Head over the mountain, for the Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival, on Saturday April 29 and Sunday April 30, from 10am to 5pm. Guests can enjoy the best of their cool climate wines, decadently delightful food, entertainment, and a plethora of outdoor activities.
Each of the participating wineries will offer a unique programme, allowing patrons to tailor-make their experience according to their own personal preferences. Entertainment includes performances by live bands, art exhibitions, children’s activities, and for lunch each venue offers different dishes along with their signature wines. Tickets for the festival are available via Webtickets, and cost R140 each, which includes a tasting glass, festival programme, access to participating farms, live entertainment and a wine tasting of a selection of three wines from any of the estates involved – tasting glasses and festival programmes are to be collected at Peregrine Farm Stall prior to visiting any of the farms. Children under the age of 18, and accompanied by an adult, enter free. Tickets can be purchased on the day at the Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival office at the Peregrine Farm Stall for R160.
Visit www.winesofelgin.co.za for more information.
Pictured are festival-goers at last year’s event.
Two lucky couples stand the chance to each win a midweek break (either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night) for two in the Pumphouse Cottage at South Hill, including breakfast valued at R1 250 (valid until end September 2017).
Win a pizza lunch for two at Highlands Road Cafe, and tasting of older vintages by winemaker Vanessa Simkiss, and a six-bottle case of select wines from the Elgin producers (total prize value R750, not valid for the weekend of the festival).
Two readers can win double tickets to attend the festival (value of R320). Simply SMS BDELGIN to 33258 by noon, on Friday April 28. Winners will be notified telephonically.