The Cape Winelands with Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl on a circular route is the main focus of this tour. You will experience the beauty of the main towns (also the University town and campus drive) and sample about 16 different wines for the day. Pick up at 09h30 and drop off at 17h00 will give you a full Winelands experience. To satisfy your palate we will accommodate your personal palate as far as possible. All tasting fees included in this tour. For your own account we will arrange lunch on a vineyard with spectacular views to be enjoyed.
After lunch you will have the option of either doing a wine and chocolate pairing or a wine and cheese pairing (goats milk cheese included).Thereafter continue with the panoramic drive to Cape Town.
This tour will cover the biggest wine region in South Africa - Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl. Pick up at your hotel or guest house at 9:30am in Cape Town,Paarl, Stellenbosch, or Franschhoek and drive to a picture stop where you will have a stunning view of many vineyards. Here your guide will give you a short historical overview of the area. First stop will be Stellenbosch, the oldest town in South Africa (Cape Town first but it is a city). The first tasting to be on an estate where the most beautiful Cape Dutch architecture will be seen, five of their best wines will be sampled.
The picturesque tour takes you to the Campus of the University, but also to the oldest part of the town with examples of Cape Dutch and beautiful Victorian architecture.The next tasting in the mountains on our way to Franschhoek, here you will be able to taste a few different kinds of olive oils as well a 5 wines of your choice. Franschhoek historical drive follows.
Lunch will be in Franschhoek on an estate offering you spectacular views over the valley.The road now takes us to Paarl via the Drakenstein Prison - "Victor Verster". The late Ex President Nelson Mandela was released from this prison in February1990. After a picture stop we do a Paarl Main Street drive on our way to the last vineyard for a master tasting. Eight different wines will be paired with eight different cheeses, goats milk cheese included. Paarl Main Street boasts with the best examples of Cape Dutch, Victorian and Georgian architecture in the country. Return to origional departure point at approximately 5:15pm.