16 September 2016

8 October is Pinotage Day

The second International Pinotage Day will be celebrated this year on Saturday 8 October. 

Wine farms taking part include 

Beyerskloof in Stellenbosch offers a Pinotage-based meal, Pinotage and oyster pairing, Pinotage and salami pairing, special tasting of older sought-after vintages, live entertainment, blind tasting competition, one Beyerskloof wine glass per person and a lucky draw of exclusivewines.  Detailed Information here

At Conradie Penhill Artisanal Wine Cellar in the Nuy Valley near Worcester,there will be  special tastings and promotions of  Conradie Family Vineyards Pinotage 2014. Contact -  wine@conradiepenhill.com

Its the three P's at  Mellasat Vineyards  in Paarl - Pinotage Pairings and Potjie with a barrel tasting the latest vintage of and pairing their famous white Pinotage with snacks fandy a potjie lunch. Detailed information here  

Neethlingshof in Stellenbosch,  will host a Pinotage  8 kilometre off-road Fun Run through the estate. with prizes, live music and  food. Contact - amoijaevents@gmail.com

Simonsig Estate, in Stellenbosch, will be open from 10:00 for an all-day event with music,  food and a selection of Pinotage wines and cocktails.  An evening dinner event (bookings essential) will see Simonsig’s award-winning restaurant Cuvée collaborating with winemaker Debbie Thompson to take Pinotage to new culinary heights. Contact - wine@simonsig.co.za.

Wellington Wines will host a feast of Pinotage with a variety of foods and products made from the grape, followed by a a formal Pinotage Langtafel dinner in the evening, with different styles of Pinotages from the vinoteque being served with each course and the winemakers sharing the stories behind the wines.  Detailed information is here

The many of us far from a Pinotage winery can join in by opening a bottle of favourite Pinotage, red, white  or pink, if its Pinotage lets  Pour!!

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