The Mother of all cities is heating up with a festive lineup of cool events! Here’s our pick of where to go and what to do this May.
|MAY 2018 EVENTS|
|19 May 2018||Cabernet Franc Carnival 2018||Somerset West|
|24 -27 May 2018||South African Independent Film Festival 2018||Cape Town|
|31 May – 3 June 2018||Robertson Valley’s Wacky Wine Weekend 2018||Robertson Wine Valley|
Cabernet Franc Carnival
Where Somerset West
When 19 May 2018
The lowdown Celebrate the best cabernet francs in the land at this countryside festival. On offer are plenty of food stalls, delicious vino (of course), cosy café seating, the opportunity to rub shoulders with the winemakers themselves, as well as three tutored tastings of the top six Cabernet Franc Challenge winners (R100).
Cost R200 (online, includes tastings, a tasting glass, and a R50 food coupon)
R250 (at the gate, includes tastings, a tasting glass, and a R50 food coupon)
Tickets available at Plankton
Contact 021 981 0216, email@example.com
Location Avontuur Estate, Route 44, Somerset West
South African Independent Film Festival
When 24 – 27 May 2018
The lowdown For the firt time, SA’s popular Indie Film Fest will be screening films from around the world that showcase unique and interesting styles, narratives and visuals. The winning film in each category (best director, actress, animation, documentary, etc) will be screened.
Contact 072 497 0708, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location Slug and Lettuce, Kloof Street, Cape Town
Robertson Valley’s Wacky Wine Weekend
Where Robertson Wine Valley
When 31 May – 3 June 2018
The lowdown A celebration of the art of winemaking and, of course, the final product, this festival gives guests the opportunity to sample sublime vintages, take part in tutored tastings, and dance the night away to live music.
Cost R200 (adults)
Free (under 18)
Tickets available at Webtickets
Contact 023 626 3167, email@example.com
Location Spilhaus Building
Research by Alicia Chamaillé
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