Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl: Full Day Wine Tour

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl: Full Day Wine Tour

9 Hours

Overview

When one reflects on the splendours of the Cape’s – lush green valleys, rugged mountains, beauty of the flora then the Cape Winelands that houses the Western Cape’s three major wine valleys; Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek are usually top of the list.

The Cape Winelands are some of the most scenic in the world and wine tourism is one of South Africa’s fastest growing industries. South Africa also has the largest number of Fairtrade certified wineries in the world.

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl: Full Day Wine Tour

  • Savour delicious wines in an idyllic setting on this Wine Tour
  • Enjoy learning about the wine production by going on a cellar tour
  • Explore the town of Stellenbosch with a walk around the town
  • Discover vineyards for exciting wine pairings

Itinerary

Day 1 :

We will depart from Cape Town after being picked up from your hotel. Head towards the Paarl wine region which is famous for its cheese and wine tastings with breathtaking beauty of its natural surroundings.

Arrive at your first vineyard experience and visit a world-renowned tasting room that consists of 4 unique, barrel-shaped 'pods' that facilitate a welcoming and more social tasting.

Your tasting options is as follows:
• An expertly paired selection of wines with cow and goat's milk
• Plant based cheese and wine pairing (Vegan Friendly)
• A selection of 5 sweeter cheeses, 1 sweet treat, and a glass of juice or lemonade (Kid's Tasting)

Enjoy learning about wine production by going on a short cellar tour after your wine tasting at the vineyard. After a splendid time at the first vineyard, we proceed to the second vineyard in the Stellenbosch region for another amazing wine experience to explore some of the finest wines produced in the region.

Influenced by French heritage and international savoir-faire, the local partner strives to make French-style wines with a touch of South African vibes. The wine-making process is natural and minimal intervention winemaking.

Partake in a biltong and wine pairing of five carefully selected wines, paired with premium cuts of biltong. Biltong is a cured, dry meat often enjoyed as a snack by South Africans. Vegan friendly options available as well.

Visit the beautiful little town of Stellenbosch, which lies surrounded by the Stellenbosch Mountains in the Jonkershoek River Valley in one of the most picturesque settings in the Cape. You will have time to walk along Dorp Street and De Braak Street in Stellenbosch, browsing through a variety of boutique stores and to witness the enticing Dutch buildings.

After your walk-about in the town of Stellenbosch we will proceed to stop for a delicious a la carte lunch with vegetarian options. You will have a choice of menu that caters for all tastes, including those with special dietary requirements as well as salads. Enjoy a glass of wine with your meal or indulge in another wine tasting with your meal.

After lunch we continue to the Franschhoek wine region, home to the French Huguenots in 1688. We visit our fourth vineyard that is nestled in the shade of lush green old oak trees with a heritage dating back to 1903. Experience wines made from the finest grapes at the family owned vineyard.

The last stop at our fifth vineyard is known for their delicious pairing of bubbles and macarons while taking in the beautiful setting of the Franschhoek mountains. An experience that you will remember forever, a visit to Franschhoek is not complete without traditional MCC.

After enjoying all the wonders that the tour has to offer you will make your way back to Cape Town and be dropped off at your hotel.

The Tour Includes:

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local driver/guide
  • Lunch
  • Cellar tour
  • Wine and cheese pairing
  • Wine and biltong pairing
  • MCC and macaron pairing
  • We offer “Kids Pairing” so the little ones (or non-drinkers) don’t feel left out

The Tour Excludes:

  • Gratuities
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Wine purchased

Tour Details

Tour Duration:

Tour: 08H00 AM – 18H30 PM

Pick up times are from 08H00 AM – 08H30 AM

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Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl: Full Day Wine Tour