International Pinotage Day 14 October

International Pinotage Day - lanzerac wine estate

Excitement is brewing as wine enthusiasts are preparing for this year’s International Pinotage Day, celebrated on Saturday 14 October. On Pinotage Day we rejoice South Africa’s home grown grape varietal and the awareness and enthusiasm levels are sure to hit a new high this year.

Lanzerac Wine Estate, home of the world’s first bottled Pinotage, invites all Pinotage-lovers to celebrate this special day with us.

Lanzerac Vertical Pinotage Tasting:

Book for an exclusive Pinotage Tasting, presented by our Cellar Master, Wynand Lategan. Two tasting slots are available, 11h00 and 13h00, and seating is limited to 15 per slot. Pre-bookings are essential and can be made with Lucrecia Gordon on / 021 886 5641. Tickets for the vertical tasting cost R50 per person and includes the following wines:

  • Lanzerac Pinotage Rosé 2017 (debut release)
  • Lanzerac Premium Pinotage 2015
  • Lanzerac Pionier Pinotage 2015 (ABSA TOP 21 Finalist)
  • Lanzerac Pinotage 2010

Pinotage Promotions:

Guests enjoy a 20% discount on Lanzerac Pinotage and Lanzerac Pinotage Rosé for the day, in addition to a 10% discount on all other Lanzerac Premium Wines purchased on 14 October from the Lanzerac Tasting Room.

Pinotage Picnic Basket:

Pre-order a delicious Lanzerac Pinotage Picnic Basket for two which includes a selection of cheeses, charcuterie, smoked pork pâté with Pinotage jelly, mini baguette, Pinotage onion marmalade, country style quiche, gourmet cupcakes & chocolate mousse jar, and a bottle of Lanzerac Pinotage Rosé. Picnic baskets cost R400 per couple and orders can be placed with Johan van Zyl on

International Pinotage Day - lanzerac wine estate

A Delicious Pinotage Menu will be on offer from the Lanzerac Deli

Cheese & Meat Platter to Share
Selection of Cheeses, Cured Meats, Smoked Boerewors & Pinotage Pear Chutney

Pinotage & Rosemary Glazed Lamb Burger
With Spinach, Red Onion Rings, Caciotta Cheese & Tomato Jam

Smoked Roast Beef Brisket Roll
With Pinotage Onion Jam, Radish Salad, Karoo Swiss, Mustard & Lemon Mayo

Oyster Station
3 Large Oysters topped with Cucumber Ribbons, Crème Fraiche & Pinotage Rosé Caviar


4 Large Oysters on the Rocks with Fresh Lemon

Artisan Ice Creams and Sorbet Tubs & Cones
Selection of Gourmet Flavours including a Pinotage Wine Ice Cream

Fresh Strawberry & Milk Tart
With Pinotage Rosé and Strawberry Gel

Lemon Meringue Cheesecake Jar
With Pinotage Syrup Swirls

Gourmet Mini Pizza’s Available for Children

The event is family-friendly with live music by BrotherBrother, an Indie folk band from Cape Town. Listen to their first single here, recorded in Stellenbosch.

Enjoy this International Pinotage Day at Lanzerac Wine Estate, home of the world’s first Pinotage. Entry is free and casual seating is available under the trees in the Deli courtyard or on the Picnic terrace overlooking the mountains and vineyards.

For more information about our International Pinotage Day festivities contact Zia van Rooyen du Toit at