Taking a wine tour in South Africa is a treat for any wine enthusiast with an interest in vineyards and the process of winemaking. Along with tours and wine tasting at the local wineries, visitors will also enjoy sightseeing along scenic routes and lush countryside.
There are many vineyards in the Western Cape region offering South Africa wine tours. At Groot Constantia Estate, for example, scheduled tours take place every hour along with wine tasting, and the Cabriere winery also provides a tour and tasting.
South Africa wine tours near the cities of Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington, and Franschhoek include a tasting at Avontuur winery, as well as a cellar tour and wine tasting at Blaauwklippen and Dunstone wineries.
The Muratie Estate, near the Simonsberg Mountain, is home to the Delheim winery and is a popular location for a wine tour in South Africa, as it offers cellar tours and wine tasting. Nearby Fairview winery offers their own varieties of wine along with their freshly made cheeses.
A South Africa winery tour is available at most of the regions vineyards, though there are some wineries that are not open to the public. If you're interested in planning a South Africa winery tour, it is best to contact the winery prior to the visit to determine what days and times tours are available and whether the tours are half- or full-day events.