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The Riebeek Valley Olive Festival
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Olives, Olive Oils, Olive Produce, Olive Trees are all an integral part of the Swartland towns of Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West.

Make your way to these charming villages at the foot of the Kasteelberg for the annual Riebeek Valley Olive Festival on the 2nd and 3rd of May (10am to 5pm daily). A past winner of the West Coast Tourism Award in the “Tourism Event “ category and a nominee for “Crowd Pleaser” in the Klink Awards. Voted in 2013 as Woolworths Taste Magazines “The Unforgettable Festival” by its readers.

The Olive Emporium located in the center of Riebeek Kasteel, will play host to local South African Olive producers with a wide array of produce to sample and to purchase - a feast of olives, all under one roof. The well-known Riebeek Valley wines from the local cellars, artisanal beers, an abundance of good local food and live entertainment will be available at the Emporium throughout the weekend.

From the centralised Olive Emporium make your way on one of the free shuttles and tractor trips to the other participating venues were a wide array of olive produce, olive body products, entertainment, food and good old fashioned and down to earth, Riebeek hospitality awaits you throughout the weekend

An Olive Passport, valid for the entire weekend, will give you access to the participating wine farms, the Olive Emporium and the Olive Boutique. Purchase your passport, at a cost of R70 per person, online via or on the day at any of the participating venues, including the Olive Emporium. Tasting glasses and tasting coupons will be available to purchase throughout the weekend at these participating venues.

Don’t just stay for the day, but make a weekend of your experience. With a vast selection of accommodation establishments to choose from in the valley you’ll be sorry you didn’t. For more information contact Riebeek Valley Tourism on 022 448 1545.

For more information contact 022 448 1545 or mail

The participating wineries are: Riebeek Cellars, Allesverloren, Pulpit Rock, Het Vlock Kasteel, Kloovenburg


Tel: +27.224612025   Fax: +27.224612028   Email:  
P.O. Box 1, De Gift, Riebeek West, 7306, South Africa