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Cape Town Wine Tasting at Boschendal

Cape Town Wine Tasting

Taste Great Wines at Historical Farms
Surrounded by Beautiful Scenery !

Cape Town wine tasting is a very fun experience. We've been doing for many years with our clients. Not very far from Cape Town you find our first wine vineyards.

Maybe you have heard of Constantia, Stellenbosch, Paarl or Franschhoek, the fine wine regions of Cape Town. You have the opportunity to explore it with us. Our Mediterranean climate with winter rains and sunny summers give to winemakers absolute conditions to produce Cape Town wines that achieved gold awards in International competitions. Time to do some Cape Town wine tasting - come and enjoy.


CAPE TOWN WINE TASTING TOUR DETAILS
Distance: 167 km / 104 miles
Duration: Full day
Best time: All year
Included: Tasting fees, certified driver/guide, a/c vehicle and gasoline
Excluded: Lunch, drinks
Price: R1250.00 pp for 2 persons per day, R850.00 pp for 3 persons per day, R700.00 pp 4+ persons per day.
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spier wine fields1
. SPIER WINE ESTATE
We start the Cape Town wine tasting at Spier wine farm. The estate has recently been renovated and upgraded into a showpiece for the Cape Town winelands. Spier offers much to the visitor. One can relax and spend the whole day at Spier. A cheetah breeding project, Eagle encounters, horses for equestrian and pony rides for children forms part of the property. Picnic baskets are for sale to be enjoyed under the lovely trees around a huge pond. Other attractions are wine tasting, a wine shop, an open air amphitheatre that offers live jazz, classical and light music in summer and much more.


old Cape Dutch house2. STELLENBOSCH: CITY TOUR
Stellenbosch is the second oldest Dutch settlement in South Africa and established 1679 by Dutch governor Simon v/d Stel. The town has the most Cape Dutch style buildings that is found only in South Africa with fine examples of Cape Georgian and Victorian houses too. Stellenbosch is the heart of the country’s best known wine producing area.


Cape wines3. STELLENBOSCH WINE TASTING
The Stellenbosch Wine Route, founded in April 1971, was the first of its kind in South Africa. Visitors have the opportunity to sample the regions famous wines while enjoying superb scenery. With Stellenbosch as central point, 41 cellars (estates, cellars and co-operative cellars) are easy to access and enjoy.


Paarl language monument4. PAARL: AFRIKAANS LANGUAGE MONUMENT
The Afrikaans Language Monument on the southern slopes of the Paarl Mountain was unveiled in 1975 to commemorate the birth of the Afrikaans language in Paarl over a century ago. Beautiful, picturesque scenes of the Cape Town winelands can be enjoyed and enjoyed whilst having refreshments.



KWV wine cellars5. PAARL: CELLAR TOUR & WINE TASTING
A great stop on this cape town wine tasting tour is Paarl. Dutch name of place founded in 1720 by William Gabemma means “Pearl” in English and refers to a granite round rock which shines like a pearl when the sun reaches a certain position. The town lies nestled in a charming very fertile valley with the purplish blue 729m high Paarl Moutain as a backdrop. The Paarl wineroute covers 15 wineries.


Hugenot Monument6 . FRANSCHHOEK: CITY & HUGENOT MONUMENT
Franschhoek was found 1688 when the Hugenots were settled here. The town’s name means ‘French corner” and is a very attractive wine region. As a lagacy of their Hugenot past, many fine estates and homesteads still bears their original French names. A graceful, imposing memorial and museum commemorates the arrival of early Hugenots. Franschhoek is a pleasant little town and a culinary mecca to be explored


Wine Tasting7 . FRANSCHHOEK: WINE TASTING
The Hugenots brought with them their extensive knowledge and skills of winemaking to the Franschhoek valley. The area produces an unusually large variety of Cape wines due to the variations in climate, soil conditions and the location of the farms. Wine tasting can be enjoyed on over 20 very well known wine farms.




Jonkershoek Mountains in the background8 . HELLS HOOGTE PASS
Hells Hoogte Pass or literally Hell’s Heights meaning “Steep Heights” Hell’s Hoogte Pass connects Stellenbosch with the Franschhoek Valley. It was built in 1854 and is a scenic drive through the Jonkershoek Mountains and Simonsberg. En-route on the Hells’s Hoogte Pass one experience how the Jonkers Hoek Mountain changes its shape dramatically from a different point of view.



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