2 July to 8 July

From chocolate and chuckles to winter wines and weekend retreats, we’ve got it all in our latest event guide!

At the movies, Ster-Kinekor is releasing the superhero movie Ant-Man and The Wasp and the crime drama American Animals on Friday 6th. And in music news, the annual Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival starts this weekend.

To celebrate World Chocolate Day on Saturday 7th, take a sip of the most decadent hot chocolate or a bite of these warm winter puddings. Speaking of things to keep the cold away, get cosy at one of these restaurants with fireplaces in Cape Town or enjoy winter wine spots and experiences in Cape Town.

In other food and wine news, the Knysna Wine Festival will feature more than 50 different estates on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd. It’s part of the annual ten-day Knysna Oyster Festival, which includes a Comedy Chuckle on Thursday 5th and the official after-party on Saturday 7th before it ends on Sunday 8th. But don’t worry if you can’t make it; there are plenty of places for a weekend break in the Cape.

Indeed, with winter upon us, now’s a great time to enjoy these secluded winter getaways in the Cape. And if money’s tight, we’ve got you covered with eleven best winter accommodation specials two more affordable Cape winter stays. Time away never felt this good!

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