Fantastic Wine Routes In Western Cape

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The Western Cape has many wonderful places to see and great things to do. The Mother City not only has a wealth of beauty but also attractions such as gorgeous wine routes that stretch across the Cape.

What  Some Wine Routes Offer:

  • Makes a great wedding venue
  • Horseback riding
  • Tours
  • Picnics
  • Purchase wines from the estate
  • Wine tasting
  • Live shows
  • Art exhibitions
  • Game drives

Stellenbosch Wine Route   

The Stellenbosch Wine Route is rich with history with the area’s historical background dating back to 1679. Stellenbosch Wine Route is divided into a few sub-routes, which includes the likes of the following places:

  • Bottelary Hills
  • Greater Simonsberg
  • Helderberg
  • Stellenbosch Valley
  • Stellenbosch Berg

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Helderberg Wine Route

The Helderberg Wine Route is known as Stellenboch South Wine Route but is located within Helderberg which is made up of Somerset West, Strand and Gordon’s Bay. This wine route has 3 different wine estates namely:

  • Waterkloof Wine Estate
  • Vergelegin Wine Estate
  • Lourensford Wine Estate

Franschoek Wine Estate

The Franschoek Wine Valley is located within the Cape Wine Lands and is popular for fine gourmet foods, artistic flair and a village lifestyle. Here you can enjoy cheese tasting experiences as well as cooking classes, chocolate making and so much more due to the region’s rich culinary influences.

Constantia Valley Wine Route

The Constantia Wine Route is one of the Cape’s longest established wine estates and today showcases some of the more newer established estates. Rich with a history that dates back to 1685; Simpon Van De Stel established the first wine farm called Groot Constantia. Visitors to Constantia Valley Wine Route can enjoy fantastic retail variety, accommodation and mouth-watering cuisine from one of the many eateries.

Wine farms on Constantia Wine Route:

  • Beau Constantia
  • Buitenverwachting
  • Constantia Uitsig
  • Eagles Nest
  • Groot Constantia
  • Klein Constantia
  • Steenberg
  • Silvermist

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References:

http://franschhoek.org.za/routes/food-wine-route/

http://constantiawineroute.com/

http://www.helderbergwineroute.co.za/vineyards

http://www.wineroute.co.za/

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