Food and Wine in the Wild at Kruger Station

Food and Wine in the Wild Festival

Get ready to raise your glasses and tickle your taste buds because the much-anticipated Food and Wine in the Wild Festival is back at Kruger Station for another unforgettable year!

Save the date: July 5th and 6th, 2024 – Prepare to ignite your senses with a celebration of South Africa’s finest wines, delectable cuisine, and the mesmerising beauty of the wild.

This isn’t just any festival; it’s an annual tradition that brings together food and wine enthusiasts from near and far to indulge in a weekend of culinary bliss. Join in to gear up for another spectacular edition.

Sample wines from the most prestigious vineyards across South Africa. From the rolling hills of Stellenbosch to the sun-kissed valleys of the Cape Winelands, each sip tells a story of passion, dedication, and the unique terroir that defines the region’s winemaking heritage.  You will receive a complimentary branded glass included with your ticket, which will be the perfect vessel to savour every moment of the tasting journey.

But the real magic happens when wine meets food, and at the Food and Wine in the Wild Festival, culinary delights take centre stage. Prepare to be dazzled by an array of “small plates” showcasing the vibrant flavours of traditional and local cuisine. From spicy peri-peri chicken to melt-in-your-mouth bobotie, each bite is a testament to the rich tapestry of South Africa’s culinary landscape. And with your ticket, your first plate is on us – a tasty treat valued at R55 that sets the stage for a foodie adventure like no other.

As you wander through the festival, be sure to stop by our partners, Eagle Dough Buddies, and indulge in the irresistible aroma of artisanal bread and baked goods. From crusty sourdough to decadent pastries, each bite is a testament to the craftsmanship and dedication of these talented artisans.

And for those seeking an extra-special experience, don’t miss our exclusive hosted dinner and wine pairing in the historic Carriage 7 on Friday, July 5th. Step back in time as you dine amidst the vintage elegance of this iconic setting, savouring a gourmet feast expertly paired with exceptional wines – a true highlight of the weekend’s festivities.

Tickets to the ‘Food and Wine in the Wild Festival’ are priced at R125 per person per day, offering unbeatable value for a day filled with culinary delights and unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re a seasoned wine enthusiast or a curious foodie eager to explore new flavours, this annual event promises to be the highlight of your year.

So, mark your calendars, rally your friends, and join us at Kruger Station for a celebration of food, wine, and the wild. The return of the Food and Wine in the Wild Festival is an event not to be missed – a feast for the senses that will leave you craving more. See you there!

To book tickets in advance, contact us at 013 591 6000 or email