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When: Friday 10 August 2018
Time: 18:30 (10 Aug) – 12:00 (12 Aug)
Venue: The Retreat
Price: Day visitors: R1250pp & Weekend visitors: R3896pp sharing / R5896pp single
Status: Open

Learn all about the basics of traditional fermentation techniques with Food Scientist, Claire Pauck. Claire will also be sharing the health benefits of fermented foods and how to include them in your daily diet.

The workshop will include your own starter cultures and recipes on lacto-fermented vegetables, Kombucha and fermented dairy.

Day Workshop Visitor package R1250pp includes:
*(accommodation and meals excluded) 

- Part 1 Saturday
   9:30 – 10:30: Harvesting session in Werf Food Garden
   14:00 – 17:00: Session 1 

- Part 2 Sunday
  9:30 – 12:00: Session 2 

 Full Weekend Package R3896pp sharing / R5896pp single includes:

-      Two-night farm stay

-      Harvesting in The Werf Food Garden

-      Fermentation workshops

-      Breakfast Saturday & Sunday (excluding beverages)

-      Saturday Dinner at The Werf Restaurant (excluding beverages)

For Bookings contact  +27 (0) 21 870 4271 or

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Email:     Tel: +27 (0) 21 870 4271

Explore The Boschendal Estate

Weddings & Functions

Boschendal provides an idyllic natural setting for large and small functions. The Boschendal Manor House, Rhone Homestead, The Olive Press, the Werf Restaurant and the beautiful gardens are available to host an array of celebrations or events in a relaxed and tranquil environment.

Our Wines

Given our exceptional winemaking heritage of almost 300 years, the Boschendal cellar masters meticulously balance rustic tradition and modern innovation to produce classic, fruity wines while upholding the ecological integrity that has become synonymous with our brand.

Must Do's at Boschendal

Guests are invited to enjoy all this magnificent farm has to offer: an award winning wine and bio-friendly food experience; a rich heritage; a spectacular natural and soulful landscape; fun, informative and engaging activities whilst also taking the opportunity for some down time in tranquil surroundings.