Join us for the De Savoye Harvest festival 2010!

In 1688 Jacques de Savoye came to South Africa and was granted Vrede en Lust, which in Dutch means “Peace and Passion”. We would like to invite you to the Vrede en Lust Savoye Day Harvest Festival to celebrate the 2010 harvest and our history spanning over 322 years!

De Savoye Day 2009 Harvest Festival at Vrede en Lust

  • For the brave ones, who wish to lend a hand to harvesting the grapes, the day will start 8am sharp;
  • For the curious ones, the German ‘Trompetter Fest’ at 10am will introduce breakfast with a twist: serving special fermenting white wine with a special zwiebelkuchen;
  • For the jolly ones, live music will play from 11am, whilst our popular Cotage Fromage will prepare lunch: Freshly baked breads, pates, dips, cold meat platters & cheese, pastas, salads and chicken casserole;
  • For those who have some space left, will be delighted by chocolates with handmade Shiraz butter ice cream and cones!

Of course Vrede En Lust wines will be available on tap, along with the opportunity to sample some of our unreleased wines

Dress the part in blue, red and white French flair and come be a part of our 2010 harvest success story

There are only 200 seats available and they will be allocated on a strict payment RSVP basis.The event is booking up fast, so please book early to avoid disappointment!

  • Venue: Vrede en Lust Wine, Simondium
  • Date:   Saturday 13 March 2010
  • Time:   Harvesting: 8am; Trompetter Fest 10am; Ends: 4pm
  • Dress:  Red, White and Blue
  • Cost:   R250 Inc VAT per adult inclusive of activities, food and wine, no charge for kids
  • There will be snacks and refreshments for the kids and a jumping castle.

Only 200 Tickets available! Please RSVP by EFT Payment and email your proof of payment to

BANK DETAILS:  Vrede en Lust  Ac No: 149 8080 960, Nedbank Current Account: Branch Code: 149821/ Business Winelands: Reference: “Savoye” and your Name

Looking forward to sharing this day with you at Vrede en Lust!

Some of our guest may want to carry on through the night at the new Franschhoek Vendange event that night:

In keeping with the French heritage and, true to tradition, a long and exceptionally colourful harvest table will be set up in the centre of the town, welcoming locals and visitors to sit down to a sumptuous feast. A traditionally bountiful French inspired feast of mouth watering delights, prepared by some of the village’s passionate chefs, awaits. As if that wasn’t enough, guests will also get the opportunity to mingle with some of Franschhoek’s well-known and award-winning winemakers and sample the area’s finest wines.