CAPE Country Routes member, De Hoop Collection hosts its annual Wine Whales & Music Weekend from Friday 24 to Sunday, 26 June 2022.
The weekend begins on Friday evening with a gourmet dinner paired with Lomond wines at the Fig Tree Restaurant, prepared by De Hoop chefs while, listening to the sounds of Terry Lloyd-Roberts on vocals, Barbara Kennedy on cello, Keith Merrington on keyboard and Debbie Rudman on percussion. On Saturday there’s an optional chocolate workshop with Richard von Geusau, followed by wine tasting with Strandveld, Creation, Lomond Wines, Springfontein, The Berrio and Giant Periwinkle Wineries, and a cheese tasting with Stonehouse and Kleinriver Cheese farms.
In the late afternoon, high tea will be served in the Cloete Room, followed by a presentation titled “Do you SEA” by guest speaker, Jade Hastings. Saturday evening’s dinner at the Fig Tree Restaurant features the Whale Time Serenade with musicians Irina Tsoniff and Ivo Ivanov on violin, Vladimir Ivanov on viola, Peta Ann Holdcroft on cello and Malané Hofmeyr-Burger on flute.
The Wine Whales & Music Weekend rates for a two-night stay range from R2 505 per person sharing a 4-sleeper cottage to R6 500 pp sharing a suite. The weekend rate (minimum two-night stay) includes entertainment, wine and cheese tasting, two dinners and breakfasts, high tea and a guided visit with the whales (drinks, workshops and guided activities are excluded). Terms and conditions apply.
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