Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Strandveld Vineyards hosts 2nd Elim Wine & Food Celebration

Saturday, 28 September, wine tasting from 10h00 to 17h00, Strandveld Vineyards, Elim.
Cycle & Trail Run entries from 06h00. Races start from 07h30 – 08h30.

Spoil the whole family with a day of outdoor fun and cool climate wines from South Africa’s youngest wine growing region at the 2nd Elim Wine & Food Celebration on Saturday, 28 September at Strandveld Vineyards.

Outstanding wines and irresistible local fare
Africa’s southernmost winery in one of the region’s most historic locations, Strandveld Vineyards will showcase its wines alongside Elim peers Ghost Corner, Lands End, The Berrio, The Giant Periwinkle, Black Oyster Catcher and Zoetendal, offering wine lovers a wide selection of wines to taste and enjoy.

With mouth-watering local produce and live music from the Zwelihle Marimba band, a perfect spring day setting is guaranteed. The line-up of activities includes a fascinating demonstration of sheepdogs herding sheep, a mounted archery performance and guided tours to the Nuwejaars Wetland Protected Environment buffaloes at the boma.

Scenic cycle races & trail run
Visitors with a love for the outdoors can look forward to exclusive cycling races (10, 30 and 70 km) through nature routes that are otherwise inaccessible to the public, including the Nuwejaars Wetland Protected Environment and the Agulhas National Park. The 70 km race starts at 07h30 (entrance fee R100 on the day), 30 km at 08h00 (R75) and 10 km at 08h30 (R50).

Alternatively, lace up for a 10 km trail run or walk for a tranquil escape along the beautiful Strandveld landscape, starting at 08h40 (entrance fee R50 on the day).

Save the date
Entrance to the Elim Wine & Food Celebration on Saturday, 28 September is R50 per person. For bookings, call Tel: 028 4821 906 or email For more information on the event and accommodation options in the area,

·         Open for wine tastings in the historic tasting room and offering the experience to extend your stay in one of the welcoming guest cottages, Strandveld Vineyards, home of First Sighting can be reached at Tel: +27 (0)28 482 1906 or via email at Visit, Facebook or follow @Strandveldwines on Twitter. The GPS coordinates are 34 ° 39 ' 592 " S; 19 ° 47 ' 268 " E.