Parys Wine Event 2020
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 25 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 with programme. The tasting will take place on 26 September 2020 from 10:00 - 16:00.
visit www.infoparys.co.za for more information regarding Parys as well as for accommodation and other activities in the area.
For Accommodation Bookings Contact Hildie at 079 395 7413
Camping/Caravan Specials available at our Echo Office only: SOLD OUT
For more info about other options Contact the Information Center in Parys.
Mon-Fri: 8am – 5pm
Saturdays: 9am – 2pm
056 811 4000
- Venue (1) THE GARDEN 8th on Middle
The town of PARYS has always been known as the most exquisite shopping destination in the Free State. And now, our town has stepped it up a notch further with the addition of The Garden. The Garden is a spectacular shopping experience which is home to the following brands: Bean There Coffees, Blanc de Blanc, Die Pienk Flamink, Rosari Pewter, Art Gallery, En Season, Quench, Lets Love, Saffron & Sage, Hên Huisie, Boutique Wire, Vintage Secrets, Platteland. Between them, these brands stock a wide range of unique products encompassing boutique clothing, handmade jewellery, beauty products, exclusive gifts, wire sculptures, original paintings amongst many others.
THE GARDEN | FOOD | DECOR | SHOPPING | ART | RELAX | PLAY |
Address: 8 Middle Street, Parys (behind L.Design Group and diagonally opposite Jimmy Jaggers.
Telephone: 084 637 9568
E-mail: [email protected]
- Venue (2) Angelos Pane Vino
Angelos Pane Vino offers great value for money. From Monday to Thursday there are various specials on offer. It’s also a popular weekend spot in Parys, so reservations are recommended. The owner and staff are very friendly, and there’s always a jolly atmosphere with classic Italian music playing. The menu is extensive and caters for vegetarian dishes as well. There are many pasta’s, pizzas and other classic Italian dishes to choose from. The wine menu is also above average.
Whether you’re in the mood to dine out, having a birthday party or function, or simply seeking comfort food to enjoy with a movie at home, Angelo’s Pane Vino never disappoints.
Delivery, Good for groups or parties, Good for children, Outdoor seating, Takes bookings, Takeaway, Table service, Walk-ins welcome
Angelo’s Pane Vino Shop 1,77 Bree Street, Parys, Freestate, 9585, South Africa
- Venue (3) Meyer’s Ranch and DeliThe founders and owners of this jewel in Parys are Piet and Liana Meyer. They are well known local farmers and also the proud founders and owners of Meyer’s Ranch Vrystaat Lamb free range lamb distributors, as well as Design Benjamin Construction Company.
Combine these two outlets and sets of skills, and you get Meyer’s Ranch Deli & Browse. This is not your average deli, for it not only offers the best lamb in the free state, but also the best selection of South Africa’s finest dining and cooking delicacies: Noah’s Cheese, Romano’s Olives and Pestos, Ina Lessing’s Jam Products, Darling’s Sweet toffee and fudge products are a few to mention. It is not just a shopping venue, but your taste buds go on an adventure too, for fresh tasting samples are available for your convenience, though you are warned that you WILL walk away with more than you budgeted for #deliciousaddictions . Apart from the display of fresh and packed goods, it is also a browsing spot and one can sit and relax, enjoy a cappuccino whilst your eyes set and explore the somewhat “not your average deli” interior.
Bree Street 79, Parys, Freestate, 9585, South Africa
Tel: 071 696 4633 or e-mail: [email protected]
Looking for adventure? You've come to the right place, because parys activities take place in and amongst a World Heritage Site.
The Vredefort Dome offers the adventure enthusiast the most beautiful and wild sections of the mighty Vaal River. Scenic Mountains, rapids and trails await the wild at heart. Come and explore Parys and the Vredefort Dome by foot, mountain bike, kayak or inflatable. Experience the exhilarating thrill of tandem Skydiving! You'll be amazed by the shear beauty of Nature here. Parys also offers plenty of activities for bachelor parties, team building events and conferences. Play a round of Golf on one of our two premier Golf Courses, and enjoy scenery like no other. Browse easily by searching by name or category. You can also use location or just use the map to find what you're looking for. Explore Parys Activities by clicking on the map marker icons. We've made it easier to find Activities, so you can see what's close to accommodation, shops and restaurants. Enjoy