Rock around Paarl Mountain and enjoy the first taste of 2014 harvest!!!!
With harvest in full-swing, the annual Paarl Ommiberg “Round the Rock” festival to be held on 8 & 9 March 2014, offers visitors not only the opportunity to taste the first unfiltered wines of the 2014 vintages but to enjoy a relaxed day out in the winelands with unique offerings and activities to suit the whole family. For the first time this year the festival will be hosted over the entire week-end for each and every person in the family to enjoy.
SATURDAY - 8 MARCH 2014
Saturday, 8 March 2014 is once again the day that wineries and alike put their best foot forward to welcome you. This is the day when visitors are given a glimpse into working wineries, offered the opportunity to pick and stomp their own grapes, enjoy tractor rides through the vineyards and test their winemaking skills by creating their own blends and pairing the young unfiltered wines with traditional onion tart – a custom rooted in Germany and adopted by the OmmiBerg ‘Round the Rock’ festival. Also on offer are cooking demonstrations, art exhibitions, live entertainment and cellar tours.
Adding to the day’s festivities are jumping castles, slippery slides, pony rides, face painting, kids’ croquet and rides on a goats wagon to keep the kiddies busy.
With more than seventeen wineries to choose from visitors will be spoilt for choice. Unfiltered wines, live music and Zwiebelkuchen (onion tart) tastings are free throughout the event, whilst meals and special activities should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment and are payable separately.
Ticket prices are R80.00 per person over the age of 18 when booked through www.webtickets.co.za or R100.00 at any of the participating wineries on the day, for persons over the age of 18. Ticket holders will receive a tasting glass and access to taste young wines from the 2014 harvest.Â The ticket also includes access to the wineries and the entertainment on offer. Accompanied children under 18 years of age enter free.
SUNDAY, 9 MARCH 2014
On Sunday, 9 March 2014, we wind down and give you the opportunity to enjoy OmmiBerg 'Round the Rock' in a slower pace. This is a day for families to enjoy a relaxed Sunday lunch in various forms and fashions with beatifull scenery and exceptional wine. Who would not like to relax and spend a day in true Paarl fashion?
A number of wineries will welcome you to their restaurants and/or picnic areas . Kids are always welcome in Paarl and we do cater for their entertainment .