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
Wine farm Hermanuspietersfontein
Specialising in Bordeaux varietals grown on their cool climate Sondagskloof farm, its wines all wear quirky Afrikaans names. Why? Because whilst they’re serious about making good wine, they don’t take themselves too seriously. Their view on life in the wine business? Smile Mêrim Smile… “
Spier Wine Farm with accommodation, restaurant and art
Ethical farming, the health of the soil and the people who work it. Artistic endeavour and absolute care in the crafting of their wines. This is what matters to them.
South Africa offers beautiful vineyards, wonderful wines and a wonderful climate. South Africa is a perfect destination if you like wine and good food.
GARDEN ROUTE, WINELANDS, WEST COAST & CAPE TOWN
The Garden Route & the Cape Winelands are iconic South African destinations. However some places are rather crowded and, to be honest, more tourist traps than fantastic experiences. In this itinerary, we’ve excluded these and focussed on the things that these icons do best: exceptional nature experiences, good food & wine and unusual wildlife. You will explore both well-known destinations and hidden gems. All accommodation is 3-4 star, and picked for its unique locations as well as comfort.On your own10 Day(s)
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.Wine trips1 Day(s)
Golf, safari and wine tasting – Arabella & Hermanus
Hermanus, the world’s foremost land based whale watching destination, is a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday makers all modern amenities, yet retaining its fisherman’s village charm. The popular resort town of Hermanus, situated between mountain and sea, has gained world-wide recognition as the world’s foremost land based whale watching destination. This has resulted in the former fishing village showing a tremendous growth over the last few years.Golf Travel7 Day(s)
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.Wine trips1 Day(s)