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Classic Private Tour

Cape Town

Activity Description

Start the morning off with a guided drive to Stellenbosch and visit our first farm which is a boutique wine estate with stunning views of the Stellenbosch mountains and experience intimate cheese & wine pairing with the wine maker when she is around. We head to the cuisine capital of SA, Franschhoek. We visit our second farm situated on the foot of the mountains for a world class wine tasting experience. Followed by a beautiful lunch and wine tasting at yet another award-winning estate. In Franschhoek you will have the chance to walk off your lunch, strolling down the main road. We head back over the stunning mountains to Stellenbosch for a guided drive through historic Stellenbosch and onto our last farm for a cellar tour, wine and chocolate pairing. Filled up and merry, we head back to Cape Town to be home at about 5:00pm.

A route of meticulously selected wine estates, offering you a variety of farms showcasing our unique wine culture.

Costs
1 person – R4760
2 people – R3010 per person
3 people – R2225 per person
4 people – R1825 per person
5 people – R1590 per person
6 people – R1465 per person
7 people – R1410 per person
R1365 per person for 8 – more guests

Arrangements

DurationOpen Ended
WhenThis service is available all year round. Subject to availability of the estates. Closed in Christmas and New Year.
WhereWe can pick and drop you at your accommodation in Cape Town and surrounding areas.
WeatherThis service is not weather dependent.
What to WearDress comfortably as you will be going up into a couple of cellars and they have a few flights of stairs to experience the wine making processes as well as to taste directly from a barrel (subject to availability) at your lunch estate. Also remember your face mask.
Things to BringBe sure to bring your own cloth face mask, sunglasses, camera and some sunscreen.
Guests or SpectatorsStarting from R1365 per person. Only paying guests will be allowed on the tour.

Requirements

Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

• We visit 4 different wine estates in both regions (famous farms and some hidden gems only known to locals).
• Pair a variety of locally produced, world-class cheeses.
• Cellar and vineyard tour, teaching us how wine is made, how to taste wine, food and wine pairing, what bottle to order at restaurants…
• A beautiful light lunch is served in the middle of the wine lands overlooking the Franschhoek valley.
• A diverse range of wine styles.
• Local treats of cured meats paired with selected wines.
• Artisanal chocolate (Fair trade accredited) paired with different wines.
• Stroll down the beautiful main road of Franschhoek.

ExclusionsAll other meals and drinks and items of a personal nature.

Notes

Truly a unique South African experience. We focus on real and authentic wine farms, their people, local delicacies and the true culture behind the wine lands. Our tours are private and can be customized to your needs.

Meeting and sharing wine with locals, hearing their stories, tasting wine out of old oak barrels, visiting small local farms as well as world famous estates, tasting cheese and other local delicacies, walking through wine cellars and vineyards and tasting various wines will be the order of the day! Enjoy lunch surrounded by rolling vineyards.

You will get to visit world famous estates. BUT even better…as you will also get to taste the wine lands in a more real way by visiting hidden farms only known to locals.

Wine Flies Wine Tours is a proud member of SAYTC, Cape Town Tourism and HI. Our guides are extremely knowledgeable and have valid Professional drivers permits as well as being SATOUR guide registered.

IMPORTANT COVID NOTICE: We are taking all the COVID-19 protocols.

Customer Reviews

Truly wonderful private wine tour! Sharif was a lovely and knowledgeable guide, and I can honestly say this is the best wine tour I've taken. Excellent! - Nicholas Huddleston


I took a private wine tour with my wife and (adult) daughter. We visited several wine estates and had lunch at one of our stops. The selection of wineries visited was made by our guide to cater to the types of wine that my wife prefers. We had a fantastic day. The selections were perfect, and we enjoyed meeting our guide as much as we enjoyed the tour itself. - Henry


We have had a wonderful time with our guide. He told and learned us a lot about the history of the region and of course the winemaking. The estates we visited were really nice and well organised. The wine was delicious with great food pairings. Hope to visit this wineregion again some day. - Paul Robbe


We had an extraordinary tour with Wine Flies. The tour guide was extremely attentive and professional and looked after us well during the whole day. You could tell that the whole tour was hand-picked and benefited from years of experience. As we ourselves have only a limited knowledge of wine, the combination of information and pleasure was just right and definitely gave us a taste for it. With many thanks to David Bate for the organization and to Wine Flies for the execution of the tour! Lona & Luca - Dr David Bate


My wife and I enjoyed the tour immensely. We learned a lot about wine and how to drink it. Our to our guide Kobus was excellent and easy to talk to and very knowledgeable The tour was one of our highlights of our trip --- had to put picture of our 3 year old granddaughter - Ronald Goldberg




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