Riebeek Valley Olive Festival
In case you missed it last year you certainly have no excuse to miss out this year. The annual Riebeek Valley Olive Festival takes place over the weekend of 7 and 8 May (9:30am to 5pm Saturday; 9:30am to 4pm Sunday), and you’re sure to find anything olive related – perfect for the olive enthusiast!
From olives to olive oils and olive inspired produce this promises to be a feast for the senses. Sample a wide range of olives from local South African Olive producers. Not forgetting the superb wines in the area too. The perfect excuse to stock up! Artisanal beers, an abundance of hearty local food and live entertainment are the perfect ingredients to what promises to be an unforgettable weekend.
An Olive Passport, valid for the entire weekend, will give you access to the participating wine farms. Your passport costs R125 per person and includes a complimentary tasting glass. Book online via www.webtickets.co.za or on the day at any of the participating venues. Children under 18 enter for free. A complimentary shuttle service will be available for the duration of the weekend.
Don’t just stay for the day, but make a weekend of your experience. With a vast selection of accommodation establishments to choose from in the valley you’ll be sorry you didn’t. For more information contact Riebeek Valley Tourism on 022 448 1545.