Wine Routes

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Hermanus

There is much to delight you on the Hermanus Wine Route. The estates produce some of the finest wines in the country, particularly acclaimed are the Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays, and the food they offer is scrumptious. It’s easy to spend a few days sampling both while enjoying scenery that cannot be surpassed. The standard of accommodation is high, and it is a treat to partake of local wine and food pairings – so take a drive up the R320 and discover the magnificence out there; it’s well within your reach.

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Stanford

People rush to Stanford to experience a slower pace of life; at the same time local winemakers industriously craft award-winning wines. Stanford is a well-preserved Victorian village with a rich history and offers much as a destination. Take a boat trip on the meandering Klein River to watch birds; enjoy a leisurely lunch while tasting wine; visit a farmyard for a different kind of experience. Myriad pleasurable options await you. The wines produced in the region are recognised for their quality, and offer great value for money.

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Elgin

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Bot River

It’s rather an interesting place, Bot River, where young winemakers produce excellent quality Chenin Blanc, Shiraz and Pinotage; where the living is easy and unpretentious and where you would be genuinely welcome if you chose to stay on a wine farm. The range is wide and the region is unspoilt in its beautiful simplicity. It is well worth exploring.

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Elim/
L'Agulhus

Exhilaratingly different and not to be missed is the windswept wild beauty of Africa’s southernmost region. Here winemakers craft their excellent produce under difficult climatic conditions. Explore, stay over at one of the nature parks, and take in the beauty of the region. Why go to Greece when there is Arniston! After the endless horizons of the Strandveld, immerse yourselves in the bliss of its transparent turquoise sea and forget all else.

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Theewaters-
kloof

The hills and valleys around Villiersdorp, in the Theewaterskloof Valley, are fertile and home to at least 40 grape producers who deliver to the Villiersdorp coop. The excellent and varied wines are bottled under the Since 1922 as well as the Villiersdorp Cellar Range.
Their wines can be found at the delightful Kelkiewyn Restaurant in a country setting on the main road heading out towards Worcester.
Sit in front of the cosy log fire in winter or enjoy a fingerlicking lunch accompanied by Villersdorp wines under the oaks outside in summer.