Enjoy fine wine pairings, great dining, gin tastings, and Christmas market shopping all happening right here in Paarl! Head over to Wilderer Distillery, Rhebokskloof Wine Estate, Mellasat Vineyards, Freedom Weekend Market and Cucina di Giovanni for some summer festive fun.
Enjoy a fusion of authentic Italian-German food at Pappa Grappa and La Grapperia the restaurants at Wilderer’s Distillery this summer season. Their opening hours over the festive season are as follows:
Monday – Sunday: 10am to 6pm, last tasting at 5:30pm
24 Dec 2021 and 31 Dec 2021: 10am – 3pm l Closed on 25 Dec 2021 and 1 Jan 2022
Monday – Saturday: 10am to 6pm l Sunday 10am to 5pm
24 Dec 2021 and 31 Dec 2021: 10am – 3pm
Closed on 25 Dec 2021 & 1 January 2022
Special Offer: Join them for a Bespoke Gin & Jam Tasting and get a taste of our Apple Pie Moonshine for free!
Monday to Saturday 11am– 3pm l Sundays & Public Holidays 11am – 3pm
Mellasat Vineyards just below the Du Toitskloof pass is the perfect off-the-beaten-track spot to enjoy a Cheese & Charcuterie Platter and wine tasting.
Cost: R215 for two – Excludes glass or bottle of wine and wine tasting.
Wine Tasting: 5 wines per person at R50.
Please enquire for picnics and reservations on +27 (0)21 862 4525 or email@example.com.
RHEBOKSKLOOF WINE ESTATE
Monday -Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Rhebokskloof Chocolate & Wine experience
In partnership with Huguenot Fine Chocolates, Rhebokskloof Wine Estate have created the Rhebokskloof Chocolate & Wine experience – a pairing like no other. Each chocolate is specially crafted to pair with their wines and create the prefect fusion between wine and chocolate flavours.
Taste five of their delicious wines, paired with five Huguenot Fine Chocolates (which you will only find at Rhebokskloof).
Cost: R100 per person l Book HERE.
FREEDOM WEEKEND MARKET
Freedom Weekend Market, the Boutique Community Market of choice, is home to small businesses and dreams! As you get ready to buy teacher gifts, end of year thank you treats or something for a colleague or a secret Santa, buy it from a small business and support local. No entry fees. Open to all that want to make memories with family and friends.
Their Christmas Markets trading hours are as follow:
Sat & Sun – 4 & 5 December – 9am – 3pm
Sat & Sun – 11 & 12 December – 9am – 3pm
Sat & Sun – 18 & 19 December – 9am – 3pm
They are taking a break from 19 December 2021 and will be back with a bang on 15 January 2022.
CUCINA DI GIOVANNI
Cucina di Giovanni at Laborie Estate is renowned for their phenomenal atmosphere, ambience, and quality Mediterranean inspired cuisine. They are the ideal location for an enjoyable dining experience with family and friends. During the summer months they are now open until 8pm in the evenings!
During the festive season they will be closed 25 & 26 December 2021 and 1 & 2 January 2022.