South Africa’s heartland of wine goes on full display from Tuesday, 1 August to Sunday, 6 August, when it welcomes families and friends to its annual celebration of the grape, suitably called Wine Town Stellenbosch.
Stellenbosch Wine Festival – 4 & 5 August 2023
One of the main attractions of Wine Town Stellenbosch 2023 will be Stellenbosch Wine Festival, a two-day showcase of local wines to be held in the Stellenbosch Town Hall. Held on the Friday and Saturday (4 and 5 August), the festival is ideal for visitors wanting a snapshot of the wine scene.
Stalls run by the region’s top wineries will offer tastings, from 17:00 to 21:00 on Friday; and, 14:00 to 18:00 on Saturday. Over 200 wines will be represented while food prepared by renowned chef Bertus Basson and Adele Grewar will be available too.
Furthermore, the event has curated tastings focussed on special varieties and vintages.
There will be a diverse range of participating wineries that include legends and favourites such as Spier, Alto, Neethlingshof, Middelvlei, Morgenster, Lanzerac, Villiera, Remhoogte, Peter Falke wines, Hartenberg, Cavalli, Kaapzicht and Zevenwacht, as well as new wine route members Aslina, Le Chant and Visio Vintners.