Discover the history and flavors of South Africa's wine making industry on this 3.5-hour guided tour from Cape Town. Travel to the village of Stellenbosch to learn about South African wine and sample a few varieties, complemented by local cheese. Afterward embark on a guided tour of the village, filled with interesting architecture.
When booking, select either a morning or afternoon tour. Begin your tour with a pickup from your centrally located Cape Town accommodations. Drive about 1.5 hours to Stellenbosch for your wine and cheese tasting.
On the tour your guide shares with you the story of how the South African wine industry came to be. Learn how the foundations were laid by protestant refugees from France who brought finely tuned and centuries-old grape growing and wine making practices. Applying these skills with immediate success in the newly established village of Stellenbosch, they ultimately transformed the region into the center of the present-day South African wine industry.
Afterward, you are taken on a guided tour of the charming town of Stellenbosch before returning to Cape Town.