This full Day Private Tour of the Cape Winelands for couples,friends travelling together or small parties takes you to Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, the biggest wine regons in South Africa.
You will experience the beauty of the main towns (also the University town and campus drive)'and sample about 16 different wines for the day. To satisfy your palate we will accommodate your personal palate as far as possible. All tasting fees included in this tour. For your own account we will arrange lunch on a vineyard with spectacular views over one of the many stunning valleys.
Master tasting forms part of the tour. It could be wine and chocolate pairing, wine and cheese pairing or wine and biltong (dried meat) pairing.
This tour will cover the biggest wine region in South Africa - Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl. Pick up at your hotel or guest house at 9:30am in Cape Town,Paarl, Stellenbosch, or Franschhoek and drive to a picture stop where you will have a stunning view of many vineyards. Here your guide will give you a short historical overview of the area. First stop will be Stellenbosch, the oldest town in South Africa (Cape Town first but it is a city). The first tasting to be on an estate where the most beautiful Cape Dutch architecture will be seen, five of their best wines will be sampled.
The picturesque tour takes you to the Campus of the University, but also to the oldest part of the town with examples of Cape Dutch and beautiful Victorian architecture.The next tasting in the mountains on our way to Franschhoek. Franschhoek'town drive follows.
Lunch will be in Franschhoek on an estate offering you spectacular views over the valley.The road now takes us to Paarl via the Drakenstein Prison - "Victor Verster". The late Ex President Nelson Mandela was released from this prison in February1990. After a picture stop we do a Paarl Main Street drive on our way to the last vineyard for a master tasting. Paarl Main Street boasts with the best examples of Cape Dutch, Victorian and Geor architecture in the country. Return to original departure point at approximately 5pm.