If you always thought Pinotage is only used to make serious red wines, don’t miss out on the
first Pinotage and Biltong Festival in Gauteng which takes place on national Pinotage day,
Saturday 14 October and Sunday 15 October at the Leriba Hotel in Centurion from 11 to 5
This is the one festival dedicated to the Pinotage varietal in all its diversity. You will be blown away by some of SA’s best red Pinotages, but you can also have lots of fun with alternatives including rosé’s, bubblies,
blends, dessert wines and even a white Pinotage!
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With two of our country’s iconic products on show, visitors can be sure of a fantastic day of
around 60 great wines paired with a range of biltong flavours and types from Billa’B & Co –
Biltong Deli as well as related items like droëwors. Billa’B & Co Biltong and all the wines are
for sale and festival goers are invited to purchase directly from the wineries themselves.
The participating wineries are Altydgedacht, Beyerskloof, Delheim, Flagstone, Kaapzicht,
Koelenhof, La Couronne, Lanzerac, L’Avenir, Mellasat, Overhex/Balance wines, Perdeberg,
Rhebokskloof, Slanghoek, Simonsvlei, Van Loveren, Vriesenhof and Wellington Wines.
The event is family-friendly with live jazz by the Swing Cats Duo, meals in one of the
restaurants on site or at the River Lapa complex, and casual seating under the trees next to
10 REASONS NOT TO MISS THE PINOTAGE AND BILTONG FESTIVAL
1: Tasting new-kid-on-the block Billa ‘B & Co’s carefully selected biltong flavours paired with 18 great Pinotage’s.
2: Discovering for yourself that Pinotage can be white, pink, sparkling, sweet or red!
3: Dress up in purple and white and get into the mood for Pinotage & Biltong.
4: Relaxing on the lawns next to the Hennops River in the “Bushveld” setting at Leriba Hotel in Centurion whilst sipping on ice cold Kaapzicht Pinotage Rosé.
5: Participate in International Pinotage Day on 14 October and be part of the world-wide craze for our national grape varietal.
6: Listening to the soothing sounds of jazz duo Swing Cats.
7: Supporting The Pebbles Project at their Kidz Zone, sponsored by Montagu Fruits and Nuts.
8: Participate in The Pebbles Project Raffle and win lots of wine!
9: Visiting Hemingways, Chapters or the River Lapa restaurants at Leriba Hotel and see for yourself why they’re hugely popular!
10: Sharing the experiences of the day at the #pinobiltongfest Selfiepro stand and winning a big prize for the best outfit
The Pebbles Project, a registered charity organisation supported by Montagu Dried Fruit and
Nuts, is responsible for the Kidz Zone where kids will be entertained whilst their parents
enjoy the day. A donation of R75 per child is requested which will go towards Pebbles’
projects. To find out more visit www.pebblesproject.co.za . Under 18’s enter free.
Tickets @ R220 pp online from www.plankton.mobi or www.computicket.com includes a
branded wine glass for tastings and a Pinotage and Biltong Pairing card. Tickets at the gate
are R250 pp.
The dress code is purple and white and prizes will be given for the best, cutest and most fun
outfits! Visit the SelfiePro stand to get your pic taken and share it on social media to enter.
The Pinotage and Biltong Festival is committed to the responsible consumption of alcohol
and alcohol will not be served to under 18’s. The use of public transport is recommended.