Get your feast on in the winelands this Heritage Day

Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 - Trudie Webb (Editor)
The thought of messing up your mother-in-law's 'braaibroodjie' on Heritage Day/Braai Day giving you sleepless nights? The winelands offers both the traditional and South African heritage food with a twist. See who will be lighting the fires and who has the melktert...

A quintessential South African gourmet braai at Klein Constantia (Constantia Wine Route  - Cape Town)

Whilst chef and his team are manning the coals outside, you can indulge in a 2 or 3 course braai menu sitting outside under the picturesque Jacaranda trees (don’t worry, there will be a vegetarian option too). With a wine special to take advantage of, gather your family and friends for a true gastro braai experience you won’t want to miss! Read more here

Feast on braai platters at Benguela Cove (Hermanus)

Listen to live music, feast on braai platters, enjoy delicious wine and let the kids play a round of Pirate Adventure Golf or enjoy our fun courtyard games whilst you relax.

21 September 2019 from 11h00 to 15h00. More details here

Spitbraai at Klawer Wine Cellars (Klawer, Northern Cape)

20 teams will battle it out in a braai competition while the rest can enjoy the spitbraai, live music, kids entertainment, ice cold wine and food stalls. More details here

Heritage Day Braai at Grande Provence (Franschhoek)

Meat lovers can delight in a variety of braai specialities such as artisanal boerewors, rump steak and chicken sosaties prepared on the coals in traditional half drums. The Bistro’s harvest table, laden with fresh salads, home-baked breads and sweet treats, completes this easy-going lunch experience. More details here 

National Braai Day at Val du Charron (Wellington)

Full a la carte menus available at both restaurants with braai day meals on specail like traditional braai broodjies in the pizza oven, sosaties, potato salad and a combo of the Grillroom's finest wors, chops and steak. Live music at the Grillroom with Sterren, Marimba Band performance, mechanical bull rides and plenty of other fun for the kids. Apart from excellent wines they also have brandy and coke and Amarula to make it a real SA party. More details here

A Farm Feast at Boschendal (Franschhoek)

Boschendal is shaking things up a bit with a market-style event. Guests can eat from mutiple food stands showcasing our award winning produce. These delicious plates will be served from 13h00 to 15h00. A variety of live musical performances will happen through the afternoon. Little ones will be entertained by a puppet show and face painting. More details here

Tuck into a heritage-inspired picnic at Spier (Stellenbosch)

Leave those city workday cares behind as you soak up the spring sun surrounded by a record number of 21 beautiful gables – more than any other Cape wine farm. Your Heritage Day picnic basket will be just as delightful as the view, crammed full of tasty Southern African favourites, including mosbolletjies with butter and jam, farm-baked bread, smoked snoek and corn samoosas, pickled fish and chicken with peri-peri mayonnaise. Save space for the Amarula fudge! More details here 


Join the #tastesunshine initiative, where we encourage you to open and share great South African Wines on Braai day | 24th September | Heritage Day – and taste a little bit of sunshine in your glass. 

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