Colourful Wine Weekends

DragonFlyStudioJune2016Learn about colour in the heart of the Western Cape Winelands.  Described by the authoritative Drs Fransen and Cooke as one of the unspoiled and best preserved 19th century villages in the Western Cape, McGregor is known for its Victorian and Georgian architecture rather than the Cape Dutch.

Surrounded by picturesque mountains, McGregor is also home to award-winning boutique wines and chefs.


NCS Colour Courses have been enjoyed by more than 5,000 delegates from some of the largest architectural practices in South Africa.  One commented,

“Never mind the 2 CPD points for one day – this was worth it for my business and loads of fun!”

 International use of Colour in Architecture

 Typical Itinerary*

 Thursday afternoon
15h00 Bus departs Cape Town International Airport for McGregor
17h30 Arrive Lord’s Guest Lodge and settle in
18h00 Gather for sundowners
19h00 Pizza and/or braai in the Highlander with Lord’s easy drinking wines
Carol’s Overdraught Pub:  Curry evening with Cool Colombar or Magic Muscadel from McGregor Winery


08h00 Training 09h00 Spouse Programmes
are arranged with our Un-wine(d) partners
Wahnfried, the home of music in McGregor is the beautiful venue for all NCS Colour Courses
18h00 Gather for sundowners
19h00 Dinner @ Tebaldi’s with wines from Solara and Tanagra
with selected single vineyard wines
Photo: Expressions Photography
Photo: Expressions Photography
16 July 2016 – Saturday
10h00 McGregor Village walking tour – hosted by Heritage Society (Excludes donation/ honorarium)
13h00 Lunch and wine tasting @ Lord’s Winery
De Kaap Wines

15h00 Bemind – McGregor’s own garagiste wine maker, Ilse Schutte

Bemind bottles

19h00 Dinner in the Lady Grey Restaurant, Lord’s Guest Lodge with Lord’s award winning wines


Breakfast, check out from accommodation
Collection/delivery of pottery from Millstone Pottery
10h00 Depart McGregor
10h30 Tanagra – to taste the rest of the range/purchase wines tasted on Friday
De Kaap Wines


12h30 Wine tasting and lunch at Wolfkloof
17h30 Drop off at Cape Town International Air

* Itinerary (other than training and spouses programme) confirmed only when bookings are finalised.20150606_190930

Early bird discounts are available for eager beavers

Contact us for more information.

Closing date for bookings:  30 June 2016

Small groups

Numbers limited:  only 12 people (including spouses) can be accommodated in any Colourful Wine Weekend (minimum 8)



  • Training fees: R3,800/person (including free Colour Wheel, Colour Triangle and Colour Mask)

The free for spouses programmes depend on the activity and the price set nearer to the time.

Photo: Expressions Photography
Photo: Expressions Photography

Three nights’ luxury accommodation, at Lord’s Guest Lodge, with all meals including food and wine pairings, wine tasting and transport is in the region of R13 750 per person sharing (single supplements apply).

Actual price will be communicated to participants not less than 8 weeks ahead of a Colourful Wine Weekend

Also included in the price

  • Transport – no designated driver necessary
    • from and back to Cape Town International Airport
    • for tastings, excursions and dining venues for the duration of the Colourful Wine Weekend
  • Wine tasting fees
  • All meals and 1 glass of wine per course for dinner and lunch (excluding training day)

Prices exclude:

  • Other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and/or wine purchases at the cellars you visit
  • Donations or services not specifically listed on your final itinerary

Terms and conditions apply


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