Indulge in two of SA’s favourite delicacies on Saturday, 22 April and Sunday, 23 April 2017 at the annual Pinotage & Biltong Festival, which takes place at L’Avenir Wine Estate just outside Stellenbosch from 11h00-17h00.
A wide range of biltong products from Dad’s Choice Biltong and Braai and Boschendal’s The Werf Butchery will be paired with specific wines from some of South Africa’s top Pinotage producers for each tasting. Guests can taste and buy some of the best red Pinotages or have fun with alternatives including rosé’s, bubblies, blends and even a white Pinotage!
The event is family-friendly with live music, food trucks, light meals and casual seating under the trees next to the dam or on the lawns in front of the cellar. The charity beneficiary is The Pebbles Project who will be present to entertain the kids and raise funds for their many worthy projects. Visit www.pebblesproject.co.za for more info.
The participating wineries in the Western Cape are: Altydgedacht Estate, Anura Vineyards, Badsberg Wine Cellar Beyerskloof, Doolhof Wine Estate, Flagstone Winery, Kaapzicht Wine Estate, Knorhoek Wines, Lanzerac Wine Estate, L’Avenir Wine Estate, Leipzig Winery, Mellasat Vineyards, Namaqua Wines, Overhex Wines International, Perdeberg Wines, Simonsvlei Winery, Stellenbosch Vineyards, Vriesenhof Vineyards, Wellington Wines, Windmeul Kelder.
On 14 and 15 October 2017 it’s the turn of Gauteng fans when the festival will be held at the Leriba Hotel in Centurion, Gauteng as part of the official Pinotage Day celebrations, presented by the Pinotage Association.
Tickets @ R200 pp includes a branded crystal wine glass and a pairing card for the Free Pinotage and Biltong tastings. Tickets at www.plankton.mobi. or www.computicket.co.za from 1 March 2017. For more info visit www.cvomarketing.co.za.