Explore South African Wine Routes
Here you will find the inspiration and a million reasons to go beyond the well known. You will find hidden gems, uncover local secrets, hear the stories best told by the locals and travellers in the know, and discover that we have a lot more to offer than good wine.
Heard It Through The Grapevine
Africa's Black Cellar Club to host "BLACC Fest X Langa"
The Black Cellar Club (BLACC) is to host its first premium wine and spirits festival in November.
South Africa’s first township, Langa, was chosen for the historic occasion and the Guga s’Thebe Arts & Culture Centre, making for the ideal address.Read More
Celebrate Pinotage - our home grown grape varietal!
If you come to South Africa, you should certainly celebrate your visit with a glass of Pinotage, our very own wine, “born” in South Africa over 80 years ago.
Pinotage was developed by Abraham Perold, the first Professor of Viticulture at Stellenbosch University.
Let us help you pick a wine estate or event to celebrate Pinotage Day at on Saturday, 13 October 2018!
15 Top Wine Farm Picnics in South Africa
Let’s be honest. There’s not much that can top a picnic in the winelands on a beautiful day. Literally kicking back to enjoy a spread of delicious eats paired with your favourite bottle of wine, surrounded by vineyards and vistas.
Here’s our round-up of 15 fabulous pre-packed picnics on South African wine farms that you’ve got to try during the sunny seasons.
Mountain biking in the Winelands
The Cape 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.
TOPS at SPAR Wine Show Nelspruit 20182018 will see the fourth TOPS at SPAR Wine Show hosted in Nelspruit. This city is considered to be the gateway up the African coast and provides the perfect platform for traders and agents from local game lodges as well as those travelling along the coast of nearby Mozambique.
Eastern Cape Wine ShowThe 4th Eastern Cape Wine Show takes place in the plush, carpeted and air-conditioned Tsitsikamma Rooms at The Boardwalk on Friday 30 November and Saturday 1 December. Calling wineries! Don’t miss out on engaging with over 1200 PE wine enthusiasts and book your stand now!
Through continued expansion and development, the South African wine tourism industry encourages responsible tourism, economic empowerment and reinvestment in the community, ensuring a stable and viable economic future for all role-players. Tourism is a crucial driver of economic growth, especially in under-developed rural areas, and contributes to local upliftment and job creation. Wine tourism also stimulates community development, attracts consumers to rural areas, generates sales of local products and attracts corporate investment in the long term.