Cape Wine Festivals 2019

Are you looking for the best Cape Wine Festivals for celebrating harvest times in the Cape? 

For a quick overview of the wine regions, have a look at our Cape Town Wineries Guide. Let us show you some great wine festivals and wine events that happen throughout the year. The grape harvest in the Western Cape takes place every year between end of January and March.

Lots of events can be attended in the Western Cape winelands, so make sure to check out our wine events listing to book your tickets early! Have fun with grape picking and grape stomping, enjoy wine tastings and local food delicatessen and there are many more wonderful activities during these wine harvest events - which by the way also cater for families with children!

Explore the Western Cape and enjoy these Cape Wine Festivals in 2019

Delheim Harvest Festival 2019

Annual wine harvest festival at Delheim Wine Estate in Stellenbosch

Franschhoek Summer Wine Festival 2019

Taste the wines of the Franschhoek Valley at the festival held at Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards from 12 - 5pm.

  • When? 2 February 2019 
  • Tickets: R230 at webtickets.co.za. More info.

Grand Provence Harvest Festival 2019

Plenty of fun entertainment and action for the whole family including picking and stomping of grapes followed by treats from a generously laden harvest table. Live entertainment, tractor rides, jumping castles, cellar tours and wine tasting.

  • When? 23 February 2019 
  • Tickets: R650 for adults/R325 for kids. More info.

Stellenbosch Winefestival 2019

Wine, food & lifestyle festival showcasing hundreds of the local wines at Coetzenburg Sportsgrounds in Stellenbosch. 

  • When? 23 - 25 February 2019 
  • Tickets: From R150 at webtickets.co.za. More info.

Constantia Fresh Wine Festival 2019

Come and enjoy the happy vibe at the Buitenverwachting Wine Estate. Taste more than 200 wines and top-notch gourmet bites prepared by some of South Africa's most celebrated chefs. 

  • When? 24 February 2019
  • Costs: R600 Book tickets via quicket.co.za. The event is on between 2pm and 6pm. More info.

Robertson Hands-On Harvest Festival 2019

Explore a full range of fun experiences, from tasting fine wine and delicious deli products at the various wine estates in the Robertson Valley as well as harvest and blending experiences with some of the countries best cellar masters to open-air concerts, picnics, nature walks, kids entertainment and even a fun 'amazing race'.

  • When? From 1 - 3 March 2019
  • Costs: vary depending on event. More info.

Paarl Omniberg Harvest Celebrations 2019

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere at this music festival for the whole family in Paarl. Join a wine tasting or gourmet pairing session with some of the best chefs and winemakers of the region. Lots of activities for the kids too. 

  • When? 2 March 2019
  • Costs: R150 tbc. Children enter for free. More info.

More great Cape Wine Festivals later in 2019

Still want to know more about great South African wine or more about special Cape wine festivals? Or are you travelling to Cape Town only later this year? Then make a note in your calendar for these great wine event later this year.

Robertson Wacky Wine Weekend 2019

The ever popular 'wacky wine weekend' in Robertson promises to be another crowd pleaser with lots of fun events are taking place at the 40 wineries taking part this year. Book your accommodation early and enjoy the activities from food and wine tasting to boat cruises on the Breede River taking in the scenic setting of the Robertson Wine Valley.

  • When? 7 - 9 June 2019
  • Costs: R150 (in 2018) Tickets at web tickets, tbc. More info.

Hermanus Food and Wine Festival 2019

Get ready for a wine tasting of some of the best wines the Hermanus and Overberg that have to offer. A great opportunity to spend a lovely weekend in the Overberg area. 

  • When? August 2019 (tbc)
  • Costs: tbc

Robertson Slow Festival

Annual food & wine festival ... slowly made... slowly enjoyed! Taste the best the region has to offer with lots of entertainment for the whole family.

Robertson Wine on the River Festival

Open-air spring festival in the Robertson Wine Valley around Robertson, McGregor, Ashton and Bonnievale. With wine tasting events and fun family events. Browse through the farmer's market, visit the arts and crafts stalls or take a leisurely boat cruise.

  • When? 11 - 13 October 2019
  • Cost: From R110 (in 2018) tbc. More info.


Cape Wine Festivals Info on ExpatCapeTown.com: Please be advised that wine tastings and entry to the Cape wine estates usually is free, but you will usually have to pay and book for taking part in the wine-stomping events. Make sure to double check event dates and pricing. We do not take responsibility for cancelled events or inaccurate information.

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