7 Things to do - Heritage Day in Stellenbosch

The Stellenbosch Wine Routes is getting ready for big celebrations this Heritage Day. Here is a roundup of seven cool offerings to ensure that you make the most of your long weekend.


Celebrate Heritage weekend with a culinary journey at Spier, one of the oldest wine farms in the country. Meander from one restaurant to the next to enjoy delicious South African dishes, paired with award-winning wines. 

From bunny chow and boerewors to dhaljties, oxtail potjie and malva pudding, you'll feast on a wealth of flavours and cultures. 

Venue: Starts from the Spier Hotel
Date: Sunday, 23 September
Time: 12.30
Cost: R450 per adult, R225 per child under 12
Bookings: events@spier.co.za 

For more details, visit their website.


Chef Jonathan will be cooking a 3-course lunch on the fire - this includes Rib-Eye Steak, Braai Broodjies as well as mielies on the braai.

The cost for lunch is R220 pp for a 3-course meal and includes a glass of wine.

Booking is essential to confirm a spot. Email rene@hartenbergestate.com for reservations. For more information, visit www.hartenbergestate.co.za

(Please note these are 2 separate events - Saturday 22nd Sept and Heritage Day Monday 24th Sept 2018)


Join Longridge Wine Estate for good wine, good food and good live music! Kiddies option available, so this is the perfect activity for the whole family.

Date: 24 September 2018
Time: 12:00 - 16:00
Place: Longridge Wine Estate
Cost: R350 p/p (incl. 1 btl of KB Sauvignon Blanc) 
Bookings: info@longridge.co.za / 021 855 2005

For more information, visit their website.


Neethlingshof will be offering special Heritage Braai Platters, Heritage Pizzas (think Bobotie or Biltong pizza), a great selection of wine and vibey live music by Deon VALOR. 

The Heritage Braai platter consists of the following:
- Rosemary & Garlic Lamb Chops 
- Lemon & Herb Chicken Sosatie
- BBQ Pork Belly Ribs
- Boerewors
- Corn on the Cob
- Cheese, Tomato & Onion Braaibroodjies
- Cracked Garlic Potatoes

Cost: R220 for a platter (big enough to serve two people)

If braaivleis isn't your thing, try the delicious Cheese & Charcuterie Platter. The whole family is welcome and kids will go crazy over the pizzas.

Bookings: 021 883 8988 or email on info@neethlingshof.co.za 

For more information, visit their website.


Dust off your blankets and picnic chairs and #sipSimonsig. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a relaxed afternoon of traditional South African braai and live jazz on the farm.

Gather a few friends and family, pick a spot on the lawn and cool off with one of our signature cocktails, or purchase a bottle of our award-winning wines to share. Then head on over to Cuvée’s braai station and choose from a variety of delicious food options.

Entrance is free, and R20 gets you a wine glass. Cash and SnapScan are preferred; however, card facilities will also be made available.

Regrettably, no outside food or wine allowed. For more information, visit Simonsig's website.


Delheim is all fired up for Heritage Day. Gather the tongs for a sizzling social to celebrate our roots and bring the whole family to revel in the ultimate South African pastime!

Heritage Braai Lunch @ R220 pp - 12h00
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - 021 888 4600 or email restaurant@delheim.com

Home baked Farm Bread served with butter and Snoek Pâté

Choice of 2 Sosaties( Kebabs ) 
- Pork Belly Sosatie
- Springbok Loin Sosatie
- Cape Malay Curried Chicken Sosatie
Served with Kartoffelsalat ( German Potato Salad ) and a Green Salad

Homemade Koeksister Ice Cream with a Pinotage Syrup

Visit Delheim's website for more information.


To celebrate National Heritage Day and mark the official re-launch of the Lanzerac Hotel & Spa, a special dining experience will be hosted, showcasing a wide selection of unique dishes from each of Lanzerac's dining venues.

Win four tickets to Lanzerac's Heritage Day! #ShareYourLanzeracStory competition: Share a special memory of your first experience of the estate or even old photographs of the property and stand the chance to win tickets to the Heritage Day (email to marketing@lanzerac.co.za)

Date: 24 September 2018
Venue: Lanzerac Wine Estate
Time: 11h00 – 17h00
Cost: R650 per person – fully inclusive of all food, wine, gin and Lanzerac MCC
Bookings: 021 887 1132 / fandb@lanzerac.co.za

For more information, click here.

For more information, visit www.wineroute.co.za, call 021 886 4310 or say hello to us at 47 Church Street.

Enjoy your Heritage Day celebrations and remember... #ThinkQuality, #DrinkStellenbosch.

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