With big and boutique wine estates and tourism establishments from Robertson, Ashton, Bonnievale and McGregor showcasing their wines and wares, visitors can expect loads of festivity and celebration! And with a myriad of key attractions, both old favourites and novel delights, this well-loved event is a ‘must-do’ on the annual social calendar. So, join the Robertson Wine Valley clan for an indulgently Wacky Weekend …
Whether you are a fun-seeker, novice or a wine connoisseur, there is something for everyone, promising to inspire wine aficionados with a range of tailor-made activities, like master wine-tastings, exquisite wine- and food-pairings, educational wine presentations and private tastings with the Valley’s most esteemed winemakers.
The Wacky Wine Weekend embraces the usual line-up of fun-filled activities, like creating your own picnic basket by choosing local olives, cheese, charcuterie and preserves from the delis. Warm up with hearty soups, roosterkoeke and vetkoeke. Enjoy freshly baked bread with home-made jams. Indulge in farm style breakfasts, fresh produce and family recipe dishes. From canapés, gourmet platters to locally made treats, there will be something to enjoy for everyone.
Each of the wineries will have a feast of special activities planned. Expect a line-up of unique events and activities to suit the fun-seeker, novice or wine connoisseur. Most are included in your weekend pass; others work as a pay as you go.
For music enthusiasts enjoy live music such as Afrikaans, blues, folk, country and classic and featuring well-known as well as local artists and more. Multiple outdoor adventures such as golf, horseshoe throw, vineyard trail run, colour run, MTB rides, shot for shot chip challenges to name a few. For the romantic at heart go for a massage, seal your love at the love lock wall, dance the night away or enjoy wine in front of a fireplace.
We cater for the whole family from jungle gyms, ball sports, jumping castles and giant chess to face painting, petting zoo, tractor rides and even non-alcoholic food and wine
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