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Wine lovers across South Africa gear up for Wine Town Stellenbosch 2023!

An epic celebration of wine, food, and hospitality that is sure to exceed all expectations

Stellenbosch, Western Cape (26th June 2023)- From Tuesday, August 1st to Sunday, August 6th, experience a diverse range of events, including farm walks, culinary creations, and expert-led tastings, designed to captivate every wine enthusiast. This year's festival promises even more excitement than ever before, dazzling guests throughout picturesque vineyards scattered across multiple wine farms in Stellenbosch. Immerse yourself and engage with passionate winemakers who have elevated Stellenbosch to its globally renowned status, showcasing exceptional quality cultivars.

Wine Town organizers have ensured that visitors will be enchanted by including notable organizations such as the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective, Chenin Blanc Association, and the Pinotage Association. It will be a masterclass on understanding the secrets behind age-old traditions deeply engraved in cultural history. The perfect occasion for families or friends to enjoy excellent cuisine paired with remarkable wine. Join us for six exciting days filled with fun activities centered around South Africa's famous wines, celebrating excellence at the Wine Town Stellenbosch, and paying homage to the extraordinary wines grown and made in this remarkable region.

To round off the festival, the highly anticipated grand finale, the Stellenbosch Wine Festival, takes place over two days at the historic Stellenbosch Town Hall, showcasing the best of Stellenbosch's finest wines while indulging palates with delicious cuisine. We invite you to indulge in a delightful wine-tasting experience on August 4th and 5th, featuring the best wineries in the region. From Friday, between 5:00 PM and 9:00 PM, to Saturday, between 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM, prepare your taste buds for over two hundred exceptional wines complemented by gourmet dishes crafted by acclaimed chef Bertus Basson.

Wine Town Stellenbosch will feature prominent names among the participating wineries, including Spier Wine Farm, Ernie Els Wine, Beyerskloof, and Kaapzicht, joined by newcomers Dorp St Wines and Compagniesdrift, promising a fresh and exciting lineup you wouldn't want to miss! Tickets are up for grabs starting from July 5th through our website, with prices commencing at R350 per person (early bird until 15 July). In addition, we encourage you to take time to explore Stellenbosch's captivating vineyards, where you can enjoy experiences such as curated grand Pinotage dinner at Simon Wine Emporium, a multitude of winemaker dinners and events including Blaauwklippen, a Stellenbosch terroir tasting for wine geeks and connoisseurs.

For more information, please contact Erica Taylor.

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