International Pinotage Day 2019 – Events and promotions

Over the past five years since the first International Pinotage Day, interest in and excitement around the occasion has grown immensely. Every year, the second Saturday in October is always a highlight on the calendar as wine lovers around the globe celebrate South Africa’s national variety.

This year, 12 October 2019 is International Pinotage Day. Events and promotions are planned all over the world. Here’s a few South African events and promotions planned for #PinotageDay

Here is a list of some of the events and promotions planned in The Winelands

Pinotage Day at Die Groot Plaasproe

Pinotage Day will be celebrated at Die Groot Plaasproe at Sandringham with fantastic wine tastings. A Pinotage and Biltong tasting as well as  a showcase tasting of wines from the Wellington Wine Valley will be presented on 12 Oct 2019.

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Lanzerac – #PinotageDay at Lanzerac

On 12 October 2019 Lanzerac celebrates Pinotage with unique Pinotage tastings, special food offerings and Pinotage promotions. Guests can look forward to enjoying an array of delicious food offerings beneath the leafy oak trees.

For more info click here

Neethlingshof

Celebrate International Pinotage Day at Neethlingshof  by participating in this 6 km Jeep track off-road fun run. Wine tastings every +-2km on route. All shapes and ages welcome, but no wine for under 18’s.The Pinotage Run is always a massively fun and entertaining event with food, wine, live music, lucky draws and prizes, so get your mates together, get some costumes (not compulsory!) and come and enjoy yourself. Food, music, entertainment and more fun waiting at the ‘finish line’.

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De Waal Wines 

The Top of the Hill Pinotage is the oldest existing Pinotage vineyard, in the world!
The Walk to the Top of the Hill is hosted by owner Pieter de Waal and starts at the Tasting room. We will be strolling through the many rows of vineyards on the farm, to the shade of the giant old fig tree. The fig tree is a landmark on the farm and based next to the 69 year old bush vines.
The Top of the Hill Walk includes:
A tasting of Top of the Hill Pinotage 2015 in the vineyards.
Four other wines are included for tasting on the Terrace afterwards.
A cheese luncheon, a lovely selection of local cheeses, preserves and South African delicacies
A glass of your favourite wine from the Young Vines range to accompany your luncheon
Cost: R295.00 per person

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Springfontein Wines 

Celebrating Pinotage with dinner and a live show with The Flip Side at Ulumbaza Wine Bar – 12 Oct.
Bringing their amazing blend of harmonies and superb musicianship , this local acoustic quartet will perform music of Led Zeppelin , The Rolling Stones , The Beatles and many more.
Book at barn@springfontein.co.za Tel 028 341 0651

Summary of other Pinotage Day and Pinotage Month Events and Promotions 

Badsberg

Buy 5 bottles of Pinotage and get 1 bottle of Pinotage  for free.

Beyerskloof

Pinotage Day Festival at Beyerskloof: A traditional South African festive day – Event Sold Out

Boland Cellar

Buy 5 of the Cappupino Ccinnotage at R58 per bottle and get the 6th one for free! Offer valid from 7-13 October!

Bon Courage

Pinotage Day cellar door promotions.

Clos Malverne

Buy 5 bottles of selected Clos Malverne Pinotage wines and get 1 free.
Or- buy 12 bottles of Pinotage and get a free ice cream pairing for 2 people.

De Waal – Stellenbosch

Top of the Hill Fun Walk . It involves a hike through the vineyards, to the amazing Top of the Hill Pinotage vineyard, hosted by owner Pieter de Waal.  After tasting this beautiful wine at this very old vineyard, the 2 km Walk is ended with a delicious cheese luncheon on our private outside Terrace

Link – http://www.dewaal.co.za

 

Diemersfontein

Pinotage Month is celebrated at Diemersfontein with numerous campaigns. The Pinotage for Pooch campaign as well as discounts and special tastings are offered.

To view all the Diemersdal Pinotage Month offers and campaigns visit –https://my.su/lbwcm

Deetlefs Wine Estate – Rawsonville

Visit Deetlefs Wine Estate on 12 October and celebrate Pinotage Day 2019 .
Activities on the day include:
* Meet the wine maker and taste some of their premium wines which normally only get tasted in private wine tastings
* Receive a glass of Pinotage of your choice as a “welcome drink”
* For every 5 bottles Pinotage you buy they will give you the 6th bottle as a  gift  to celebrate your love for Pinotage.

Du Toitskloof Wines

Weekend Special ( 12 and 13 October )
Buy a 6 bottle case of Pinotage driven wines for only R250.

Flagstone Wines

Flagstone wines celebrate this Pinotage Day, the 12th October, with a discount of 25% off all their Pinotage wines. Valid for one day only at the cellar door.

Kanonkop

For Pinotage Day, Kanonkop is offering a vertical tasting of the Kanonkop Estate Pinotage. The tasting will be in their art gallery, and no pre-booking required. Tasting fee is R70 per person, and that includes a tasting of their range of current wines.

Klaver Wines

A fantastic cellar door Pinotage special. From 4- 12 Oct you can get a 20% discount on your Pinotage purchases.

Kleine Zalze Wines

Cellar Door Promotion – 10 % discount on Kleine Zalze Cellar Selection Pinotage wines.
(*not applicable for additional discounts for Kleine Zalze Wine Club members)

 L’Avenir – Stellenbosch

World Cup Rugby – Les Bleus vs England – 12 Oct 2019. Supporting France with a glass of Pinotage.

Landskroon – Paarl

Landskroon offer a 15% discount on their Pinotage and Blanc de Noir wines. Valid for cellar door and online purchases (offer valid 7-12 Oct 2019).

Lanzerac – #PinotageDay at Lanzerac

On 12 October 2019 Lanzerac celebrates Pinotage with unique Pinotage tastings, special food offerings and Pinotage promotions. Guests can look forward to enjoying an array of delicious food offerings beneath the leafy oak trees.

Link – https://cutt.ly/fwng2BD

Leipzig Winery

Cellar door discounts on their Pinotage wines are offered on Pinotage Day

Meerendal

Buy 5 bottles of Meerendal Pinotage and get the 6th bottle absolutely free.  Only available from the 11th – 13th of October 2019

Mellasat – Paarl

A chance to taste a rare older vintage of Mellasat’s famed White Pinotage on the  Pinotage Day weekend. – 12 and 13 October 2019

Enjoy a vertical tasting of their 2008, 2016, 2017 and 2019 White Pinotage, each wine paired with a delicious traditional delicacy. R109 per person

Overhex Winery

Survivor, the unbridled Swartland wine range, is celebrating Pinotage Day on Saturday, 12 October with a special tasting of two national treasures, biltong and its Absa Top 10 Pinotage wine.

The special Pinotage & Biltong tasting pairs the wine with beef biltong and is available at R25 at the Overhex Tasting Room outside Worcester for the entire week from Monday, 7 to Sunday, 13 October.

 

Painted Wolf Wines – Paarl

Join Painted Wolf Wines on Pinotage Day for an adventure in food, wine and fun. Experience all the berry, spice, wood, vanilla, toasty aromas and flavours of our range of Pinotage wines.

On offer on the day:
Pinotage tasting
Pinotage and food pairing
10% discount on bottles of The Den Pinotage, The Den Pinotage Rose, Guillermo Pinotage, Black Pack Pinotage and Peloton Rouge
Chance to win a case of Pinotage.
Art corner for kids.

Perdeberg

Free Pinotage tastings for Pinotage weekend.
If you buy any Perdeberg Pinotage,  until the 13th of October, you will be entered into a lucky draw to win a special mixed case of selected Perdeberg Pinotages.

Rooiberg – Robertson

Special Cellar Door Weekend Promotions on 11 & 12 October 2019.
15% Discount on all the Rooiberg Pinotage products.
And a 28% discount on the Rooiberg Cape Blend Reserve.

Simonsig

On the day 12 Oct – Closed for private wedding function.
For #PinotageMonth (Oct) Simonsig will offer “Local is Lekker” tasting options which consists of Simonsig MCC, Pinotage , Cape Blend and Chenin Blanc wines


Springfontein Wines

Celebrating Pinotage with dinner and a live show with The Flip Side at Ulumbaza Wine Bar – 12 Oct.
Bringing their amazing blend of harmonies and superb musicianship , this local acoustic quartet will perform music of Led Zeppelin , The Rolling Stones , The Beatles and many more.
Book at barn@springfontein.co.za Tel 028 341 065

Stellenbosch Hills

Cellar Door Promotion 7-12 Oct 2019.
Buy 5 Bottles of Stellenbosch Hills Wine and get a free bottle of Pinotage .

Van Loveren – Robertson

The Java MTB & Trail Run – 12 Oct.

The MTB trails at Van Loveren Family Vineyards offer amazing views of the Breede River and the Robertson valley. Starting and ending at Van Loveren, the four trails vary in technicality and offer riders of all fitness levels a good workout.

Link- www.javamtb.co.za

 

 Viljoensdrift

Cellar door promotion – 20% discount on their 2017 Viljoensdrift Single Vineyard Pinotage (R99).