Winter has come to the Western Cape, bringing with it some much needed rain and despite the slight chill in the air, there is still plenty going on. Don’t give into the temptation to stay snuggled up under your duvet… get out there!
Here at Bartinney we have hatched a plan, and are hosting a series of events at the Wine & Champagne Bar and the estate’s Tasting Shed. So here is a cheeky little roundup of things get your teeth stuck into in the Western Cape.
1 – Vinyl Virgins at Bartinney Wine & Champagne Bar –
23rd June, 6pm,Bartinney Wine & Champagne Bar, Bird Street, Stellenbosch – No reservations, first come first serve –
Join us to bring in the weekend, we will have Laing De Villiers on the record deck, playing ‘wine down’ tunes of yesteryear. Pop in for a glass or two of wine and something to nibble. Get it in your diary now and see you there!
2 – Taste the Helderberg 2017 –
15th June, 5pm -9pm, Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West. Cost R100
With a red the theme of choice, the wineries and their restaurants are asking guests to shed the winter blues. This as the chance to get an early-bird try of some the wines in the area- we also hear it through the grape vine that some of the wines will be available to take home at a special prices for one night only.
3 – Dornier Bodega Father’s Day Lunch –
18th June, Dornier Bodega Restaurant, Blauuwklippen Road, Stellenbosch
Treat your dad this Sunday to lunch with a view. Tuck into Dornier’s Smoked Venison, Line Caught Fish of the Day and go-on (there are no calories on Sundays) squeeze in their Dark Chocolate Fondant. We hear that there is an option to enjoy a wine to compliment each course, so go on splash out!
4 – Root44 Parkrun
Every Saturday, 8am, Audacia Wines, Stellenbosch
Run by volunteers the weekly 5km Parkrun is completely free, the perfect way to get up and out and keep fit! Oh and then you will deserve discovering all the delicious nibbles at the R44 market – come rain or shine.
5- Under the Roof at Bartinney Tasting Shed – Full Moon –
7th July, from 5pm, Bartinney Tasting Shed, Helshoogte, Stellenbosch
After the success of this month’s Under the Roof at Bartinney, we are putting on another cosy acoustic music evening, in the light of the full moon. As with last time, from 5pm there will be plentiful Bartinney wines, craft beer and food on offer – watch out for more information on this soon.
Reservations are essential (sadly we have limited space). Please email Rosie to enquire: firstname.lastname@example.org.