerdersbos Art Route

Join the resident artists of Baardskeerdersbos and their guests as they open their studio doors to art lovers and collectors. Come spend the weekend in this fynbos-surrounded village, and see, talk, eat and drink art! Resident artists exhibiting include Pamela Sullivan, Jan Vingerhoets, Niel Jonker, Lalainya Carpenter, and more. A wide variety of Bruce Jack Wines will be available for tasting at the artists’ venues.


  • Where: Baardskeerdersbos, Overberg
  • When: 15-16 April 2023
  • Time: 10h00 – 16h00

To book your spot, click HERE.

On Lines and Lineage Exhibition at Cavalli

Cavalli Estate has launched a new art exhibition entitled On Lines and Lineage. The exhibition investigates line as a physical marker of presence, tracing connections between formal and familial ties. This group exhibition, curated by Jana Terblanche, features painting, sculpture, ceramics, and hand-crafted works by just over 20 artists.

  • Where: Cavalli Estate, Somerset West
  • When: Wednesday – Sunday till 30 July 2023
  • Time: 10h00 – 16h00

To find out more, click HERE.

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