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Cape Town Wine Tours

April 3, 2013 by

Wine Tasting Cape Town

Durbanville Hills Winery tasting.

Cape Town’s rolling vineyards and quaint Cape Dutch homesteads provide beautiful scenic vistas, mountain backdrops, and an opportunity to visit a number of Cape Town wineries. The Cape Town winelands are divided into different regions. The ideal way to take them in is one or more of the Cape Town wine tours.

Winelands Cycling Adventure

AWOL Tours CC offers a winelands cycling tour in the Cape that carries cyclists through the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve and one of the most stunning valleys in the Cape. The skill level for this tour is rated for cyclists from beginner to experienced.

Along the way, the tour stops for a picnic lunch accompanied with award-winning wines from many of the vineyards in the areas. This is a full-day tour that encompasses on and off-road trekking.

sampling oaked chardonnay

Sampling oaked chardonnay.

Cape Friendly Tours

Cape Friendly Tours offers a 4-day Garden Tour. Their private tour packages are tailor made for families, those traveling solo, or couples on their honeymoon. The first day of the Garden Tour includes a visit to wine region, an ostrich farm, Cango Caves and more.

This tour is a great way to see the Cape including nature reserves, boating, and museums. Visit their website for all the details and other tour options.

Stellenbosch vinyard

Stellenbosch vinyard

Cape Tourist Guide Connection

The Cape Tourist Guide Connection offers a number of Cape Town wine tours.

  • Winelands Explorer: This affordable tour takes guests to four different wine farms. Each offers wine tasting and beautiful scenery.
  • Winelands Pinotage: This tour explores the taste of a robust red wine and the scenery surrounding Stellenbosch, Wellington, and Paarl vineyards.
  • Winelands Gourmet: Tour with a wine-specialist guide as you visit four different Cape Town wine farms in the Paarl, Stellenbosch, and Franschhoek wine regions. 

Cape Town features a number of excellent wine farms, towns steeped in history, and beautiful backdrops. It’s a delicious, gorgeous destination.

Photo credits: Randy OHC, Marcus Hansson, Dave Bezaire & Susi Havens-Bezaire

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