Durbanville Hills: Winter Wine-Tasting + Winemakers Dinners

Durbanville Hills Events

A winter calendar packed with full-bodied flavour.

Just a stone’s throw from the city, this Durbanville winery is perfectly positioned for grandstand views to Table Mountain and Table Bay. It’s also the ideal setting for a series of full-bodied wine-tasting events to get you through winter. Warm up chilly evenings with an in-depth exploration of premium wines, winemakers’ stories and a feast for all the senses in sumptuous wine-paired dinners. With a different event happening each month until spring, there’s plenty of choice to fill up your wine calendar.

Meet the Winemakers

Durbanville HIlls Events: Winemaker

Storytelling, the secrets of winemaking and informal discussions with the winemakers are just some of the highlights of this exclusive dinner at The Tangram restaurant. There’s also a four-course dinner by chef Tamzyn Ehlers, whose delicious food is paired with wines carefully selected by the winemakers to showcase the diverse terroir of the Durbanville wine region.
When 24 July 2024
Time 6pm for 6.30pm
Cost R575 per person
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Collectors Reserve tasting

Durbanville HIlls: Chef

The seven Collectors Reserve wines celebrate the little pockets of vineyards that offer something special. The winemaking team uses the finest grapes from these unique spots to reflect the distinctive characteristics of their terroir and varietal, and connects them with an iconic Cape Town landmark. At this special tasting, the Durbanville Hills winemaking and cellar teams share the stories in small groups as you are guided through four different taste experiences with canapés. Palate and appetite tantalised, move through to The Tangram restaurant where a three-course meal awaits, designed by chef Tamzyn Ehlers and team to pair with more of the Collectors Reserve wines.
When 14 + 15 August 2024
Time 6pm for 6.30pm – 10pm
Cost R575 per person
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Metro Merlot

Durbanville HIlls Events: Metro Merlot

Embark on an experiential taste journey of all the iterations of this versatile varietal. Kick off with a creative Durbanville Hills Merlot Rosé cocktail, then follow a series of tasting stations around the tasting room and maturation cellar. Tastings paired with canapés keep you guessing and getting to know a range of Durbanville Hills merlot wines, including their Merlot Rosé, Durbanville Hills Merlot and Collectors Reserve The Lighthouse Merlot, among others. With your palate fully tuned, it’s time to move through to Tangram Restaurant for a fabulous three-course dinner designed to showcase wines such as the Durbanville Hills Merlot and iconic Tangram red blend. And to finish, there’s a unique 10-year-old Merlot Potstill brandy.
When 4 + 5 September 2024
Time 6pm for 6.30pm
Cost R575 per person
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Durbanville HIlls Events: Entertainment

A wine-fuelled winter of content is waiting in the wings.

Contact 021 558 1300,
Where to find it Tygerberg Valley Road (M13), Durbanville, Cape Town

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Time of publication: 05 June 2024