The Overberg is once again gearing up for the highly anticipated Hermanus Wine & Food Festival. Celebrating 20 years of fine wine, this country festival offers one of the most impressive Wine and Craft produce line-ups from around South Africa. In the last 20 years the Hermanus Wine & Food Festival has supported the vast growth that has taken place in the Elgin to Elim wine region, from just 6 producers in 1998, to over 80 producers in 2018, and still growing. Presented by Wine Village, this festival has grown under the guidance of Paul & Cathy du Toit, who have a passion for the Overberg region and its amazing people.
The winemakers and craft producers are part of the Wine Village wine family. Come and meet them, taste their magnificent wines and enjoy the festival with us. With some of the most sought-after wines in the country on offer, you are invited to browse through the wine show, appreciate, delight in and sense the fruit of the vines and discover your own favourites.
Hermanus Wine & Food Festival has grown to be one of the largest platforms on which to taste and buy the finest wines, beers and the most innovative gins available on the South African market.
Indulge in your craving for fine wine and gourmet food while relaxing in the festival arena with local bands and the best food trucks from the Overberg. This event continues to challenge winemakers and foodies to deliver premium quality for the ever-discerning palate. As always, children are welcome, and we have a special supervised activity centre in which they can play and be entertained while you explore the bountiful offerings at the show.
This two-day event takes place on 5 & 6 October 2018 - with the promise of great weather and that champagne air for which Hermanus is famous. All the wines will be available for purchase at cellar door prices. This is a unique opportunity to extend your wine collection and get ready for the festive season.
The Hermanus Wine and Food Festival promises to be a vino-experience where you will meet and make new friends, discover new wines and find that whales are not the only reason for people visiting Hermanus.
Join us for a fine wine time this October.
“The Hermanus Wine and Food Festival has become one of the iconic festivals for wine producers from the cooler and more coastal wine regions of the Cape. It is a fantastic opportunity to catch up on all the exciting new wines being produced, or simply the latest vintages of old favourites. And all in a wonderfully relaxed food and wine fuelled atmosphere.”
Anthony Hamilton Russell - Hamilton Russell Vineyards.
“Some of the very best wines South Africa has to offer under one roof” Wilhelm Pienaar, Winemaker - Hermanusptersfontein.
“The Hermanus Food and Wine Festival is the premier event of its kind, fantastically well organized and attended, and we wouldn’t miss it for the world!” Glenn Bryant - Sixdogs Gin
“The annual Hermanus Wine and Food Festival is Ataraxia’s must-attend event, showcasing as it does the broadest spectrum of locally produced top-quality wines and fare, guaranteed to romance all tastes.” Kevin Grant – Ataraxia Wines
“A celebration of the senses - eat, drink, shop & dance to your heart's content - a beautiful, brilliantly organized event.” Christo Bezuidenhout – Blue Bee Co
“Taste wines you know and love while you can experience new wines in a safe environment with a team that understands your personal preference.” Anika de Goede, Chief Marketing Officer - Hermanuspietersfontein