What’s On: Franschhoek Winter Wines (17 August 2013)

Bid a fond farewell to winter in style and make your way to the Franschhoek Motor Museum, L’Ormarins Estate on Saturday, 17 August for this year’s Franschhoek Winter Wines. Regarded as one of South Africa’s leading wine and culinary destinations, some of Franschhoek’s finest wineries will be showcasing their top winter wines at this intimate event.

Participating wineries include, amongst others, La Bri, Morena, Colmant, Môreson, Anthonij Rupert Wines, Franschhoek Cellars, Bellingham, Noble Hill, Leopard’s Leap, La Motte, Solms-Delta and Haut Espoir. As you sample the wines on offer make use of the opportunity to engage with the winemakers, affording you their undivided attention.

Relax and unwind in a warm and cosy environment, taking in the beauty of your surroundings as live entertainment throughout the day assures you of a memorable experience. Car enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice as the Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a unique opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history.  This includes an extraordinary and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins.

The festival will be open from 12pm until 5pm, and the tickets cost R180 per person, which includes your entrance fee to the event, tasting of all the wines on show and admission to the Franschhoek Motor Museum. Tickets can be purchased directly from www.webtickets.co.za and booking is essential as tickets are limited.

Those wishing to spend the night will be spoilt for choice with accommodation ranging from the finest bed and breakfasts to luxurious boutique hotels, all nestling in a picturesque and safe environment.

For more information or bookings contact the Franschhoek Wine Valley office on 021 876 2861 or office@franschhoek.org.za. Join our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter #fhkwinter.


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