This weekend in Stellenbosch, enjoy incredible views of the sunset at Alto Vineyards, catch the legendary local band Spoegwolf at Franschhoek Cellar and get your fitness goals in line at the Resolution Trail Run and Medihelp Cycle Tour outdoor events.
It’s the new year and you made the resolution so now all you need to do is to get out there and put your resolutions to the test. What better way than running through beautiful vineyards up Klapmutskop with spectacular views of the Winelands and Table Mountain in the distance.
This event is a firm favourite, as everyone is ready to make a ‘fresh start’ on the trails of Klapmutskop near Stellenbosch. There are four distances to choose from so whether you a beginner or experienced, there is something for all abilities.
The Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour is heading back to Stellenbosch High School. We will keep the racing aspect of the event with little changes. It will follow a similar route to last year with a total of 97km riding. There will be 5 water points along the way to keep you hydrated and encouraged.
This event is a seeding event for the Cape Town Cycle Tour and a great way to kick off your 2020 training.
Join Lourensford on Sundays for beginner & family-friendly outdoor Yoga. Guests can make a day of it and enjoy the Lourensford Market after the class. The class is from 09:00 – 10:00 and the cost is R 100 including a yoga mat. Kids under 12 can join the class for free. E-
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WINING AND DINING
Every Friday Alto Vineyards presents the greatest show on planet earth – the sunset. To celebrate this magnificent natural occurrence, Alto has enlisted the help of some of South Africa’s top musos for a series of Sunset Rouge Evenings throughout summer, running until 31 January 2020.
Entrance to the Sunset Rouge Evenings are free of charge, open from 17.00 – 20.00. Enjoy street-style food from Tailgate Foods’ Truck (cash only), which you will be able to pair with the estate’s famous Alto Rouge or other reds.
Award-winning Afrikaans Rock outfit, Spoegwolf, is performing a one-of-a-kind intimate performance in the beautiful venue at Franschhoek Cellar.
The group has thrilled and delighted intimate theatre audiences and rowdy festival crowds alike with meaningful lyrics, beautiful harmonies and energetic performances over their 8-year career, bringing the same world-class passion and dedication to every show.
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The 2020 Delheim Harvest Festival again promises a feast of entertainment, complete with the ever popular and unmissable grape picking and stomping. There will be live music, tractor rides and plenty of food and drink provided in true festival-style by various food stalls.
Among the highlights is a gift included with every adult ticket sold – a surprise reward for your hard work in the vineyards. Without giving away too much, this is a keeper: a grand gift for a grand occasion.
Get your feet tapping and enjoy exciting arrangements of some of your favourite jazz standards with Track Five. Guests are invited to Hazendal‘s luxurious Wine Tasting Lounge before the show to enjoy a wine tasting, a glass of wine or one of their signature cocktails. The Zakuski Russian-inspired tapas-style menu will be available during the show.