Tue. Feb 25th, 2020

What you need to know about the Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration

The Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration will take place on 24 and 25 January 2020 in the wine-growing region situated just outside the coastal town of Hermanus.

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The Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration is back! The 7th annual celebration will take place over two days this January and will give wine-lovers the chance to celebrate Pinot Noir in style in Hermanus. Yes, it is said that Hemel-en-Aarde is the iconic wine-growing region situated just outside the coastal town of Hermanus, widely acknowledged as the ‘Pinot Noir’ capital of South Africa.

On 24 and 25 January, world-renowned winemakers, wine influencers, esteemed media, epicures and wine lovers will flock to the beautiful region of Hemel-en-Aarde to explore and celebrate our famous Pinot Noir and savour unforgettable meals sourced locally.

Picturesque wine country

“Besides experiencing the wine tastings, wine safaris, winemakers and chefs, it is the relaxing and festive atmosphere that sets the Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration apart from all other wine festivals. Guests will find themselves unwinding in picturesque wine country whilst being informed and inspired by passionate winemakers.”

Ticket details

Tickets are available online. There are two types of tickets available:

Full Weekend Event Tickets

This booking includes all of your wine and food.

  • Duration: Two days
  • Price: From R2995 per person

Taste of Hemel-en-Aarde

Guests that could not join us for the full weekend are invited to join us for this exclusive dinner, hosted by Hemel-en-Aarde Winegrowers. Featuring acclaimed chef Jason Lilley and his team from the Cape Town hotspot Jason’s Bakery, guests will be treated to the best produce from the Hemel-en-Aarde region.

  • Duration: Six Hours
  • Price: From R795 per person
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Event Itinerary

Friday, 24 January 2020

  • 16:00 – 17:00 – Welcome to Pinot Paradise
  • 17:00 – 20:00 – Among Pinot Friends

Saturday, 25 Janaury 2020

  • 8:30 – 9:00 – Parking and Pastries
  • 9:30 – 17:00 – The Great Pinot Appeal
  • 13:30 – 14:30 – From Nature’s Pantry 
  • 17:00 – 18:30 – Time Out
  • 18:30 – 19:30 – Many Pinots, One Love
  • 19:30 – Pick of the Pinots 
  • 19:30 till late – A Taste of Hemel-en-Aarde 

Find out more about the itinerary over here.

Also read: What makes the Cape wine region the most unique in the world?

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