The Seasons of Sauvignon is an annual event held in the Durbanville Wine Valley in the Western Cape. The festival celebrates white wines and attracts many visitors from all around the country. The whole family is welcome and the festival offers lots to see and do from great food, fine wines, live music and good company, to mention only a few of the weekends festivities.
The picturesque Durbanville Hills along with Nitida, Meerendal, Hillcrest, Klein Roosboom, Groot Phesantekraal, Diemerdal, De Vallei, De Grendel, D'Aria, Bloemendal and Altydgedacht will be participating in the fun filled event.
Season of Sauvignon offers its visitors an exciting and thrilling adventure. The Wine Ferry is one of the popular and unique ways to explore the winelands. The helicopters take to the air on the 1st October 2011 and stop over at the wine farms, allowing you to enjoy all the wine tasting opportunities on offer at each estate. What a way to travel and enjoy the valley. Book your tickets by contacting 082-768-8695. The cost is R650 each which includes wine tasting glass, wine tasting and helicopter shuttle. The minimum age is 6 years old.
The Altydgedacht Estate offers its visitors a relaxing picnic under the trees while listening to some light jazz. This historic estate also offers a tour through the vineyards and the 300 year old cellar. The children can be dropped off at the supervised play area while you enjoy a much deserved foot or neck massage with local grape oil products.
Picnic baskets:R250 for a basket for 2.
For bookings and queries, contact 021-975-7815.
The Bloemendal Wine Estate in the Durban ville Wine Valley during the Season of Sauvignon will be offering visitors the chance to enjoy a music festival of country, rock, comedy and a variety of other artists. Both days will be filled with entertainment for the whole family, great food, fine wines and a vibrant atmosphere.
D'Aria Winery will celebrate in style during the Season of Sauvignon with a Food of the World Market. The whole family will enjoy both days which are fun filled with face painting, jumping castles, pony rides and much much more. Adults can enjoy wine tasting, live music and delicious foods to mention only a few.
Tickets can be bought at the gate but bookings are available on 021-801-6772.
Season of Sauvignon at De Grendel boasts a superb line-up helicopter rides, 4x4 drives, outstanding foods and workshops for all its visitors. On the Sunday, there will also be the Lion of Africa De Grendel MTB Race which consists of a 60km, 30km and a 10km ride. Visit www.pedalpower.org.za for more information on the race. Contact 021-558-6280 for De Grendel information.
De Vallei will be catering for the whole family. The Wild West theme will bring fun for the whole family with entertainment ranging from a mechanical bull, a shoot out game and a kids area. There is so much to see and do and a variety of delicious foods for the whole family.
Contact 072-279-1429 for more information.
Diemersdal brings live music, kids entertainment, pony rides, food and great company to the Season of Sauvignon celebrations. Enjoy the valley views and electric atmosphere as you sip on superb wines.
Cost:R100 per person and R30 for children. Contact 021-976-3361 for more information.
Durbanville Hills is an experience you don't want to miss out on. There will be live music, fun, food and superb wines for tasting. There's a variety of food options from picnic baskets, the Grill Bar, a Bistro menu and a "Box Full of Fun" for the children. The whole family will enjoy this experience. Book now on 021-558-1300.
Season of Sauvignon at Groot Phesantekraal offers live music, country style food, entertainment for children and adults, great company and good wine.
Cost:R50 per person. Contact 021-976-2114 for more information.
The Hillcrest Estate offers its visitors a variety of fun and entertainment. There will be a jumping castle, face painting, picnic baskets, hamburgers and much more, including good wine tasting opportunities. Contact 021-976-1110 for more information.
Klein Roosboom will be supporting Breast Cancer Month and will be celebrating the event in pink. Adults and children are catered for with loads of entertainment and good wine. Contact 082-784-5102 for more information.
Meerendal Wine Estate brings a great line-up to the celebrations with helicopter flights, wine tasting, a fish braai in true West Coast style and much more. The whole family will enjoy all the festivities. Make your bookings on 021-975-1655.
Nitida will celebrate this great event with an evening of food and wine. The whole family can enjoy canoeing on the dam and a relaxing picnic next to the dam with great views to add to the relaxing atmosphere. Children can enjoy their own picnic baskets and there will be many other games and entertainment for the children.
Contact 021-976-1467 for more information.
Don't miss out on all the festivities at this years' Season of Sauvignon. Contact the relevant estates and book your tickets to avoid disappointment.
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