The romanticism of the rolling hills and sweeping vineyards of the Cape Winelands makes it one of the country’s top wedding destinations. The Winelands wedding trend is ever popular and from the Stellenbosch Vineyards to Franschhoek wine farms or Paarl, couples are spoilt for choice. Little Pink Book has a range of Winelands wedding venues to suit every bride’s personality.
The whole Winelands region offers an oasis of sublime wine farm venues from intimate cellars to great sprawling lawns on historic estates, all just less than an hour out of the city centre. The ceaseless demand for Winelands weddings is because no matter what time of the year you have planned your wedding day, there are venues here to suit any weather. Whether you chose to be outdoors with gorgeous views or indoors at an intimate, relaxed setting, venues such as the quaint Le Pommier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch will ensure that your day is magical!
Of course, a huge consideration, when planning a wedding, is what to serve your guests and with lunchtime weddings a current trend, a wine farm wedding it the ultimate setting. The Cape Winelands houses some of the country’s most highly acclaimed restaurants, and chefs and couples know that guests will be served food that is nothing short of spectacular.
Many of the venues have in-house wedding coordinators like Zorgvliet Wine Estate who know exactly how to ease the stress of planning the perfect day and offer advice on how best to get the most out of the exquisite environment. Some venues even have rooms specially designed and decorated for weddings, which saves on costs, a bonus for many brides and grooms as regardless of their budget, hiring of the venue is usually their biggest expense.
There are many ways to curb your budget if you do decide on one of the Cape Winelands more lavish wine estate venues, for a few ideas have a look at Pinterest Wedding Inspiration.
The Cape Winelands wedding trend is so popular right now that a lot of the venues are booked up at least a year in advance, some for even longer. Mainly because one of the area’s biggest allures, apart from the guaranteed beautiful wedding photo backdrops, captured here, is the fact that there is such a diverse choice.
From casual rustic to classy highbrow chic, it is just a case of deciding which one suits you and your soon to be spouse’s idea of a perfect dream wedding day.