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Explore South African Wine Routes

Explore South Africa's twenty-three wine routes with our insider guide and tailor-make your next winery visit here. Travel to the place of origin to learn more about South African wine, to uncover regional secrets and simply to slow down and enjoy life's special moments.

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Leeu Estates Garden And Art Tour

The Most Spectacular Gardens in South Africa’s Winelands

07 Jun 2020

Spring and Summer in South Africa is the ultimate time to hit the road in search of gorgeous gardens. From the natural splendour of the Namaqualand wild flowers, to perfectly manicured wine estates, and the national treasures of botanical gardens in between.

Our wine routes and valleys play host to a vast variety of gardens that can be experienced in many different ways.

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Hello Franschhoek Credit Le Franschhoek Hotel Spa

Mountain biking in the Winelands

07 Jul 2020

The South African winelands is not only set up for wining and dining, it is also the perfect backdrop to explore your adventurous side, with the natural elements and lay of the land providing the perfect network of trails for mountain bikers.

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Bastille Collage

Franschhoek's Bastille Festival comes to you

03 Jul 2020

In case the grapevine news hasn’t reached you, here’s what you missed. Franschhoek’s Bastille Festival is still on the cards, but instead of the traditional format, the festival will be coming to you.

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De Grendel Home Meals

Now you can get your food with wine, online

12 Jun 2020

Since the implementation of Level 3 lockdown regulations, restaurants have sparked into action to implement new ways to reach customers. Many winery restaurants now offer food with wine, available for collection or delivery.

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