This idyllic open-air wine festival takes place on the banks of the Breede River at the Goudmyn Farm between Robertson and Bonnievale and celebrates the valley’s esteemed winemakers, local chefs and producers with live music, boat trips, tastings of award-winning wines from local wineries, cheese, olives, chocolate, and picnics, activities for children and food stalls with local produce. A spring festival not to be missed!
2019 press release
Satisfy your wanderlust and take a journey to the country on the scenic Route 62. Robertson Wine Valley is celebrating their 14th Wine on the River festival in partnership with Nedbank on 11 – 13 October 2019. On this weekend the most talented winemakers, innovative craftspeople and inspiring chefs from the area will be congregating on Goudmyn Farm off the R317, to treat festival goers to 22 wine farms to showcase the best fine wines.
Book your seat at this years’ Wine Theatre and be entertained by hosts, Jon Meinking and Wanda Cronje, for unique wine tastings and food pairing experiences that will satiate your senses.
Treat yourself with a Connoisseurs ticket and be a VIP for a day in the Nedbank Lounge inclusive of all sorts of goodies and treats. Use your wine tasting coupons to discover new wines on show and stock up on your favourites at the wine boutique shop.
Meander through stalls that will showcase local produce, artisanal fare and all sorts of beautiful keepsakes, while listening to live music. A dedicated children’s area will offer activities for all ages. The popular boat cruise will offer leisurely river trips or book a wine safari ride to take you to nearby farms. A glamping package is on offer inclusive of tickets, transport, wine and more.
We always like to ensure that our festival goers have the means to practice safe indulgence. As part of our commitment to bringing you a secure festival, a zero-tolerance policy will be upheld with regard to drinking and driving. To support responsible tasting, shuttle services are available from central spots in the 5 towns over the weekend. Paid shuttles may be pre-booked from the website from September.
Tickets are available from Howler and vary from R150 – R350. A VIP ticket at R750. More info on accommodation, transport and wine theatre bookings visit www.wineonriver.com or contact the organisers’ on 023 626 3167 email@example.com.
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