Cheers to summer sparkles at the Cap Classique & Champagne Festival

It’s almost time to raise a glass to all things sparkling; the Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival is back!

Perfectly timed with the start of December and summer celebrations, Franschhoek Wine Valley welcomes the return of the Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne festival.

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Regarded as one of South Africa’s leading Cap Classique-producing areas, the Franschhoek Wine Valley Cap Classique route is a first for the country. The abundant valley is renowned for producing outstanding Cap Classiques from an impressive array of over twenty local producers, ranging from large, traditional estates to more boutique, up-and-coming producers.

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Bubbly lovers will be delighted to hear that after a two-year absence, this much-loved festival and firm favourite on year-end calendars across the country is back, once again presented by Sanlam Private Wealth.

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Set to take place over two full, bubbly-fuelled days at the historic Franschhoek Monument, a focal landmark for the area, all are invited to mark the first weekend of December and reserve tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

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Festival-goers will be able to enjoy Cap Classiques from local estates such as Graham Beck, Anthonij Rupert, Villiera, Morena and many more, as well as champagnes from select French producers, such as Tattinger, among other firm favourites.

Live music will keep the feet tapping and add to the garden-party atmosphere. Fashionistas are invited to don their best blue and white ensembles – with a chance to claim both bragging rights and generous prizes. Local stalls and restaurants will proudly showcase a selection of gourmet gold and artisanal goodness.

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Festival organiser, Darielle Roberstson assures us that tickets will be highly sought after, as bubbly lovers will want to make up for the two years they missed. Booking will be essential – guests only.

Tickets are priced from R400 and can be purchased via webtickets HERE.

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