Superb spring and summer events at historic Vergelegen Estate

Monday, 30 September, 2013
Vergelegen Estate
Vergelegen, the magnificent 313-year-old Somerset West estate known for its wine, culture, history and biodiversity, has announced a series of select events taking place over the next six months.
They range from adventurous dining at Camphors, the estate’s stunning signature restaurant, to sunset tours of the world-famous vineyards, and environmental safaris ranging over 2200 hectares of estate land cleared of alien vegetation.

Adventurous dining
Camphors chef PJ Vadas and sommelier Christo Deyzel will share their knowledge and love of good food and world-class wine in the sumptuous surroundings of Camphors. Surrounded by fine works of art and exquisite table settings, guests will enjoy superb themed dinners.

Dates: Friday 4 October 2013| Saturday 30 November 2013 | Friday 7 February 2014| Friday 7 March 2014. Time: 19h00 for 19h30. Cost and themes to be confirmed per event. For more information and bookings: +27.218471346.

Sunset vineyard tours
The sightseeing adventures at dusk will include a tour of, and wine tastings in, the spectacular setting of the world-renowned vineyards. There will be stops for beautiful sunset views of False Bay, and time to sample delicious canapés until the tour ends with a light meal complemented by fine wines at the relaxed bistro-style Stables at Vergelegen restaurant.

Dates: Friday 11 October 2013 | Friday 15 November 2013 | Friday 24 January 2014 | Friday 14 February 2014 | Friday 14 March 2014.Time: 18h00 for 18h30. Depart from the Vergelegen cellar. Cost: R250 per person, excluding wine and beverages with dinner. For more information and bookings: +27.218472156.

Environmental safari tour
Vergelegen has undertaken a vast alien vegetation clearing project, arguably the largest private conservation project in the country. This is a unique opportunity to find out more about the rich rewards – from abundant water springs to rare birds and plants. Sample select wines – the returns of such investments – on your tour before enjoying a light meal at the Stables at Vergelegen. 

Dates: Friday 25 October 2013 | Friday 29 November 2013 | Friday 21 February 2014 | Friday 28 March 2014. Time: 18h00 for 18h30. Departing from Stables at Vergelegen. Cost: R250 per person, excluding wine and beverages with dinner. For more information and bookings: +27.218472156.

For more details and updates, please visit Vergelegen website and join them on Facebook and follow on Twitter.