Explore the untouched splendour of our historic Wine Routes.
From 2016-2018 we will offer five unique Wine Routes in three Provinces. We will also work intensly with the Community of Pilgrims Rest to recreate the memores from the past and launch The Gold Rush Route during 2018. .
- 1. Highlands Wine Route
- 2. Diamond Wine Route
- 3. Vredefort Dome Wine Route
- 4. Gold Rush Wine Route
R540 Highlands Wine Route in Dullstroom
The Next Dullstroom Wine Event will take place from 28 - 30 September 2018
A charming village nestled in the Mpumalanga Highlands and a mere 2.5 hours drive from Gauteng. Given its altitude at 2100m above sea level, it is the highest village in South Africa. Dullstroom is known for its crystal clear dams, perfect for trout fishing and popular outdoor activities include not only fly-fishing, but also hiking, mountain-biking and an array of other adventure sports. The Highlands Wine Route in Dullstroom will offer a variety of activities from Friday 28 September 2018 - Sunday 30 September 2018.
Friday: 18:00 - late Dullstroom Treasure Hunt Safari Dinner. We offer a 5 course meal paired with wine from 5 wineries served at different restaurants in Dullstroom. / Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00 Wine Tasting showcase - Taste the wines from 15 wineries and more than 60 different wines @ R150 per person that includes access to all venues as well as a wine glass and map of the route. Tickets Online will be sold at R120pp / Saturday: 18:00 - late Comedy Safari Dinner serving a 5 course meal paired with wines from 5 wineries at different venues. a Culinary experience that will tantalize your taste-buds. Loads of LAUGHS and fun will be included. @ R600 per person includes Dinner and all wine served. Sunday: 08:00 - 11:00 Chaplin Breakfast or Mad Hatters Breakfast. Book a breakfast with us and enjoy MCC or Sparkling wines with the chefs' choice breakfast to end a wonderful weekend in the highest village in South Africa.
R513 Diamond Wine Route - Cullinan
Echo Events is overwhelmed to introduce our Second Cullinan (Diamond Route) Wine event that will take place on Saturday 23 June 2018 The Wine tasting will start at 10:00 and end at 16:00 with a variety of wines from 15+ wineries exhibiting at 5 different venues in Cullinan. Wine produced in Pretoria, Cullinan and the western Cape will will be tasted. Walk around the village, explore curios, crafts and handmade items while tasting wine. .
1. Tasting Ticket (10:00 - 16:00) Receive a wine glass, wristband and taste wines from 15+ Wineries Online Tickets will be R100 - R120 per person (all ticket holders receive same access) Tickets at the Event: R150 per person 2. Party Bus Tour (09:00 - 16:00) @ R350 per person Ticket includes return ticket from Pretoria to Cullinan, a wineglass and wristband and wine tasting on the bus, access to the vent as well with tasting of all wines during the event. Snacks will be served on the busride to Cullinan. Only 58 Spaces Available COLLECTION & DROP-OFF at Gautrain Station Centurion & Gautrain Station Hatfield ONLY.
R59 Vredefort Dome Wine Route Parys
Parys in the Northern Freestate is less than an hour's drive (120km) from Johannesburg. There are three beer breweries in die Parys area where honey beer, various ales, stout, buchu beer, weiss beer, pilsner and porter beer are being brewed. a must see is The Dog & Fig Brewery! There is also an exclusive and small distillery for brandy and liquors. You better stay over if you would like to visit the distillery for the traditional South African "mampoer" where you can taste 52 different kinds. The town acquired a reputation as an arts and antique hub. Many well-known artists, antique dealers and craftsmen have made Parys their home. Visit www.parys.co.za for accommodation details and information regarding Parys .
During the Vredefort Dome Wine Route you can taste wines from 15 different wineries and more than 60 different wines while roaming the streets of Parys. Tasting tickets sold online at R120 per person and R150 at the event and includes a wine glass, wristband and map allowing you to visit each exhibitor. One night in Parys themed "Fancy dress" Dinner will be a four course dinner paired with wines from four different wineries and served at Our Exclusive "pop-up" venue in Parys. Tickets sold at R500 per person and bookings essential. Meal and all wines served will be included in the price..
R533 Gold Rush Wine Route - Pilgrim's Rest
Pilgrim's Rest - is a small town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa which is protected as a provincial heritage site. It was the second of the Transvaal gold fields, attracting a rush of prospectors in 1873, soon after the MacMac diggings started some 5 kilometres away. Alluvial panning eventually gave way to deeper ore mining. In the 1970s the town, not greatly changed, became a tourist destination..
. 1. Enjoy a Wine Tasting Showcase from 10:00 - 16:00 with wines from 15 different wineries scattered along the main road. Tasting tickets are sold online at R120 per person (18y+) and R150 per person at the event. 2. We offer Gold Diggers Picnic Wine Pairing with a basket packed with scrumptious goodied paired with wines. Picnic Tickets are available online only at R500 per Couple (Picnic container will be packed for two-persons). (tickets includes Picnic Goodies, glasses, wine and container to keep) Max 30 Picnic containers