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Franschhoek Summer Wines – around the corner

31 March 2012

Celebrate the last few days of summer in style and head off to Leopard’s Leap Vineyards on 31 March, set in the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley, for the inaugural Franschhoek Summer Wines.
Known as one of SA’s leading wine destinations, some of the valley’s top wineries will be showcasing their finest summer wines at this exclusive event.

Participating wineries:
include La Bri, Morena, Colmant, Môreson, Anthonij Rupert’s Cape of Good Hope and Terra del Capo, Franschhoek Cellars, Bellingham, Noble Hill, Leopard’s Leap, La Motte, Solms-Delta, Graham Beck, Haut Espoir and more.
Wine lovers will have the opportunity to browse at their leisure or engage with the winemakers, who would have just finished the 2012 harvest.
Relax and unwind, taking in the scenery of the valley as live entertainment ensures an unforgettable experience throughout the day.

Taking full advantage of the glorious summer days the festival will be open from 12pm until 5pm at Leopards Leap Vineyards.
Celebrity chef Liam Tomlin, who has recently launched Liam Tomlin Food at Leopard’s Leap Vineyards, and which has been receiving rave reviews, will ensure you don’t go hungry as he prepares sumptuous food to purchase whilst enjoying the day.

Liam Tomlin Food Demo’s
R110 per person per demonstration
12h00: How to make a perfect Risotto
14h00: How to make the perfect Duck Confit
16h00: How to make the perfect Pork Belly
Guests need to have an admission ticket in order to attend a demonstration

Tickets cost R180 per person which includes a tasting of all the wines on show.
Locals Special: R150 per person- these tickets have to be bought at the Franschhoek Wine Valley Offices.

Booking is essential as tickets are limited to 350 people only.

Those wishing to spend the night will be spoilt for choice with accommodation ranging from the finest bed and breakfasts to luxurious boutique hotels, all nestling in a picturesque and safe environment.
For more information contact Franschhoek Wine Valley events co-ordinator Darielle Robertson on
021 876 2861 or