FAMOUS for its twice-daily parade of Indian Runner ducks which keep the vineyards free of slugs and snails and other creepy-crawlies, Vergenoegd Löw wine estate is presenting its second season of summer live music concerts, beginning on December 3.

The line-up includes some of the biggest names in South African music, whether they are the headline acts or the openers. The concerts will be all-day affairs, from 11am – with music from 12pm – until 6pm, giving the main artists around two hours on stage. You’ll be able to lounge around on the lawns with fab food from the market, and wines from the estate.

A dedicated children’s village will keep the little ones entertained, so parents are able relax and enjoy the entertainment. Whatever your age, the duck parade – about a 1000 of the funny little things – is a delight, so look out for them around 12.30pm and 3.30pm.

Tickets are at R150 a person, and children under 10 enter free. Vergenoegd wine, food and beverages will be sold at an additional cost. Book now to secure your tickets; I’ve already picked the March concert so it’s never too early. Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate is on Badel Powell Drive, Stellenbosch. For more information, call 021 843 3248 or go to Stay up to date with the latest news by visiting the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.


December 3 2017: Kahn Morbee (opened by Dani Villé, Paige Mac and Gareth James)

January 7, 2018: Watershed (opened by CrossCurrent, Cherry Vynil and Behind Two Jays)

February 4, 2018: Matthew Mole (opened by Chris Werge, Jesse Jordan and John Niel)

March 4, 2018: Desmond and the Tutus (opened by SNAFU, Rivertones and Akkedis)

March 25, 2018: Arno Carstens (opened by Dave Ferguson, Marcel Dalmayda, Jake Gunn and Devin Smith)

April 8, 2018: GoodLuck (opened by Gemma Grifiths, Grace Delahunt and Timothy Demonk)



An Eat Play Drink reader can win two tickets to the opening concert on December 3. To stand in line for this prize, send an email to [email protected] by 5pm on Tuesday, November 28. Don’t forget to include your daytime contact details.

The winner will be selected randomly and contacted by Monique.

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