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A Feast of Flavours at Paardevlei, Somerset West: 5-6 October 2013

September 6, 2013

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There will be something for everyone at the Feast of Flavours Festival held at Paardevlei, a new development area, located on the former AECI site, close to the N2 in Somerset West.  With historical buildings and a rehabilitated vlei for with bird-watching opportunities, there are already a number of occupants: Triggerfish (craft beer producer), Flagstone Winery, Cheetah Outreach and Sumi’s Design Company.

Set in 730 hectares of unspoiled natural beauty in the heart of Somerset West, the ‘Feast of Flavours’ event at Paardevlei will please wine lovers, foodies and families alike. Visitors can explore some of the best of the Cape’s natural beauty on Saturday, 5 October and Sunday, 6 October from 11h00-18h00.

The excitement begins on Friday, 4 October with “White Nights @ Paardevlei” where up to 150 guests will attend a white themed dinner in a secret venue in the development. Classical guitar music will accompany a delightful three-course meal and those attending be making a difference to local charities with proceeds going to Cotlands and Cheetah Outreach. Tickets are R220 each and booking is essential at

When the weekend comes, families will enjoy the daily programme of kiddies’ entertainment in a specially created car-free area, close to the Cheetah Outreach Project. For those interested in art, accompanied by fine wines and artisanal beers, a wander around Flagstone Winery, Sumi Design Co and Triggerfish Brewing will be a priority. Food and drink from around the world will be found in the Global Village to the accompaniment of live music throughout the day.

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“Passports” are available at the gates or on-line at at R50 per adult and R25 per child per festival day.

For more information visit or contact Cobie van Oort at or 021 981-0216 during office hours.

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