About the Cape Winelands
The Cape Winelands is vast and filled with events and happenings, so make sure you set enough time aside to enjoy the beautiful surroundings, taste wine, pick strawberries and participate in numerous events hosted by the various regions.
There is more to the winelands than tasting exquisite wine. Try donkey and horse-and-carriage rides through the vineyards, picnics next to a dam as ducks and swans float by gracefully, a cheetah outreach programme where you can interact with the fastest big cats, restaurants, gift shops, art galleries, amphitheatres, spa and wellness centres, nature and game reserves, butterfly enclosure, lion park, crocodile park – the list is endless. You can even enjoy natural hot mineral springs in Montagu.
The Cape Winelands is known as the culinary capital of South Africa; titillate your taste buds while savouring some of the world’s finest wines in Franschhoek. Taste locally produced cheeses, olives and export quality fruit and organic produce in Bonnievale and Ceres. It is an artist and photographer’s paradise, so capture the moments that take your breath away.
What about winelands ballooning or a helicopter ride over the majestic mountains for even more treasured memories? The Cape Winelands also boasts world-class golf courses and endless kilometers of cycling, walking and hiking routes.
The winelands’ unsurpassed scenery with mountains, vineyards and Cape Dutch architecture as a backdrop, is a sought after location for weddings, conferences and special occasions. Explore wonderful quaint towns such as Paarl, Robertson, Franschoek, Wellington and the oak-lined streets of Stellenbosch.