A number of unique wine routes comprise the Cape Winelands, most of them within a few hours travel from central Cape Town
If you’re looking for break with the youngsters and don’t want to lose out on quality and experience, Spier Wine Farm should be one of your first stops. My four-year-old son is looking more serious than usual as he eyes the glass of red liquid in front of him. He raises it to his lips, takes a sip and swallows.
Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch is not only one of the most beautiful farms in the country, boasting a world-class hotel, two fantastic restaurants, an excellent conferencing centre and award-winning wines, it also leads the way in terms of sustainable and ethical farming. There was a time when Spier was considered to be a little too commercial. But the…
Franschhoek is highly regarded for its wines – particularly MCCs, or Methode Cap Classique, of which there are 17 producers in the valley – and its food, boasting some of the best restaurants in the Western Cape. Combined with its exquisite natural beauty, no wonder it is a preferred destination for weddings. The quaint village is filled with pavement cafes,…
Known as the oldest hotel in Stellenbosch, Oude Werf Hotel, part of the Vineyard Hotel Group, is a precious landmark of history in this quaint but lively university town. Set in the heart of the Cape Winelands, there are countless estates with incredible vintages perfect for a day of wine tasting.
Spier Wine Estate lies in the heart of the Cape Winelands region and is built using a mix of village-style and Old Cape Dutch architecture. These historic vineyards in Stellenbosch are situated alongside the waters of the Eerste River, creating an idyllic surrounding of beauty and fine vintages.
Established circa 1692, the Spier farm has become one of the most prominent and well-known wine estates in the Cape. Spier Wine Estate combines modern energy with old-world charm, focusing on sustainable initiatives, farm-to- table food and award-winning wines.
Aan Dorpstraat is located in a university town set in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Rolling hills cradle this quaint piece of history with vineyards stretching into the distance more often than not.
The rolling hills of Stellenbosch meet with a touch of Tuscany at this enchanting 4-star villa. Allegria Guesthouse lies on 2 hectares of country estate, surrounded on all sides by mountains and vineyards. No matter which room you choose to wake up in, you’ll wake up to an exquisite view.