How much fun can you have on a wine route? Well besides the expected offering of quality wines and hearty country food, we also throw in majestic mountains which combine with vineyards and sparkling rivers to create a natural playground offering healthy outdoor fun for mountain bikers, runners, 4x4 enthusiasts, birders and fly-fishermen.
Discover Cape Town’s most intimate wine route and learn about the history of the oldest wine-growing area in Southern Africa. Find everything you need to plan a visit, from places to stay, eat and shop to things to see and do
Since its inception in February 2004, the Darling wine route has grown immensely in popularity. It's less than an hour's drive from Cape Town and its warmth and hospitality coupled with wines of tremendous quality and value has placed it on the list of routes to visit when visiting the Cape. Wine tourism is continually being augmented with supporting facilities catering to visitors' requirements. Cloof offers daily tasting room lunches. Hilda's Kitchen, the restaurant at Groote Post, is open for lunch on Sundays from January 2007 and Darling Cellars now offer picnic baskets as well as a kiddies' play area. Ormonde's brand new state of the art cellar is in full production and wine tastings can now be arranged at Tukulu, surely one of the more scenic panoramas in the Cape.
Nestled in the Tygerberg Hills, a mere 20 minutes drive from Cape Town, lies the Durbanville Wine Valley. With its hectares of flourishing vineyards, award winning wines and hospitable atmosphere, this wine route is fast becoming the Cape’s destination of choice. The Durbanville Wine Valley consists of nine wineries, each offering the finest in wines, and complemented with some of the best fine dining restaurants and intimate country kitchens in the region.
Breathtaking scenery, warm hospitality, South Africa’s Gourmet Capital, fine wines, distinctive artists, and a small village atmosphere. These are the hallmarks of the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley, situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands.
The Hemel-en-Aarde area, on the fringe of Hermanus, unites three wine wards with a reputation for exceptional quality, small production and cool-climate wines. The three wards: Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge are well known for their Pinot noirs and Chardonnays. Innovative blends and mineral Sauvignon Blancs complement the range and leave no palate unsatisfied. Views and culinary experiences accompany celebrated wines and makes for unforgettable memories and guaranteed repeat visits. We invite you to visit our area and experience a bit of heaven on earth.
The Klein Karoo Wine Route in the Southern Cape is arguably the most diverse of South Africa’s wine regions. It is the easternmost wine producing region in the country, stretching along the Cape Route 62 from Montagu in the west to the Langkloof in the east.
The purchase of superior wines online is no longer a daunting task. Although the head-office of Orange River Wine Cellars may be located in Upington, a town in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa on the banks of South Africa's largest river, our comprehensive selection is available to you anywhere in the country. With five wineries established in Kakamas, Keimoes, Upington, Grootdrink and Groblershoop, a well-spring of combined experience and a passion for South African wine, our team is ideally placed to meet your specific needs.
Endless exploration awaits you in the Robertson Wine Valley.
Find everything you need to know about our more than 50 award-winning wineries, countless exciting outdoor activities, unique attractions and accommodation for the easy-going as well as the luxury-hungry – all presented with true country hospitality at our website.
The warm and welcoming Swartland area of the Western Cape encompasses a uniquely diverse geographic region, from the undulating hills of the Paardeberg in the south to the rolling waters of the Berg River in the north.
Here lie the charming historic towns of Malmesbury, Piketberg and Porterville, and the twin villages of Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West, nestled on the slopes of the looming Kasteelberg.
The Tulbagh valley has always been celebrated for the beauty of its setting and the historical significance of its town. In more recent times, wine has moved centre stage and visitors to the valley can now enjoy a wide range of wines from the various estates and private cellars, wines that have received a string of national and international awards including Diners Club Wine Maker of the Year, a healthy spread of gold and double gold Veritas awards, and numerous others.
A stone’s throw from the cold Atlantic Ocean, on the Western Cape’s ruggedly beautiful West Coast, lies one of South Africa’s richest and most diverse wine regions, the West Coast Wine Route, which has become synonymous with good food, good wine and good company.
ENJOY THE BEST..., at the ten cellars and two olive estates on the Worcester Wine & Olive Route.
Open to the public for wine tasting and sales, the cellars and olive estates offer an experience for the wine lover and food connoisseur. Known for our excellent value-for-money wines and olive products Worcester boasts with nationally and internationally awards of distinction. Most of the wines are also available at the Kaap-Agri Wine Shop in High Street.