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CHENIN SAFARI

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This winter, the Chenin Blanc Association is celebrating what makes the Cape winelands so special – Chenin Blanc and being outdoors! The challenge is to see how many Chenin Safari stops you can visit during the six-week period of 18 June to 30 July 2022.

Should you choose to accept this challenge, you will earn yourself a designer cycling shirt and stand a chance to win fabulous prizes.

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FULLY BOOKED

You will be able to collect your shirt on

30 July

ride your bike

You have six weeks to visit as many Chenin Safari stops as you can and take a photo at the tasting venues.

Share your adventure

Upload a photo of each visit, tagging @cheninblancsa, @the_winery_name, #DrinkChenin and #CheninSafari.

earn your shirt

Everyone who completes six Chenin Safari stops will earn their free #DrinkChenin cycling shirt.

 More than six, allows for additional fantastic prizes.

 
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CHENIN SAFARI DESTINATIONS

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We are partnering with the Wine Lands Cycling Club, Women on Wheels, the Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy, Bot River wineries and the Franschhoek Wine Valley to bring you four safari loops to ride plus two Chenin destinations worthy of exploring: Perdeberg Wines in Paarl and Van Loveren Family Wines in Robertson.  

 

We are planning social rides throughout the 6 week period but you can explore the safari stops at your own pace as well

 

Please join us in exploring Franschhoek, on Saturday, 2 July.  Please plan your own route, but all the participating wineries are excited to welcome you to the Franschhoek Valley. 

 

The Bot River loop is planned for Saturday, 9 July, with the start at Beaumont Wines, with a wine tasting at both Wildekrans and Beaumont wines.  This ride is hosted by Lisa Selley.  Please contact her if you would like to join the fun ride.

Exploring the Perdeberg is planned for Saturday, 16 July.


Our six-week celebration of all things Chenin will conclude with a fun ride on 30 July, hosted by the Bottelary Hills MTB Trails in the renosterveld, starting and ending at Jordan Wine Estate.

Collection of your shirt will be at Jordan Wine Estate on Saturday 30 July.  If you cannot be there on the 30th, please contact us for alternative arrangements.

 

WINE LANDS CYCLING CLUB LOOP

Special offering:

Taste the best Chenin Blanc in the world (as per Decanter 2022: 97 points Best in Show) as part of the Chenin Blanc tasting for R100 

Special offering:

Buy 6 bottles of Chenin Blanc and only pay for 5. 

Excludes Stellenrust Chenin Sparkling. 

Special offering:

"Cheers to Chenin" curated case of 6 special Chenin Blancs.

BOTTELARY HILLS CONSERVANCY LOOP

Jordan Wines Stellenbosch

Special offering:

* Visit Jordan for their #DrinkChenin tasting station and take a picture of yourself in their #DrinkChenin frame.  Lots of prizes to be won.

DeMorgenzon Stellenbosch

Special offering:

All Safari participants receive a complementary Chenin Blanc tasting.  This includes:

* Taste the Reserve Chenin Blanc 2019, DMZ Chenin Blanc 2021 and Chenin Cap Classique for R80 and receive a complementary tasting of the exclusive Reserve Chenin Blanc 2016 in Magnum.

* Chenin Blanc tasting and Platter for 2 fro R300

Hazendal Wines

Special offering:

* Buy 5  bottles of Hazendal Chenin Blanc and get 1 free.

Zevenwacht Wines

Special offering:

* Buy 5 and get 1 free on the Tin White 2021

* Be entered in the lucky draw to win 3 cases of wine if you  buy 1 case of wine from the Tasting room!

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Special offering:

Taste the 3 Beaumont Chenin Blanc wines: Chenin Blanc 2022, the Hope Marguerite and Goutte D'or (noble late harvest) for R50.

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Special offering:

Taste the Chenin MCC, Estate Chenin and Barrel Select Chenin plus an older vintage Chenin for R85.

PERDEBERG WINERY MTB TRAILS 

Perdeberg Winery MTB trails

Special offering:

Sip, sample & taste five Chenin Blanc wines, each of them perfectly paired with a delectable cheese:

  • Perdeberg Cap Classique Chenin Blanc (old vine; planted 1977) paired with kiri cheese

  • Perdeberg Classic Collection Chenin Blanc paired with cheddar cheese

  • Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Rossouw’s Heritage paired with traditional brie cheese

  • Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Courageous Chenin Blanc (old vine; planted 1985) paired with traditional goat’s cheese

  • Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Longevity Natural Sweet Chenin Blanc paired with White Rock with Cranberries

Price: R80 per person.

Bookings advisable. Email tasting@perdeberg.co.za to book.

Thai Green curry & Chenin promotion at EAT @ PERDEBERG RESTAURANT

Asian cuisine paired with proudly South African Chenin Blanc! Chef Rob Hahn will treat guests with a delicious Thai Green Curry as a dish of the day, served with a wine from the Perdeberg portfolio.

 

VAN LOVEREN MTB TRAILS

Van Loveren

FREE food pairing - worth R95

Five’s Reserve – Maasdam cheese

Retief Cape White blend – Smoked olives

Chenin no. 5 – cheddar

Bayede – Bree

 

BOSCHENDAL MTB TRAILS

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FRANSCHHOEK VALLEY LOOP

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Special offering:

* a free bottle of Chenin for every case of Rickety Bridge Chenin Blanc 2020 plus free delivery

* Chenin Safari riders can taste the Chenin 2020 and the Paulina's Reserve 2019, for free, with every bottle purchased.

Please note: open on reservation only

Will be open Saturday, 2 July 2022 from

10:00-13:00.

Cheese platters needs to be booked in advanced.

Weekly prize:  6 bottles of Wild House Chenin Blanc

To win, you need to visit the farm, take a photo and share with Wildeberg and #DrinkChenin.

Grand prize: A weekend for two in our Elephants Trail Cottage.  Overall winner announced at the end of the 6 week challenge.

 

Offerings at Wildeberg:

  • Wine tasting of our Wild House Range & Cheese Platter for two @ R250.

Each platter order will include a single entry into the draw for the Grand prize and a weekly draw ticket, if you haven't already entered via the photo competition.

Special offering:

For the 6 weeks of the challenge, you can taste two delicious Chenin's for free!

Leopard's Leap Classic Chenin blanc 2022 and

Culinaria Chenin Blanc 2020

Special offering:

Taste all 3 for free:

Stone Trail Chenin Blanc

Anemos Chenin Blanc

Le Courier Chenin Blanc

Special offering:

* A 20cl glass of each of the Wild Ferment Chenin Blanc 2020 and the Chenin Blanc Reserve 2019 for R130

 
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For the challenge, participants have six weeks to visit at least six Chenin Safari stops and upload a photo of their visit, tagging @cheninblancsa, @the_winery_name,  and adding the hashtags #DrinkChenin and #CheninSafari.

Please upload fun, creative photos of your visit to the tasting room. It is all about enjoying the visit.

We realise you cannot taste all the Chenins at all the stops and still ride.

 

Please ride responsibly - stay safe! 

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#DrinkChenin  #CheninSafari

Remember to make your account public, so we can see your posts and cheer you on!

 

Everyone who completes six Chenin Safari stops will earn their designer #DrinkChenin cycling shirt.

Everyone who visits more than six Chenin Safari stops will also stand a chance to win fantastic prizes.

Prizes:

  • An overnight stay in a luxury suite on Jordan Wine Estate in Stellenbosch including breakfast, a bottle of Jordan wine, and a wine tasting and cellar tour for two people.

  • An overnight stay at the beautiful Franschhoek Cellar cottage, a tasting at Old Road Wine Co and dinner with a bottle of wine included for two people.

  • An overnight stay at the new EersteBosch cottages, in the heart of the winelands (off Annandale Road) for two people.

  • Women on Wheels MTB weekly ride, hosted by Lisa Selley, for one calendar month for a lady and her friend, during the week.

  • A wine blending course  at Rickety Bridge for 2 people.

  • Wine Tram tickets for 2 people.

  • 36 Bottles of Chenin for one lucky winner.

  • Buffs and survival kit (x4) for the most creative photo by a couple and two individuals, sponsored by Ian van Jaarsveld at RE/MAX.

 

Ts & Cs

  • Participants in the Chenin Safari must register on quicket.co.za to be eligible for the free shirt.

  • The registration fee of R200 is non-refundable.

  • Limited to 100 participants. 

  • Participants do not have to visit the winery on a bike but do need to upload a photo of their visit to the tasting room and use the correct social media tags.

  • You have from 18 June to 30 July to earn your shirt.

  • Please upload fun, creative photos of your visit. It is all about enjoying the visit. We realise you cannot taste all the Chenins at all the stops and still ride.

  • Taking part in the fun rides on 18 June or 30 July is optional.

  • Participants can visit the Chenin destinations in any order.

  • Please let the tasting room staff know that you are taking part in this challenge.

  • Special tasting and events during this six-week period will be communicated to all registered participants via WhatsApp and social media platforms.

  • Participants need to select their shirt size and logo when they register. Please consult the sizing chart on the website.

  • Participants must also indicate when registering, if they will collect their shirt at the final fun ride on 30 July or have it couriered to an address provided, at their cost.   

  • Take note that annual or day permit (R70) are required for the Bottelary Hills Conservancy MTB trails #ride4renosterveld.

  • Take note that annual or day permit (R60) are required for the Wine Lands Cycling Club trails.

  • Take note that a day permit (R60) is required for the Boschendal MTB trails.

  • Take note that a day permit (R60) is required for the Van Loveren MTB trails.

  • Take note that a day permit (R50) is required for the Beaumont MTB trails.

  • You have to book to use the Perdeberg MTB trails.