Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food

Two Festive Family Days Of Cool Wines & Hearty Food!

Elgin Valley wineries will be pulling out all the stops to offer two wine-packed days that showcase why Elgin 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, including crêpes, picnics, oysters, pizzas, afternoon teas, tapas and gourmet food truck offerings.

Tickets are on sale via Quicket – a two-day pass is just R230 and a one-day pass is R180. “After Party” tickets are R150 per person – available online and at the door on the night. Children under the age of 18 accompanied by an adult attend for free.The Peregrine Farm Stall and Elgin Railway Market are the collection points for wristbands, festival maps and tasting glasses.

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Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food 2020

Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food 2020

  • To work up an appetite there will be all sorts of fun activities including boules, barrel-rolling, a maze and a fresh farm produce & gift fair, with live bands, DJs and a Marimba band providing yet more atmosphere.
  • The Elgin Railway Market is the place to head to on the evening of Saturday 2nd May for the “After Party”, from 7pm. The market’s vendors will be open along with live music and a charity auction.
  • Our valley is family-friendly and festival activities for children include jumping castles, jungle gyms, swimming, pony rides, scavenger hunts, games, bicycle rides (bring your own bikes), a treasure hunt, and chocolate pizza making in aid of Grabouw Animal Welfare.
  • Bring your four-legged pals too – friendly dogs are welcome at a number of participating farms (please bring a leash).
  • Elgin Grabouw Tourism supports responsible drinking and we do not condone drinking and driving. A free shuttle service will cover various routes stopping at participating wine farms during the festival. Designated drivers get 1 free soft drink and a free festival day pass.
  • With so much to enjoy, we’d encourage festival visitors to make the most of the Elgin Valley by booking accommodation. From cosy farm cottages to luxury lodges, boutique hotels, airstream trailers and glamping, visitors will be spoilt for choice.
  • 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


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