Wine Tour Includes: Transport, tour guide, wine cellar tour and 2 wine tastings.
Excludes: Food, drinks and extras.
Tour departs: Every alternating Wednesday and Saturday
Price for Cape Town Wine Tours from: R690.00 per person
Cape Town Wine Tours Highlights:
Our Cape Town wine tour departs Cape Town and heads towards Stellenbosch. There we visit Oom Samie se Winkel (Uncle Samie’s Shop). This is a characteristic old shop full of surprises that has virtually stayed unchanged for 100 years!
After a nostalgic experience, our Cape Town wine tours head towards Delheim Wine Estate in Stellenbosch to enjoy some fine wine tasting and a wine cellar tour. Afterwards we will continue along the famous Cape Winelands Route along the Helshoogte Pass to visit the beautiful and popular town of Franschhoek for lunch.
Our Cape Town Wine Tours continue towards Fairview Wine Estate in Paarl for some cheese & wine tasting. After an eventful day exploring the majestic Cape Winelands, we make our way back to Cape Town for arrival at approximately 5pm.
Map of the Cape Town Wine Tour
Cape Town Wine Tours: Highlights of the Cape Winelands
The famous Wine Route in Cape Town is popular for its award winnings wines and majestic scenery. It is truly one of the Wine Capitals of the World. A trip to South Africa will not be complete without experiencing some of the many treats and delights that the Cape Winelands has to offer. Cape Town Wine Tours in and around the Winelands are very popular tourist activities. CapeTowning will make sure that you make a very special memory to take back home. Along with a bottle or two of world-class wines…
Highlights of our Cape Town Wine Tour includes:
– We depart Cape Town and head towards Stellenbosch.
– Visit Oom Samie se Winkel (Uncle Samie’s Shop).
– Delheim Wine Estate for winetasting and a wine cellar tour.
– Visit the famous Stellenbosch and ‘Oom Samie se Winkel’.
– Continue along the Wine Route to visit Franschhoek.
– Visit Fairview Wine & Cheese for some wine & cheese tasting.
– Breathtaking mountains and valleys of the beautiful Cape Winelands and surroundings.
– World Class wines, restaurants and wine cellars to enjoy, in addition to some historic monuments and places.
We also visit Oom Samie se Winkel (Uncle Samie’s Shop). It is an old Victorian style shop that still operates the same way now as it did back in the Victorian era. The store has been a highlight of any Cape Town Wine Tour in Stellenbosch. It is also a National Monument and offers all sorts of amazing products and surprises.
The shop is a popular tourist attraction and a must-see destination for any Cape Town Wine Tour. It stocks rare and vintage items and antiques. They also provide fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as biltong, which is a highly popular and tasty meat snack in South Africa.
No Wine Tour in Cape Town will be complete without a visit to Oom Samie’s Shop. Be sure to pop in – whether you want to enjoy a light lunch or find something special to take home with you.
High on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain in the Cape Winelands, 50 km from Cape Town, lies the family-owned Delheim wine estate. Here the Sperling family has been making wines of character for many decades. We include Delheim Wine Estate in our popular Cape Town Wine Tour so that visitors can enjoy breathtaking views, superb wines and their wonderful restaurant.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the many mountain bike and trail-running routes, while regular features on our calendar like the summer gourmet picnics, Jazz and Cheese Fondues in winter and the annual harvest festival remain firm favourites for an enjoyable and fun-filled family day out.
General Information about the Cape Winelands:
Escape the city and head to the Cape Winelands where you can enjoy rest and relaxation. But most of all, enjoy the spectacular Winelands surroundings. A Cape Town Wine Tour to the beautiful Cape Winelands is essential. The Winelands are situated about 50 kilometres east of Cape Town.
Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl are probably the main areas of the Cape Winelands, amongst a variety of other towns.
The Cape Winelands are situated fairly close to the coast and are found mainly within large valleys surrounded by impressive mountain ranges. Stellenbosch has soil that is extremely favourable to vines, hence the area’s wine-growing successes.
The weather is perfect for growing grapes and rainfall measures up to 40 inches a year. The mild Mediterranean weather provides the perfect climate and the ground is mainly sandy and rough too.
The highlights of the Cape Wine Route concentrates on Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschhoek and Constantia. These are the most popular areas of the Cape Wine Route and usually the first places that people visit when doing a cape town wine tour.