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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

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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+):

Tickets are on sale with Howler. Tickets go live 27 February 2019


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

 

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/// Taste Responsibly ///



Transport Options from Third Parties AVAILABLE FROM 2019.



  • 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.

 

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  • 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.

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