Cape Winelands Tour – Half Day
Cape Winelands Tour – Half Day
PRICE: R 770 per person
Couples, Friends
Recommended for
+18
Age

The Half Day – Cape Winelands Tour encourages wine connoisseur and novice alike to have a good time… Come, take the morning or early afternoon to relax and appreciate the unique Winelands around Cape Town..

Experience Stellenbosch, a wine growing region 20 minutes outside Cape Town, known to produce both red and dry white wines, renowned throughout the world – all thanks to the temperate climate and the surrounding mountains.  Numerous grapes are grown in the region such as Chenin Blanc, Shiraz, Pinotage and the Méthode Cap Classique (local sparkling wine)..

Discover the culture and rich traditions that is wine making, uniquely South African.

At Zevenwacht Wine Estate, let yourself be guided around the stunning wine cellars of this old established estate, feeling the passion of the winemakers and understanding the process that goes into turning a grapevine field into a sumptuous wine. Treat yourself to a tasting of the estate’s finest wines and cheeses.

At Marianne Wine Estate, try a traditional South African snack – biltong (dried and cured meat) with your wine tasting.. A truly worthwhile experience.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two Wine Tastings
  • Cheese-tasting
  • Stellenbosch Orientation
  • De Braak
  • Dorp street
  • Cellar Tour
  • Biltong Tasting
  • Opportunity to purchase wine

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DEPARTURE/LOCATION At your accommodation in Cape Town (hotel, guesthouse,…)
DEPARTURE TIME MORNING: Between 8:00 and 9:00
AFTERNOON: Between 13:00 and 14:00
RETURN TIME MORNING: Approximately 12:30
AFTERNOON: Approximately 17:30
INCLUDED
Entrance fees
Pick up and drop off
Two Wine Tastings
NOT INCLUDED
Extra drinks
1

Zevenwacht Wine Estate

Before arriving to the wine tasting, you will travel across the old established vineyard of the Zevenwacht Wine Estate. The winding farm road leads you away from the busy city life and takes you to what feels like a piece of heaven, the whole reflecting in the water of the lakes is magical.
During the tasting, you will try four different wines, each accompanied by a piece of cheese, in an atmosphere of understated elegance with a view of the cellar. The welcoming and experienced staff will lead you all along the journey telling you the story and the gustatory qualities of each wine, mainly distinguished in the region by their classic style and elegance. Finally, the cellar tour will allow you to ask all the questions you may have about the winemaking, right in the middle of impressive barrels, in which the next cuvée will come from.
2

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is an old South African city proud of its past with a typical Cape-Dutch architecture buildings. Moreover, museums and the atmosphere of some streets are done to give you a feeling of how life could have been a century ago. Dorp Street is a main thoroughfare stretching in front of a church, but is still a worthy promenade. Art galleries, street cafes, and quaint shops give this area a unique charm. The many oak trees add another lovely dimension to the layout and the landscape.
Do not hesitate to stroll in the surrounding streets or have a break on a terrace to enjoy the city in your own way.
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Marianne Wine Estate

The Marianne Wine Estate is located at the foot of the Simonsberg mountain, next to Stellenbosch. Owned by a French man, this place shows the perfect union between the French savoir-faire and the wealth of the South African environment. The red wine is their speciality and you will taste it with an assortment of typical springbok, kudu and beef biltong. Of course, the friendly staff will explain to you the diversity and differences between each wine from the range you will taste. If you are lucky enough, and the weather is nice, you will probably live this experience on the amazing patio overlooking the sunlit scenery . A real pleasure for all the senses!

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DISCOUNTS APPLICABLE FOR GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE

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5 based on 1 review
28th December 2016

Great way to see the the best of the wineland districts in half a day. Most recommended to all who want to learn about the South African wine industry and taste some excellent wine.

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