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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com or 021 869 8535 (#2) to book.
Landskroon – Paarl
Mellasat – Wines
Deetlefs Wine Estate
Bon Courage Wine Estate
Badsberg Wine Cellar
Wildekrans Wine Estate
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
#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 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.
#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.
#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
#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
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
#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