Drinks, food

Robertson Wine Valley Festival

Western Cape winemakers are heading north for the 2013 Robertson Wine Valley Festival. Fine wine will be the order of the day as dozens of winemakers showcase their finest blends and afford Gautengers the opportunity to enjoy Robertson wines right on their doorstep. The line-up of wineries include Excelsior Estate, Rooiberg Winery, Bonnievale Cellar, Van Loveren, Weltevrede Wine Estate, Bon Courage Estate, Graham Beck Wines, Wandsbeck Wine Cellar, Kleinhoekkloof and Viljoensdrift Wine Cellar. In addition to excellent wines, there will be delicious food, fun and entertainment for the whole family. Tickets cost R180 per person per day or R320 for a full weekend pass (children under 18 will enter free of charge). You can purchase tickets via webtickets.co.za or buy at the gate on the day. The cover charge includes a tasting glass, a bottle of water and a goodie bag. The Robertson Wine Valley Festival takes place from 3 - 4 August 2013 at the luxurious and tranquil Kievits Kroon Country Estate from 10am until 5pm. Kievits Kroon Country Estate is situated just ten minutes outside Pretoria at Plot 41, Reier Road, Kameeldrift-East. Visit robertsonwinevalley.com or kievitskroon.co.za for more information. Alternatively, you can contact Kievits Kroon on 0860-543-8487. Text Katharyn Williams-Jaftha