Wineries

The birth of the South African wine industry was in the Cape with the Constantia valley in Cape Town being the cradle of the wine industry and boasting the oldest wine farm in South Africa.

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Think The Shire with a modern-day twist and you may come close to the boutique wine farm that is Beau Constantia. Close, but not quite on the money, because chances are you have never experienced a wine tasting in a venue quite like it. A rolling green embankment is the first thing you see as you walk down from the…

Less than an hour from Cape Town lies Paarl, the pearl of the Western Cape. An area steeped in the country’s history, Paarl is the third oldest settlement in South Africa and has a rich cultural heritage. The town has many examples of Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and Cape Dutch buildings along Main Street as well as a number of restaurants…

One of the oldest areas in Cape Town, and South Africa, Constantia doesn’t always get the credit it deserves. From the incredible wine farms, to the unrivalled beauty of the valley, as a whole, Constantia has a story to tell. Right on the city’s doorstep, the Constantia Valley is home to some of the oldest and most prestigious farms in…

If you’re looking for break with the youngsters and don’t want to lose out on quality and experience, Spier Wine Farm should be one of your first stops. My four-year-old son is looking more serious than usual as he eyes the glass of red liquid in front of him. He raises it to his lips, takes a sip and swallows.

I was looking for some romantic activities to do in Stellenbosch and one of the suggested activities was a wine safari with Jordan Wine Estate. And it turned out to be well worth the excitement. The first thing I noticed about the estate when we got there was the tranquillity of it. You’re greeted with lush lawns and shady settings…

Northern Suburbs

Durbanville is not your average Cape Town neighbourhood. There is so much more going on than the daily school run. This is a neighbourhood filled with great experiences for everyone to enjoy. Distance from Cape Town to Durbanville: 29,4 km (around 30 minutes) WHERE TO EAT AND MAKE MERRY: RESTAURANTS AND BARS THE DURBANVILLE WINE ROUTE Exploring the wine…

Southern Suburbs

One of the oldest areas in Cape Town, and South Africa, Constantia doesn’t always get the credit it deserves. From the incredible wine farms, to the unrivalled beauty of the valley as a whole, Constantia has a story to tell. Distance from Cape Town to Constantia: 18.3km (around 25 minutes) WHERE TO EAT AND MAKE MERRY: RESTAURANTS AND BARS:…

Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch is not only one of the most beautiful farms in the country, boasting a world-class hotel, two fantastic restaurants, an excellent conferencing centre and award-winning wines, it also leads the way in terms of sustainable and ethical farming. There was a time when Spier was considered to be a little too commercial. But the…

Franschhoek is highly regarded for its wines – particularly MCCs, or Methode Cap Classique, of which there are 17 producers in the valley – and its food, boasting some of the best restaurants in the Western Cape. Combined with its exquisite natural beauty, no wonder it is a preferred destination for weddings. The quaint village is filled with pavement cafes,…

Cape Town and surrounds have such an incredible offering of wines that just looking at it can be quite overwhelming. We decided to put together a list of our favourites to help you enjoy the best the region has to offer. Of course all these wineries offer spectacular wines, but these are my favourites to keep your collection fresh and…

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