Gabriëlskloof Favourite Things Festive Market

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Christmas cheer at Gabriëlskloof Favourite Things Festive market

Got some last-minute gift shopping to do? Looking for food, wine and good times? Head over to Gabriëlskloof Wine Estate this weekend, for their annual Favourite Things Festive Market.

This popular festive season event draws a happy crowd over two days, to appreciate some fine estate wine, food and country hospitality. Take the whole family, even your good-mannered poochies too!

Gabriëlskloof’s Favourite Things Market returns bigger, better & bolder

The Overberg market offers prime good times for festive season shopping that’s a cut above.

Date: 14-16 December 2018

Make a festive diary note for your next country getaway, because you won’t want to miss the new and improved Favourite Things Market at Gabriëlskloof.

After a one-year hiatus, the Favourite Things Market will feature 45 hand-picked stalls stuffed with this season’s must-have goodies. The focus has always been on treasures stylish, handmade, homemade and collectable and this year will be no different.

This is the event to shop for festive season gifts and have a good time while doing it too. From baked treats to beautiful jewellery, home-knits to rare finds – it’s all here, in one glorious location.

Gabriëlskloof’s hilltop spot outside Bot River – a mere 80-minute drive from Cape Town – offers sweeping views of the Babylonstoren Mountains and surrounding wheat fields. Its stylish visitor centre is a landmark destination that offers tastings of wine, chocolates and its olive oil, and is home to an attractive country-style restaurant where slow-cooked, shared meals are served with authentic platteland passion and a generous hand. Read more about the restaurant and chef Frans Groenewald here: Gabriëlskloof: Botrivier Sublime Food and Wine

Now imagine the gardens decked out in bright colours and a merry vibe inviting you in,and you’ve got the spirit of the Favourite Things Market. This is the place for families – and friendly dogs are welcome too! You just must make a weekend of it.

Dates and times:

  • Friday, 14 December from 5pm to 9pm;

  • Saturday, 15 December from 10am to 6pm; and

  • Sunday, 16 December from 10am to 3pm.

For more information about the estate, visit Also follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Gabriëlskloof can be contacted on 028 284 9865 or

Gabriëlskloof Estate is situated just outside Bot River, on the Swartrivier Road, off the N2.

Press release by Random Hat PR.

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