The Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, which takes place over the weekend of 16 and 17 September, is the perfect excuse to bid Winter farewell and embrace the splendor of Spring, as your taste buds are treated to a plethora of superb wines from one of SA’s premier wine destinations.
Sample new releases wines as well as a handful of gems as you travel from farm to farm throughout the weekend. The Franschhoek Vignerons will be pulling out all the stops to ensure you have the most amazing wine experience. New release wines may include Summer inspired Rosés or lighter styled reds, whilst the gems is anyone’s guess. One thing is for sure is that if you’re not there you’re missing out. The festival offerings are the perfect opportunity to stock up for the upcoming festive season or that special celebration you have planned.
Adding to the festivities visitors will be kept entertained for hours with the activities on offer at the participating farms. Ranging from live music, giant Jenga or Spanish inspired entertainment, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone.
Wine tasting is bound to work up an appetite and here the farms have it all sorted out. Choices include gourmet sit down meals or simply mouthwatering tapas style food. Guaranteed to fill any gap.
With so much on offer be sure to make a weekend of your Uncorked experience. Choose from a wide selection of accommodation establishments in and around the valley to make your weekend so much more memorable.
Valid for the entire weekend, the Franschhoek Uncorked Pass costs R150 per person and pre-booking through www.webtickets.co.za is essential. Your pass includes entry to the participating farms, a complimentary tasting glass and tastings of the wines on show.
For more info contact the Franschhoek Wine Valley offices on 021 876 2861, or follow us on Twitter @Franschhoek_SA, for regular updates.