Hilary - The Winemom
Easter Holiday Specials For Everyone!
Updated: Mar 17
Unique Easter holiday experiences in the Winelands...
*Please note: all information is correct at the date of publication. See individual winery websites for up-to-date info!
Discover Mellasat on April 5th for spectacular Easter picnics & egg hunts with the family.
Picnic baskets for 2 are R399, and include bacon & manchego croquettes, a selection of cheese with homemade relishes & crackers, grilled chicken patè, speckled chocolate truffles and more!
Picnic baskets also include a bottle of Dekker’s Valley Seraphic or Rosé.
No groups larger than 8. Kid’s menu is available on request.
Bookings are essential
Treat your family this Easter with an unforgettable Family Escape at Knorhoek Wine Farm, from 2-5 April!
Experience the all-inclusive Easter Escape:
Accommodation (and welcome drinks!), breakfast daily, 2 dinners at the Knorhoek Restaurant, an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids, a wine tasting & cheese platter for the adults, an Easter Sunday Lunch as well as a sundowner picnic! - All included.
A detailed itinerary has been drawn up for the entire weekend with sunrise hiking, fishing, tennis, swimming, and kids’ entertainment, including a special delivery from the Easter Bunny itself.
The package costs R990 per adult per night, children 4-12 y/o pay R520 each, and kids under 4 stay for free.
Don’t miss out on this amazing weekend, perfect for the entire family!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your Easter Escape.
An Easter weekend to remember!
Join them for an Easter Egg Hunt & Picnic (3 April), Hot Cross Bun Sunday (4 April) or Game Day (5 April)!
The Easter Egg Hunt (10am-1pm) is R250 per child and includes: a kid’s picnic basket, face painting, a cookie icing station & lawn games, as well as a surprise visit from the Easter bunny.
While your tots are hunting away, sit back and enjoy Warwick’s famous Gourmet Picnic @R650 for 2 adults (Vegetarian & Vegan baskets available).
Hungry for freshly toasted hot cross buns? Then come down on Hot Cross Bun Sunday where the head chef will be serving fresh homemade hot cross buns & coffee in the beautiful Forest Courtyard @R50 per person.
Feeling competitive? Game Day's on! With mouth-watering picnics and fun games like Boules, Giant Jenga, sack in a hole, table tennis, noughts & crosses, and croquet, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Email email@example.com to book now!
With its breath-taking scenery, stellar wines, world-class cuisine and five-star service, you are guaranteed a memorable experience at Quoin Rock.
On Sunday, 4 April, visitors can choose between an elaborate 7-course lunch menu or a relaxing picnic on the lawn.
Both options include traditional Easter treats, such as pickled fish & hot cross buns.
The sit-down lunch costs R1 200 per person (excl. gratuity & drinks) and includes entertainment by a cellist.
The picnic lunch is perfect for the whole family, at only R480 per adult and R275 for children under 12 (A R200 deposit via Dineplan secures your booking).
There will, of course, also be fun Easter entertainment for the tots to enjoy!
Before heading home, guests will also receive a little gift from Quoin Rock, to remind you of your time spent there!
Booking is essential as space is limited.
Sit down lunch bookings: https://quoinrock.co.za/gate-restaurant/gate-restaurant/
Picnic bookings: https://quoinrock.co.za/gate-restaurant/stellenbosch-picnics/
From 2 to 5 April, your tots can make their own rabbit ears and baskets for collecting Easter eggs in a 1-hour workshop outside in the shade of the River House.
Starts 9:30am. @R100 per child.
Join Spier for a three-course Easter Sunday Lunch (4 April) while you're serenaded at the riverside. Begin with gourmet salads & fresh-baked breads, followed by slow-braised brisket, roasted leg of lamb, smoked ocean trout, a cheesy butternut pasta bake, bacon-flecked charred broccoli and aubergine & tomato melanzane.
Delicious wines from the Spier Wine Tasting Station will also be available.
Lunch costs R495 per person, R165 tots 4-12, free tots under 4.
In non-Easter news: Spier’s third annual Light Art Show, a must-see, is running until 18 April 2021, where visitors will experience an array of light, sound and video artworks throughout the farm.
The Light Show is free to the public but, like all other events mentioned, must be booked in advance. Starting at 6:30pm, the best time to visit is at dusk, when you can catch both the beautiful sunset and the switching on of the lights.
Join their Easter Table Workshop on Saturday 27 March presented by Flower Café and interior designer, Jay Smith. You’ll learn just how to make your Easter dining table stand out this year.
The workshop will start off with tea & scones at the Deli at 8:30am, followed by a forage in the garden & creative centrepiece design, and will end off with a delicious lunch.
For R1595 pp, you get to design and create a tulip-inspired centrepiece which you can take home alongside all the other accessories and your very own bespoke Jay Smith printed linen apron.
To book, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 021 870 4211.
From 2-5 April, Boschendal is also having picnics and an Easter egg hunt. Spend the day lazing on picnic blankets and rest back chairs under the trees while sipping on Boschendal wine.
Tots will receive an Easter egg hunt
token in their basket allowing them to partake in the egg hunt activities on the 3rd & 4th.
2nd & 5th April prices:
Easter Basket Double- R600, Easter Basket Single- R300, Kiddies Easter Basket- R125
3rd & 4th April prices:
Easter Basket Double- R750, Easter Basket Single- R375, Kiddies Easter Basket- R185
Live Music between 1-3pm. Kiddies Easter Egg Hunt at 1pm.
Rhebokskloof will have a basket of activities over the Easter weekend (2-5 April).
Bring your friends & family and book an Easter picnic or lunch at the restaurant where you can soak up the sun and fresh air. At only R100 per child per day, adults can relax while the tots are occupied with various activities.
Schedule for kids’ activities:
10 – 11am Bunny with photo corner
11am – 12pm Balloon art
12 – 1pm Bunny Treasure Hunt
11am – 2pm Petting Zoo
Book an Easter picnic basket before 31 March, quote your ticket no. & get 10% off your picnic!
Call 021 869 8386 or email email@example.com
Join them for Easter Lunch @2pm– 4 or 5 April amongst the picturesque Stellenbosch mountain & vineyard landscape. Kids can join in the Easter Egg Hunt with their resident squirrel. The Easter egg hunt is free for kids of all families dining at Le Pommier.
(Easter Sunday & Monday)
Everyone that books for breakfast receives a Complimentary Breakfast treat so book now to avoid disappointment!
021 885 1269 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book a family getaway at Le Pommier now and receive these awesome deals:
R600 pp Country Rooms, R700 pp Suites (incl. breakfast) ; kids sharing under 12 – R250 (max 2 per room).
Book your stay at email@example.com
Lanzerac awaits with an Easter package designed to refresh body, mind and soul.
This Easter, stay at the Lanzerac Hotel & Spa for only R2187.50 pp sharing which includes a R250 pp food & beverage voucher.
Or join them for an Easter Sunday lunch & enjoy a specially curated menu by their Executive Chef, Stephen Fraser. @R540 pp from 12pm.
Connect... relax... and enjoy the beautiful Cape Winelands this Easter at Hazendal Wine Estate.
All their culinary offerings will be available and their very own Christoffel Hazenwinkel hare will be treating guests to special surprises.
VAL DU CHARRON
Bring your family and friends along to Val Du Charron and join their Easter Egg-Citing Trail Run on the 5th of April!
Hunt for the "Easter Eggs" on the trails & in the garden and you can win prizes!
3km/5km - 9am
10km - 8:30am
20km - 7:45am
Entries open on entries.onsitevents.co.za
Stay safe and take care!
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Mellasat: http://www.mellasat.com ; 021 862 4525
Knorhoek: https://knorhoek.co.za/ ; 021 865 2114
Warwick: www.warwickwine.com ; 021 884 4410
Quoin Rock: https://quoinrock.co.za/ ; 021 888 4740
Spier: https://www.spier.co.za/ ; 021 809 1100
Boschendal: https://www.boschendal.com/ ; 021 870 4200
Rhebokskloof: https://www.rhebokskloof.co.za/ ; 021 869 8386
Le Pommier: https://www.lepommier.co.za/ ; 021 885 1269
Lanzerac: https://lanzerac.co.za/ ; 021 887 1132
Hazendal: https://www.hazendal.co.za/ ; 021 903 5034
Val Du Charron: https://vdcwines.co.za/ ; 021 873 1256