This private, small-group 8-hour estate wine safari and motor museum tour takes you to an award winning wine estate in the Stellenbosch region, as well as to the biggest motor museum in the western cape. A Land Rover fitted with bucket seats will take you around the estate situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain. While in the vineyards, you will be able to taste the wines of the respective vineyards. After the 1-2 hour safari you return to the tasting room to experience wine and chocolate pairing.
Be picked up from your Cape Town accommodations at 9am and drive to Stellenbosch, the biggest wine region of the Cape Winelands. Stop at Waterford Estate and walk to a beautiful Tuscanny-style tasting room for a warm welcome. Here a Land Rover awaits you with a specialist Waterford guide to take you on an unforgettable wine safari. On route you will be introduced to the wines of the different vineyards. At certain vintage points you will stop and the guide will share with you the 350-year history of South African Wine-making, while looking at Table Mountain and Constantia where it all started in 1652. Wines you will taste on route will be Waterford Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Kevin Arnold Shiraz and the top of the range wine, The Jem.
After this beautiful tour in the vineyards, return to the tasting room for a special wine and chocolate pairing encounter to conclude the wine safari. The pairing is beautifully presented on a specially designed tasting board featuring the three tasting glasses and their matching three chocolate tablet. Guests are guided through the tasting with a description of the flavors of each combination that they will encounter in both the wine and from the chocolate.
A Stellenbosch city and university drive follows and thereafter a spectacular mountain drive to Franschhoek. Lunch (at own expense) will be booked on one of the many beautiful estates offering awesome views over the valley.
After, board a specially built tram for a mountain and estate drive taking you to the Franschhoek Motor Museum. Here you will see the remarkable immaculate collection of 80 automobiles (they have more than 300 on the estate) spanning more that 100 years. Return to Cape Town for a drop-off at around 5pm.