Parys Wine Festival 2018
Parys in the Northern Freestate is less than an hour’s drive (120km) from Johannesburg.
There are three beer breweries in die Parys area where honey beer, various ales, stout, buchu beer, weiss beer, pilsner and porter beer are being brewed. a must see is The Dog & Fig Brewery!
There is also an exclusive and small distillery for brandy and liquors. You better stay over if you would like to visit the distillery for the traditional South African “mampoer” where you can taste 52 different kinds.
The town acquired a reputation as an arts and antique hub. Many well-known artists, antique dealers and craftsmen have made Parys their home.
There is only one way to experience the famous Breë- and Water Street and that is to walk. Here you will find a large and diverse variety of art galleries, antique and gift shops as well as fabulous pieces of art, crafts, gifts or memorabilia from the turn of the previous century.
There are 18 restaurants which cater for an exciting and diverse culinary experience. You will even find such delights as typical South African “vetkoek” “boerekos”, afval, sausage rolls and “pap and wors”.
There are 10 coffee shops where you will find some of them in the guise of a bookshop, a bus, grandma’s kitchen and street cafés.
Various spas in Parys will cater to your every need in tranquil surroundings while listening to the calming rush of the Vaal River.
The Vredefort structure is currently described as the World’s oldest and largest impact structure declared South Africa’s seventh World Heritage site in July 2005.
During the Vredefort Dome Wine Route, you can taste wines from 15 different wineries and more than 60 different wines while roaming the streets of Parys.
Tasting tickets sold online at R120 per person and R150 at the event and include a wine glass, wristband and map allowing you to visit each exhibitor.
One night in Parys themed Dinner will be a four-course dinner paired with wines from four different wineries. Tickets sold at R500 per person and bookings essential. Meal and all wines served will be included in the price.
To book follow the link qkt.io/Parys