The eleventh instalment of the Robertson Wine Valley’s Slow Food and Wine Festival in partnership with WESGRO, is back from 4 – 6 August 2017. Indulge in an authentic wine experience while enjoying the tastes of local cuisine and exploring a wealth of history and scenic views.

The event promises “slowly made and slowly enjoyed offerings” at this years festival, allowing guests the opportunity to fully experience and enjoy the complexity and richness of carefully crafted wines and foods.

Dining at the Slow Food & Wine Festival
Dining at the Slow Food & Wine Festival

Engage with wine-makers and farmers in an informal ambience, while encountering old-fashioned and honest hospitality and taking part in interactive wine tastings. Learn and experience the intricate winemaking process and discover the journey of what goes into making the perfect bottle.

Tutored wine tasting at the Slow Food & Wine Festival
Tutored wine tasting at the Slow Food & Wine Festival

Expect homemade, local dishes and traditional cuisines. Savour and indulge in farm style breakfasts and fresh, local produce, as well as some traditional family recipes. The day would not be complete without delectable food and wine pairings from citrus, fudge and truffle delights to boerewors, artisanal pastries and handcrafted cheeses.

The family regional market will take place on the Sunday, 6 August, where local wine, produce, arts, food, music and children’s activities will be on offer.

The Market at the Slow Food & Wine Festival
The Market at the Slow Food & Wine Festival

Even more event activities will be on offer on the Robertson’s Slow Food & Wine Festival’s website at the end of June.

 

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When 4 – 6 August 2017
Where Robertson Wine Valley, 2 Reitz Str, Robertson
Cost Each event is charged individually and available on the festival programme at robertsonslow.com. Entrance to the market is free.
Contact +27 23 626 3167, [email protected]
Photography Courtesy

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Nikki Louw

Nikki Louw is an avid food eater and wine drinker with a passion for writing about it too. She's a creative by heart, with a love for visual arts and feature writing, which she applies everyday in covering culture, art and food and drink pieces. She also enjoys writing trending news pieces and exploring topics such as gender issues and social consciousness. Outside of the Journalism realm, Nikki tries her hand at painting and drawing. She has a collection of unfinished canvases and completed oil paintings alike, stacking up in the corner of her bedroom.