Experience the unmistakable beauty of the Cape Winelands on a full day of wine, cheese and biltong tasting and visit the heritage monuments in a luxury minibus on this scheduled tour. See the ever popular wine route of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek.
What to Expect
You will be picked up at their hotel/guesthouse between 9:00 and 9:30 am by a qualified tour guide/driver in a latest luxury minibus and taken on an all-inclusive, full day Cape Winelands scheduled tour. See the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek wine route in all its splendor and enjoy lunch surrounded by vineyards. On this tour, you will not only do wine tasting at up to 5 wine estates, but will also visit monuments, enjoy a town orientation tour in Stellenbosch and explore the town of Franschhoek.
Travel along the scenic N2 and stop at DeMorgenzon wine estate in Stellenbosch for the first wine tasting of the day. DeMorgenzon is unique in that they have musical speakers scattered across the vineyards from which soft classical music can be heard. They also produce one of the best Chenin Blanc wines in the region. From there, proceed to one of the oldest towns in South Africa, Stellenbosch, for a town orientation tour. Continue to Marianne Wine Estate in Paarl to experience Biltong and wine tasting. Marianne believes that pairing different types of biltong with red wine enhances the flavors of their different wines.
After Marianne proceed to Fairview Vineyards and Goats Cheese for a cheese and wine tasting. Mingle between the cheese tasting and the wine tasting sections next to each other. They can purchase their favorite cheese and condiments from the deli, as well as wine from a choice of 3 ranges in the tasting room. Continue along this route and stop infront of the Drakenstein Prison to take a photo infront of the Nelson Mandela monument. The Drankenstein prison was where Nelson Mandela spent his last days of incarceration before his "walk to freedom".
Its time to explore the town of Franschhoek, known as the Food and Wine Capital of South Africa and is home of some of the finest restaurants and wine estates in the country. Have the opportunity to hear about the French influence on the cape winelands and explore a bit of the town itself. You will also enjoy a lunch stop for guest's own account. After lunch visit Mont Rochelle wine estate owned by Sir Richard Branson, before heading to your last wine tasting for the day at Delaire Graff, known as The JEWEL of the Cape Winelands. You head back to Cape Town and guests will be dropped off at their hotel/guest house at the end of the tour.
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Qualified Tour Guide/Driver
- Minibus with full air-conditioning
- Complimentary bottled water
- Wine tasting
What's Not Included
- Meals & drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
Know Before You Go
• Confirmation will be emailed upon receipt of booking.
• Legal age for alcohol intake in South Africa is 18.
• Minimum of 2 pax per booking is required.
• Small amount of walking involved on town orientation tour.