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Why you should check out this year's SA Cheese Festival

Discover a wide selection of the best and unique cheeses at this year's South African Cheese Festival, among other cheese products and preserves that complement cheese as well as wine and gourmet food.
Festival-goers will be treated to the sounds of Kurt Darren on Friday, 28 April 2017, and BlackByrd on Sunday, 30 April 2017. Both performances take place at the Stellenbosch Vineyards Muzik Gazebo on the festival grounds.

Why you should check out this year's SA Cheese Festival

A Connoisseurs Experience is available for those who prefer exclusivity and a bit more privacy amongst the thousands of cheese-lovers attending the festival. This package includes VIP parking, VIP access, an exclusive Nataniël show in the Cooking Pot and more.

Cooking Pot entertainment

Three theatres further enhance the entertainment value for cheese festival-goers with Nataniël, Carmen Niehaus and Leon the Milkman in the Cooking Pot this year. Nic van Wyk and Reto Jagger, a master brewer, present in the Standard Bank Tasting Room and Aviv Liebenberg and Charné Loubser of the Private Hotel School cook up delicious treats in Cape Made Kitchen.

There will be prizes and cheese to be won in the Ladismith Cheese carving competition that takes place daily at Blossom’s Gazebo.

The SA Cheese Festival takes place from Friday, 28 April to Sunday, 30 April 2017 at Sandringham, Stellenbosch. Tickets are available at any Computicket outlet, Shoprite or Checkers store at R160 per person per day. Senior citizens pay R100 and children 13 years and younger enter free of charge. No tickets will be sold at the gates. The festival times are from 10am to 6pm daily.

Sandringham is located next to the N1, Stellenbosch turn-off (exit 39), between Cape Town and Paarl.

For more info, go to, tel 021 975 4440 or email az.oc.opxeirga@nimda.

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