Explore one of South Africa’s premier wine destinations whilst uncovering a fine selection of wine gems from the Franschhoek Vignerons. Bid farewell to the Winter blues and swing into Spring by heading off to the Franschhoek Wine Valley over the weekend of 14 and 15 September for this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival.
Wineries in and around the valley welcome the fresh, new season, using the opportunity to showcase their exciting new vintages and releases, as well as putting on a string of special events for visitors.
Pack the car and set off for the Winelands with its fresh country air and exquisite views whilst travelling from farm to farm. Check out some of the live entertainment on offer as you plan your voyage of discovery of the region’s great wines and delectable culinary treats. With most of the Franschhoek wineries participating in this fun two-day festival, there promises to be something for everyone, which includes cellar and vineyard tours, barrel tastings, food and wine pairings, old school lawn games.
Avoid the queues and pre-book your Uncorked Weekend Pass through www.webtickets.co.za. Pre-booked tickets cost R180 per person. Your Uncorked Weekend Pass (valid for both days) allows you access to all of the participating wine farms as well as a complimentary tasting glass and free wine tastings. Indulge yourself as you witness the country’s gourmet capital blossom and come alive.
For more info and accommodation availability contact the Franschhoek Wine Valley offices on 021 876 2861, visit www.franschhoekuncorked.co.za.