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Grande Provence Harvest Festival 2017

Posted on the February 10th, 2017

What better way to celebrate the grape harvest of 2017, than at the Grande Provence Harvest Festival in Franschhoek? On the 25th of February, the heart of South African wine country erupts in barrels of fun for families, friends and couples alike to come and enjoy the beauty and bounty of the Cape Winelands.

 

Franschhoek Grande Provence Harvest Festival 2017

 

The annual Grande Provence Harvest Festival kicks off at 08:00am on the 25th of February, with artisanal coffee and freshly-baked farm-style goods. After you’ve filled your belly and enjoyed a steaming cup of java, hop on a tractor for a ride through the vineyards, followed by grape-picking and stomping, as well as wine and grape tasting.

 

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In the afternoon, you can enjoy live music against the backdrop of the Franschhoek Mountains and a cellar tour, followed by a lavish Harvest Table of delicious dishes, prepared by Executive Chef, Darren Badenhorst – showing off the finest produce of the valley.
Tickets for the Grande Provence Harvest Day are R695 for adults and R350 for children under 12. Bookings are essential for this popular day in the winelands and reservation can be made with Lizelle at 021 876 8600 or via email on reservations@grandeprovence.co.za.

 

Grande Provence Harvest Festival 2017

 

In short, tickets include:
• Morning coffee with fresh farm-baked muffins.
• A tractor ride into the vineyards to pick grapes.
• Grape tasting and wine tasting.
• A cellar tour hosted by the cellar master.
• Traditional harvest day grape stomping.
• Live entertainment on the lawn.
• A delectable Harvest Table prepared by Grande Provence Heritage Wine Executive Chef.
• As well as a few more surprises.

Come and join in the fun as the Franschhoek Valley celebrates the 2017 grape harvest with a day jam-packed with picking, stomping, tasting and sampling delicious food.

 

Grande Provence Harvest Festival

 

Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa is situated just over 5km from the Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estates in Franschhoek. So, why not stay over and make a weekend of it?
Our friendly reservations team can be contacted on 021 867 8900 or via email on reservations@lefranschhoek.co.za.
Alternatively, you can fill in the online booking form here.

Image Credit: www.grandeprovence.co.za, Marco Zanferrari

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