Robertson Wine Valley
Satisfy your wanderlust with a mere 2-hour scenic drive from Cape Town to explore the country life on Route 62. Be captivated by the producers' rich history that led to this valley's authenticity and quality. Celebrate Chardonnay, Cabernet and MCC from the region.
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The valley is situated a mere two-hour scenic drive away from Cape Town, on the renowned Route 62. Located between the majestic Langeberg and Riviersonderend mountain ranges, the graceful Breede River runs through the valley.
Activities in the valley include boat trips and rafting on the Breede River. Horse, tractor & farm rides, game drives, 4x4 routes, skydiving and mountain climbing. Our valley also boasts with multiple hiking and biking trails in the surrounding mountains.
The Robertson Wine Valley Association was formed in 1983 to cohesively improve the local wine industry, promote the valley as a tourism destination and uplift the community.
Today we proudly represent over 50 wineries and tourism establishments from the towns of Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson.
The Robertson Wine Valley offers visitors a variety of wine-tasting experiences, from robust, well-priced reds to smaller, boutique offerings.
The Robertson Wine Valley offers a range of activities for family folk, wine enthusiast, adventure lovers, foodies and the romantic at heart. Here everybody will be able to explore and discover their hearts desires.
- Wine and food pairings
- Authentic wine experiences
- Country cuisines
- Variety of Camping to Luxury lodging
- Health and wellness experiences
- Cultural heritage
- Active wellness
- Wine festivals throughout the year
- Discovering hidden gems of local produce
- Animal parks
Three popular festivals take place in the valley throughout the year: Visitors will get the chance to get down to earth with the Hands-on Harvest festival in February or discover the romance of food and wine at the Slow food & wine festival in August. Our festival calendar concludes with the Wine on The River Festival in October where spring and fine wines are celebrated.
Diarize the main wine festivals coming up in 2020
A fresh year of exciting wine events is already underway. We’ve updated a selection of some of the main wine festivals and events to help you plan, especially if you want to extend your stay.
Get ahead of your busy schedule and diarize 2020’s food and wine festivals now. From large, family friendly shows to intimate, black-tie affairs – there’s plenty to get excited about.
8 Fun Wine Harvest Festivals
No matter how you look at it, wine farming just isn’t the same as any other kind of farming. You won’t find a cattle farmer hosting a special release of his 2020 vintage beef or a vertical tasting from a wheat farmer. And though some of the glamour and glory of winemaking might seem unfair to other farmers, it all makes a bit more sense during harvest time in the winelands.
Vineyards are lush and full of fruit and visitors get to be part of the harvest fun. Get a sense of the grape’s journey from vine to barrel with these eight harvest festivals.
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