Polo Brunches

(Booking Essential)

Come and enjoy a unique brunch experience at the Polo Club Restaurant while watching the sport of kings.

A beautiful day in the Cape Winelands, overlooking the lush green polo fields of Val de Vie Estate with picturesque mountain ranges as backdrop. Waiters wearing Panama hats, carrying trays of Val de Vie Cuvée de Vie MCC or a crisp glass of Polo Club Chardonnay Pinot Noir.

The brunch includes breakfast snacks, a plated dish from our brunch menu and a glass of Cuvee de Vie MCC or a Cointreau cocktail, all while enjoying a thrilling game of polo for R250 per person.

17,31 March
7,14, 28 April

021 863 6174 /


Discovery myrun

(Residents only)

Run either a 2.5 km or a 5 km route within the safety of our beautiful Val de Vie Estate and earn Discovery Vitality points.

Val de Vie residents can register on


Friday Wine sales

(Residents only)

At L’Huguenot we turn Fridays into carefree occasions for families and friends. Bring your own picnic blanket and basket, or order a pizza, cheese platters or salad from our Friday menu while you savour our wines and enjoy the magnificent vineyard views.

For your convenience, we’ve extended our Friday wine sales until 7pm.

For the kids, there is the freedom of sprawling lawns and a jungle gym.

For wine orders contact: or 021 876 8037

24 MARCH 2019

ABSA Cape Epic


After 8 days of battling the elements and screaming legs, the #Untamed African MTB race culminates at the pristine Val de Vie Estate.

Besides supporting the finishers, it is a great day out for the whole family. Plenty of safe parking and a whole day of great activities ensure a great day out. Make sure to grab a prime spot on the finish line and watch your mountain biking heroes celebrate as the champagne flows. There is plenty to do and lots of action on the wonderful Val De Vie Estate.
There are a range of activities for the whole family, including the dedicated Virgin Active Club-V Kids Zone where there will be Swing Ball, Soccer and a Mini Obstacle Course amongst other activities! The more energetic youngsters can expend some of that energy at the kids pump track, for future Absa Cape Epic riders.

Relax and enjoy refreshments in the Edge Chill Zone on the finish line, where cover band, The Professors will play from 12:00 onwards to celebrate the end of the 2019 race. Grab a bite to eat at one of the many food trucks in the race village.

For more info visit

2 APRIL 2019

Meerhof Food and Wine Pairing

(Booking Essential)

Come and experience a unique food and wine pairing in the Signature Room, prepared by Chef Gerard van Staden. Each month he will pair up with a wine farm situated in the Cape Winelands to create a culinary experience to prickle your taste buds.

There are only 44 seats available.

Other food and wine pairing dates: 21 May, 11 June, 2 July, 6 August, 3 September, 8 October and 5 November.

Booking essential
021 867 8000 /

12 APRIL 2019


(Residents only)

Unwind Friday at the L’Huguenot Cellar
At L’Huguenot, we turn Fridays into carefree occasions for families and friends.

With the occasional unwind during the Summer season, expect live music, gourmet food truck and a wide selection of wine, craft beer, gin and cooldrinks.

And for the kids, there’s the freedom of spaced-out lawns and a jungle gym.

R100 per adult – Includes a bottle of Polo Club Sauvignon Blanc shared between two people.
R40 per child (2-10 years) – includes a kiddies pack

Booking essential
Contact us at 021 876 8037 or email

15 APRIL 2019

Prof. Thuli Madonsela

(Residents only)

Professor Thulisile “Thuli” Madonsela is the Law Trust Chair in Social Justice and Law Professor at Stellenbosch University, where she conducts and coordinates social justice research and teaches constitutional and administrative law.

Event Details:
Starts at 6PM
Ballroom, Val de Vie Pavilion
R150 per person

22 APRIL 2019

Andrea Bocelli

(Tickets holders only)

The polo field of Val de Vie Estate, enfolded by three awe-inspiring mountain ranges, will act as the natural open-air amphitheater for the first ever concert of the Italian maestro in the Western Cape. Set against a symphony of sunset colours, attendees of the exclusive event can expect a unique experience in one of the most beautiful settings in Africa.

Big Concerts has announced today that Carlo Bernini, Maria Aleida, Beverley Knight and Anastasiya Petryshak will be joining Andrea Bocelli for his South African tour.

Tickets available from:

28 APRIL 2019

Run the Pearl


Run the Pearl presented by Bergstreme Developments
10 km, 5 km and 2.5 km along the paths of the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course

This beautiful running event takes place on the paths of the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. Prizes for the top runners, lucky draws, waterpoints, live entertainment and food trucks available.
Discovery Vitality members will earn up to 100 fitness points for completing the 2.5km, 300 fitness points for completing the 5km event and 600 fitness points for completing the 10km event.

2.5km – R50.00 pre entries. R70 for late entries.
5km – R100.00 for pre entries. R120 for late entries
10km – R150.00 for pre entries. R170 for late entries

Strollers and dogs on leashes welcome.
Enter at

1 May 2019

Argentinian Inspired Steak Nights

(Booking essential)

Come and experience a unique Argentinian inspired Steak Night. Enjoy a special evening with music to match the atmosphere and Rubeus, Wagyu beef, steaks prepared to perfection.

021 863 6174 /

1 May 2019

14 MAY 2019

BCX SuperSport Shootout

(Members Only)

The prestigious BCX SuperSport Shootout is now firmly entrenched as the premier celebrity golf and lifestyle event in South Africa, taking place on the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course from 17-19 May 2019.

Pearl Valley Members get to experience a “taste of the Shootout” with a Pearl Valley Golf Club members’ golf day on the Tuesday, 14 May 2019. This is a great opportunity to play the course as it will be set up for the main event.

Members can contact for more information.

6 OCTOBER 2019

Val de Vie Market and Run


Val de Vie Estate welcomes you to join them for an exciting day out in the exquisite Paarl-Franschhoek Valley at our Sunday market from 10am-3pm.

The market offers a variety of unique homemade fare sold from food trucks and vendors, as well as fun activities for children and a sports event for anyone to take part in. Sports events include a cross country and family fun run.

In true Val de Vie style, you can watch a thrilling game of polo while sipping on a crisp glass of the estate’s superior wine and relaxing to live music from some of South Africa’s most loved artists. Held on the Polo Pavilion’s terrace, the Market at Val de Vie has something for everyone to enjoy.

Free entrance to the Market – Remember your picnic blanket, sunhat and cash (no ATMs).

More info to follow.


Pink Polo

(Tickets holders only)

Pink Polo returns for its tenth-year at the prestigious to Val de Vie Estate on 9 November 2019.

Pink Polo pays tribute to the survivors of breast cancer and serves as a platform to raise awareness for a disease that is most prevalent in women but also affects a high number of men.

Well-regarded as ‘The Sport of Kings’, polo has over centuries been honoured by royalty, aristocrats and captains of industry. The origins of the sport are interlaced in the relationship between woman and horse and is one of the oldest team sports in history.
Guests of Pink Polo can look forward to a day in the picturesque Winelands filled with all things pink and polo-inspired – from the fashion to the food and wine offerings, with plenty of surprises in store.


Contact Val de Vie Events

Call +27 (0)21 836 6191

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