Sip good wine and eat good meals on the Swartland Sosiaal Wynfees


The Swartland Sosiaal Wynfees, a competition of healthful nation hospitality and pleasure, returns on 28 October for a second time. This must-do bon vivant affair takes place at famend natural wine pioneer Org de Rac, a 90-minute drive from Cape City.

Founder and organiser Carien Hugo-Waring mentioned ‘the occasion launched final yr to an exquisite response and’ they’re very excited to be again. ‘And earlier than anybody asks, the occasion might be over lengthy earlier than the ultimate kick-off of this yr’s Rugby World Cup at 21:00. In truth, Swartland Sosiaal would be the excellent place to heat up and refill!’

Shuttle companies might be out there from Cape City, encouraging wine and meals lovers to style, store and loosen up the day away.

No probability of going hungry

For the foodies, tables and picnic-style seating might be arrange and ready-made meals in addition to picnic basket objects, with blankets, might be bought by pop-up stalls operated by Die Moorrees and the Hopefield Market. On the Cap Classique-and-oyster bar a glass of bubbly and 4 West Coast oysters will promote for simply R110.

Die Moorrees will promote freshly baked breads and ready-made meals corresponding to slow-smoked pulled beef rolls, vegetarian quiches, and candy treats. The Hopefield Market will promote native produce and picnic basket objects.

Now’s your probability to study extra about wine

Properly-known winemaker Lizelle Gerber will current excursions of the Org de Rac cellar. Contributors will get the chance to listen to first-hand concerning the vineyard’s sustainable approach of farming and winemaking and style new-release vintages from barrels and tanks. This competition add-on tour is obtainable to 30 guests and tickets, at R150 pp, can be found for buy from Org de Rac’s website.

Getting round and staying over

For those who’re desirous about utilizing a shuttle service from Cape City, this info will robotically be despatched when tickets for Swartland Sosiaal are issued. A affirmation e mail will embody an inventory of shuttle companies and lodging venues.

  • Ticket costs: R350 p p (solely 400 out there)
    Contains: safari-style wine tasting, R50 voucher in the direction of first wine buy, reside leisure
  • Ticket costs for designated drivers: R200 p p (Solely 30 out there)
    Contains: R50 voucher in the direction of meals and bottle of water, figuring out wristbands to whom no alcohol might be served
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  • Date and time: 28 October 2023 | 12:00 – 17:00

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