Wines to taste on Vaal

Monday, 5 August, 2013
Renate de Villiers
The Riviera on Vaal Hotel and Country Club and its sister company, Maccauvlei on Vaal, is partaking in the annual Vaal Meander Wine Route this year, celebrating the wine route’s tenth year of wine tasting on Vaal.

Wine tastings takes place at the Riviera on Vaal Hotel and Maccauvlei on Vaal on weekends for only R20.00 per person. The following wines will be featured in the list of wines to taste on Vaal:

Zorgvliet Wines:

Zorgvliet Wines has been served at the Riviera on Vaal Hotel and Country Club since 2003, evidently now also served at Maccauvlei on Vaal. The brand’s popular ranges, including Zorgvliet Petit Verdot and Zorgvliet Sauvignon Blanc are some of the wines to be tasted at the Riviera on Vaal Hotel during the wine route. An additional wine range, Zorgvliet Silver Myn, can be tasted at Maccauvlei on Vaal.

Muratie Wine Estate:

Muratie, one of South Africa’s oldest wine farms, will also provide guests with some tastings at the Riviera on Vaal Hotel and Country Club during the Vaal Meander Wine Route, offering a selection of their finest wines like Ansela van de Caab blended red wine and their Ben Prins Port.

For more information on the wine tastings and accommodation options at the Riviera on Vaal and Maccauvlei on Vaal, contact them here:

Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club: 016 420 1300 or

Maccauvlei on Vaal: 016 420 2000 or

About the Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club

A Luxury Hotel that’s the perfect all rounder – be it entertaining the whole family or hosting that all important business event – located 45 minutes away from Johannesburg on the banks of the Vaal River. The hotel offers guests varied options for families with small children, romantic couples or business guests. It boasts a magnificent river views and friendly and efficient staff, always committed to giving each individual guest the very special experience they deserve. From water sport, conferencing and river cruising to relaxing spa treatments, there’s a lot to be enjoyed. The 18-hole golf course is very popular, as is the 9-hole Pitch & Putt, which is a great activity for couples, families and teambuilding. Also on offer are various restaurant options. This resort offers a very family friendly environment.

About Maccauvlei on Vaal

A welcoming country lodge and conferencing venue in the Vaal, open to both leisure and conference guests. Maccauvlei on Vaal has a variety of entertainment options only 45 minutes away from Johannesburg, offering 92 rooms, 8 conference rooms, 1 boardroom, an auditorium and a lapa. Situated next to the Maccauvlei golf course, evidently also on offer are golfing packages, sport group accommodation, bird watching, wedding venues, photography and culture weekends and more.