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This full day tour introduces young and old wine making styles across the spectrum from light crisp flavours to complex robust red blends.

Varieties to taste: Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin, Rousanne, Semillon, Chardonnay, Pinotage, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, and many French-style and Cape blends.

Our wine tours showcase some of South Africa’s best vineyards with a strong emphasis on heritage and includes a mix of the best of what the Cape wine route offers with respect to nature, wines and cuisine. Being in the historic heart of the country’s wine region with an elegant mix of 18th century Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian culture, this is a marvellous way to thoroughly explore the Cape Winelands.

The Cape Winelands are in what is probably the world's most beautiful countryside with dramatic, expansive vistas of mountains, vineyards and ocean. There are over 400 wineries in the Cape and our winelands tours concentrate on the wine growing areas of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek.

Our tours are unpretentious and done at a leisurely pace with a focus on your enjoyment, learning and relaxation. In the middle of the day, we stop for a relaxed a la carte lunch.

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Overview
Our most popular wine tasting tour. On this cultural tour you will visit some of the youngest and oldest wine estates in the area as well as those in between.

Your guide, Jim is South African and a certified Tourist Guide and wine maker who speaks Swedish and English. He has a Professional Driver’s License and Public Transport Permit. His guiding qualifications are for wine, history, culture and nature with an intense interest in birds and African history in general.  You can try asking him what you like ;-)     

You will taste a representative cross section of Stellenbosch wines as we visit vines and possible cellars as well.  It’s also practical for groups with a variety of tastes.
Highlights
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Excellent value for money
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Led by a local guide
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile
Personalized and Informative Wine Tour

I can't say enough about how much I enjoyed our "Bubbles and Reds" wine tasting tour. By the second tasting, you REALLY start to have fun with the alcohol kicking in 😉Jim keeps the groups small and intimate to allow for a less commercial experience...More

Thank Robyn C
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile
Wonderful wine tour!!!!

Fantastic tour guide (Jim), made the day a very worthwhile! He drove 4 of us in his quite deluxe van to beautiful Stellenbosch vinyards and we had a nice lunch. He is a quite knowledgeable local fellow with good sense of humor and you can...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 22 January 2017
best wine tasting ever

Jim is an exilent guide. He took us to 5 different wineyards and spoke about wine and the history of South Africa. He is the best wine tasting guide ever.

Thank kerran1957
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile
Wine tasting excursion

An exquisite and wonderful full day wine tour! Our guide Jim took care of us in a excellent, knowledgeable, friendly and very inspiring way! A very well invested day!

Thank Klas O
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile
Amazing Wine Tour

We did the potpourri tasting tour. It was great, we tasted 23 wines at 5 estates and each with its own particular wine making style. Jim explained really well about the wine making processes and had lots of stories about the various places we visited....More

Thank K_Swanepoel
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