SPRINGTIME IN WELLINGTON!
Posted by Sunè Samuels on 30 August 2018 2:30 PM CAT
It is springtime in Wellington! With a variety of events taking place in Wellington this spring, you will not want to miss out on all the fun whilst welcoming the change of season!
From discovering Wellington’s art, cultural and heritage scene to experiencing fabulous tasting options, food and wine pairings and moonlight markets, we invite visitors for the perfect breakaway!
Wellington’s outdoor attractions and activities and the scenic nature of our region makes it the ideal spot for nature lovers to visit.
WHAT TO DO ON THE ART, CULTURAL & HERITAGE FRONT?
Andreas Wedding Open Day
Andreas Wines will be hosting a Wedding Open Day on the 29th September 2018 from 10h00 – 16h00 were they will showcase the best that Andreas has to offer to create your special wedding day. Come and enjoy décor, flowers, wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, music, wine tasting and sales, food and a fashion show with amazing bridal gowns.
Contact +27 (0) 21 873 2286 for more information.
Events in September at Breytenbach Centre
Liedjieboer in Die Bôrdienghuis
Anton Goosen is net betyds om die bekende Waterblommetjies te kom sing en eet in die Boland. Aanhangers van die rou aardsheid van sy ‘homegrown’ musiek kan uitsien na al sy gewilde liedjies en vertellinge plus sy nuwe album PADKOS waaraan hy ses jaar lank gewerk het en te koop sal wees. Kom luister na al die ou bekendes en ontmoet die musieklegende op 7 September om 20:00 by Bôrdienghuis in Wellington. Pizzas en drankies vanaf 18:00. R120. Bespreek by Quicket of email@example.com.
‘Handskrif’ – Feesuitstalling by Tuin van Digters
Die feeskunstenaar by vanjaar se Tuin van Digters, Henk Serfontein, se ‘Handskrif’ belig die binnelewe (saam met ’n gedig van elkeen) van sewe formidabele vrouedigters, naamlik, Jeanne Goosen, Antjie Krog, Wilma Stockenström, Lina Spies, Diana Ferrus, Melanie Grobler en Joan Hambidge. Die digter en kunskenner Johan Myburg open die uitstalling Vrydag 14 September om 18:00 in die Breytenbach-galery. Meer inligting by firstname.lastname@example.org of 021 8642988 / 0834150002 / 021 8732786.
Skollie by die Breytenbach-boekklub
Die gewilde Breytenbach-boekklub bied op Donderdag 6 September ’n besondere boekgesprek aan wanneer Theo Kemp gesels met John W. Fredericks oor sy boek Skollie. Dit begin oudergewoonte 18:30 vir 19:00 in Die Bôrdienghuis by die Breytenbach-sentrum in Wellington. Kaartjies kos R30 per persoon en sluit ’n glas wyn en ligte eetgoed in. Bespreek by 084 501 0355 of 021 873 7376.
Bubbles & Bliss Charity Event
Saturday, September 8 at 6 PM – 11:59 PM at NEO Venue
Bubbles & Bliss is a Charity Event that raises funds for schools, where girls can’t afford sanitary wear.
Dress code: Cocktail
Fashion shows – Silent Auction – Donation Box – Entertainment – Welcome drinks and Canapes – Cash bar available
Tickets at www.quicket.co.za
Wellington Wines – Moonlight Market
Friday – 28 September 2018
17:00 – 22:00
Wellington Wines Tasting Room, Bains Kloof Road.
For enquiries email@example.com
SUNDAY FAMILY LUNCHES, EARLY SUPPER CLUBS AND BURGER NIGHT OPTIONS. IN WELLINGTON YOU ARE SPOILT FOR CHOICE WITH FOOD AND WINE OPTIONS IN SEPTEMBER.
Andreas is delighted to announce that a gourmet menu is now available to house guests.
After a busy day sight-seeing or travelling, you may prefer to chill out, sip a sundowner on the terrace and enjoy some delicious in house dining prepared by our guest chef before retiring for a peaceful night’s sleep.
To arrange contact +27 (0) 79 320 5884 l firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse – Sunday Family Lunch
Join us with friends and family for a relaxed, informal lunch at the farm, every Sunday. Enjoy a delicious seasonal menu, family-style, at the deckhouse. Children of all ages are welcome.
Adults R280 pp / Children < 12 R140 pp. Includes buffet lunch, drinks and snacks, tea and coffee. Excludes bar purchases. Valid from 5th August 2018 – 28 October 2018. Only on Sundays. Booking essential. Subject to availability
Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse – Early Supper Club
Tuesdays and Fridays – 17:00 – 21:00
Join us with friends and family for an early supper at the deckhouse, while enjoying watching the sun go down behind the Elandskloof Mountains, and make the most of your winter nights in the Swartland.
R180.00 2 course /R210.00 for a three course. Bar purchases excluded.
For more information of booking please contact: email@example.com
Linton Park Wine Estate – Soup and Wine Experience
Tuesday till Saturdays 11h00 till 14h30
An amazing soup, food and wine pairing to help keep the winter chills at
Including the following:
- Creamy Butternut Soup paired with a curry samosa and camembert cheese
- Creamy Mushroom Soup paired with beef biltong and blue cheese
- Spicy vegetable and meat soup paired with freshly baked bread and matured cheddar.
- Dark Chocolate to round it all off
Includes a wine tasting of five wines that we feel pair very well with each individual soup and food pairing, making this the ultimate soup experience!
R110 per person, including the wine tasting. By reservation only.
Book in advance to avoid disappointment at +27 (0) 21 873 1625. Limited seating available.
The Stone Kitchen
The Stone Kitchen is a child-friendly bistro, offering a great kids’ menu and both indoor and outdoor play areas. Activities include a large soft play area with Lego table, climbing wall and mini-kitchen. Outside, kids can go wild on our jungle gym, play mini golf or mini soccer, swings, slides and more.
A regular event at The Stone Kitchen includes Friday Burger Night. Diners receive a Dunstone Burger and chips plus a glass of Dunstone wine for just R98.
Book your year-end function now to avoid disappointment.
Piza e Vino @ Val du Charron – Breakfast
We are open for breakfast! Bring the kids to play or splash as temperatures rise or enjoy the Wild Boar Trails and enjoy a hearty breakfast!
Every Saturday and Sunday from 08:00 – 12:00
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org l +27 (0) 21 873 1256
Wellington Wines – Pairings
Pancake and Wine Pairing
The pairing consists of four wines, perfectly paired with four filled pancakes:
Duke of Wellington Chenin Blanc 2018 is paired with a pancake filled with sugar & cinnamon, dazzle with crushed ginger snaps and topped with cream.
Duke of Wellington Sauvignon Blanc 2018 is paired with pancake filled with orange marmalade, garnished with a piece of orange.
Duke of Wellington Pinotage 2017 is paired with Blackcurrant jam, a hint of anise seed, topped with Pinotage jam.
Duke of Wellington Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 is a traditional sugar and cinnamon pancake sprinkled with grated dark Lindt chocolate.
This pairing takes decadence to a whole new level. It includes three wines, two filled pancakes and a hot, sticky chocolatey (to die for) cup-cake.
For contact details visit
HEAD OUTDOORS AND EXPERIENCE NATURE
Quenti Alpaca Farm Festival
Saturday, September 29 from 10h00 – 16h00
Klein Limietrivier Farm, Palmietvlei Road, Wellington.
Bring the entire family and join the annual Quenti Alpaca Farm Festival filled with Alpaca Interactions, Food Stalls, Demo’s, Workshops and yarn stalls.
For more information https://web.facebook.com/events/154304458713888/
Grand Dédale Country House
Romantic Season Special valid till 30 September
R1500 per person
Per person sharing inludes:
- Welcome drink, fruit basket & fresh farm flowers in your room on arrival
- Cap classique breakfast
- Afternoon snack buffet with homemade treats
- All beverages from the self- service bar fridges
- A 3-course gourmet dinner including canapés, aperitif, amuse bouche, tea & coffee
R1500 per person sharing / per night in a Loft Room
R1900 per person sharing / per night in an Elegant Suite
R2350 per person sharing / per night in the Romantic Cottage
ONLINE BOOKINGS ONLY
To book visit www.granddedale.com
Val du Charron Guesthouse and Coachhouse
Stay during September 2018 at Val du Charron Guest House (Four Star) or in their Coach House (five star) and receive a whopping 40% discount. You will also receive a wine tasting on the house!
Contact email@example.com l +27 (0) 21 873 1256