Things to do this weekend – 31st May to 3rd June 2018

You never have to look very far to find great things to do in Stellenbosch as the our town is famously full of attractions and activities to cater to all tastes. For the more sophisticated palette, there are some great exclusive wine tastings tomorrow night and over the weekend, or keep things simple with a hike through Delvera’s gorgeous vineyards and make your kids’ day with a visit to the Dino Expo!

 

DRINK

Wacky Wine Weekend: 31 May – 3 June 2018

Taste the Lifestyle at the 15th annual Wacky Wine Weekend proudly hosted by Robertson Wine Valley. Each participating winery or tourism establishment will host their own activities on the weekend over and above the coupon tastings. Most activities are included in your weekend passport, but some are pay as you go. Bookings and payments are made directly with each host.

 

DRINK MORE

Upper Blaauwklippen vintners : 2 June 2018

 

One of the best-kept secrets in wine tasting, you can get a rare behind-the-scenes experience with the owners of three boutique wine farms. Once a year, the Upper Blauwklippen vintners join forces to allow limited access to SA’s best-kept-secret boutique wine tasting experience in the spellbinding Upper Blaauwklippen valley. Meet the vintners and owners of three boutique wine farms, De Trafford, Keermont and Kleinood, for a truly exclusive and personal tasting on Saturday 2 June 2018 from 11am until 4pm.

In order to ensure a personal experience, only 100 tickets are available at R500 each. To take part in this premium tasting on Saturday 2 June from 11am to 4pm, book your tickets by sending an email to sales@keermont.co.za or calling Juanita at Keermont on 021 880 0397.

 

EAT & DRINK

Jardine Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Bottomless Bubbly Brunch

 

Join Jardine Restaurant for a fantastic four course brunch paired with bottomless Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel bubbly. Perfect for a friend’s get-together, birthday celebration or just a decadent Saturday treat. Includes bubbly, coffee, juice and water with four course meal. R380 per person. Bookings between 11am and 1pm, prepayment required. Tel 021 886 5020 or email info@restaurantjardine.co.za

 

LISTEN

Bellevue Live Music Evening

 

Due to popular demand Bellevue is hosting its 4th live music evening at the restaurant. The theme is ‘Celebrating Male Artists’. Our entertainer will perform covers of well-known male singers and songwriters. The music program will include covers of Ed Sheeran, George Ezra, Michael Bubly, Bryan Adams, Niall Horan, Matthew Mole, to name but a few.

Booking is essential. To book, email Eddie at chef@bellevue.co.za.

 

WALK

Delvera Vineyard Hike: 2 June 2018

 

Join Delvera for a moderately strenuous 9.5km hike through the vineyards of the Delvera Wine Estate and up Klapmutskop. This is a very pleasant hike with stunning views of the surrounding countryside!
Permits are approximately R30 per person and this price includes a cup of coffee at Simonsberg Cafe which you can enjoy after the hike. Please bring snacks to enjoy during the walk as there will be a couple of breaks.
There are also several shops on the estate which you might like to browse around afterwards. For more information e-mail  info@dirtopia.co.za.

 

FOR THE KIDS

At the Dino Expo – Stellenbosch

 

A mesmerizing, not-to-be-missed exhibition of realistic, life size, accurate to science animatronics dinosaurs that capture the imagination. Includes several dinosaur themed activities, both free and paid. For more information visit http://www.thedinoexpo.com