Enjoy an exclusive and intimate wine tour experience that includes a private personalized tutor on the magnificent history and wine-making practices of Constantia that dates back to 1685. Enjoy a 3-course A la carte meal at the award winning Buitenverwacthing restaurant, and an off-road experience for breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. End the day with a premium chocolate and wine pairing at the Iconic Groot Constantia wine estate.
Begin your day with a pick-up from'your bespoke guide at'your place of'accommodation'in and around'Cape'Town. The Constantia Valley region has a wine making history dating back to 1685, boasting 8 award-winning estates neatly tucked behind Table Mountain.
Your first stop, Eagles' Nest Vineyard, is cradled'high'up on the slopes of the historic Constantia mountain range, which forms part of the World Heritage Site, Table'Mountain.'Once you arrive at Eagles' Nest you will be transferred into the Land Rover and taken on a sight tour through the vineyard which is also home to the steepest gradient vineyards in South'Africa. When you reach the top expect panoramic views of the farm, followed by Constantia and the greater Cape Town beyond reached all the way to the ocean. Back to the tasting room, you will indulge in 5 wine tastings that will include a'Viognier, Merlot & award winning Shiraz.'
After a morning filled with breathtaking scenery and a stunning array of wines we then proceed to Buitenverwachting Wine Estate this beautiful farm formed part of the original'Constantia estate that was established in 1685. Here you will enjoy a glass'of wine & 3-course lunch from Chef Edgar Osojnik's A la Carte menu and kitchen. The restaurant is situated in the original thatch and whitewashed Cape Dutch building forming part of the historic Buitenverwachting Wine Estate. This farm experience with the beautiful view of Constantiaberg is sure to live up to its name: Buitenverwachting - "Beyond Expectation"
You'then proceed to an exclusive experience at Klein Constantia Wine Estate. Once you arrive you will be taken on a personal guided explanation of the history & philosophy at Klein Constantia. You then start your second 4x4 off-road tour to the highest point of this historic vineyard, once you reach the viewing deck with the breathtaking views of the False Bay coast and Cape Peninsula, you toast with a glass of the estate's award-winning "Bubbles" better known as Method Cap Classique. After the vineyard tour, you will be taken on a private cellar tour ending off with a personalised tasting in the estate'owners tasting room - Duggies'Dungeon.
It'would be our pleasure to welcome you on a guided site tour of the Groot Constantia Estate, South Africa's oldest wine producing estate dating back to 1685. Here you will delve into the magnificent history of the estate, visiting the Manor House and Cloete Cellar,'ending the visit with a Wine & Chocolate'pairing with'5 of their award-winning wines. Groot Constantia was rated Top South Africa Wine Producer for 2016. Groot Constantia's winemaker, Boela Gerber was also awarded winemaker for the same year.'