Summer in Stellenbosch valley
An exciting holiday line-up for a feast of festive times.
Where: Stellenbosch Valley
When: 8 - 17 December 2012
Contact: 021 886 8275
This holiday highlight takes care of your festive season entertainment when participating wineries in the Stellenbosch Valley – a sub route of the Stellenbosch American Express® Wine Routes – treat holidaymakers and locals alike to a jam-packed programme of fun, feasts and festivities.
Crowned South Africa’s finest winegrowing area at the Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards 2012, Stellenbosch Valley is home to a myriad of renowned wine estates, hotels and restaurants such as Asara, Spier, Brenaissance, Zevenwacht, Jordan, Middelvlei, Devon Valley Hotel and The House of JC Le Roux.
What to look forward to
Highlights on this year’s programme include a royal six course Food & Wine Pairing Dinner at Zevenwacht Estate on 12 December. The estate will also entice visitors with Chocolate Truffle & Wine Pairings throughout the festival.
Brenaissance invites guests to their new eatery for an interactive Wine & Pizza Pairing Evening on 13 December when estate wines will be paired with a selection of homemade, gourmet pizzas.
If you want to have good time for a good cause then dust off those dancing shoes and book your table at the Dinner & Dance to be hosted at the Devon Valley Hotel in aid of the Stellenbosch Animal Welfare on 14 December. Tickets cost R240 per person and include a three course meal and glass of Sylvanvale wine per course.
Asara will be hosting an authentic Pure Food Christmas Market on 17 December with tables brimming with organic vegetables, gourmet sausages, local cheeses and artisan beers, this market day is ideal for that last minute Christmas Shopping and with live music and loads of kiddies entertainment it is a perfect day out for the family.
- Sundowners in the vineyards and guided safari-style vineyard tours at Jordan
- Wine and salt canapé pairings at Die Bergkelder
- Swiss delicacies on Polkadraai presented by Bein Private Cellar
- Farm market at Dormershire
- Bbubbly pairings at The House of JC Le Roux
- Boerebraai at Middelvlei with sunset carols
Summer in Stellenbosch Valley is your holiday survival guide and a ticket to the good life.
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