8 November, 2018 | Transition into summer and savour the best of the season while sipping on fine champagne and wine at these local engagements.
Steenberg Garden Party
Experience a selection of Steenberg wines and tuck into a harvest table laden with fresh culinary delights. From the youthful and vivacious Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc and Méthode Cap Classique, the garden soirée is a journey of discovery into Steenberg’s signature cool climate wines in South Africa’s oldest wine region.
For more information visit Steenberg’s website.
Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival
Celebrate the start of the festive season in style by joining Grande Provence at the annual Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival during the first weekend of December. Explore the magnificent trio of Grande Provence Méthode Cap Classique and savour the ultimate taste experience with fresh oysters at the festival.
For more information visit Grande Provence’s website.
Lazy days and lawn blankets at Fairlawns
Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa is hosting its annual 5-star picnics series throughout spring and summer. The decadent event includes a gourmet picnic hamper designed by Executive Chef Jandri Niemand, a welcome drink and live entertainment on the lawns throughout the afternoon. The hotel’s beautiful grounds is the perfect place to unwind on a sunny Johannesburg afternoon.
For more information visit Fairlawns’ website.
Moët & Chandon’s Golden Tree Lighting Ceremony
As the countdown to the festive season begins, it’s worth experiencing Cape Town’s grand Moët & Chandon Golden Tree, created entirely from champagne bottles – 1 800 of them to be exact. The soiree takes place on 29 November at 7pm at Silo 7, adjacent to the Radisson Red at the V&A Waterfront Silo District. The festivities also include performances by the acclaimed South African Youth Choir and the Cape Town City Ballet.
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The Grand Prix Garden Party
The Grand Prix Festival culminates with a nostalgic collection of classic cars at Val de Vie Luxury Estate on 1 and 2 December. The event will see an evocative display of the original cars that took part in the South African Grands Prix during the 1930’s. The happenings include a live demonstration of the cars, at controlled speeds, to allow the public to get up close to these magnificent machines and hear their beautiful exhaust notes.
The five star Drivers Club VIP Hospitality facility will also play host and allow prestigious access to the event, with fine food on offer throughout the day in luxurious surroundings and the opportunity to rub shoulders with the Grand Prix car owners as well as other like-minded individuals.
For more information visit South African Grand Prix’ website.