3 – 5 AUGUST 2018
Satisfy your wanderlust and head out to the country on the scenic Route62. Explore a wealth of history and authentic wine experiences at the Robertson Wine Valley’s eleventh annual Slow Food & Wine Festival in partnership with WESGRO. Taking place from 3-5 August 2018 at various wineries and tourism establishments.
Celebrate the unique food and wine offerings and rediscover the romance and magic of wintertime. Warm up in front of the fireplace with red wines and indulge your taste buds with hearty country cuisine using local produce. Indulge in diverse food traditions from vetkoek, curries and waterblommetjie soup to seafood paella, chinese duck and ostrich and kudu inspired dishes. From fine dining and gourmet offerings to farm style platters and picnics.
Explore wine farms with underground cellar tours, game drives, horse rides and boat cruises. #Tastethelifestyle with an array of local produce and award-winning wines by joining cooking classes and intimate winemaker’s dinners. This year's festival also offers a wide variety of tasting opportunities from single vineyard and vertical tastings, to brandy pairings, tutored Méthode Cap Classique master classes and food and wine pairings. Festival goers will be able to interact with winemakers and wine farmers in an informal setting, experience the intricate winemaking process and discover the story behind the bottle. Traditional dishes will be paired with award winning vintages, and the family market taking place on Sunday is the perfect spot to meet local chefs and winemakers.
Browse, shop, taste and enjoy great offerings at the popular family regional market which takes place on Sunday, 5 August. Local wine, produce, arts, food, music and children’s activities will be on offer.
Groups are small and intimate to ensure that you have the very best hands-on experience. Tickets are limited and you need to make your booking directly with the host no later than three days before the activity. Specify your dietary requirements. Payment are required in advance.