Robertson Wine Valley proudly presents
the 13th annual Wacky Wine Weekend.
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Discover the stories behind the bottle, embrace country life and come taste the lifestyle!
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Embrace all the fun-filled wine activities, outdoor adventures, live music, fine dining and a myriad of entertainment for the whole family.
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Almost 40 wine farms and boutique wineries showcase their award winning wines over the four days.
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Wacky Wine Weekend 2 - 5 June 2016

Taste the Lifestyle at the 13th annual Wacky Wine Weekend 2 – 5 June proudly hosted by Robertson Wine Valley. Over 40 wineries, boutique wineries and tourist establishments showcase the valley’s homepagetagsaward winning wines over the four days. Join thousands of wine lovers for master wine-tastings, exquisite wine and food pairings, educational wine presentations and private tastings with the Valley’s most esteemed winemakers. Visitors can explore the valley and pleasure their palates by the use of the new coupon system for free tastings at each winery. Embrace all the fun-filled wine activities, outdoor adventures, live music, fine dining and a myriad of entertainment for kids.

    • Join thousands of other wine lovers meandering between estates, sampling sublime vintages, meeting the knowledgeable winemakers, taking part in tutored tastings and embracing country life.

    WINE

    • Create your own picnic basket by choosing local olives, cheese, charcuterie and preserves from the deli’s. Warm up with hearty soups, roosterkoeke and vetkoeke. Enjoy freshly baked bread with home-made jams. Indulge in farmstyle breakfasts, fresh produce and family recipe dishes. From canapes, gourmet platters to locally made treats, there will be something to enjoy for everyone.

    FOOD

    • Each of the wineries will have a feast of special activities planned. Most are included in your weekend pass, others work as a pay as you go. For music enthusiasts enjoy live music such as Afrikaans, blues, folk, country and classic and featuring artists Karen Zoid, Manouche, Bottomless Coffee, local artists and more. Multiple outdoor adventures such as golf, horseshoe throw, vineyard trail run, colour run, MTB rides, shot for shot chip challenges to name a few. For the romantic at heart go for a massage, seal your love at the love lock wall, dance the night away or enjoy wine in front of a fireplace.

    ENTERTAINMENT

    • We cater for the whole family. Jungle gyms, ball sports, jumping castles, giant chess, face painting, petting zoo, tractor rides even non-alcoholic food and wine pairings.

    KIDS

    • Robertson Wine Valley supports the use of wine in a responsible manner. As part of our commitment to bring you a safe festival, a zero tolerance policy will be upheld with regards to drinking and driving. Assign a designated driver, support local taxi’s or book shuttles. The valley’s Traffic Department will act where necessary. Oblige by the traffic rules by not parking on the roads but at the designated parking areas.

    RESPONSIBLE TASTING

    • Buy your ticket through WebTickets, choose the winery that will be your first stop. When you arrive, exchange your WebTicket at your first stop for your Wacky Passport consisting of your wine glass, water bottle, wristband, programme and coupons. Guests will be able to use the brand new coupon system to enjoy free tastings at each participating winery.

    WACKY PASSPORT

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Programme



Click on a logo to view their Wacky Wine Weekend programme OR filter your results by clicking on an icon below.

Each participant winery or tourism establishment hosts their own activities over the weekend over and above the coupons tastings. Most activities are included in your passport, but some are pay as you go. Bookings and payment are made directly with each host. The festival tasting hours are as follows: Thursday 14:00 - 17:00 | Friday 10:00 - 17:00 | Saturday 10:00 - 16:00 | Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.
Wineries may offer other activities after these hours, view the programme for more info.

Click here to download the programme in PDF format

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Tickets


Book now at Webtickets.

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Adults (18+)

R150
Includes entrance for the whole weekend, A wine glass, Water and tasting vouchers at each winery

Designated Drivers
(18+ and not drinking)

R150
Includes entrance for the whole weekend, Water and goodies

Kids (under 18)

Free

Purchase your ticket online and choose your first stop. On the weekend exchange your Webticket at your first stop for your passport (wine glass, coupons, programme, water, wristband and goodiebag) No entry to participating wineries without a wristband.

    • The coupon system is new. It is combined with the programme booklet. Included in your ticket are 6 free wine tastings coupons per cellar. Any other tasting / wine per glass / per bottle is charged at a price and varies per host.

    Coupon System

 

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  • Buddy Bus: Day In-and-Out trips

If you cannot find accommodation in the area, no problem!! Get a group together and we will collect you from Somerset West, Stellenbosch, Paarl or anywhere in the Cape Town area. The vehicle hired is yours for the day to travel between wineries but limited to one address drop off and pick up. The service is available from 08h00-19h00. If you need the services after 19h00, please request this in advance from your driver (extra costs involved) Contact A2B Charters should you need more information. Jacques - 083 258 4769 or info@a2bcharters.co.za.

  • Buddy Bus: Shuttle

Visitors rent a shuttle for the day for a minimum of 7 people. The service is available from 08h00 – 19h00 and you will be picked up, and dropped again at your accommodation in the Robertson Wine Valley. (One pick up and drop off If you need the services after 19h00, please request this in advance from your driver - extra costs involved). The service must be booked in advance and paid for in full by 27 May 2016. Contact A2B Charters should you need more information. Jacques - 083 258 4769 or info@a2bcharters.co.za.

  • Wacky Fun Bus

Want to go on your own? Join the WACKY FUN BUS! Buses will depart from Waterfront, Tyger Valley, Stellenbosch (Butterfly World - extra transport available from Stellenbosch to Butterfly World) and Paarl on Saturday, 4 June 2015, at 08h00 to 09h00 for a special day trip. The bus will return at 18h00. Contact A2B Charters should you need more information. Jacques - 083 258 4769 or info@a2bcharters.co.za.

  • Local Taxis

Had too much to drink and need a ride home? Contact the nearest local taxi organisation to arrange a safe ride home. Please discuss rate with relevant driver in advance.
Ashton: 074 465 9831 / 071 245 7010
Bonnievale: 072 700 7242
Montagu: 072 888 6265 / bamperwp@gmail.com
Robertson: 076 386 4700 or 082 592 1451 / rob.visagietaxis@gmail.com
McGregor: 072 620 8996 / 076 386 4700

  • Designated Drivers

In order for you to enjoy the festival safely, we compiled a list of Designated Drivers. Click here to view their contact details for availability and bookings. Rates may vary between drivers depending on your size of group and needs.
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  • Fly in packages

For our friends from further afield, Beyond Reach has put together great packages that includes flights, car rental and accommodation. Prices below are a guideline only.All packages are per person sharing and subject to availability, the earlier you book – the cheaper it will be. For bookings/more info please contact 023-6143937 /info@beyondreachafrica.co.za

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Partners

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    Proud host of the Wacky Wine Weekend
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    Community partner