Elgin Grabouw Tourism is delighted to announce the Elgin Cool Wine & Country Festival will take place on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May 2020, and that Nedbank is proud sponsor of the event.
Elgin’s wine farms are pulling out all the stops to offer two wine-packed days that showcase why the Elgin Valley has become renowned as the home of South African cool climate wines. Visit each of the participating wine farms to taste their exceptional wines and enjoy exclusive festival opportunities such as guided tastings with winemakers, big bottle tastings and cellar tours.
Feast on a variety of delicious fare at each farm and join in the fun activities before heading to the Elgin Railway Market on Saturday evening for the “After Party”. The market’s vendors will be open along with live music and a charity auction.
Tickets are on sale via Quicket, which includes a two-day pass for R230 and a one-day pass for R180. The Peregrine Farm Stall and Elgin Railway Market are the collection points for wristbands, festival maps and tasting glasses.
This year will feature a Saturday night “After Party” & Charity Auction will take place at the Elgin Railway Market, tickets for this event are R150 per person – available online at Quicket and at the door on the night. Children under the age of 18 accompanied by an adult attend for free.
As part of our Responsible Drinking Campaign and in partnership with Appletiser, Elgin Grabouw Tourism is organising Complementary Shuttle Services for all ticket holders throughout the Festival. They will also reward Designated Drivers with a free Appletiser at each of the participating wine farms. There are also options to purchase day return transport packages from Cape Town and Somerset West.
For more information on the Elgin Cool Wine & Country Festival, participating wineries, accommodation and other activities in the valley, please visit www.ecwcf.winesofelgin.co.za – and follow Experience Elgin on social media: Facebook , Twitter and Instagram #ElginCoolFest