Full-Day Private Stellenbosch Wine Tasting Tour From Cape Town

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    From 7am to 9am: you can verify the exact pick-up time set for your group with the local supplier a day before the tour departs.
  • Departure Details :
    Pickup from any Cape Town accommodation within 10km (6 miles) radius from the city center.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Embark on a tantalizing tour of the Stellenbosch Winelands on this full-day tour from Cape Town. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or just a lover of natural beauty, you'll be swept away with the tastes and sights of the Stellenbosch wine region. Sample wine paired with "biltong" (cured meat) and cap your tastings with artisan ice cream that has been developed to perfectly match your wine. Enjoy free time at Babylonstoren, a Cape Dutch wine farm with unique heritage garden, lush vineyards and farm-to-table restaurants & winery.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide at your accommodation in Cape Town, then set off in an air-conditioned minivan to begin your full-day tour of the Stellenbosch Winelands.

Soak up the views on a scenic drive through Stellenboschs historical centre to reach Babylonstoren, a Cape Dutch wine farm surrounded by vineyards, orchards and the dramatic mountains of the Drakenstein Valley. Experience the simple daily rhythm of a working farm. Spanning over eight acres, all of the edible varieties in the garden are grown as biologically as possible, supplying a remarkable organic Green House Deli and farm restaurant - a foodie heaven. Enjoy meandering walks along this exceptionally wellpreserved werf (garden grounds) dating from 1690, inspired by the Company Gardens of the Cape and the mythical garden of Babylon.

This is followed by "biltong" (cured meat) and wine pairing at a bustling winery, located in the heart of South Africas oldest and most renowned wine route. This unique pairing of premium wines with specially selected cured and dried meats is a true celebration of our local heritage. Tasting notes may include Springbok, Beef, Ostrich cured meats paired with Pinotage, Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon. Lunch is in the centre of Stellenbosch or a nearby wine estate restaurant (lunch is at your own expense).

Get ready for an innovative taste combination; pairing wine and homemade artisan ice cream in breathtaking green Devon Valley, renowned for its award-winning Cape Blends. The head chef develops the flavors and aromas each season to get a great match. Sample some of the delights on offer, including Passion Fruit and White Chocolate ice-cream matched with Sauvignon Blanc; Methode Cap Classique paired with a delectable Strawberry and reduced Balsamic ice-cream; Pinotage paired with Peppermint Dark Chocolate ice-cream, (ice cream or soup pairing styles and flavors are seasonal, and may differ from suggested guideline). 

The last course on this Taste the Winelands Tour offers spectacular views of the Stellenbosch region. Uva Mira winery is perfectly placed amid hillsides covered with vines. Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards pays careful attention to produce wines of elegance, minerality and longevity that accurately embody the grapes from which they were made.  Fun whites and rich reds are quaffed and glasses raised in salute as the sun fades with the silhouette of Table Mountain in the very distance. and the last tasty drop is drunk. 
Only then do you follow the sun and turn for home.
Your full-day tour then concludes in the late evening with a drop-off back at your Cape Town hotel. 
Please note: The wine estates visited are subject to change without notice on the day of your tour. The alternative wine estate Uva Mira will be visited when the Ernie Els tasting room is closed for renovations from June 2018 to 2019.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local English-speaking professional tour guide
  • Wine tasting at Uva Mira
  • Wine tasting at Balyonstoren
  • Biltong and wine pairing
  • Ice cream and wine pairing
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Must be 18 years and older for wine tasting

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Wine tasting or wine pairings are not included for kids under the legal drinking age of 18 years. Meals and drinks for children are for the adults account.

*An alternative wine estate will be visited when the Ernie Els tasting room close for renovations from June 2018.

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