2017 Festival Photo Competition

Cost of attending Elgin Cool Wine & Country Food Festival 2017?

R140 if you planned ahead and booked online with Webtickets or R160 at the door, on the day from Peregrine Farm Stall – as well extra cash for food and stocking up the wine cellar.


Capturing that special moment or spectacular view?

A good eye, quick finger-shutter co-ordination, little bit of battery power and memory ... or if you're old school: the cost of a spool and printing.


Winning a fabulous food, wine and adventure weekend getaway to the magical Elgin Valley worth nearly R8,000?

PRICELESS ...


FOR WINE SALES (AND EVERYTHING ELSE), MOST PARTICIPATING FARMS ACCEPT MASTERCARD. AND VISA.



What do you win?

  1. A weekend for 2

    ... at Elgin Vintners' luxurious Manor House. Surrounded by orchards, vineyards and a beautiful English garden, this iconic homestead allows guests to soak up the peace and quiet of the valley's cool mountainous landscape in a small, personal, working estate. The perfect spot for a romantic winter getaway.

  2. Cape Canopy Tour Voucher

    A voucher to take to the skies with Cape Canopy Tour on an epic half day zipline adventure. Named by Lonely Planet as one of the top new tourist experiences in 2015, this is one to tick off your bucketlist.

  3. Wines of Elgin

    A mixed case of 6 bottles of exceptional wines from the region's producers.

  4. Discover Oak Valley

    A farm tour of the beguiling Oak Valley estate as well as an exclusive winetasting with winemaker, Quinton Gobregts followed by a decadent Discovery Food & Wine Pairing for two at The Pool Room by Gordon Manuel. Offering fresh country-inspired cuisine with ingredients sourced from the farm where possible, including Oak Valley free-range beef and acorn-fed pork, fresh veggies plucked from the garden and artisanal baked breads from the wood oven.

  5. Tasty R500 Voucher

    A R500 voucher for a meal for 2 (including wine tasting) at South Hill Vineyards' bistro-style Restaurant to savour their delicious daily specials crafted from fresh, locally sourced produce.

How do you enter?

To stand the chance of winning this fantastic prize, you need to do the following:

  1. Take a photo (or photos – you can enter as many times as you like) during the festival.
  2. Share it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
  3. Use the hashtag during #ElginCoolFest in the caption.
  4. Mention/tag Wines of Elgin AND the wine farm where you shot it (if your privacy settings are high, post it to our wall or change them temporarily to make sure we see your entry).

For the serious photographers out there who want to edit and select their best images, you'll have until 5pm Friday, May 5th to upload your happy snaps.

Finalists will be selected and announced on Wednesday, May 10th. Voting will then open to the public until 5pm Monday, May 15th and the top photo rated photo across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will be deemed the winner.

So make sure your smartphones, tablets and cameras are fully charged for this festive weekend and get snapping!

Elgin Vintners logoCape Canopy Tour logoWines of Elgin logoOak Valley logoThe Pool Room logoSouth Hill logo

2017 #ElginCoolFest photo competition

Connect with Us


Book tickets at

Download map icon

Share your experiences with us by
using the hashtag #ElginCoolFest
Twitter   Instagram

SPONSORED BY
Rola Motor Group logo Cape Town and Western Cape / WESGRO logo Elgin Valley Tourism logo Houw Hoek Hotel logo