2017 was the year when we visited lovely vineyards in Cape Town, South Africa. Most vineyards are located in the beautiful wine district of Constantia, 20min from the city center of Cape Town. Cape Town is a perfect place if you want city feeling, good food, good wine and wonderful views.
The 5 best vineyards in Cape Town, South Africa 2017
- Silver mist, Constantia
- Eagles Nest, Constantia
- Buitenverwachting, Constantia
- Steenberg, Constantia
- Cape Point Vineyards, Noordhoek
Silvermist Organic Vineyards
The Longkloof Veranda & Lawns, extend on the Hout Bay side of the Eatery – with a magical back drop of the Longkloof Mountain Range.
Large Rolling Lawns offer space for Large Group Bookings and Picnic Style Events.
Often protected from the Cape’s South Easter, the under cover veranda and lawn gives the most picture perfect scenery.
Eagles Nest Constantia
Eagles’ Nest is cradled in the secluded Constantia Valley on some of the steepest vineyards in South Africa, allowing for the creation of rare, distinct and exceptional wines. From vintage to vintage, the wines consistently express the characteristics of each cultivar, giving a rounded complex structure with quality throughout.
An outstanding winery, producing some of the finest Sauvignon Blanc and Méthode Cap Classique in South Africa, along with other celebrated wines, and an 18-hole championship golf course, make Steenberg a complete leisure destination in idyllic Constantia.
Cape Point Winery
Cape Point Vineyards is uniquely located in Noordhoek in the Cape Point Peninsula where our close proximity to the ocean and the ancient soils of the Table Mountain Range not only provides a phenomenal setting, but also a terroir ideal for the production of world-class Sauvignon Blanc that is strong in minerality and complexity.
This beautiful farm on the east-facing slopes of the magnificent Constantiaberg and barely 12km from False Bay, originally formed part of the Constantia Estate, which was founded by Simon van der Stel, the first Governor of the new Dutch colony at the tip of Africa.
One of the best ways to completely immerse yourself in the Cape Winelands in South Africa is by staying on a beautiful wine farm. Waking
Beau Constantia is a boutique wine farm situated very high up on the Constantia Mountains where meticulous attention to detail in the vineyard leads to distinctive handcrafted wines.
Wine farm Klein Constantia is dating back to 1685 and described as one of the world’s most beautiful wine estates, Klein Constantia is set amidst ancient trees on the upper foothills of the Constantiaberg, with views across False Bay.
South Africa offers beautiful vineyards, wonderful wines and a wonderful climate. South Africa is a perfect destination if you like wine and good food.
Three Wine Districts Tour – Paarl, Franschhoek, Stellenbosch
History, culture, nature and wines from 3 wine districts – the charming Paarl valley, Franschhoek who was established in 1688 by French immigrants fleeing religious persecution in Europe and Stellenbosch with some of the finest examples of Cape Dutch architecture, and the historic heart of the country’s wine region.
Potpourri Wine Tasting Tour in Stellenbosch
This tasting program introduces young and old wine estates and wine making styles across the spectrum from light crisp wines to complex and robust red blends. We learn about South African wines as well as how to pair wine with food. Your guide Jim, is South African, he speaks English and Swedish and is a certified tourist guide for all 9 provinces for history, culture and nature as well.
Organic and Biodynamic Producers Tasting tour
During this wine tour, we visit producers who are leaders in Organic and Biodynamic wine making. We are guided by a winemaker to hear their stories and to taste their wines.