Adventure is worthwhile

– Aesop

WINE TRAVEL GUIDE

Your ultimate guide to the South African Winelands  

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With restaurants that rock, and chefs who sizzle up there with names like Heston, Marco and Gordon, it’s no wonder that Cape Town is ranked among Conde Nast’s top food cities of the world.

There’s a whole montage of gastronomic option to be found in the picturesque Cape winelands, and within easy reach of the hustle and bustle of city life. This exceptional combination of scenery, food and wines is something you are unlikely to experience anywhere else on the planet.

We’ve captured the best of the best in your Wine Tourism Travel Guide, where we showcase top-of-the-range fine dining eating to simple deli feasting, delicate handcrafted sweet treats to robust artisan baked delights, and everything in between.

This Travel Guide, not only highlights where to titillate your taste buds, but, more importantly, is your complete guide to all things wine and its perfect pairings. When you dive into the pages, you’ll find 550 wine farm listings from 20 wine routes, with fantastic destinations and activities to whet your appetite. And that’s not enough, there’s all you need know about where to taste the best brandy and MCC, not forgetting the latest trend – craft beer.

Best of all, there’s no need to spend hours trawling the internet to find what you’re looking. Simply click and download your Wine Tourism Travel Guide for essential wine, food and travel information including clear colour maps and the oh-so-important wine farm opening times.

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ABOUT US

About Wine Tourism South Africa 

We delight in sharing the abundance of the SA winelands with visitors from near and far, by helping you to peel back the layers revealing the bright gems of destinations, experiences, wine and food that are distinctively wine tourism.

With over 20 wine routes to choose from – which include exceptional terroirs, a myriad of activities and, of course, some of the finest cultivars on earth - Wine Tourism South Africa creates a unique space which you can browse at your leisure.

By using our various platforms, you can make that connection to the heart of the South African wine industry, before experiencing it for yourself.

One of our offerings is the Wine Tourism Travel Guide. You can download this ultimate travel guide to craft your own Winelands journey, or come with us on specially designed tours.

WHAT EXPERIENCES WE OFFER

We are a little different and very special

The bespoke itineraries are designed especially for you and a bit of what you fancy – whether it’s purely wine you’re after or mixing it up with a dash of food, a splash of culture, a sliver of cheese or a dribble of chocolate. The groups are small and intimate (up to eight people max) or private, so you have the undivided attention of your specialist guide.

But don’t be put off by the title; your tour leader is not wine snob… unless you want them to be… they’re there to conduct you through the experience in a thoroughly enjoyable way. So kick back, relax and journey through our tour ideas, you’re bound to find one we can tailor-make for you. Booking in advance is essential.

We offer FULL DAY and HALF DAY private tours: Please contact us directly winetours@winetourismsouthafrica.co.za for an itinerary and quote. All our themed tours include collection (08h30 and 09h00) and drop off (17h30 or 18h00 at the latest), a wine specialist with transport and all tastings. Lunch for own account.

#SliceofSA

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From the solitude of stark desert landscapes to vibrant rolling green hills, lazy days on sun-bleached beaches to the buzz of cosmopolitan cities, art galleries to tribal dancing - the southern tip of Africa offers something for everyone.

#SliceofSA is your gateway to browse through your favourite destinations and get lost in all the beauty of the South African Winelands.

For some off the beaten track treasures scroll through  our 20 wine routes to get a real #SliceofSA

Discover and share from over 300 top wine, food and travel experiences - It’s interactive, fun CLICK here to start your adventure…

KLINK

Klink Wine Tourism Awards

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When it comes to quaffing wine, sampling delicious food and seeking out new experiences, who better to ask than the people who go out there and try everything?

That’s why Wine Tourism South Africa is celebrating its fifth year of the Klink Awards – the first-of-its-kind accolades campaign that’s driven by you, the visitor.

Klink is about far more than wine, by nominating and voting during the campaign you show your support to your favourite wine farm, winelands restaurant and activity. Our innovative categories are designed to highlight the unusual, the traditional, the exceptional and everything in between.

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