The 9th Annual South African Food & Wine Festival
@ Grayhaven Winery, Gum Spring, Virginia, USA.
September 13th & 14th, 2014
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Get your SA Fest Tickets Early and  SAve!

Tickets are available now!  Get your tickets early and save big bucks!  No need to decide which day to come, the tickets can be used for either day.  Get tickets here!

Welcome to the 2014 South African Food & Wine Festival!  As always, we’re looking forward to hosting this amazing event and seeing so many friends from around the world converge on central Virginia for a weekend of great wine, food and music.   We’ll be adding new information about entertainment, wine and winemakers over the next few weeks, so check back for details.  We’ll see you in September!

Here’s a little of what’s in store for this year’s event.  Check back for more....

The South African Food & Wine Festival welcomes singer-songwriter Ziya to this year’s festival!  Read more about Ziya and listen to her music....

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Visit MAN Vintners at the South African Food & Wine Fest, meet winemaker Francois Bezuitenhout and taste the wonderful wines of MAN.  Read more...

Tuelo and Her Cousins to play at the South African Food & WIne Festival

They’re back!  It just wouldn’t be the SA Food & Wine Fest without the music of Tuelo & Her Cousins.  Read about them here, Like them on their FaceBook Page , check out their video on ReverbNation, or listen to them on Spotify (you’ll need to sign in w/ FaceBook or set up a new account)...and of course, come out in September and see them perform live!

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Jean-Baptist Cristini joins the festival again this year, representing the wines of Fairview, Spice Route and Land’s End.  Read more..

BraaiTime Biltong

Biltong & droerewors..say no more!  One taste of these traditionally seasoned and cured South African dried meat treats and you’ll never eat jerky again.  Take a spin through Braai Time’s Web site- meet them at the festival for a tasting and stock up while it lasts.

SA Fest T-shirts

Visit the market tent for cool SA Fest gear, imported spices, hot sauces, Rooibos tea, rusks, arts & crafts and Aloe Ferox products from South Africa.

Dumisile Martin

Dumisile Nxumalo Martin is the ever-charming host of the festival's Market Tent. Dumisile was born and raised in Manzin, Swaziland. After completing her masters work at Tulane University, she joined the Foreign Service with American husband Bill Martin, serving in posts throughout Africa and India.  After retiring from the Foreign Service, Dumisile and her husband settled in the bucolic, rolling hills of Charlottesville, Virginia. Dumisile began importing crafts from Southern Africa about 10 years ago.  Read more about Dumisile Nxumalo Martin

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