Stellenbosch Wine Routes is introducing a brand new attraction to the City of Oaks this August, giving townsfolk and visitors the chance to re-discover the region’s top wines.
From 2-5 August, this intimate showcase will present fantastic wines alongside fine dining, all taking place at De Warenmark in the heart of town.
The weekend aims to highlight the region’s winemaking heritage. And in celebration of Women’s Month they will place special focus on the contribution of female winemakers.
Schedule & Details
Thursday, 2 August
Boutique Brilliance & Big Bottles will open the show. This walk-around wine tasting takes place from 6pm to 10pm and features a dozen of Stellenbosch’s boutique wine producers. Demonstrating that big is not always better, this is the opportunity to discover and stock up on rare and lesser known wine treasures.
The entry fee of R290pp includes canapés and the harvest table with a special cheese fondue.
Friday, 3 August
The Women-in-Wine brunch puts the spotlight on the region’s female winemakers. A three-course meal will be served from 10am to 12pm, with bubbly and wines and the stars themselves taking centre stage.
Tickets are R400pp.
The formal dinner titled In The Company of Legends takes place later on Friday, 3 August and offers the chance to meet some of Stellenbosch’s greats over a four-course, food-and-wine extravaganza. Those attending will include world-renowned winemakers and exceptional story-tellers.
The event starts at 18:30 and tickets are R650pp.
Saturday, 4 August
Father & Son acknowledges the unique contribution of skill and knowledge that is passed from generation to generation. This dinner will feature some of the famous father-and-son winemaking duos, who will share their stories over four courses, paired with their wines.
The event starts at 18:30 and tickets cost R750pp.
Sunday, 5 August
The Cabernet Long Table lunch concludes the festivities, and will underline the region’s leading prowess with the noble Cabernet Sauvignon cultivar. The four-course meal pairs vintages of the variety with every dish, including dessert and will see some of local Cabernet Sauvignon winemaking royalty in attendance too.
The event starts at 12:00 and tickets are R650pp.