Calitzdorp Port & Wine Festival 2011 - Western Cape, Calitzdorp
Various, Saturday, 18 June 2011
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Where: Calitzdorp Station, Calitzdorp, Western Cape
Known as the Port Capital of South Africa, the charming town of Calitzdorp invites visitors to experience Klein Karoo hospitality at its best at the Calitzdorp Port & Wine Festival running from 16 to 18 June 2011. Taking place every second year, venues in the town and at the surrounding wine cellars roll out the welcome mat, offering activities such as wine tastings, demonstrations on cooking with wine, wine cellar tours, chocolate/wine/cheese pairings, and the opportunitity to taste and buy award winning ports and wines from the area.
There will be a historical treasure hunt in the town, while shoppers can indulge in retail therapy wth a difference at the arts&crafts and lifestyle stalls. With the Swartberg, Gamkaberg and Rooiberg mountains surrounding the Calitzdorp area which is rich in biodiversity and rare flora and fauna, this is the ideal location to spend a weekend. For more information visit the Calitzdorp Port & Wine Festival Website.