Join Allée Bleue this year at the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival for #braai4Heritage inspired day with music to set the mood and scrumptious light braai and potjie meals made by our talented chefs.
Taste our award winning wines or join us at the “Bubbly Bar” for a glass of Cap Classique and “Discover the Magic”. Fresh home made products will also be available to the public for tasting and purchasing. Products such as Pesto’s, Olive and Olive Oil including our fresh Herbs will be available.
Kid’s entertainment will also be available which include activities like jungle gym, jumping castle and trampoline.
Fun for the whole family at Allée Bleue this Uncorked Festival!
Anthonij Rupert Estate
Anthonij Rupert Estate needs to be a ‘must visit on your Uncorked festival calendar!
Indulge in our legendary all-day Oyster Bar partnered with L’Ormarins Cap Classique wines. Sample the latest vintages of their innovative Protea wine range. Tuck in to our delicious braai’ed ribeye steak & mustard sandwiches. Taste our brand new Litchi Eau de Vie, which will be showcased at the festival with a cocktail bar featuring this unique and delicious product. N2ice Cream Company will be making Port ice cream, sure to hit the sweet spot in the end. Live entertainment from rocking Newton band completes the package for a perfect a day out in the country not to be missed.
Saturday, 26 September also marks the date for our annual Protea Party. A harvest style Winelands feast commences at 18h30, which includes food, wine and live entertainment @ R450 per person.
For reservations call 021 874 9041, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black Elephant Vintners
After last years success we will once again be doing the Cake and Wine pairing, so lookout for some
exciting new wines and cakes to challenge your taste buds!! We will also be releasing our new Amistad Pinotage 2014, which will be on a buy 6 pay for 5 special for the weekend.
In line with Heritage Day theme this year we will be doing a traditional South African braai with a South African wine. For this we have teamed up with Ryan Smith, of Ryan’s Kitchen fame, who will be offering a Braai Table cooked in ceramic “Big Green Eggs” accompanied by a complimentary glass of Amistad Pinotage.
Keep an eye on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/bevintners, for booking details, as numbers will be limited for both days.
Visit Boekenhoutskloof during the Uncorked Festival 2015 to celebrate the release of The Chocolate Block 2014 - our latest vintage. The Kitchen Jamming Blues Band will once again bring sexy back from 12:30 - 16:30, while Reuben’s BBQ Extravaganza will be cooking up a storm between 11:30 - 16:30, to serve you with delicious Prego steak rolls or Pork Belly Sandwiches with siracha Mayo. Buy 6 bottles and only pay for FIVE will also apply ALL WEEKEND long.
You also stand a chance of winning a case of The Chocolate Block 2014 - simply take a #selfie of you and your friends in front of The GIGANTIC Chocolate Block bottle and share if on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #RockTheBlock. Winners will be announced on Thursday 1 October via social media.
“FRANSCHHOEK UNCORKED 2015” AT BOSCHENDAL FARM - Our newly renovated Cellar Door Tasting Centre plays host to the Uncorked Festival this year, with many extra activities planned for uncorked visitors.
• We will be grilling thick, juicy Black Angus beef burgers, from our own pasture-fed herd, under the great oak.
• There will be sizzling Shiraz pork sausages,freshly made in our butchery, infused with the aromas of our Larone blend. Truly a “hot dog” with a difference!
• For an “Uncorked” wine tasting experience we present "Three colours of Boschendal": Red, White and Pink. Taste our luscious Cabernet- Shiraz blend, our elegant Rachel's Chenin and our popular Blanc de Noir with your “Uncorked” pass.
• “Uncorked” visitors are invited to take up the 5 + 1 deal that rewards you with a complimentary bottle of Garden Rosé when you buy 5 bottles of our classic 1685 collection of Boschendal wines.
• Palm Strings, our stylish musical duo, will be weaving their musical magic throughout the weekend for your enjoyment.
Also on Boschendal on Saturday, 26 September is The Jesse Jordan Band in Concert, hosted in the Olive Press Amphitheatre set against the mountain backdrop. Accompanying their chunky riffs and slick vocals, there will be stalls offering farm fresh food, wine, bubblies, craft beers, coffee and soft drinks for the price of R200 per adult and R175 for 12-18’s. (Includes R150 worth of food & beverage coupons). Under 12’s enter free. Visit www.boschendal .co.za for more info or to book.
Lie back on the lawns and dream of the summer to come!
Dieu Donné Vineyards
Dieu Donné Vineyards presents the Wacky Golf Day together with ROCA Restaurant. Take part in our annual Cork Golfing Challenge or test your creative skills with ‘Dressing up the Cork’. Enjoy Live music with the Mari Bosman Band on the Saturday and Johan Roos on Sunday. Taste Dieu Donné wines on the terrace while soaking in the scenery. Food offerings will include Lamb Rolls on the Spit and ‘Braai’- Hamburgers on the go #FHKBRAAI4HERITAGE
Eikehof is a family-owned vineyard with 4 generations of winemaking tradition. We invite you to join us under the historic old oak trees for a day filled with good wines and fun times for family and friends. On arrival, guests will receive a complimentary taste of our Rosé.
We will offer 4 of our Eikehof wines for tasting and guests can relax while enjoying live music from the The Flying Dakota’s and some delicious gourmet boerewors rolls and kebabs in celebration of Heritage Day. Catch our special offer on the newly released Chardonnay for only R50 a bottle. With the purchase of every 5 bottles of Eikehof wine, you receive the 6th bottle complementary!
We are looking forward to seeing you at this year’s festival!
The Family and Team at Eikehof
Four Paws Wines
Arouse your senses at Four Paws Wines with a weekend of good food, wine , music, art and entertainment.
Satisfy your hunger with a Greek style braaied lamb Panini, some Madame Fromage artisanal cheese, as well as chocolates from Cocoaffair.
Come satisfy your other senses by listening to some live music, and by feasting your eyes on stunning works of art by various artists.
Last but not least, enjoy the company of your 2 legged and our 4 legged friends with bottle or two of Four Paws Wines.
The Franschhoek Cellar
A different tasting experience under one roof:
• Live Entertainment by Level up band
• Hugenote fine chocolate tasting and sales
• Truckles cheese tasting and sales
• The franschhoek cellar uncorked menu
• Wine tasting and sales
• Wine specials
• Uber flavour ice tea tasting and sales
Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate
Grande Provence will have both our Angels Tears and Grande Provence wines available for tastings. Visitors can also pre-book for exclusive flagship wine tastings in the Jonkershuis on both days with our Cellar Master, Karl Lambour, from 11h00 to 11h30.
We will have pre packed picnic baskets and cheese boards available, as well as several lunch options such as mini curry lamb potjie bunnies, lemon and herb marinated deboned quail sosaties, gourmet braaibroodjies and prawn skewers with black garlic, lemon grass and charred red onion.
Celebrate the full of life journey at Haute Cabriere this “uncorked weekend”. Our spectacular views form the perfect backdrop to savour our delightful tapas-style cuisine, fine wines and delicious Cap Classique.
Thursday 24 September
“Braai for Heritage” and listening to the tunes of the Bottomless Coffee Band.
Bookings essential. Time: 11h00 – 18h00
Friday 25 September
The journey continues with the famous ZAMAR as the Friday evening’s entertainment. On offer will be our delicious tapas–style treats accompanied by our range of wines.
Booking essential. Limited space. Time: 19h00 – 23h00
Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 September
Treat yourself to “Haute” cuisine from our terrace menu on Saturday and Sunday, whilst enjoying the vibes of DJ Rene Tanguy’s “The Frenchman” and his A-Team; Take the challenge and test your skills with the ever popular Ratafia Ball Throwing competition to win some great prizes. #fulloflife
Tel: 021-876 8500 email: email@example.com
Thu: 11h00 – 18h00 Fri: 09h00 – 16h00 Sat: 11h00 – 17h00 Sun: 11h00 – 17h00
It is all about celebrating, celebrating our French and South African heritage with friends, family, great music, a traditional treat, French crepes and of course what it is all about … our award winning handcrafted wines!!!
Start in our state of the art cellar with a wine tasting. Whilst sipping on your vino browse through our petit farmers market. Pop over to our exotic flower stand … Clivia miniatas, Australian Rock Orchids and herbs ala provence from our garden for sale. Kick back and listen to Chris Rain enjoying roosterkoek from the fire or a decadent cheese platter from our local fromagerie. And for our little people we will have a supervised craft corner!
You can also join us for our latest and innovative pairing – “Loukoum” & Wine. Plums paired with roasted nuts, mulberries with mint and apricot with ginger … a must try. Limited spots available so book ahead – 021 876 2593
Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards
During the weekend of Franschhoek Uncorked, Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards will be presenting a special tasting package. Visitors in possession of Franschhoek Uncorked admission tickets will be offered a free tasting of three favourites from the versatile Leopard's Leap wine range: 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, 2015 Chardonnay Pinot Noir and 2014 Merlot.
Each day, from 11:30 – 15:00, visitors can enjoy a Rotisserie-style lunch that will include tender, juicy meats from the Rotisserie, complemented by an array of side dishes available from the seasonal Harvest Table.
In true South African fashion, we will also be offering traditional favourites such as braaibroodjies, as well as a cheese-and-meat platter, celebrating the fusion of flavours typical of local cuisine.
To tantalise the taste-buds even further, we will be serving three of our exciting wine cocktails: a Sauvignon Blanc Cooler, a Chardonnay Pinot Noir Cosmopolitan and the famous Merlot Milkshake.
And as a treat of a different kind, on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 – 16:00, a live performance by the pop-rock band, Slow Jack!
Join us at the ultimate Spanish fiesta with paella, gazpacho, live music and drinking from the traditional Porrón, as our National Winner at the SA Terroir Awards is unveiled, the Lynx Viognier 2014.
This year we add a touch of Spain to the Braai4Heritage theme by cooking our Paella on an open flame by no other then the well known Paella experts Mucho Gusto. Join ‘La Familia Lynx’ and mingle with the most beautiful young people in the Valley and dance to live Spanish guitar performed once again by crowd-pleaser Bienyameen and his gang. Join in the fun of drinking from the old traditional Spanish Porrón or Bota (bring an extra T-shirt in case you spill!). Before you leave be sure to stock up with our Annual Crazy Specials on selected wines.
The name "Maison" comes from the french word for "house". As well as being Chirs Weylandt's family home, it is also home to a range of award-winning wines and one of South Africa's top 20 restaurants. Maison will be hosting an informal house party over the Uncorked festival weekend. Relax on the veranda as the sounds of smooth live jazz filters over the verdant vineyards towards breathtaking mountains beyond. To celebrate Briaai4Heritage, our acclaimed chef Arno Janse van Rensburg will be preparing a phenomenal three-course gourmet braai over open wood fires. There'll also be smaller, on-the-go meals available for those who cant stay the entire day. Wines from our very own vineyards will be flowing in abundance. We'll be releasing our acclaimed 2013 Shiraz and 2015 Blanc de Noir - both available at special Uncorked prices. So spread the word, uncork a bottle and join us for a relaxed weekend under the oak trees.
Noble Hill meets Zona Rosa.
Step into the “zona rosa” at Noble Hill Wine Estate where the newly released 2015 Mourvedre Rosé is the star! Taste the pride in provenance estate wines with our winemaking team. Discover a selection of favourite Mexican and latin-inspired street food:
• Start early with coffee and sweet cinnamon churros dipped in chocolate.
• We’ll tempt you with a mercado style breakfast burrito or quesadilla.
• Midday brings flavour madness with braai-BQ’ed carne asada tacos on house-made corn tortillas.
• Adding our own “uncorked” twist, sip a velvety frozen margarita.
Or join us for lunch at cosecha Restaurant for our signature tableside guacamole and Sauvignon Blanc sangrita. No reservations. For more info call 021-874-3844 or check www.noblehill.com.
Plaisir de Merle
In celebration of our South African heritage, Plaisir de Merle will be offering a gourmet braai on 26 and 27 September where a selection of the wines will be offered at special cellar door price.
Our tasting centre which dates back to 1823, will be open for wine sales whilst delicious freshly baked bread, made with flour ground by our original historic water mill, will be for sale at the entrance to our wine cellar.
Plaisir de Merle has a long winemaking tradition dating back over 300 years and is one of the largest wine farms in the Cape with one of the most stunning settings.
Plaisir de Merle: Tel 021 874 1071, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: www.plaisirdemelre.co.za
Join us at Rickety Bridge for a traditional South African #Braai4Heritage feast on the lawns in front of the tasting room overlooking the vineyards. Try your hand in our Boule and Corn-Holing tournament, while listening to live entertainment, and stand a chance to win a stay in our luxury Cape Dutch Manor House
We will offer buy 5 and get the 6th bottle free on all Foundation Stone Wines.
Celebrate our unique local heritage in the true spirit of the Cape Winelands with traditional Kaapse cuisine, lekker live music and award-winning wine at Solms-Delta for Franschhoek Uncorked 2015!
On arrival at Solms-Delta, our guests will be able to taste our new lifestyle wines and watch performances of traditional music of the Cape which are scheduled to take place from 13:00 – 14:00 and 15:00 - 16:00 on Saturday and Sunday. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of wine for tasting, as well as fabulous platters or a traditional Braaibord in an authentic exploration of our diverse local culinary heritage. Of course, our friendly Solms-Delta staff will also be on hand to advise guests on perfect pairings of our food-friendly wines.
Join us for a wine-filled weekend in the wonderful winelands as we celebrate the return of spring and all things “Hiervandaan” at Solms-Delta!
WINE SPECIAL: Purchase 5 bottles of ANY LIFESTYLE RANGE and get 1 FREE!
Wine tastings available – Complimentary
Chenin Blanc, Rose, Shiraz and Koloni 2012
Join the team at Topiary Wines with its new owners, at this years' Uncorked Festival for a fun filled weekend.
Topiary has something for everyone; Boogie to live music from the upcoming South African Indie Band, Jackal and the Wind. The ladies can relax with a glass of bubbly while the men test their golfing skills with the Vineyard Golf Competition and the kids go wild on the Farm tractor ride.
In the spirit of National Braai Day, we will offer tasty Gourmet "Boerie" Rolls, which pair beautifully with our delicious wines.
Do not forget to come and take a picture at The Topiary Frame, with the beautiful mountains in the back ground, to stand a chance to win a case of stunning
10 year old Topiary Cabernet Sauvignon!
Vrede en Lust
Vrede en Lust Estate is celebrating HERITAGE and the arrival of SPRING this year at the annual Franschhoek Uncorked Festival.
Vrede en Lust Estate is celebrating the arrival of spring with a burst of flower power and a traditional braai with a gourmet twist. This year we will be joining the rest of Franschhoek as we braai for heritage at the annual Franschhoek Uncorked Festival on the 26th and 27th of September. #FHKBRAAI4HRITAGE
Guests will be treated to live music, new vintage releases and a gourmet braai on the plaza overlooking the majestic Simonsberg. We’ll also be celebrating our French heritage with boules tournaments throughout the weekend.
Our Red Ladies will be presenting Lindt Excellence dark chocolate and wine tastings at certain time-slots (be sure to book in advance) whilst little visitors will be treated to face painting-fun. Bring your family and come and enjoy the view, the braai, the arrival of spring and last but not least – amazing Vrede en Lust wines!
Lust Bistro & Bakery will be open for breakfast and lunch throughout the weekend.
For more details and to book your tickets visit www.webtickets.co.za.