Events in the Western Cape – February 2011

Wilde Cycle Day 2011: This event is held in Wellington in the Western Cape on the 19th of February 2011. If you are you needing some preparation for the Cape Argus Cycle Tour or if you are just looking for a great cycle race, this might be the race for you. Participants have a choice of doing either the 94 km or the 54 km road race. There is also a 50 km and 20 km mountain bike challenge. The kids can be kept busy on the 6 km kiddies track. The Wilde Cycle Day 2011 is ideal for the whole family. Besides the races there will be also wine tasting, a kiddies jumping castle and various food stalls. For more information visit http://www.wildecycle.co.za/ or phone 071 0809980.

Nederburg Harvest Day: This event is held at Nederburg Estate, Paarl in the Western Cape on the 26th of February 2011. The recent heat wave has accelerated ripening in the vineyards. Visitors are invited to join the fun and festivities at Nederburg’s harvest day and participate in creating some of the winery’s award-winning wines. On arrival visitors will be treated to a refreshing glass of sparkling wine. Then it’s over to the expert harvesting team, who’ll teach you how to hand-pick perfectly ripened grapes. After harvesting, a scrumptious barbeque-style brunch and some fine Nederburg wines will be served on the rolling lawns in front of the historic 19th century Manor House with spectacular views of the surrounding vineyards and majestic Drakenstein Mountains. Harvesters stand a chance to win a gift pack of Nederburg wines in a lucky draw. It is strongly advised to bring a hat, sunscreen and comfortable shoes. Tickets are R185 per person (includes the barbeque-style brunch and a bottle of Nederburg wine, from the Foundation or Winemaster’s Reserve ranges, per couple) and R55 per child under 12. Booking is essential. For more information phone Sunette on 021 8623104.

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