Cellar Rats Spring Wine Festival 2013 - Gauteng, Magaliesberg

Festivals - Gauteng - Magaliesberg

Cellar Rats Spring Wine Festival 2013

When: 11h00-15h00, Sunday, 01 September 2013
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Where: Old Mill, Magaliesberg, Gauteng


The Spring Wine Festival, will be held on Sunday 1st September, in aid of the Woodland School in Magaliesberg. Our emphasis is on tasting South Africa's best wines in a tranquil outdoor setting. To this end, more than 100 producers will present in excess of 600 products for the adult tasters’ enjoyment. This is a family festival, with supervised entertainment for children whilst the parents relax and enjoy the wines in the countryside.

In 2001, Woodland School in Magaliesberg approached Cellar Rats Wine Tasting Club to assist them with an annual fund raising event, and the Cellar Rats Spring Wine Festival was born. Since then the Cellar Rats Spring Wine Festival has become a major draw card for weekend-tourism to the Magaliesberg area. Drawing 2000+ visitors & participants, mostly from Johannesburg and the surrounds - but some from as far as Botswana & Cape Town - the family festival seeks to promote an ethos of "good living".

This family festival is held at the historic “Old Mill", on the banks of the picturesque Magalies River, approx. 35 minutes from Jhb's Northern Suburbs. The atmosphere is relaxed and convivial, and visitors are encouraged to stretch out and enjoy the lush green lawns, shady trees and cool spring breeze, whilst enjoying some of the finest wines South Africa has to offer.

Children’s activities
Jumping castle, water-slide, and supervised entertainment for children arranged by Happy Acres, including a snake display; sport activities; crab catching; animal & plant displays and much more. All of this for a nominal fee of R15 per child.

Live music on the day will be provided by Dusty Moon.

Designated Drivers get in free
Food and Refreshments will be available at the venue.
Delicious picnic baskets suitable for two adults are sold to raise funds for the Woodland school. There is also a fun picnic basket for kids. You can pre-book your picnic baskets at Computicket. Vegetarian picnic baskets can also be booked.

Please Note
In support of the school fundraising, no cooler boxes, picnic baskets or braais will be allowed in - Refreshments & food will be on sale. Blankets, chairs & sun umbrellas are allowed.

Adult Taster : R99 from Computicket, R110 at the entrance (includes complimentary tasting glass)
Children: R15 from Computicket or at the entrance
Picnic Basket 2 Adults: R210 (does not include tasting ticket)
Vegetarian Picnic Basket 2 Adults: R210 (does not include tasting ticket)
Picnic Basket 1 Child: R37
ALL tickets available through COMPUTICKET – book online at www.computicket.com
Directions & more information: www.winefestival.co.za / 082 571 2753 / festival@cellarrats.co.za
There is a drop off facility for Disabled or elderly at main entrance by prior arrangement with crinfo@cellarrats.co.za or 082 571 2753


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