Get into the swing of spring and sample superb wines at this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, over the weekend of 27 and 28 September. Wineries in and around the Valley will be pulling out the stops showcasing their finest new release wines. This year 21 wineries will be particiapting and include newcomers Babylonstoren, Eikehof, Black Elephant Vintners, Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons and Topiary Wines.
Don’t miss out on the wine specials either, valid for the weekend only. This year all wineries will be offering a “buy five, get the sixth bottle free” special, on selected wines. The perfect excuse to stock up on your wine collection as you travel from farm to farm. Choose to stop and sample wines or take in the entertainment and activities on offer at some of the farms.
Get your Uncorked Weekend Pass, at a cost of R120 per person. Prebookings through www.webtickets.co.za, or participating wine farms on the day. Collection points for pre-bought tickets are as follows:
• Allèe Bleue
• Anthonij Rupert Wyne
• Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Offices
• Haute Cabriere
• Lynx Wines
• Noble Hill
• Vrede & Lust
Your pass includes a tasting glass and free wine tastings at these wineries for the duration of the weekend.
For more info contact the Franschhoek Wine Valley offices on 021 876 2861 or visit www.franschhoekuncorked.co.za for further details and a list of participating farms. For regular updates follow us on Twitter @Franschhoek_SA.