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Where to celebrate Heritage Day in Stellenbosch

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Welcome to Stellenbosch – South Africa’s second oldest town and most inspiring wine, food, art and cultural destination.

Heritage Day comes with the promise of lunch grilling on the braai, picnic blankets, lazy lunches with the best local wine, hikes and spring sunshine galore. Where better to celebrate our proudly South African heritage than in our warmhearted town?

330 Years of excellence at Lanzerac Estate

This Heritage Day, 24 September 2022, Lanzerac remembers 330 years of history while raising a glass to the future.

Reserve your seat at our long table for an abundant feast of food and wine, take pleasure in a student art exhibition courtesy of Marie Stander Art School and immerse yourself in the music of the Stellenbosch Philharmonic Orchestra.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: The Lanzerac Cellar
Book: To book this once-in-a-lifetime experience emailing
Cost: R3300 per couple
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Koelenhof Wine Cellar

You are invited to celebrate Heritage Day (better known as Braai Day) with the Koelenhof team. You and your family can look forward to some live music, excellent wines, their famous roosterkoek burgers, a fun run and so much more.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Koelenhof Wine Cellar
Book: Make your reservation by calling 021 865 2020 or email
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Familiér Braai Day at Annandale Wine Estate

Bring the family to Familiér this Heritage day for a lekker braai with live music and loads of fun at Annandale Wine Farm, the oldest wine farm in the Helderberg Valley. Indulge in a gourmet tzatziki burger, boerewors rolls for the kids, and something sweet from the farm deli. Pop into the tasting room for specials on all the latest vintage releases.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Annandale Wine Estate
Book: Make your reservation by calling 064 909 4207
Cost: R185 for adults and R95 for kids
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Ernie Els Wines

Join the team at Ernie Els Wines for a special Harvest to Table Feast for Heritage Day on the 24th September! Head Chef, Wesley Aucamp, has designed a delicious menu, filled with typical South African favourites, such as Braaibroodjies, Sosaties and Mielies. It’s the perfect selection of dishes to celebrate our unique South African heritage in style!

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Ernie Els Wines
Book: To book, please contact 021 881 3588 or email
Cost: R445 per person
Menu: Click here for the menu of the day


TrailFun Holiday Series this Heritage Day at Neethllingshof Wine Estate

Braai Day in Style – and a big reward for those of you who are completing the Series.

Neethlingshof has the most amazing 5km and 10km routes – through forests and vines – it’s everything you could want in a trail run.

The water table is more like an Aid Station, there is plain water and Mint and Lemon Water, Salted Potatoes, Fruit and Jelly Sweets. It is manned by Engel & Volkers Stellenbosch.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Neethlingshof Wine Estate
Book: Grab your ticket here.
Cost: Entries are from R80 to R230. There are on the day entries at this event.
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Eikendal Vineyards

Join the Eikendal team on Heritage Day for a run through their vineyards with a glass of wine waiting for you at the finish!

Enter the first trail run in partnership with Run The Vines now!

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Eikendal Vineyards|
Cost: Entries are from R70 to R170
Click here for more info and to grab your ticket.

Simonsig Wine Estate

The highly anticipated Vintage Day at Simonsig Wine Estate is back. This exclusive event is an opportunity to engage with their winemakers and taste through a selection of over 40 of their most distinguished vintage wines. Each wine is meticulously selected through a rigorous tasting by their accomplished winemakers.

Tickets are on sale at Webtickets as well as at the door and includes your vintage wine tastings, a crystal wine glass, as well as a selection of expertly paired canapes and bowl foods. Wines will be available for purchase on the day at an event-exclusive price.

Experience a taste of history at this annual commemoration of winemaking excellence.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Simonsig Wine Estate
Book: Grab your tickets on Webtickets here.
Cost: Tickets start at R295 and include all wine tastings, as well as a crystal wine glass to take home. *Food pairings are not included in the wine tasting only ticket.
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Rupert Museum

Celebrate Heritage Day at the Rupert Museum! Bring your picnic blanket on 24 September and enjoy poetry by Pniël Writers Group followed by live music by Wren Hinds on their Maker Studio lawn. They will be serving delicious South African flavours. Share and celebrate our unique culture and heritage with friends and family. Programme also includes workshops for kids and adults, a talk with Steven Sack, gin & nougat tasting with Carmien and you are invited to complete your own hand stitched notebook.

Entrance is complimentary for all visitors who aren’t attending our workshops & tasting.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Rupert Museum
Book: Book now via
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Devon Valley Hotel

Come and join the Devon Valley team for a braai to celebrate Heritage Day. They will be hosting a vintage market as well, where you can find some unique items.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Devon Valley Hotel

Zevenwacht Wine Estate

Heritage Day calls for a celebration and you are invited for a true taste of tradition at Zevenwacht’s restaurant for a delicious braai plate and draught combo.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Zevenwacht Wine Estate
Book: Book your basket by calling 021 900 5800
Click here for the Braai Day menu
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Visit Vredenheim on Heritage Day and unite around the fire to celebrate South Africa’s roots and her vibrant cultures. They will be offering three true South African braai options where guests can enjoy some special time with their loved ones in the beautiful Vredenheim gardens.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: Vredenheim
Book: Make your reservation by emailing
Click here for more info.


Jordan Wine Estate

The Cellar Door has created a delicious Heritage Day meal for you!

Join the team on Saturday, 24 September, and indulge in a beef sirloin with classic sauce Bearnaise with a mixed pepper and leek bouquet served with a side of pumpkin fritters and a hearty potato salad. End on a sweet note with a truly South African peppermint crisp tartlet with hazelnut praline. You won’t leave empty-handed! Take home an artisanal AFRIKOA chocolate as a gift from them to you.

When: Saturday, 24 September
Where: The Cellar Door at Jordan Wine Estate
Book: Book your table here
Cost: R225 per person