GO FOR A COMBO
These foodie events offer double the delight: • In Plett: Truck & Vine is back with even more food trucks this year, a new whisky and gin bar alongside the craft beers and wines, and live music on a floating stage. 15 April. R150 pp. • In Paarl: Biltong & Pinotage at Perdeberg features 18 pairings, food trucks, an oyster & MCC bar, the estate’s own craft beer and even a white Pinotage. 14 – 15 April. R230 pp. • In Bot River: Barrels & Beards has a ‘cut the bull’ theme this year. Fifteen farms combine for one big feast and auction – plus the annual ‘best beard on show’ contest. 21 April. R450pp. • In Stellenbosch: Pizza & Wine at Vergenoegd (the ‘duck parade’ estate) has every shape and form of pie, from calzone to flammkuchen, along with wines to pair with them. 21 – 22 April. R180 pp (VIP R300pp). • In Elgin: Cool Wine & Country Food celebrates the fine fare of the valley’s 16 estates – each hosting tastings, live music, pop-up kitchens and fun and games. 28 – 29 April. R150 pp.