Dates: 16 & 30 November, 14 December, 11 & 25 January 2017, 8 & 22 February,
8 & 22 March 2017
Venue: The streets of Stellenbosch
Warmer weather and longer days echo the return of the ever-popular Stellenbosch Street Soirees - bi-monthly street parties bringing together wine farms, restaurants, locals and visitors in the vibrant streets of the City of Oaks.
The Stellenbosch Street Soirees will take place every second and last week of the month for a hip crowd to immerse themselves in the inimitable food and wine culture of this forever young town, with live music adding to a cool and casual vibe.
The first pop-up street party will spill onto the bustling Drostdy Street on 16 November, when cars will make way for locals and visitors to sip, savour and share in the enviable lifestyle of the country’s second oldest town. It is a vibrant, after-work street party where strangers become friends over a glass of wine with gourmet snacks by resident eateries and upbeat vibes by talented local musicians.
“Stellenbosch has a recipe for living that is hard to resist or come by. With these street parties we offer visitors a taste of our way of life through quality wines, delicious bites and live music. I cannot imagine a better way to spend a balmy summer’s evening, let alone better company to share it with,” shares Elmarie Rabe, Manager of the Stellenbosch Wine Routes.
The communal Stellenbosch Street Soirees are for young and old to let their hair down and hang out with interesting characters and friendly folk in the heart of this quaint town.
Times: from 6-8pm
Price: R70 gets you a glass to taste as many wines as you wish.
Each event features a different selection of cellars and food vendors.
Website & social: www.wineroute.co.za, on Twitter @StellWineRoute or like them on Facebook at STBStreetSoirees. #VisitStellenbosch