Warmer weather and longer days echo the return of the ever-popular Stellenbosch Street Soirees – bi-monthly street parties bringing together wine farms, restaurants, locals and visitors in the vibrant streets of the City of Oaks.
The Stellenbosch Street Soirees will take place every second and last week of the month for a hip crowd to immerse themselves in the inimitable food and wine culture of this forever young town, with live music adding to the vibe.
The first pop-up street party will spill onto the bustling Drostdy Street on Wednesday, November 16, when cars will make way for locals and visitors to sip, savour and share in the lifestyle of the country’s second oldest town.
It is a vibrant, after-work street party where strangers can become friends over a glass of wine with gourmet snacks by resident eateries and upbeat vibes by local musicians.
“Stellenbosch has a recipe for living that is hard to resist or come by. With these street parties we offer visitors a taste of our way of life through quality wines, delicious bites and live music. I cannot imagine a better way to spend a balmy summer’s evening, let alone better company to share it with,” shares Elmarie Rabe, Manager of the Stellenbosch Wine Routes.
The communal Stellenbosch Street Soirees are for young and old to let their hair down and hang out with interesting characters and friendly folk in the heart of this quaint town. It goes down from 6pm to 8pm and each event features a different selection of cellars and food vendors. R70 gets you a glass to taste as many wines as you wish. Street food will be on sale.
The Stellenbosch Street Soiree dates for this summer:
– November 16 and 30
– December 14
– January 11 and 25, 2017
– February 8 and 22
– March 8 and 22
For more information, call 021 886 4310, visit www.wineroute.co.za, or follow the Stellenbosch Wine Routes on Twitter @StellWineRoute.