Wine Tasting in South Africa
Wine tasting has grown over the years as South African wine has become very popular and now rank amongst some of the world’s best. Of all the many great things to see and do in South Africa and Cape Town, wine tasting is a popular choice. There are many beautiful vineyards just outside of Cape Town. They offer wonderful tasting wines at affordable prices per bottle. The scenic countryside gives you something amazing to view while you enjoy Cape Town wines.
Let’s have a look at some of the wine lands in and around Cape Town.
Fyndraai Restaurant – This is a large, beautiful winery and restaurant that has been around for 320 years. The food is delicious and the wine is magnificent. You will love the entire experience. This is definitely one to put on your list.
Franschhoek Kitchen – Just outside the bustling city of Franschhoek, the Franschhoek Kitchen is a little piece of heaven with its own stunning backdrop. You’ll enjoy the eclectic restaurant, the charming people and of course, the delicious wine. This is a must-see when wine tasting in South Africa.
Some other places to consider are Readers Restaurant, Diemersfontein, Basse Provence, Glenwood, Chamonix, and Adi Badenhorst. These are just a few to start but there are more to see and experience. If you can take the time and get in as many other wineries around Cape Town and Stellenbosch, you will truly not be disappointed.
When you really want to get the most out of your experience, take time to enjoy yourself and the company. Talk to the owners. Learn more about the wines and the vineyard. Soak in the full experience and don’t rush. Appreciate where you are and what you’re experiencing and you will remember it for many years to come.
If you’d like to visit this Cape wine route yourself, you can get cheap bus tickets and plan your own wine tasting adventure in South Africa. Let us know if you have questions. We’re happy to help!