Taste the Lifestyle at the Robertson Wine Valley’s fourteenth annual Wacky Wine Weekend showcasing more than 40 wine estates, boutique wineries and tourism establishments from the Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson region.
This much-loved family-friendly event takes place from 1-4 June 2017. Warm up this winter with award-winning wines through tutored tastings by winemakers, cellar tours, wine pairings and tastings. Expect to be entertained with live music, outdoor sports, arts & craft stalls, variety of country cuisines and family fun!
The event takes place at multiple wineries and tourism establishments, each showcasing a feast of unique activities planned. Expect a line-up to suit the fun-seeker, novice or wine connoisseur. Most are included in your weekend pass; others work on a pay as you go system.
Buy your ticket through WebTickets (R180); choose the winery that will be your first stop. When you arrive, exchange your WebTicket at your first stop for your Wacky Passport consisting of your wine glass, water bottle, wristband, programme and coupons. Guests will be able to use the coupon system to enjoy 6 free tastings at each participating winery.
P.S.: You can also win a Wacky Wine Weekend experience for you and 5 friends worth R10,000.
What to expect!
A family-friendly event with a collection of old traditions and novel attractions, has firmly secured its reputation as a “must-do” on the Cape’s annual social calendar. Come and taste the lifestyle as it really is more than an experience, – it’s a lifestyle.
Join thousands of other wine lovers meandering between estates, sampling sublime vintages, meeting the knowledgeable winemakers, taking part in tutored tastings and embracing country life.
Events & Activities
Food & Wine
Create 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 will be included in your weekend pass; others work as a pay as you go.
For music enthusiasts enjoy live music from blues to folk & country and classics.
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.
For the Kids
Activities for the kids are also catered for with jungle gyms, ball sports, jumping castles and a giant chess board available. There is also a face painting station, a petting zoo, tractor rides and even non-alcoholic food and wine pairings.