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Every year, wine lovers from all over the globe celebrate South Africa’s national wine, Pinotage.
The second Saturday of October is always a highlight on the wine calendar as International Pinotage Day is celebrated

This year, 14 October 2017 is International Pinotage Day. Events and promotions are planned all over the world. Here’s a few South African events and promotions . #PinotageDay


Lanzerac Wine Estate 

#PinotageDay 14Oct 2017. Lanzerac Wine Estate will host Vertical Pinotage Tastings, special Pinotage promotions and offer wonderful Pinotage Picnic Baskets .

Neethlingshof Wine Estate

Neethlingshof – Pinotage Day Activities :
Celebrate International Pinotage day by participating in this 8km Jeep track off road fun run. Wine tastings every +-2km on route. All shapes and ages welcome, but no wine for under 18’s. Bottle of wine to each finisher (older than 18). Food, music, entertainment and more fun waiting at the ‘finish line’. Parking at the entrance of Neethlingshof, where a tractor will give you a lift to the tasting area / starting line.

Simonsig Wine Estate 

Simonsig – Pinotage Day Activities :
Local favourites Jack & Black will set the scene while you enjoy a special Pinotage tasting and get 10% off any Pinotage wines purchased at Simonsig Tasting Room on the day. Selected older Pinotage vintages will also be made available for purchase on the day. Indulge in Pinotage inspired food pairings at Cuvée or join a master class with the ‘Lady of Pinotage’ – Debbie Thompson. Pinotage Day is from 11am to 5pm. Entry is free. The Master Class will be held from 12pm to 1pm and attendance costs R200 per person. Bookings are essential.

Wellington Wines

Join Wellington Wines for a five-course long table dinner with Pinotage from the Vinoteque on Pinotage Day 14 October 2017. Start at 18:30 , R400 pp. For more info – contact


Beyerskloof is presenting a Pinotage Carnival to celebrate International Pinotage Day Pinotage Burgers, Pino dogs, Pizza, Pancakes with a Pinotage surprise & Pinotage Gelato available to purchase at one of the food stalls. Participate in the fun games and win prizes. Entertainment – Juggler, Stiltwalker, Mime and a DJ throughout the day & caricatures drawn between 11h30 -13h30. Book a seat at educational vintage tasting.  –Event Sold Out

Kanonkop Wine Estate 

Kanonkop Wine Estate – #PinotageDay Activities:
For Pinotage Day, Kanonkop is offering a 10 vintage vertical tasting of the Kanonkop Estate Pinotage. The tasting will be in their art gallery, and no pre-booking required. Tasting fee is R50 per person, and that includes a tasting of our range of current wines. The Black Label Pinotage is also available for tasting at an additional fee of R100. Tel: +27 21 884 4656

Gauteng – Pinotage and Biltong Festival 

Pinotage and Biltong Festival will be celebrated in Centurion over the Pinotage Day weekend (14-15 October) . This event will give wine lovers in Gauteng the opportunity the celebrate Pinotage Day in truly South African style with Biltong and a glass or two of Pinotage.
Pinotage & Biltong Festival

De Waal Wines

DeWaal Wines – Pinotage day Activities :
Top of the Hill Fun Walk , Free wine tasting at the farm and Discounts on purchases of Pinotage.

Spier Wine Farm

Spier Wine Farm– #PinotageDay Activities :
Cellar door specials at Spier on Pinotage Day . .Free Pinotage Welcome drink and a special Spier Pinotage Combo pack on sale. On 14 Oct Spier Wine Farm offer a 20% discount on online Pinotage purchases via their online- store .

Under Oaks Wines

Under Oaks – Paarl – #PinotageDay : 
Join Under Oaks for a leisurely lunch in their private cellar.
The menu has been designed to reflect the complex character of our Pinotage Reserve and includes mouth-watering dishes such as Pinotage Sorbet, Sushi, Biltong and Beetroot Salad, Bobotie and Jan Ellis Pudding.
R295 per person (Wine Club Members R250 pp.)
12h00 – 14h00 l Sorry, no under 18’s
Booking essential, space is limited. Contact Suretha at or 021 869 8535 (#2) to book.

Landskroon – Paarl 

For #PinotageDay Landskroon Wines offer a 15% discount on their Pinotage and Blanc de Noir wines (offer valid 9-14 Oct)

Mellasat – Wines 

#PinotageDay Mellasat Wines .Vertical tasting of White Pinotage 2009, 2015 & 2016. Barrel tasting of 2017 vintage .A lunch option available

Deetlefs Wine Estate 

#PinotageDay Celebrations at Deetlefs Wine Estate. Order 12 bottles Deetlefs Estate Pinotage 2013 (R145pb) get 6x Stonecross Pinotage 2015 free

Bon Courage Wine Estate

#PinotageDay Bon Courage Wine Estate cellar door special . Bon Courage Wines in Robertson Wine Valley offera 25% discount on Bon Courage Pinotage 2014 (13&14 Oct)

Badsberg Wine Cellar 

#PinotageDay . Badsberg Wine Cellar . Cellar Door Promo. Buy 1 case (6 bottles) of Pinotage and get 1 bottle for free. Taste 2016 Gen Smuts Trophy Pinotage Wine

Bonnievale Wines 

#PinotageDayBonnievale Wines Cellar Door Promotion. Buy 2 bottles of Pinotage & receive a free wine glass (R100) . Free take away coffee

Swartland Winery 

#PinotageDay  Swartland Winery Cellar Door Promotion. 10% Cellar Door discount on all Pinotage wines purchased on the day.

Merwida Winery

 #PinotageDay at Merwida Winery.
Paint with Pinotage and stand a chance to win a case of Merwida Pinotage . Offer Valid from 12 October to 17 October 2017.

Wildekrans Wine Estate

Wildekrans Wine Estate will be celebrating#PinotageDay for the whole weekend with Pinotage tastings, promotions and a special Pinotage pairing menu.

Knorhoek Wine Farm

#PinotageDay . Knorhoek Wine Farm run a cellar competition for October. Stand a chance to win a case of Two Cubs Pinotage 2015 (last year a#AbsaTop10Pinotage wine)
Every Bottle of Pinotage purchased (at 10% discount) = 1 entry to the Lucky Draw

Rhebokskloof Wine Estate

A complimentary Pinotage & Canapé pairing at the Tasting Room on Pinotage Day 14 Oct .


#PinotageDay at Diemersfontein Wine Estate .
Pinotage and Chocolate fountain parings
Buy 6 Bottles of Pinotage and get 1 Free bottle of wine.
A variety of Pinotage Dishes at Season’s restaurant – including a free glass of Pinotage

L’Avenir Wine Estate

#PinotageDay at L’Avenir Wine Estate & Country Lodge. Pink on Pinotage Day. Oysters and strawberries will be served with Pinotage Rosé and Bubbly

Leipzig Winery

#PinotageDay at Leipzig Country House & Winery
SPECIAL Offer for all Pinotage and Master Blend wine lovers!
Get 10% OFF if you buy a case (6 bottles) of Pinotage 2014 OR Master Blend 2016 (Pinotage, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec Blend) via Online-Shop or at the Winery.
Offer valid from 1 – 31 October 2017.

Avontuur Estate 

#PinotageDay at Avontuur Estate. Pop into the popular tasting room at Avontuur Estate on Saturday, 14 October and enjoy a free tasting of the Estate Pinotage 2014 to celebrate international Pinotage Day. Take home a 2-pack of this wine for R200. (Usual price is R236). Only valid on the 14th from 08h30-16h00 from the tasting room.

Rooiberg Wines 

#PinotageDay Rooiberg Wines
Order a Pinotage Burger, and receive a complimentary glass of Pinotage or Pinotage Rose.
The Pinotage Burger consists of your choice of beef or chicken, a double layer of cheese, and onions caramelized in our own Pinotage, for only R85

Overhex Winery 

#PinotageDay Overhex Winery & Bistro
Free glass of Balance Pinotage with a meal . Pinotage Wine and Food pairings .

Botha Kelder

#PinotageDay – Botha Kelder
Special Menu Items for Pinotage Day. Delicious roosterkoeks with spicy salami filling, wholesome aromatic bobotie mini-cups, juicy boerewors, tasty biltong and PINOTAGE and more

Backsberg Estate

#PinotageDay at Backsberg Estate Cellars will be offering Pinotage lovers an array of options to whet the palate.

There will be a vertical tasting of five Backsberg Pinotage wines at R25 per person and promotional deals on the maiden release Pinotage Rosé and well-known Pinotage. In addition, the Backsberg Restaurant will be dishing out the good stuff with a Pinotage inspired beef burger paired with a glass of either Pinotage or Pinotage Rosé for just R100 per person.

Slanghoek Wine Cellar

#PinotageDay at Slanghoek Wine Cellar .
A 10% discount on their Pinotage wine, including Slanghoek Private Selection Pinotage 2016, Slanghoek Red Jerepiko 2016 and their Vinay Smooth Red Blend.
As an added bonus, visitors be treated to some specially made Pinotage infused chocolate truffles when you visit the cellar

Arabella Wines

#PinotageDay at Arabella Wines

Buy two-get-one free Pinotage Promotion

Buy two bottles of Pinotage and get another free when you buy from the cellar. Only valid for Saturday 14 October.


Daschbosch Wines (UniWines) 

#PinotageDay at Daschbosch Wines

20% Discount on the Palesa Pinotage




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