The 5 Best Wine Farms to visit in The Cape
With ancient oaks and both wild and manicured gardens, Boschendal is simply breathtaking.
The farm produces a big variety with a focus on chardonnay, shiraz, and MCC. The Werf offers five different tastings with Huguenot chocolates. The Heritage Rose Garden is also open for wine tastings with food platters.
There is a treehouse for the kids as well as a farm shop which has a variety of goods for you to choose from.
Just a short drive from the City Centre, you will find this wonderful wine farm with world-class white wines as well as reds and MCC.
There is a good variety of food and there is also a bike park which caters to all ages for hours of entertainment.
This farm has six wine brands, including L'Ormarins Cap Classique, one dedicated to Italian grape varietals, and some including old-vine wines. There is also eau de vie and Sagnac (brandy). You can sample them in the Manor House and at the Terra del Capo Tasting Room (which also does an Italian cheese-and wine experience with imported and local cheese).
The Cape-Dutch Manor House is a warm and regal domain featuring wood-beam ceilings, yellowwood floors, 19th-century furnishings, and period artworks.
Just 30 minutes from Cape Town, Hazendal wine estate offers culture, cuisine, golf, and entertainment for the entire family.
Visitors can enjoy the easy-drinking Christoffel Hazenwinkel range as well as the premium Hazendal range in the upscale yet welcoming Wine Tasting Lounge, while the kids can be entertained by the Wonderdal interactive play area.
Against the Helderberg Mountains, this farm is an adventure stop as well as a wine farm, with 9 varietals and five ranges as well as an art curator gallery, spa, and clay-pigeon shooting range, you will not be disappointed.
The Tasting Room offers wine pairings with Turkish delight and Belgian chocolate, there's also a tasting of the estate's own vodka and Abru microbrewery for craft beer. For scrumptious coffee and pastries, head to the Coffee Roasting Company and its Red Riding Hood Deli.
Sources: The Inside Guide and Google
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Author Ian Heyns