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5 Reasons to be at Roberton’s Hands On Harvest Festival

From Barrel To Bottle-Taste it All

Experience the grape’s journey from vine to barrel with hands-on activities from grape picking and stomping to cellar tours, wine tasting master classes and blending your own creation. Interact with winemakers to discover the stories behind the bottle of your favourite brands.

Live Music & Boozy Boat Rides

Leisurely boat cruises down the Breede River, live music, giant chess and more are in stall for young and old.

Visit the biggest red chair in Africa and stroll through a flag labyrinth which paints a picture of the world.

The 2nd Family Market on Sunday, 25 Feb at Viljoensdrift, will showcase country living at its best.Wacky Wine | 1- 4 June | Competition Closed HOSPITALITY HEDONIST -SOUTH AFRICAN TRAVEL | FASHION | LIFESTYLE 2

The Family Market on Sunday is free and takes place from 10am-2pm

at Viljoensdrift Fine Wines and River Cruises.

Support local vendors at the Harvest market and bring your friends and family with to enjoy wine tastings, live music and kids activities including horse and tractor rides, local produce, treats, pastries, kids clothing, pet goods, organic products, local cheeses and olives as well as home-ware and more!

Nothing Beats Classic Country Kos

Authentic vineyard safaris, winemaker’s dinners and riverside platters will satisfy every palate.

Picnic baskets with a selection of local olives, homemade bread, local cheeses, handmade artisan charcuterie and preserves will be on offer.

Mouth-watering food and wine pairings will tickle your taste buds – from citrus, fudge and chocolate delights to handcrafted cheeses as well as musical wine pairings.

Indulge in farm style breakfasts, fresh produce and traditional family recipe dishes. Don’t forget the mosbolletjies!

Listen buddy, Take a hike!

Get your fix of excitement with a host of outdoor activities including skydiving, 4×4 routes, golf, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, horse rides and game drives.Romance in Roberston HOSPITALITY HEDONIST -SOUTH AFRICAN TRAVEL | FASHION | LIFESTYLE 27

It’s always about the journey not just the destination

Head out to the country and enjoy the simple pleasures in life with a road trip along Route 62.

Recently hitting the top spot on the World’s best Road Trip list, this weekend is the perfect excuse for a road trip with friends.

 The 10th annual Hands-on Harvest festival in the picturesque
Robertson Wine Valley from 23-25 February 2018!

Book Now on Hands on Harvest Website


These are just some of the few accommodation spaces we’ve stayed at over the years when visiting the valley. All worth a visit and suitable for various budgets, needs and distance from each event during the Hands on Harvest Festival.


Chic, Country Charm | Mo & Rose

See our More about our stay At Mo & Rose HERE

A Romantic Retreat | A Hilltop Retreat Swellendam

See our More about our stay At A Hilltop Retreat in Swellendam HERE

Off the Grid Cottage Escape | Windfall Wine Farm

We stayed here over another one of Robertson’s may festivals. The cottages are quaint with great views. the cottages overlook the dam and has a backdrop of the Agterkliphoogte mountain range. There is a swimming pool as well as ample parking as well as all the self-catering must haves.

Great for a couple getaway or even families with littleys.

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