Spring is Pretty in Pink in the Helderberg

The Heart of the Helderberg collective is celebrating “Pink Spring” to pay tribute to the arrival of the season in the picturesque valley they call home. 

Featuring delightfully curated pink drinks and tiny finger-food combinations, locals and visitors alike are invited to taste and tipple their way through the iconic wine and hospitality estates of Vergelegen, Morgenster, Lourensford, Erinvale Hotel & Spa and Erinvale Golf Clubhouse.

An initiative to showcase the area’s many attractions while supporting local businesses. The collective’s “Pink Spring” is yet another enticing reason to stop by and find out what all the fuss in the Helderberg is about.

Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa

 At this luxury hotel, local meets French to indulge your sweet tooth. Sip a Pink Toor, a uniquely South African five-year-old single-grain whisky, paired with a delicate Petit Four Platter, including a berry bonbon, strawberry macaroon and a pink coconut burfi. Bliss for the tastebuds.

R55 per person, available at Oak Terrace & Bistro and Magnolia Social Dining Lounge 

 Email: conf@erinvale.co.za | Tel: 021 847 1160 | | www.erinvale.co.za

Erinvale Estate Golf Clubhouse

 It’s all about the classics here. Choose either a Pink G&T (when last did you enjoy one of these?) or a glass of rosé to pair with a smoked salmon canapé. 

R65 per person, available at the Golf Clubhouse. Booking is essential for access to the golf estate. 

 Email: reception@erinvale.com | Tel 021 847 1144| www.erinvale.co.za

Morgenster Estate

 Welcome to the Italian art of the aperitivo – a glass of something-something just before food. At Morgenster, it’s a glass of their new release, the Sangiovese Rosé 2022, paired with three bruschetta bites with a twist alongside Nocellara & Kalamata olives.

R 55.00 per person, available at the Tasting Room. 

 Email: tastingroom@morgenster.co.za | Tel 021 852 1738 | www.morgensterestate.co.za

Lourensford Wine Estate

 Bubbles and bonbons is the winning combination at Lourensford. Make a toast to spring with a glass of Cap Classique Brut Rosé and a decadent cranberry and almond Wedgewood bonbon.

R55 per person, available at the Tasting Room 

 Email: winetastings@lourensford.co.za | Tel: 021 847 2300 | www.lourensford.co.za

Vergelegen Wine Estate

 Move over strawberries and cream, at Vergelegen it’s strawberries and rosé. Sample a glass of their newly released Florence Rosé 2022 paired with a delicate, bite-size meringue topped with strawberries.

R55-00 per person, available at the Tasting Room. 

 Email: info@vergelegen.co.za|Tel 021 847 2111 | www.vergelegen.co.za

“Pink Spring” runs throughout the month of September, and bookings are recommended.

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