This private'full day'excursion is an ideal tour for couples,'friends'or small parties travelling together. It'takes you to an award winning wine estate in the Stellenbosch region.
The Wine Safari takes you into the vineyards on a 4x4 vehicle where guides will share with you all about wine. Needless to say, tastings follow. The tour concludes with'Wine and Chocolate Pairing.
After a lunch stop, own expense, the road takes you to Franschhoek for a town tour and a visit to the biggest motor museum in the Western Cape. The fleet consists of more than 350 golden oldies'dating from 1901. About 80 golden oldies are displayed at a time for you to capture on your camera.
Scenic drive back to Cape Town follows to arrive in the city at around 5:00pm.
Pickup at 9am and drive to Stellenbosch, the biggest wine region of the cape wine-lands. Stop at Waterford Estate and walk to a beautiful Tuscanny-style tasting room for a warm welcome. Here a Land rover with bucket seats 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.
Note for the Safari you may be joined by a few more people, but for the rest of the day you will be the only clients in one vehicle.
After this beautiful tour in the vineyards, you 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.
Stellenbosch city and university drive follows and thereafter a spectacular mountain drive to Franschhoek. Lunch (not included in price) will be booked on one of the many beautiful estates offering awesome views over the valley. Now 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 drop-off at 5pm.