10 reasons you should book your next spring fling weekend in Bot River & enjoy their blooming nice September Spring Weekend festival.
The Spring Weekend 2 to 4 September 2016 promises Bot River bliss at its best and all farms will be open from 10am until 4pm on both days. Tickets are available at www.quicket.co.za and a weekend pass costs R100 per adult which includes a wine glass; an informative booklet to be collected at the tourism office opposite the local hotel, and two days of bountiful discoveries.
On 3 & 4 September 2016 the farms dotted along this 10 km Bot River enclave will entice visitors with their talents indicative to their estates which includes the likes of famed sausage making courses at Luddite
Genevieve MCC will treat enthusiasts to Oysters & Bubbles all weekend long and have magnums of its newly released 2012 vintage on sale.
Breakfast at Goedvertrouw and avid outdoors fans can lace up for a guided fynbos hike amongst the Nguni Stud at Paardenkloof Estate where family picnics prevail.
No token designated driver missing out on the festivities. Transport is available at R100 per person per day, will take you round to the farms of your choice.
A sommelier lead Bot River Magnum Magnificence at Beaumont Wine Estate this will be held on the Friday where local producers will haul out their ‘big boys’ from the cupboards, for some of South Africa’s top sommeliers to match them with delectable pairings.
Green fingered garden lovers can visit Ecology Lifestyle Farm, with spring filled specials on fynbos plants at their nursery.
Forage Restaurant at Wildekrans where the chef roams the pastures and forages for fresh ingredients will offer an indigenous dining experience.
Gabriëlskloof, famous for hearty, slow-cooked meals your Ouma would be proud of will be experimenting with tasty pickles and preserves in their kitchen, sell it in their deli and pair it with their elegant wines in the tasting room.
No need for a baby sitter! Beaumont Estate and Barton Estate are the go to child-friendly spots , offering a sweet stall, kiddies bowling action, a playground and tractor rides will keep the little ones entertained whilst adults can feast on gorgeous sweetie jewellery, jump on a tractor and take a ride and an opportunity to plant and cultivate little farm to table styled produce boxes.
Spring Weekend highlight is Saturday at the Pink Gin and Bubble Polo affair on the Maramanna Polo Estate an evening that will host locally made gin and a bubbly bar, with an amazing vibe a good music.
The Bot River Spring Weekend 2016 contact Melissa Nelsen at
Cell: 083 302 6562 or email Melissa@genevievemcc.co.za.