June 2018 - The Plettenberg, part of The Liz McGrath Collection, the flagship property along the Garden Route, will partner with Plettenberg Bay Tourism to host the upcoming Plett Arts Festival starting on 25 June until 9 July, 2018.
At The Plettenberg, on 25 June, at 11:00 to 16:00, Strauss & Co will hold an art valuation day for anyone who would like to have their private art work valuated followed by an art talk in the evening with wines and canapés. The art valuation is R100 donation (optional) to the Sabrina Love foundation and wine and canapé art talk is R 150.00 per person.
The Milkwood Gallery and the Vernissage Re-Constructed exhibition will launch on 26 and 27 June and on the evening of Thursday 28 June The Plettenberg Hotel’s Arts Festival opening night will be hosted by Dijonne Du Preez of Gallop Hill Gallery, featuring artists Jimmy Law, Elsire Roos and Elize Bezuidenhout. Join us for an incredible evening of art, complimentary wine and canapés from 18:00 to 20:00.
All the art works will be on display throughout the Arts festival for anyone to pop in and enjoy the work.
Accommodation Package includes - 3 nights at the Plettenberg, on a b&b basis from Thursday 28 June – Sunday 1 July, entry to the art evening hosted by featured artists, a four course dinner with Steenberg Wine Estate, and an optional two day Wine course R3, 655 per person sharing for 3 nights. Wine course is an optional extra.
Plett Tourism will also host the Cape Wine Academy workshop on viticulture and wine tasting at The Plettenberg where people can do the CWA Prelim Wine Course over two days - 29 and 30 June for 3 hours daily, plus 1 extra hour on Saturday for the exam. The course is the Cape Wine Academy course and costs R1, 800 per person and the course is led by Francois Ferreira and Conrad Louw.
There is also an ‘art meander’ taking place every Wednesday through the Main Road for guests and visitors to enjoy.
Accommodation bookings via the website
Viticulture and wine tasting workshop bookings directly with Plett Tourism - http://www.plett-tourism.co.za/events/discovering-the-sublime-world-of-wine/