Parys Wine Event 2019
Sat Mar 30, 10:00 - Sat Mar 30, 16:00
The Garden 8th on Middel
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 19 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 includes a wine glass, wristband and map allowing you to visit each exhibitor.
Fly to Parys for a well deserved break in our Beech18 aircraft that seats 10 passengers. We offer a once in a lifetime experience from Rand Airport to Parys with our all inclusive package with 4star accommodation, confirmed seats at our "le Diner en Blanc" dinner, our tasting experience as well as breakfast before your flight back to Johannesburg. R3900 per person for first 4 seats.
One night in Parys themed "Le Diner en Blanc" will be a four course dinner paired with wines from four different wineries and served at our exclusive "Pop-Up" Venue in Parys. Tickets sold at R450 per person and bookings essential. Four courses, welcome drink and all wines served will be included in the price. Le Diner en Blanc is a super-prestigious event that’ll have attendees indulging in an amazing ‘chic picnic’ at a secret location that’ll only be revealed to ticket holders just before the event.
Having launched almost 30 years ago in Paris by François Pasquier and his friends, this event has grown exponentially every year. Now more than 70 cities around the world host their own Diner en Blanc. This dinner recalls the elegance and glamour of French Court Society. All dressed in WHITE, guests gather for a fancy dinner.
Registration for Le Dîner en Blanc® takes place in 3 phases:
Phase 1: Parys Dinner embers from the previous year and close friends of the organization
Phase 2: Friends “sponsored” by Phase 1 members
Phase 3: People who signed up to the waiting list (Contact: [email protected] to add your details to the list)
visit www.parys.co.za for more information regarding Parys as well as fo accommodation and other activities in the area.