Mellasat Vineyards are home to South Africa’s first White Pinotage and visitors will be able to celebrate International Pinotage Day by enjoying the rare opportunity to taste rare older vintages of this indigenous local varietal.

12 and 13 October 2019 from 11:00 until 16:00

Mellasat Vineyards is celebrating International Pinotage day by offering a vertical tasting of 4 vintages – 2008, 2016, 2017 and 2019, each paired with a traditional snack. This celebration takes place on Saturday 12 October and Sunday 13 October 2019 at Mellasat Vineyards.

Pinotage is an established grape variety in the Cape Winelands with the first commercial Pinotage made in 1959. Mellasat Vineyards made the world’s first commercially available White Pinotage in 2007. The weekend will see this South African grape celebrated around the world and Mellasat Vineyards will give you the opportunity of tasting their second vintage of this unique style of the cultivar.

Cost is R109 per person. Lunch options available on the day. Booking essential.

Mellasat’s new Boerie Platter

Boerie platter (boerewors, biltong, nuts, pineapple, peppadews and more). R60 per person, excludes glass or bottle of wine and wine tasting.

Booking essential.

Cheese & Charcuterie platter

Mellasat Vineyards just below the Du Toitskloof Pass is the perfect off-the-beaten-track spot to enjoy a cheese & charcuterie platter and wine tasting. Cheese & charcuterie platter for two at R145, excludes glass or bottle of wine and wine tasting.

For reservations and enquiries, contact Mellasat Vineyards on +27 (0) 21 862 4525 or send an email to tastingroom@mellasat.com.