The Worcester Wine & Olive Route, about 150 kilometres from Cape Town, is home to 12 wine cellars and an olive estate, offering an unforgettable experience to all food and wine lovers, from novices to connoisseurs.
This region known for its value-for-money products, also boasts plenty of bistros and restaurants, plus a range of accommodation options for those who want to make it a relaxing getaway.Contact Us
The cellars’ restaurants and bistros on the route are famous for their wine-and-food pairing, olive tasting, charcuterie and cheese platters. This route certainly offers a culinary experience not to be missed!
The best way to experience the route is to stay over at one of our wine estate guesthouses and enjoy some of the following activities: mountain biking trails, river boating, canoeing, fishing, 4x4 routes, wagon and tractor trails, hiking trails and horse riding.
Bring the whole family or your favourite friends along. Make it for a day or longer.
Explore the twelve wine cellars and olive estate that comprise the Worcester Wine & Olive Route. All of the cellars are open to the public for wine tasting and offer an amazing experience for food and wine connoisseurs.
In addition to being locally and internationally recognised, the wines and olive products of this region have a reputation as offering excellent value-for-money.
The town of Worcester offers a variety of family-friendly chain restaurants, but visitors can also visit Nuy On The Hill for a more authentic Winelands experience, as well as the Overhex Winery & Bistro. Expect unfussy food and friendly locals.
Only an hour's drive from Cape Town, the town of Worcester lies in the Breede River Valley, surrounded by the majestic Brandwacht, Overhex and Langeberg mountains.
Worcester has many attractions in and around the town, such as the Golden Valley Casino and Goudini Spa. Visitors are also encouraged to explore the art, culture and history of the town at various art galleries and museums.
Top Things To See And Do
Wine and olive tasting
Mountain biking trails
Wagon and tractor trails
- Big 5 safaris
Two large festivals are held during the year, the Nuy Valley Feast in May and the BC Wines Family Festival in November. Both festivals offer exciting mountain biking competitions. During the year events such as wine, food and music shows, farm market days and general goods auctions are held at the cellars.
Products from this wine and olive route can be sampled at the yearly Cheese Festival in Sandringham.
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