Wine tastings with a twist in and around Cape Town


This summer, the Western Cape winelands play host to a number of delectable experiences. Discover our top wine tastings and events this season.

angels and nougat

WHEN 10 October to 27 December 2017 WHERE The Gallery at Grande Provence, Franschhoek WHAT Offered daily at Grande Provence, The Tasting Room invites you to savour ‘A Taste of Heaven’ with pairings of Angels Tears wines and local artisanal nougat. Visitors will be able to purchase a twin pack of Angels Tears wines for R70 throughout the duration of the exhibition.

bacon 'biltong' and wine

WHEN 1 December 2017 to 31 January 2018 WHERE Stellenbosch Hills, Stellenbosch WHAT Stellenbosch Hills has expanded its regular biltong and wine tasting to incorporate bacon, too. The new addition to the food and wine spread offers barbecue-spiced bacon 'biltong' paired with Stellenbosch Hills Chenin Blanc – a perfect marriage of smokiness and fresh, fruity decadence.

sweet treats abound

WHEN 28 December 2017 WHERE Avontuur Tasting Room, Stellenbosch WHAT Avontuur keeps it fresh by changing its pairings with the season. This summer, the estate celebrates the return of its very popular nougat and fudge pairings with five of its finest wines. There are also biltong, chocolate cupcakes and even ice-cream tastings on offer – all in all, the perfect seasonal treat. Tastings start at R30.

a harvest festival

WHEN Saturday 27 January 2018 WHERE Delheim, Stellenbosch WHAT The Delheim Harvest Festival features one long harvest table stacked high with an abundance of delicacies. This delicious spread is for sharing in the spirit of kinship at the table of the winemakers and the Sperling family. Tickets cost R650 per person and include a seat at the long table, a bottle of Delheim wine per couple and grape stomping plus live music entertainment.

polkadraai and popcorn

wine tastings with a twistWHEN February 2018 WHERE Stellenbosch Hills, Stellenbosch WHAT Stellenbosch Hills has laid on four Polkadraai and popcorn combos, handcrafted by gourmet popcorn maestro Guzzle & Wolf. Every week on Polka Friday, the corks pop for the happiest day of the week with a special offer – buy any five Polkadraai wines from the cellar and get one free.