Celebrate Robertson Wine Valley in Spring on the banks of the Breede River at the 12th annual Wine on the River festival.
During the weekend of 20 - 22 October 2017, the banks of the Breede River on Goudmyn Farm will come alive with the valley’s esteemed winemakers, local chefs and producers. This picturesque centralized festival gives consumers the opportunity to taste award-winning wines from almost 30 wineries. Unwind, relax and enjoy fresh country air, beautiful scenery and warm spring sunshine with an array of delightful treats, local country cuisines and great music.
This idyllic, open-air spring festival is a family event. The young will be entertained with a dedicated kids-area, boat cruises, horse- and tractor rides. Explore the new #TastetheLifestyle tent with an exciting line up of new offerings. Book your slot for a tutored wine tasting with a local winemaker focusing on a specific cultivar of the valley, wine pilates, food and wine demo’s and bubbles and brushes to bring out the artist in you. Book your ticket on Webtickets from August.
Take note that this year the Robertson Wine Valley is partnering with Breedenet Wireless Internet Service Provider, bringing free WiFi to all festival goers. Find out more about Breedenet by clicking on the icon below.
Taste the best of the Valley Interactive Tastings @R70 - Only 8 slots available | 30 Seats | R70pp
For the wine curious, there are a series of tutored wine tastings with a wine expert. This series of varietal-specific vertical tastings are the perfect way to experience the variety of winemaking styles and terroir of this dynamic region. The tastings are hosted in a marquee tent overlooking the Breede River, which is an unbeatable way to truly experience the beauty in our glasses and the surrounds. More information here.
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Early Bird rates are R250pp - this deal includes the entire weekend and is only valid until 30 September. Normal weekend tickets rates will resume from 1 October for R280pp.
All tickets includes a wine glass, a bottle of water, a free shuttle on Saturday, free wine tasting and live music.
Note that a discount will be offered on cases of wine in the bulkwine tent to pensioners
FRIDAY: 12:00 - 18:00
SATURDAY: 10:00 - 18:00
SUNDAY: 11:00 - 15:00
From Cape Town take the N1 towards Worcester. Take the R60 turn off right towards Robertson. Robertson is about 40km further. Drive through the town of Robertson. At the traffic circle, turn right on the R317 towards Bonnievale. Festival Site is on Goudmyn Farm 13km further on your right hand side.
Please note that the festival area has a rough terrain and as such is not disabled-friendly. However with assistance from friends, some visitors will be able to guide themselves satisfactory. Special parking bays closer to the entrance can be booked in advance - kindly contact email@example.com
A FREE shuttle service is included in your ticket for Saturday. This service will run between Bonnievale, Montagu and Robertson during festival hours. Limited shuttles available - please be prepared to wait patiently for your next shuttle to pitch. See schedule here.
Convenient designated parking areas will be clearly sign-posted en route.
Shuttle services will be available. More information to follow.
Robertson Wine Valley supports the ARA campaign. This campaign is focused on the prevention of the negative consequences of alcohol abuse. More information here.
If you are over the legal limit of alcohol content and need a driver to take you and your vehicle home - contact PENDEL. Friends don't let friends drive drunk! More information to follow.
All trips are taken on own risk and that neither the Robertson Wine Valley, the organisers, staff, members nor companies used or their driver(s) will be responsible for any injuries or losses that may occur.
In compliance with the laws of responsible serving of alcohol; Wine WILL NOT be served to intoxicated guests. Drunk or disorderly guests will not be permitted to remain on the premises Your safety is our concern – please taste responsibly – DON'T DRINK & DRIVE.