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Wacky Wine Weekend 7 - 9 June 2019

homepagetags 2017Taste 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.

    • Join thousands of other wine lovers meandering between estates, sampling sublime vintages, meeting the knowledgeable winemakers, taking part in tutored tastings and embracing country life.

    WINE

    • Local olives | Cheese | Charcuterie | Preserves | Hearty soups | Roosterkoeke | Vetkoeke | Freshly baked bread | Home-made jams | Farmstyle breakfasts | Fresh produce | Family recipe dishes | Canapes | Gourmet platters | Locally made treats and more!

    FOOD

    • Each of the wineries will have a feast of special activities planned. Most are included in your weekend pass, others work as a pay as you go. Expect live music, outdoor adventures, romantic activities, family fun and much more.

    ENTERTAINMENT

    • We cater for the whole family. Jungle gyms, jumping castles, giant chess, face painting, rodeo bull and more.

    KIDS

    • Robertson Wine Valley supports the use of wine in a responsible manner. As part of our commitment to bring you a safe festival, a zero tolerance policy will be upheld with regards to drinking and driving. Assign a designated driver, support local taxi’s or book shuttles. The valley’s Traffic Department will act where necessary. Oblige by the traffic rules by not parking on the roads but at the designated parking areas.

    RESPONSIBLE TASTING

    • Buy your ticket through Howler, choose the winery that will be your first stop. When you arrive, exchange your Howler at your first stop for your Wacky Passport consisting of your wine glass, water bottle, wristband with digital coupons, and programme. Guests will be able to use the coupon system to enjoy free tastings at each participating winery.

    WACKY PASSPORT

  • Wacky Wine

Programme

 

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.

Tickets

ADULTS (18+):

R200pp
Online tickets are on sale with Howler.
You may purchase on the weekend of the festival at any participating winery.

PENSIONERS (OVER 60)

R150pp
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.

Kids (under 18)

Free

TICKETS FOR 2019 WILL BE ON SALE VIA HOWLER FROM FEBRUARY 2019.

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.

 

    • Included in your ticket are 6 free wine tastings coupons per cellar. Any other tasting / wine per glass / per bottle is charged at a price and varies per host.

    Coupon System

 

/// Taste Responsibly ///

Transport Options from Third Parties.

The service excludes entrance fees, tasting fees and meals which are for your own account. Robertson Wine Valley are not responsible for the behaviour, actions or interactions of car service / taxi drivers. Any agreement for the provision of car / taxi services is between you and the driver and not between you and Robertson Wine Valley. We simply provide a platform to introduce drivers and passengers. Robertson Wine Valley disclaims any and all liability related to your interaction with and use of car drivers / taxi & bus services.

  • A2B Day In-and-Out trips

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.

  • Shuttles

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.
 

  • Wine Valley Safari Hop-On Hop-Off

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 info@winevalleysafari.com. More info here.

  • Transport in Langeberg

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.

  • JB Bus Trips

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 Flight Tour

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.

 

  • JB Tours Train Trips

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 admin@robertsonwinevalley.com to get listed here.

Be responsible

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