Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food

The harvest has come to an end, the vineyards are decked in their autumn finery and just as the first vestiges of winter can be felt in the crisp air, the Elgin Wine valley opens its doors to visitors from far and wide for the annual Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival which is to be held over the weekend of 28-29 April 2018 from 10h00 until 17h00 daily.

Each of the participating wineries will offer a unique programme, allowing patrons to tailor-make their experience according to their own personal preferences, whilst enjoying a welcome alternative to the hustle and bustle of city life.

Award winning wines, a delectable culinary experience, a plethora of outdoor activities, live entertainment and natural scenic wonders will ensure that visitors, young and old, enjoy a memorable time in this hospitable valley.

Tailor-made Wine Tasting options to suit all tastes

Wine Connoisseur? Wine Lover? Or novice?

Enjoy the variety of tailor-made tasting experiences that cater to everyone's needs – MCC tastings, chocolate and wine pairings, vertical tastings and casual, informal wine tastings – whilst revelling in the beauty of the tranquil surrounds of the Elgin Valley.

Live Entertainment

With popular artists such as Sam and Calla, Off-Line Eexterity and Kathryn Swain, a variety of genre's, including rock, blues and country, let down your hair, jiggle a jive and get the party started.


Come Hungry

Rumbling tummies and salivating taste buds will all be satisfied by the plethora of delicious foods to be served by the various wine farms.

From pop-up kitchens to food trucks, pull pork rolls, tapas, sushi to delicious cheese platters, a la carte menu's and fillet on the grill – all appetites will be satisfied.

Candy floss, pizza popcorn, hamburgers and slush puppies with keep little tummies satisfied.

Kiddies Fun

While mom and dad sip and sample, the kiddies can enjoy fun times with the many activities on offer in the valley from tractor rides, jumping castles, face painting, lawn games, Boulle courts to wide open spaces to run and play.


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Don't Drink & Drive

  • Please note that the festival promotes designated drivers and the responsible use of alcohol.
  • No alcohol will be served to children under 18 years old.

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