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5 Ways to Spend Valentine's Day in the winelands

11 February 2021  -

The winelands has served as the backdrop for many marriage proposals, weddings and couple photo shoots. It's perfect views, fine wines and dining make wine farms the perfect romantic destination and the best choice for an unforgettable Valentine's Day.

Head out to the winelands to make this Valentine's Day a special one with one of these 5 Valentine's Day offerings:


A Valentine's to Remember at Nederburg's The Manor

Let love and romance flourish by treating your loved one to a laid-back picnic or dreamy dinner by candlelight.

The open-air picnic on the lush lawn surrounding The Manor, offered at R460 per basket, features a selection of local cheeses and charcuterie to start, accompanied by olives, pickles, nuts and hummus, with freshly-baked bread rolls. The main course is roasted baby chicken with caramelised new potatoes and a fresh and crisp salad. Enjoy a deliciously decadent chocolate brownie as dessert. The picnic basket serves two adults and includes a bottle of Nederburg Première Cuvée Brut.

Alternatively, opt for a dreamy “journey of flavours” dinner inside The Manor, situated in our historic manor house, or on our stoep, on the evenings of Friday and Monday, 12 and 15 February.

Book your Valentine’s picnic or dinner at least 24 hours in advance by contacting the friendly team at The Manor on 021 862 3104 or

More details HERE


Valentine's Day Lunch at The Bakery at Jordan

Unwind and relax in the tranquillity of the estate with your loved one, under the trees on the deck of The Bakery at Jordan, with unforgettable views of the spectacular Stellenbosch valley. Chef Thys Esterhuysen from The Bakery at Jordan has designed a delicious 3-course lunch which will entice the senses and indulge your taste buds!

Make a lunch booking - | +27 (21)881 3004

Valentine's Day Dinner at Spier

Treat your lover to a decadent three-course feast at Spier Hotel Restaurant. Dinner begins with canapés and a complimentary refreshing cocktail. Then, it’s time to tuck in: a goat’s cheese panna cotta starter, then a choice between beef short rib, trout or mushroom pasta for mains. End off your evening with an enthralling dessert: dark chocolate crème, cassata kisses or poached strawberries with chocolate custard.

To book, contact

Cost: R790 per couple. Overnight Stay: From R1740 Use promo code VALENTINE for 40% off


Valentine's Day Picnic at La Motte

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day picnic in the historic ambience of La Motte’s Cape Dutch buildings, classic rose garden and in the shade of age-old oaks!

Treat your loved one to Chef Eric Bulpitt’s picnic menu for two with delicious summer fare and farm-style favourites, inspired by the month of love.

La Motte opens its private gardens and invites you to enjoy the spacious and shaded lawns and dreamy nooks and crannies of the beautiful estate for a romantic picnic on Valentine’s Day! Make the most of the glorious summer weather, the fresh air of the Franschhoek Valley and a safe outdoors environment to celebrate your loved one. Picnic boxes are also available for collection if you would like to rather enjoy them at home.

Price for 2: R550

Reserve your picnic lunch by 12 February (numbers are limited): Online Reservations and Credit Card payments only. please click here.

A Picnic in the Leopard's Leap Gardens

Enjoy the fresh air, wide-open spaces and lovely summer weather with a delicious picnic lunch menu for two. Chef Christiaan Visser employs all his romantic inclinations to treat you to a delightful afternoon in the Franschhoek Valley. Picnic boxes are also available for takeaway, if you would like to enjoy them at another spot.

Price for 2: R490

Reserve your picnic lunch by 12 February (numbers are limited): Online Reservations and Credit Card payments only. More details HERE