Robertson Wine The River Festival – Why You Need to Book Your Tickets Today!

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Robertson Wine on the River 2017
During the weekend of 20-22 October 2017, the banks of the Breede River on Goudmyn Farm will come alive with the Valley’s esteemed winemakers, local chefs and producers.

What is Wine On The River?

The Wine on the River festival is a picturesque centralised festival that gives consumers the opportunity to taste award-winning wines from almost 30 wineries. Unwind, relax and enjoy fresh country air, beautiful scenery and warm spring sunshine with an array of delightful treats, local country cuisines, and great music.

A Family Friendly Festival

This idyllic, open-air spring festival is a family event. The young will be entertained with a dedicated kids-area, boat cruises, horse- and tractor rides.Robertson Wine On A River


Explore the new #TastetheLifestyle tent with an exciting line up of wine offerings. Book your slot for an interactive wine tasting with a local winemaker focusing on a specific cultivar of the valley. Live music throughout the weekend, delicious treats and free WIFI to share your memories online.

Be part of the third annual Duck Derby

Watch the blue and yellow duckies race down the river on Sunday. Individuals can purchase a yellow duck for R100 and businesses a blue duck for R1000. Winners receive R5000 cash! Various lucky draws throughout the weekend. The proceeds from this initiative will go towards the Bonnie-People Project in Bonnievale which assists the inhabitants of the settlement in building and developing sustainable components within their community, focusing on the future of their children. Just under R250 000 was raised in 2016 and it is hoped that the same will be matched, if not increased, this year. Pledge today to make a difference in these children’s lives.

Robertson Wine Valley will continue their support towards the Thunderchild project in aid of the local Children’s Home, by selling Thunderchild wine from their stall and to raise awareness on this fantastic project. This much loved, open-air spring festival is not to be missed.

Buy Wine at Great Prices

With wines being sold on-site at cellar door prices, the festival provides the perfect opportunity to stock up on your favourite Robertson Wine Valley wines.

Zero Tolerance Policy Towards Drinking and Driving

Robertson Wine Valley supports the use of wine in a responsible manner. As part of our commitment to bringing you a safe festival, a zero-tolerance policy will be upheld with regards to drinking and driving. To support responsible tasting, complimentary shuttle services are available from central spots in local towns, Robertson; Bonnievale and Montagu to the event on Saturday. There is day in and out trips from Cape Town available, as well as local taxi’s.

Book Now

Entrance ticket prices vary from R120 – R280
Free entrance for children under 18 years of age (children’s activities work on a ‘pay-as-you-go-system’).
Early Bird Weekend ticket runs until 30 September 2017 for R250 pp.
Interactive wine tastings at R70 pp per slot.
All available at Webtickets under the Wine on the River page.


Two lucky Crush subscribers will each win two Wine On The River weekend passes and a mixed case of Robertson Wine Valley wines. Click HERE to enter | Facebook | Twitter

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