GRANDE PROVENCE is embracing women throughout August with a host of unforgettable events and special offers in honour of all sisters, mothers, wives and daughters.
To get the celebrations rolling, round up your best friends for an afternoon of Bubbles & High Tea at this picturesque landmark Franschhoek heritage wine estate on Women’s Day, Friday August 9. With the theme of white, denim and a touch of bling, guests will receive bubbly on arrival at 12 noon and an assortment of indulgent treats for R395 a person.
The next Women’s Month event on Wednesday, August 21 takes you on an Italian adventure with a pasta making workshop guided by head chef Marvin Robyn. Learn how to make pasta from scratch followed by an Italian harvest lunch for R395 a person.
Women’s Month at Grande Provence will culminate with an insightful make-up workshop on Saturday, August 31 with special guests Minki van der Westhuizen and Marilize de Clerq who will give their best advice about fashion trends and personal styling. Bring your own make-up and brushes and learn how to use them in the best way possible. This afternoon workshop will cover topics such as beauty and skincare, hair tips and tricks, and share some valuable aesthetic advice by guest experts Show Hair Salon, The Lazer Lab and Dr Lehandri Maree. To book your seat at R650 a person email [email protected]
Grande Provence will be pulling out all the stops during the entire month with pop-up stalls from various fashion brands, beauty products and craft condiments. The Bistro is offering a daily cake buffet and a cup of tea or coffee at R125 a person. As an added treat, female guests will enjoy savings of 25% off all food and wine purchases on the estate during August.
The Gallery at Grande Provence will be celebrating Women in Art with an exhibition of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and photographs by amongst others Krisjan Rossouw, Lori Schappe-Youens, Talitha Deetlefs and Charmaine Haines.
With such a fabulous pick of activities, why not round up your friends and take advantage of the exclusive Girl’s Night Out accommodation offer at Grande Provence? The luxuriously appointed Owner’s Cottage can accommodate up to 10 guests at an exclusive Women’s Month rate of R15 000 a night for the entire cottage. For a more intimate girl’s night out, the more secluded La Provençale, accommodates a maximum of four guests at R7 500 a night. This special offer is tailor-made and includes breakfast, a complimentary wine tasting, dinner and tickets for the famous Franschhoek Wine Tram.