Die Heuwels Fantasties. Photo: Supplied

Heuwels Fantasties to launch own wine range at Nooitgedacht concert

Die Heuwels Fantasties’ live picnic-style concert at Nooitgedacht Estate on 18 April will also mark the launch of the band’s own wine range,


Die Heuwels Fantasties. Photo: Supplied

Renowned South African band Die Heuwels Fantasties (DHF) has been hard at work on several new projects. The Afrikaans electronic band from Bellville, Cape Town, recently released the music video for their new single, Plekkie in die Son, featuring rapper Early B.

Music and wine

The iconic Afrikaans band — comprised of Pierre Greeff, Hunter Kennedy, Johnny de Ridder, Fred den Hartog and Sheldon Yoko — will be performing live in the Musiekniek concert at Nooitgedacht Estate, in Stellenbosch, on 18 April 2021.


“ ‘Plekkie in die Son’ has a special plekkie in my heart,” said lead guitarist Hunter Kennedy, who is also a member of Fokofpolisiekar.

And to make the Nooitgedacht show even more special, the band will introduce their own wine range, Die Heuwels Fantasties Family Wines on Sunday.

Watch and listen: Heuwels Fantasties ‘Plekkie in die Son’ with Early B

Plekkie in die Son is featured on Die Heuwels Fantasties’ latest album, 2021, and the music video was shot and directed by videographer Damiane van Reenen. . 

ALSO READ: Die Heuwels Fantasties’ new album is ‘modern folk pop ear candy’

First Cape Town live show after a year

Die Heuwels Fantasties’ performance at Nooitgedacht will mark the band’s first performance back in Cape Town after 14 months.

“This is our first live show back in Cape Town after more than a year. We are super excited. I suppose we might feel the same emotions as the very first time that we played two decades ago,” enthused vocalist, and guitarist Pierre Greeff.

The band will be accompanied by Tarryn Lamb, rapper Early B and Corné Pretorius who both feature on their 2021 album. 


DHF wine collab: Taste of success

This live show will also mark the debut of Die Heuwels Fantasties Family Wines. This is the band’s first wine collaboration with adept South African winemakers Gavin Bruwer and Bruwer Raats from B Vintners, as well as Danie Carinus from Carinus Family Vineyards.

The first batch of Beloofde Land Chenin Blanc will be exclusively available at this live show. 


More about Musiekniek concert and where to get tickets

New artist Corné Pretorius will be the opening act. Pretorius is well-known for his hit singles Vuur en Vlam, Vergewe My, Halfvol and the recent hit with Die Heuwels Fantasties and Ampie, titled Biertjies.

  • Tickets at R300 (Children under 12 pay half-price @ R150 and free entry for children under three) are available here.
  • Only 390 Beloofde Land Chenin Blanc wine bottles available.
  • You can order a picnic box or burger and chips in advance and there will also
  • be foodstalls at the event.
  • 11:00 Gates open.
  • 15:30 Corné Pretorius.
  • 16:30 Die Heuwels Fantasties.

For queries contact:   lisa@nooitestate.co.za