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Celebrate SA Cheese Festival’s 18th Year In 2019!

05 December 2018

The popular South African Cheese Festival celebrates a huge milestone in 2019 – its 18th anniversary! Festivalgoers can look forward to a truly unique experience of cheese and more during the three-day festival from Friday 26 April to Sunday 28 April 2019 at Sandringham outside Stellenbosch.

Come and experience why this award-winning festival deserves its most recent accolade as the Cape Winelands’ “Festival of the Year”! Discover the biggest variety of local and international cheeses, explore exciting taste combinations, browse and buy the finest niche produce, and enjoy a relaxing day out with family and friends.

The festival programme includes food theatres with tastings and presentations, live music, as well as fun activities such as the daily Ladismith Cheese carving competition. The festival times are from 10:00 to 18:00 daily. Sandringham is conveniently located next to the N1, Stellenbosch turn-off (exit 39), between Cape Town and Paarl.

Tickets cost R180 per person per day. Senior citizens pay R120 and children from 2 to 13 years R20. Tickets are available from Computicket, Shoprite and Checkers. No tickets will be sold at the gates. Cheese lovers who prefer a more exclusive experience can book for the Connoisseurs’ Experience for which only a limited number of tickets are available. This special package is available at R950 per person per day (only 18 years and above) from Claudine Wagner at

To unwrap more about the SA Cheese Festival's big 18 year celebration, visit, Twitter @SACheeseFest, Facebook @SACheeseFestival, Instagram @sacheesefest, or contact Agri-Expo at Tel 021 975 4440 or