Stellenbosch at Summer Place


It’s official! Every single one of the five chefs participating in this year’s Stellenbosch at Summer Place in Johannesburg on November 29 are among the best 30 in South Africa. Plus, Bertus Basson and Gregory Czarnecki emerged in the top 10 of the 2017 Eat Out Restaurant Awards, announced this weekend.
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Along with Basson (awarded for Overture) and Czarnecki (awarded for The Restaurant at Waterkloof), the chefs being featured this year are Michael Broughton of Terroir Restaurant, Lucas Carstens of Makaron Restaurant and Michael Deg of Equus Restaurant.

Stellenbosch at Summer Place – presented by Sanlam Private Wealth – is one of the City of Gold’s premier lifestyle events that will host Johannesburg high society at the plush Gauteng venue-turned-stylish winelands rendezvous. At this luxurious event – a one-night showcase of some of South Africa’s finest wines, food and art – guests will have the exclusive opportunity to mingle with the country’s top winemakers and chefs.
More than just a mere location, it is the Stellenbosch lifestyle that will be on show. This year, the event, themed Artists, Makers & Craftsmen, will highlight the personalities behind this reputation. Alongside some of the country’s top culinary maestros, over 100 wines from 45 Stellenbosch wine farms will be featured. The top 40 entries into the prestigious 2017 Sanlam Portrait Award will also be display.

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Wine being the golden thread, every aspect of the event has been thematically integrated. The chefs have been tasked with preparing small-plate tasting dishes showcasing the grape varieties and wine styles for which Stellenbosch has become world renowned.

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In the opulent open-air lounge will be a selection of South Africa’s famous pot still brandies and port-style wines.
Stellenbosch at Summer Place gets underway at 18h30. Summer Place is located in the upmarket suburb of Hyde Park, at 69 Melville Rd.

Tickets to Stellenbosch at Summer Place 2017 are available at R600 each through Ticket Pro, Each ticket includes tasting dishes by five great chefs, canapés, a sumptuous cheese buffet, access to over 100 wines and the opportunity to meet some of South Africa’s food and wine rock stars. Early booking is recommended as tickets are limited and sell out early. Please note that this is not a sit-down dinner.
For more information or to buy your tickets contact Stellenbosch Wine Routes on 021 886 8275, send an email to or book online at Also follow @StellWineRoute on Twitter and Facebook.