Things to do this weekend in Stellenbosch

Support the Bokke at Triggerfish Brewing, grab some sundowners at Kunjani Wines and take the family for a movie under the stars at the Galileo Open Air Cinema. Take a jaunt through our bumper edition of things to keep you out and about this weekend in the Winelands.


Showcase of Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignons @Kleine Zalze – 1 November 2019

Join Chef Michael Broughton and Kleine Zalze’s winemaking team for a showcase of Stellenbosch Cabernet’s paired with a 4-course menu prepared by Chef Michael and his team.

An event not to be missed, the Cabernet showcase will include the likes of Kanonkop, Rust en Vrede, Le Riche, Alto, Thelema and Kleine Zalze.

Cost: R890 per person (includes wine, a 4-course gourmet menu, water, coffee or tea & gratuity)

Seats are limited to 50 people, so bookings are advised to avoid disappointment. 

Celebrate Chenin Blanc Festival @Perdeberg Wines – 2 November 2019

Chenin Blanc has made huge strides in quality and popularity over the last few years. The first “Celebrate Chenin” Festival, presented by Perdeberg Wines will share this passion with wine lovers, showing off styles from serious barrel-fermented whites, easy-drinking fruity summer wine right up toMethóde Cap Classique bubblies and incredible dessert wines. Twenty wineries will offer their wines for tasting and for sale directly to visitors. Food Trucks and live music will round off the experience.

Chenin Blanc has made huge strides in quality and popularity over the last few years, with a passionate group of producers aiming for the stars!

Tickets: R250 online at Webtickets, R280 at the Box Office on site (Includes a branded crystal glass, R60 food coupon, live music and free tastings.)


Sunset Fridays @Kunjani Wines – 1 November 2019

From November 2019 to February 2020 Kunjani wines will be open for sundowners and platters from 4pm to 7pm.

Watch the sunset over Bottelary Hills on Friday 1 November, while enjoying cheese & charcuterie platters. Join Kunjani at the end of a long work week to relax and unwind with a bottle of your favourite wine.


First Friday Twilight Market @Lourensford – 1 November 2019

First Fridays happen every first Friday of each month. On these nights, their resident DJ will showcase themed music the our dance floor will also be ready for an evening of frolicking under the stars.

Bring your loved one, family, friends or even your four-legged kids. Entrance is free and all dogs on leashes are welcome. The Lourensford Market is open every Friday evening from 17:00 – 21:00 and every Sunday from 10:00 – 15:00, rain or shine!


Barry Hilton @Drostdy Theatre – 1 November 2019 

With his career spanning a whopping three decades and six continents, Barry Hilton is undoubtedly one of South Africa`s favourite comedians and a firm favourite worldwide. He`s thrilled audiences in Australia (at the Sydney Opera House), America, Canada, the UK, Singapore, New Zealand, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and across Africa.

Despite his great international appeal, Barry`s humour always comes with an unmistakably local flavour. Good, clean, family-friendly comedy, dished out in generous helpings. Catch him in action, and at his hilarious best in Stellenbosch at The Drostdy Theatre on 01 November 2019.


Rugby World Cup Final @Triggerfish Brewing – 2 November 2019

The Rugby World Cup 2019 Final is here and the excitement is brewing!

Will the Springboks make South Africa proud? Sir Thomas Brewing is the spot this weekend for those who want sport and sunshine at the same time. Live music by Francois Haasbroek will provide the atmosphere from 1pm.


The Galileo Open Air Cinema presents The Devil Wears Prada at De Meye Wines – 2 November 2019

Treat yourself to cinematic delights, tantalizing treats and breath-taking scenery under a canopy of stars. In The Devil Wears Prada, Andy (Anne Hathaway) is a recent college graduate with big dreams. Upon landing a job at prestigious Runway magazine, she finds herself the assistant to diabolical editor Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep). Andy questions her ability to survive her grim tour as Miranda’s whipping girl without getting scorched. Tickets range from R109 – R195. Ticket info at www.thegalileo.co.za/buy-tickets