Food, fun and wine at Stellenbosch Wine Town

Wine is a year-round affair in the country’s second oldest town, but for the week of Stellenbosch Wine Town celebrations are taken up a notch. For a full week, 1 – 6 August, wine estates put on their party dresses, with a range of events, including farm walks, culinary creations, expert-led tastings – something for everyone, really, for those new to wine and for those who know their Cab from their Grenache. There is plenty to choose from, with Stellenbosch’s grande old dames and new young bucks all taking part, all to show off the exceptional quality cultivars that have put Stellenbosch on the global wine map. Before we dive in, do you want more variety? Then explore South Africa’s top wine routes. Several wine organisations are also participating, such as the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective, Chenin Blanc Association and the Pinotage Association. It is a week of two halves: Oppieplaas is all about winemaker lunches and dinners, wine pairing events, blind tasting events and live music. Taking place, of course, on the farms and estates. ALSO SEE: Great deals in Stellenbosch, from accommodation and spa treatments to beauty and entertainment And then there’s Inniedorp, with restaurant offers and wine activations, … Continue reading Food, fun and wine at Stellenbosch Wine Town