Muratie’s Harvest Festival, always an annual highlight on wine lovers’ calendars, will be taking place over two days this year, in order to accommodate Covid-19 regulations, with smaller, numbers and responsible social distancing.

So, join the Melck family on either Saturday, March 6 or Sunday, March 7 for a Muratie Harvest Festival Luncheon under the ancient oaks that guard this historic wine estate for a more intimate family event featuring good food, fine wine, great company, live music and lots of fun stomping newly harvested grapes.

After a welcome glass of wine on arrival, visitors will no doubt want to join in the fun and laughter “stomping” grapes, and tasting Muratie’s well-loved, award-winning wines.

A long lazy alfresco lunch prepared by Muratie’s Farm Kitchen will follow accompanied by Muratie wines. Relax and savour a memorable afternoon of live music performed by the popular Kitchen Jammin’ Blues Band.

Due to current regulations, there will be limited seats available. The entrance fee is R150 per person. Kindly note full payment will be required in advance to secure your booking. All COVID-19 protocol will be adhered to.

For bookings, please contact Tanja on [email protected] or 021 865 2330

VISIT MURATIE WINE ESTATE FOR AN UNPARALLELED CAPE WINELANDS EXPERIENCE.

There are enchanting places where one can escape life’s hustle and bustle, and Muratie is one of those magical treasures. Hidden away in the exquisite Knorhoek valley, with a perfect view of Table Mountain, Muratie is as old as history itself, with a unique, almost tangible old-world ambience.

The passion for preserving the estate’s rich, centuries-old heritage is captured in every nook and cranny of this family farm. Beautiful old Cape Dutch buildings, crumbling statues, antique wine-making equipment, and the quaint tasting room with its cobwebs, stained glass windows and art, are all set in a secret garden, a lush green haven of peace and tranquillity.

MURATIE WINE ESTATE HAS A MULTITUDE OF LIFESTYLE OFFERINGS FOR EVERYONE

The story of Muratie Wine Estate, layered in rich South African wine history, is reason enough to pay a visit to this historic farm, but it’s the abundance of activities to be enjoyed there that keeps visitors returning from wine tasting, dining and bike-riding to contemporary art and event curation.

Tasting Room: Muratie’s magical tasting room is open seven days a week for wine tasting and chocolate pairing.

Wine Tasting: 021 865 2330 · [email protected]

The Farm Kitchen: The estate’s restaurant, offering modern and refined yet classic cuisine, is open for breakfast and lunch from Wednesday to Sunday.

Farm Kitchen: 021 865 2330 · [email protected]

Treks & Trails: For those who love being outdoors, Muratie offers amazing trails for mountain biking, trail running and hiking, suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate and experienced riders, runners and hikers. The picturesque surrounding ensures an unforgettable experience. Permits are available from the Muratie Tasting Room. Managed and maintained by Dirtopia, the trails are open weekdays and weekends during the day.

Dirtopia Trails: 073 373 3572 · [email protected] · dirtopia.co.za

Contemporary Culture at the MOK Gallery: Muratie is also home to the contemporary MOK Gallery. ‘MOK’, an abbreviation for modern kontemporêr, is the Afrikaans translation for modern contemporary. Art is an important aspect of the Muratie history with the late owner and artist, George Paul Canitz, serving much of his tenure on the estate. The gallery is located in Ansela van de Caab’s house, dating from 1685.

MOK Art Gallery: 072 553 5547 · [email protected] · mokgallery.com

Create Memories at Muratie Canvas™: Muratie Canvas is where historic surroundings and modern innovation unite. Muratie offers three unique spaces that provide a stylish blank slate to create the event of a lifetime. The Muratie marquee, a beautiful 625 m² space with breath-taking views and a seating capacity of 350 pax, is the perfect wedding or function space. The historic 200 m² Muratie terrace framed by ancient oaks and magnificent gardens are perfect spaces for commitment ceremonies and pre-drinks.

Muratie Canvas: 078 021 8537 · [email protected]

Muratie Wine Estate, Knorhoek Road, Stellenbosch

www.muratie.co.za · 021 865 2330 · [email protected]

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