Taste the Lifestyle at the 16th annual Wacky Wine Weekend
7 - 9 June 2019 proudly hosted by Robertson Wine Valley.
This well–established event has become a wine institution in the social calendars of people across the country, attracting wine connoisseurs, novices and families & friends alike travelling far and wide.
2019 marks Wacky Wine Weekend’s 16th anniversary and the offering this year includes produce from over thirty established wineries and tourism establishments in the Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson region. The participating wineries will be opening their cellar doors to showcase the finest vintages in the Robertson Wine Valley. Over the course of Wacky Wine Weekend, award-winning wines can be savoured through tours, pairings and interactive tastings by exceptional winemakers. Live music, food stalls with hearty country cuisine and fun activities for children complete the well-rounded entertainment experience. Tickets available from Howler.
Festival general tasting hours are: Friday- Sunday: 10:00-16:00. Note that there may be events outside of these hours at selected establishments. See programme for this information.
Download the 2019 WACKY PROGRAMME here of all participating wineries and tourism establishments.
Each participating winery or tourism establishment will host their own activities on the weekend over and above the coupon tastings. Most activities are included in your passport, but some are pay as you go. Bookings and payments are made directly with each host.
*Programme may change at any time.
Online tickets are on sale with Howler.
You may purchase on the weekend of the festival at any participating winery.
Online tickets are on sale with Howler.
You may purchase on the weekend of the festival ONLY at the following wineries: Arendsig, Ashton Winery, Bon Courage, Le Roux & Fourie, Robertson Wine Valley office, Robertson Winery or Rooiberg.
Option 1: Purchase your weekend passport online with Howler. Choose your first stop. On the Wacky Wine Weekend, exchange your Howler passport at your selected first stop in exchange for your passport goods.
Option 2: Purchase your weekend passport on the Wacky Wine Weekend at any participating winery or tourism establishment to receive your passport goods.
* No entry to participating wineries / tourism establishments without a passport.
For day trips to the festival from CTI Airport, Somerset West, Stellenbosch, Cape Town, Paarl/Wellington, Ceres, Constantia, Houtbay and Atlantic Seaboard area. More info on A2B Tours, click here.
Shuttle service from Cape Town airport to Wacky Wine and back, as well as full day shuttle rentals. For more info, book directly with Ginger Monkey Safaris & Tours here.
Our open-air safari vehicle will circle 7 of the Wacky Wine Weekend estates every 90 minutes for you to hop-on and hop-off as you like! We depart from Robertson at 9h30, 11h00 and 12h30. Or hop-on at any of the 7 wine estates. Book your Wacky Wine Weekend transport for only R180 per person at email@example.com. More info here.
Gravel and Grape Tours and Transfers offer a daily return shuttle for a small group (max. 6 people). This includes travelling to and from participating wine farms and estates throughout the day. For pricing and contact details please click HERE.
Already booked your accommodation and want to book a local taxi to drive you around? No Problem, contact the nearest local taxi organisation to arrange a safe ride home. 083 490 0589 or 078 529 7360. Learn more about our local taxis / shuttle services here.
Take a 4-day BUS TOUR via Cape Town to Robertson Wine Valley with JB Bus Tours. 6 - 9 June 2019. Inclusive of transport, accommodation in Montagu, daily breakfast, Wacky tickets and tour guide. Only R4500pp! Read more here.
JB Train Tours invites you to join us on our flight tour package to the 16th Wacky Wine Weekend (WWW)
in the Robertson Wine Valley in the Western Cape. Click here for more info and to book.
Enjoy a scenic drive by rail, road and air and explore the Valley from a different view from JB Train Tours. Departing from Jo’burg via train to Robertson Wine Valley and back via flights from Wednesday 5 June - Sunday 9 June 2019. Includes transport, Wacky tickets, accommodation and daily breakfast for only R7700pp. More info here.
If you are interested in offering shuttle / taxi / day trips or any form of transport over the Wacky Weekend, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get listed here.