Babylonstoren is one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms. It has a fruit and vegetable garden of beauty and diversity, unique accommodation, fine food and a sense of well being. The estate also has a tranquil spa and pool as well as 5-star accommodation for that special occasion.
Delaire is set on the hill with the most magical view of Franschoek. Experience the ultimate in luxury, a world-leading destination for wine, art and hospitality in an unrivalled setting. A Jewel of the Cape Winelands! If you have some spare cash, visit the Graff Diamond shop within the estate.
Waterkloof has one of the most breathtaking views from the fine dining restaurant. 50 of the 120 hectare estate is planted with vines. The rest of the estate is indigenous fynbos which helps to bring back all the natural organisms that protect the earth. The French style wine philosophy of biodynamic winemaking are the highlights of Waterkloof.
A magnificent estate nestled in the fertile bowl of the Helderberg Mountains. Lourensford Estate, founded in 1700, a proud history joins with a dynamic new vision to create a giant among South African wine producers. Utilising unique technology and reaping the benefits of global expertise and optimal terroir, the wines of Lourensford are becoming well-recognised icons of true style and sophistication.
Boschendal is a picturesque 300 year old farm in the Franschhoek Valley known for its award-winning wines, farm-to-table cuisine & fresh produce. Agriculture and a simple farm lifestyle is at the heart of Boschendal. One of the oldest farms in South Africa, founded 1685, the farm has grown with the passing centuries into a cherished source of wholesome produce, great wines and happy memories.
Grand Provence oozes elegance from the moment you enter the gates and head along the path lined with vines. The food is exceptional and the estate boasts a magnificent gallery displaying some of South Africa’s renowned artists, not to be missed.
Cavalli is born from a family’s love for Horses, Wine, Cuisine and Art, the sublime result when all four passions find a single home in the Stellenbosch Wine Route district. In this exquisite context, Cavalli strives to become a world class estate in terms of its enduring aspiration for quality with the principle of integrity at its heart.
Long recognized for producing world-class wines, Meerlust Estate has been the pride of the Myburgh family since 1756. Today, the traditional dedication to the art of winemaking continues under the guidance of Hannes Myburgh, eighth generation custodian of this seventeenth-century national monument.
Cradled by the Franschhoek Mountains and deeply rooted in South African history, Haute Cabrière – The Home of Pierre Jourdan Cap Classique (Champagne) is one of Franschhoek’s most exquisite food and wine destinations, where visitors get to experience a deep passion for wine, a culture of wine pairing and the art of sabrage. Sit on the grass verge and look out towards the Franschoek valley, watching the world go by.
Spice Route Estate
Centuries ago, anyone with a desire to explore exotic flavours and experiences would have needed to wait for the seasonal return of the traders travelling the spice route.
Fortunately, these days a journey of discovery is right on your doorstep, with the modern day Spice Route in Paarl, a sensory feast for today’s connoisseurs of craftsmanship and authenticity.
Suid-Agter-Paarl Rd, Paarl, 7620
Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley, La Motte is home to the finest wines, recognised internationally for exceptional quality. With its picturesque setting, traditional cuisine and historic charm, La Motte is an enchanting destination for those who appreciate the finer things in life.
Vergelegen is amongst South Africa’s top wine producers. Besides its award-winning wines, this Estate is known for its history spanning over 300 years. Enjoy tasting Vergelegen’s world-class wines at the modern Wine Tasting Centre, informal dining at the Stables bistro and fine dining at The Camphors at Vergelegen signature restaurant.
Fairview Wine and Cheese farm is a producer of wines and cheeses based in the Paarl region. The first wines were bottled under the Fairview label in 1974, however the property was first designated as a farm by the then Governor of the Cape Simon van der Stel in 1693. The farm boasts a homely Mediterranean-style restaurant.
Tokara Restaurant, situated on top of the Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch, offers its guests, contemporary cuisine, award-winning wines and dramatic views over Stellenbosch and False Bay. The building housing the restaurant is a Cape architectural icon utilising glass, steel and stone. Multi-awarding winning chef Richard Carstens leads the kitchen. The à la carte menu changes every season, while daily specials offer something new.
Since its founding in 1989, Mulderbosch Vineyards has widely been accepted as one of South Africa’s foremost wine producers. In 2011 Mulderbosch was bought by California-based investment company Terroir Capital who had long desired to invest in the Cape Winelands. Terroir overhauled the winemaking and management teams, bringing in top winemaker Adam Mason who he had met several years earlier in the Napa Valley where Mason had worked a stint with highly regarded Napa winemaker Andy.