There’s plenty of festive fun to be had at Spier Wine Farm this season. Take your pick of activities at this popular Stellenbosch venue.

Enjoy good food and wine at Spier Wine Farm on Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and more
Enjoy good food and wine at Spier Wine Farm on Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and more

Spier Light Art Show

Join the opening ceremony of Spier’s first Light Art Show on Saturday 8 December or Sunday 9 December, 2018. Choreographed by Jay Pather, sound and light sculptures will be revealed as the audience follows the procession of performers across a multi-sensory, cross-cultural wonderland.
Date: Saturday 8, Sunday 9 December 2018
Registration: 6pm – 6pm
Cost: R580 per couple, includes 2 adult tickets, picnic dinner for 2, bottle Spier wine
R200 per adult, includes a comp glass of wine
R75 per child under 12
Spier Light Art Show bookings: www.spier.co.za/events

Missing opening night? No worries – the exhibition will be lit up from 10 December – 31 January, 2019. Free.

Spier Christmas Courtyard Lunch

There’ll be a buffet in the courtyard with communal tables and a supervised play area for children. Kick back to the velvety sounds of a jazz trio.
Date: 25 December, 2018
Time: 12.30pm
Place: Manor House Courtyard
Tickets: R850 per adult (includes all beverages, excluding spirits)
R300 for under 12
Spier Christmas Courtyard Lunch bookings: www.spier.co.za/events

Spier Christmas at Eight Restaurant

Celebrate Christmas in true farm style at Spier’s farm-to-table restaurant, Eight. A bountiful Harvest Table will offer festive-inspired dishes made with ingredients freshly sourced from the farm and nearby.
Date: 25 December, 2018
Time: 12.30pm
Place: Eight Restaurant
Cost: R580 per adult (excluding gratuity, beverages)
R290 for under 12s
Spier Christmas at Eight Restaurant bookings: www.spier.co.za/events

Spier Christmas Picnic

Chefs use seasonal produce grown organically in the Werf Food Garden – a stone’s throw from the Spier Farm Kitchen – as well as ingredients from other trusted local suppliers, to create nutritious, farm-inspired food.
Dates: 25, 26 December, 2018
Place: Spier Farm Kitchen
Cost: R700 per basket for two
R200 per children’s basket, serving one
Spier Christmas Picnic bookings: http://www.spier.co.za/food/picnics

Spier Comedy in the Vines

Put your feet up on the Werf lawn, with wine in hand and a picnic basket under the stars to enjoy an hour-long comedy show by stand-up legend Barry Hilton.

Thirty years of touring, six children, two ex-wives, a new wife, five DVDS, two movies, Vegas, Cleese, Connolly, millions of air miles and a Lifetime Achiever statue on his mantelpiece… if Barry Hilton isn’t the quintessential South African comedy giant, no one is.
Date: Saturday, 29 December 2018
Time: Gates 5pm, Show 6.30pm
Place: Spier Farm Kitchen
Cost: R200 per person
Comedy in the Vines bookings: www.spier.co.za/events

Spier New Year’s Eve

As Mix Flava’s tunes get you in the mood, there’ll be canapés and welcome drinks, followed by a buffet at long tables under beautiful festoons. A supervised play area ensures the kids will have as much fun as you.
Date: 31 December/1 January, 2018
Time: 6.30pm
Place: Manor House Courtyard
Cost: R1400 per adult (includes beer, wine, water, soft drinks, gift)
R350 per child (special menu, water,soft drinks)
Spier New Year’s Eve bookings: www.spier.co.za/events

More about Spier: https://weekendspecial.co.za/picnics-spier-farm-kitchen/
and https://weekendspecial.co.za/spier-creative-block-wines/ and music at Spier  https://weekendspecial.co.za/whats-on-in-cape-town-music-diary/

What: Festive season at Spier Wine Farm 2018 – Spier New Year’s Eve, Spier Christmas Lunch, Spier Christmas at Eight, Spier Christmas Picnic, Spier Light Art Show, more
Where: Spier Wine Farm Stellenbosch South Africa
Spier bookings: www.spier.co.za/events
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