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It's almost time for the annual Franschhoek Summer Wines festival!

03 Feb 2018

Summer is in full swing and it’s the perfect opportunity to sample seasonal inspired wines at the annual Franschhoek Summer Wines on Saturday, 3 February, at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards. An intimate and exclusive social calendar highlight where the Franschhoek Vigneron’s choices for Summer will be showcased.

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New Art Exhibition: Ink on Paper

17 Jul 2018 - 30 Jun 2019

A new exhibition, entitled Ink on Paper opens on 17 July in the La Motte Museum. The exhibition focuses on the main categories of printmaking, illustrated by a special selection of Rembrandt van Rijn etchings as well works by relevant South African artists and printmakers. The exhibition is on display until June 2019.
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Jordan Wine Estate Picnics

01 Sep 2018 - 31 Mar 2019

Jordan Wine Estate is launching their wildly popular picnics again this September following huge successes last year! Dream the day away on the lush lawns overlooking the Stellenbosch valley with a glass of wine in one hand and freshly baked bread in the other - bliss.
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Unwind with a Franschhoek country picnic at Grande Provence

01 Sep 2018 - 01 Apr 2019

Escape to the Franschhoek winelands and unwind with a scrumptious country-style picnic on the picture perfect Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate.
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Unwind with a Franschhoek country picnic at Grande Provence

01 Sep 2018 - 01 Apr 2019

Escape to the Franschhoek winelands and unwind with a scrumptious country-style picnic on the picture perfect Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate.
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Grande Provence oysters & bubbly pairing smacks of summer

09 Oct 2018 - 31 Mar 2019

Savour the ultimate taste experience of uplifting Méthode Cap Classique and fresh West Coast oysters atGrande Provence Heritage Wine Estatein Franschhoek.
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Summer Sundowners at Hidden Valley Wines

02 Nov 2018 - 29 Mar 2019

Hidden Valley Wines, situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains, offers a wine, dine & art experience of exceptional quality.
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Hazendal Dacha Picnics

28 Dec 2018 - 30 Apr 2019

Seasonal ingredients. Pure relaxation for friends and family.
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Witness all the Jordan cellar action with a Harvest Tour Experience

01 Feb 2019 - 31 Mar 2019

Get a first-hand view of the behind the scenes action in the cellar, during this amazing time of year, on the estate.
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The La Motte Harvest Experience – A Celebration Of Winelands Traditions

01 Feb 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

Whether you get up early to be in the vineyards for cool morning grape picking, stay up late for cellar pump-overs or just enjoy the mosbolletjies baked from the fermenting grape juice, the energy of harvest time in the Winelands is hard to resist. At La Motte, we invite you to share in the excitement with our annual Harvest Experience.

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Old Grenache Vines, Old Grenache Families, NEW Grenache Tastes

04 Feb 2019 - 31 Mar 2019

The mountain vineyards of Piekenierskloof are known to produce outstanding Grenache grapes sourced from Dryland bush vines planted between 1968 and 1988.
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Cinemagic In The Winelands This Summer

23 Mar 2019 - 23 Mar 2019

The Galileo Open Air Cinema is back for another sensational summer of spoiling locals and tourists alike with a magical movie experience under the stars. Due to popular demand from movie lovers across the Winelands, they have extended their screenings to take place EVERY Saturday at a host of gorgeous estates in Somerset West, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl and Wellington.
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