Here comes the top list of vineyards that we visited in 2018. In 2018 we visited different wine districts in South Africa as Franschoek, Paarl, Hermanus and Stellenbosch.
The 5 best vineyards in South Africa 2018
- La Motte, Franschoek
- Anthonij Rupert, Franschoek
- Fairview, Paarl
- Newton Johnson, Hermanus
- Rust en Vrede, Stellenbosch
Rust en Vrede
First to specialize in the exclusive production of red wine only, Rust en Vrede is now South Africa’s Premium red wine Estate. Our full-bodied, new-oak matured wines are a manifestation of the supremacy of the Stellenbosch region when it comes to the making of truly great red wines.
La Motte’s completely redesigned and refurbished tasting facility, featuring a large fireplace for cosy winter tastings, has been highly commended for the inviting and friendly ambiance.
Wine farms Newton Johnson
The Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Pinot Noir was selected as one of the top 3 Pinots in the world outside Burgundy. This is a wine that has received 5 stars in Platter’s for every single vintage submitted since 2009 – an extraordinary track record that is unmatched by any other producer.
Anthonij Rupert Wine Farm
Anthonij Rupert Wyne was founded on the farm, L’Ormarins in Franschhoek. Originally owned by the late Anthonij Rupert, who passed away in 2001, the farm was eventually taken over by his brother Johann Rupert in 2003 and the brand named after him. It was Johann Rupert who constructed a state-of-the-art winemaking facility, catapulting the farm into a prestigious wine estate and the beginnings of what is now a sprawling enterprise.
Fairview Wine and Cheese Farm
Fairview is a working farm housing a collection of micro-businesses all sharing in a common goal – to create artisanal and sustainable produce, with a focus on fine wine and cheese. They have been caring custodians of the land since 1693, and invite you to come and visit and see for yourself how the farm operates, supports the environment and contributes to a more holistic lifestyle. Everything we do is driven by our philosophy of being honest, honouring our heritage and ensuring that ingenuity perpetually flows from our soils and cellars and straight into the heart of your relationship with us.
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
Hamilton Russell Vineyards
The Estate specialises in producing highly individual, terroir driven Pinot noir and Chardonnay, which are widely regarded as the best in South Africa and among the finest in the New World.
At Oak Valley they focus on Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Classically styled and beautifully crafted. These are distinct, elegant wines, sourced from vineyards in the Elgin Valley. Elgin is a lush plateau completely surrounded by steep mountains forming a natural amphitheatre.
South Africa offers beautiful vineyards, wonderful wines and a wonderful climate. South Africa is a perfect destination if you like wine and good food.
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.Wine trips1 Day(s)
Garden Route away from the crowds
The Garden Route is an iconic South African destination. 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 the Garden Route does 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 own9 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)
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)