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Wacky Wine Weekend – Escape to the Valley of Wine!

08 April 2019

The famed Wacky Wine Weekend takes place from 7 – 9 June 2019. This well–established event has become a wine institution in the social calendars of people across the country. The Winter-festival attracts wine connoisseurs, novices, families and friends alike travelling far and wide to “taste the lifestyle”.

2019 marks Wacky Wine Weekend’s sweet 16th anniversary and the offering this year includes produce from over thirty established wineries and tourism establishments in the Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson region. The participating wineries will be opening their cellar doors to showcase the finest vintages in the Robertson Wine Valley. Over the course of Wacky Wine Weekend, award-winning wines can be savoured through tours, pairings and interactive tastings by exceptional winemakers. Live music, food stalls with hearty country cuisine and fun activities for children complete the well-rounded entertainment experience.

Book your accommodation in time and be sure to make your way to the lush Robertson Wine Valley, the perfect country escape, being a mere two hours from Cape Town on the famous Route 62.

Weekend pass tickets are available with a new ticketing partner, Howler, at at R200pp and R150pp for pensioners. Kids under 18 enter for free. Visit the festival website for the programme on what each participating winery and tourism establishment will showcase over the course of the weekend, to tailor made your own weekend escapade.

For additional information, please contact the Robertson Wine Valley office on 023 626 3167, or

Robertson Wine Valley has a zero-tolerance policy towards drinking and driving and is committed to providing a safe festival for all attendees. In light of this, numerous transport options are available with information on the festival website.

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