One of the highlights on the SA wine calendar, the Stellenbosch Wine Festival presented by Pick n Pay is back, and promises to be as memorable as ever and will be hosted at the popular Coetzenburg Sports Grounds from 23 to 25 February 2018.
Once again, festival-goers will have an opportunity to sample some of the best wines in the country, enjoy great live entertainment and delight in a variety of cuisines. They will also have access to a number of fun outdoor activities – all of this in one of the most picturesque surroundings in South Africa.
The three-day event offers the very best of the Stellenbosch Wine Routes. Presented in an innovative, family-friendly, relaxed and entertaining outdoor format, the Festival has become well-known for showcasing some of the finest wines the country has to offer. Stellenbosch and its surrounds are famous with foodies the world over, and there will be a veritable feast of fresh artisanal foods and signature dishes from some of the best eateries from the area.
This year the festival will have a cashless coupon system, which provides a safe and manageable event currency solution. Every stand you purchase from, whether you’re buying wine bottles of food from Gourmet Lane, will be setup with a POS system that works like a debit card. The cashless card is included in your ticket price and will be pre-loaded with either 20 or 30 tastings, depending on the ticket package you purchase. If your card runs out of credit or tasting coupons you can go back to the branded cashless area or an available staff member and load the card as needed.
The Stellenbosch Wine Festival experience offers you the opportunity to taste and purchase from a selection of the best from 60 wine farms. Your ticket also includes a branded wine glass for tastings, a cashless card with 20 free pre-loaded tastings, access to a shaded seating area and Gourmet Food Lane with live entertainment. Attendees with little ones will be able to drop off their kids at the Momentum Health Kiddies Area (a free check-in service where the little ones will be looked after and entertained for the day). This year Aramex has come on board with a complimentary wine delivery service courtesy – free to any address in South Africa.
This year attendees can also look forward to a special Premium Wine Tasting Experience. The Premium Experience will include award winning Wine of Origin Stellenbosch Wineswines, 7 cultivar themed tables and a chance to meet the wine makers.
With wines from 60 different wine farms, delicious food, great live music and a host of fun outdoor activities, the weekend is set to be one you don’t want to miss. All this in one of the country’s most beautiful settings – what more could anyone ask for?
- Date: 23-25 February 2018
- Venue: Coetzenburg Sports Grounds
- Price: R150 – R350
Tickets are available from https://www.webtickets.co.za/event.aspx?itemid=1474585535
Tickets are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment
For more info and a full event schedule, please visit the Festival website at: www.stellenboschwinefestival.co.za
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