Visit Groote Post Country Market In Darling

Head out to Groote Post on Sunday 25 August for a day of family fun and relaxation at their idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling.

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Groote Post is a historic 18th-century farm on the Cape’s West Coast where the unique aspects and cool climatic conditions of the Darling Hills yield superlative fruit and excellent wines. Groote Post Wine is renowned around the world.
The winery is situated in a lovely green valley threaded by the Klawer River, with luxurious lawns and an original, beautifully restored Cape Dutch homestead.

Season Dates


Groote Post is re-opening its popular country markets for the new season. First up is the August Country Market on Sunday 25th August (from 10h00 until 15h00), followed by monthly markets on 29 September, 27 October (Country Run), 24 November and 15 December (Christmas Market).

More Than Enough Food For Everyone

The terrace in front of Hilda’s Kitchen and adjacent to the Cellar will be brimming with market stalls offering delicious and beautiful country offerings including artisan foods, arts, and crafts, homeware, clothing, décor, gifts, jewelry, accessories, toys, fresh produce and more. Local is always lekker at Groote Post, with a divine selection of Darling gourmet produce including Weskus Worswa, Darling Honey, Burger Fellas, Darling Sweet, Nellies Homemade Pies, the popular Darling Brew and of course Groote Post’s well-loved wines.

Season Dates


26 January 2020
23 February 2020
29 March 2020
26 April 2020

Closed during winter: May, June, July

Join us on the last Sunday of every month for the Groote Post Country Market.

Guests can expect delectable country offerings including artisan foods, arts, and crafts, as well as home-ware and décor. All Groote Post’s well-loved wines will be available for tasting and purchase by the glass, bottle or case.

There will be 3 Lucky Draws at 12h30, 13h30 and 14h30. The winners will each receive a hamper with products from the market and wine from Groote Post, but you must be at the draw to win.

Time: 10h00 to 15h00

Live Music, Tractor Rides, Children’s Entertainment, Guided Horseback Rides

Groote Post Estate: Only an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the historic Groote Post farm, owned by the Pentz family and situated in the Darling Hills, presents a rustic and rural atmosphere with undulating hills, vast open spaces, and warm country hospitality. In addition to a wide range of award-winning wines, Hilda’s Kitchen’s superb culinary experience and Farm Drives through the private game camp and vineyards, Groote Post also offers spectacular views of the Atlantic coast and Table Mountain, nature walks, bird-watching in the hide on the dam and spectacular West Coast flowers in spring.
For more information about the market:

Contact: 022 451 2202 or email [email protected]


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