South African Wine Safari
Collected by Jennifer
R44 Street, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
For those who are looking to add a relaxed, low-key estate to their winelands tour, Knorhoek Estate is the place. The winery is set on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain just 10 minutes from Stellenbosch. It's a small property and is a nice...
37 Klein Constantia Rd, Nova Constantia, Cape Town, 7806, South Africa
Klein Constantia is one of the oldest vineyards on the Cape. It was established in 1685 by then Governor Simon van der Stel, whom is known as the father of the wine industry on the Cape. He was the first to realize the great potential the soil and...
R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch, 7603, South Africa
Around since 1692, Spier is one of the oldest and most well-known wineries in Stellenbosch. Not only does this historic estate continue to receive accolades for its wine, it’s also become a hotspot for travelers thanks to its family-friendly...
22 Van Der Stel St, Tulbagh, 6820, South Africa
Tulbagh, only about an hour and a half from Cape Town, is known for having the best examples of of Cape Dutch, Victorian, and Edwardian architecture on the Cape. Church Street, in particular, has been distinguished for the preservation of these...
Dornier Road, Upper Blaauwklippen Rd, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
Dornier’s modern cellar and production facility is quite different from the traditional 18th- and 19th-century buildings you’ll see in the winelands. For example, a pool above the cellar regulates the temperature of the wines in an...
Boschendal Estate Pniel Road Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek, 7680, South Africa
At Boschendal, guests can slow down and savor “Le Pique Nique,” a pre-packed picnic basket that you can order in advance of your visit to the vineyard. When you arrive, collect your wicker basket filled with sweet and savory treats,...
Beau Constantia, 1043 Constantia Main Road, Constantia, Cape Town, 7806, South Africa
Forget the dimly lit cellar tours and the stacks of French oak barrels. Beau Constantia is unlike the other wine estates you'll visit in Constantia, South Africa's oldest wine valley. The modern cement-and-glass tasting room at this boutique wine...
Upper Blaauwklippen Rd, Helderberg Rural, 7600, South Africa
On the outdoor patio at Waterford Estate in Stellenbosch, guests can relax while tasting South African wines with help from the knowledgable staff. For those with a sweet tooth, the “Wine & Chocolate Experience” is particularly...
Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch NU, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
Ernie Els Wines was the second stop on our wine tour around the beautiful countryside surrounding Cape Town. Having started at Vergelegen and explored the beautiful grounds and house there, it was hard to believe the next vineyard could be...
George Blake St, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
I love when wineries do things differently, when they offer something more than just a standard wine tasting and such was my experience at Fleur du Cap. Located in a cave-style cellar burrowed out of the mountains, experts led guests through a...
30 Quinan Rd, Westridge, Cape Town, 7130, South Africa
For a hazy moment I wondered if I was in a red-wine induced daydream. The starkly beautiful mountains that scraped the heavens seemed to seamless slide to earth forming the verdant rolling vineyards below. The rock face glowed in the setting sun....
Johannesburg, South Africa
South African wines are some of the best in the world, but ones that many of us no little about. Step up your wine appreciation skills by learning more about select South African wines and viniculture from some of the country’s most knowledgeable...
Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch NU, Stellenbosch, 7613, South Africa
On a random drive out with my cousin one weekend, we decided to venture out to some wine estates in the Stellenbosch area. We happened to stumble upon this gem called the Hidden Valley Wine Estate. Stunning views all around, provided us with an...
Groot Constantia Rd, Constantia, Cape Town, 7806, South Africa
The oldest winery in South Africa, Groot Constantia has a long history of producing some of the best wines in the world. Groot Constantia is also a rarity in its proximity to Cape Town itself. In the 19th century the European heads of state...
1 Lanzerac Rd, Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
The Lanzarac Estate is a 300 year old private working wine estate in the Jonkershoek Valley on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, South Africa. The onsite Lanzarac Hotel has 48 individually decorated en suite rooms with incredible views. Local and...
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