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Durbanville Wine Farms (2022) – a Full Wine Tasting Information.

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The fantastic Durbanville wine farms within the rolling hills of this improbable wine-producing space is a improbable day journey from Cape City. Positioned simply 30 kilometers from the town middle Durbanville is an effective various to the wine farms of Constantia for wine tasting.

view from De Grendel
Wonderful views of Desk Mountain is likely one of the highlights on the Durbanville wine route, that is from De Grendel tasting room.

What wines ought to I style in Durbanville? – Durbanville is known for glorious Sauvignon Blanc, Bordeaux blends, and Pinotage wines made out of grapes grown on this cooler area. 

The Durbanville wine farms provide among the finest views of Desk Mountain obtainable, a wonderful backdrop for tasting some high-quality wines.

Positioned within the coronary heart of wine nation with vineyards planted as early as 1702 Durbanville is likely one of the oldest wine-producing areas within the nation. On this article we take a look at how you can go wine tasting round Durbanville; the improbable wine farms, particular wines, some nice meals pairings, glorious property eating places, and a few superior actions to not miss.

Durbanville Wine Route Map
Durbanville Wine Route Map, De Grendel is 19 km from Cape City, a couple of 25 minute drive on the N1 freeway, CLICK MAP for Google Maps of this map.

If you happen to’re planning to discover different areas of Cape Winelands don’t miss the well-known wine farms of Stellenbosch and discover out what to do in Franschhoek moreover wine tasting.

Exploring espresso and wine whereas touring is a ardour for us, don’t miss our information to the most effective espresso outlets in Cape City in case you are a caffeine junkie!

wine tasting Nitida
Wonderful cozy tasting between the wine barrels at Nitida.

Wine Excursions on the Durbanville Wine Route

Doing an organized wine tour clearly provides you much less freedom, however you possibly can be taught rather a lot from a educated information, it is rather handy, and the most important benefit is you don’t want a delegated driver. Self drive is the most typical technique to discover the Durbanville wine route with restricted corporations providing wine excursions, however they’re obtainable.

Ideas for tasting within the Durbanville Wine Valley

  • Tasting venues get very busy on weekends and public holidays, we choose to go within the week.
  • The water within the space is brackish, some farms provide mineral water on the market, you should purchase water, drink brackish water or deliver you personal.
  • Share a tasting, if you happen to simply wish to style the wines we discovered one tasting is a lot for 2 folks and we purchase a bottle of our favourite to take dwelling.
  • E book your tasting in case you are a bunch, go tasting on a weekend or vacation or when you have a selected request.
  • Lease a automobile, self drive is the way in which to go within the valley. Our favourite for automobile leases in Cape City
  • Strive among the meals pairings, there are some fascinating meals pairings on completely different farms that deliver out distinctive traits from these glorious wines.
  • Discover the property eating places, many of the farms have improbable eating places with wonderful views and high-quality meals.
  • Carry the youngsters, among the farms cater for the entire household with huge lawns, huge playgrounds, biking routes and nice pizzas.

Durbanville Wine Farms

The wine areas of South Africa are outlined geographically by a Wine of Origin system that’s proven on the wine labels.  The Wine of Origin District ‘Cape City’ comprises a complete of 30 wine farms and is split into the wards Durbanville, Constantia, Philadelphia and Hout Bay. Wards divide wine rising areas by distinctive terroir traits similar to local weather, panorama and soil sort that have an effect on grape and wine high quality. There are 12 wine farms within the Durbanville ward.

Tasting room in the vineyards at Nitida
Tasting room within the vineyards at Nitida

Durbanville Hills

The award successful Durbanville Hills might be the most effective identified vineyard on the Durbanville wine route, situated solely about 20 minutes drive from Cape City’s metropolis middle. The trendy tasting room with spectacular views of Desk Mountain and Desk Bay could be very well-liked providing about 100 00Zero tasting per yr.

Seven outstanding grape growers  within the Durbanville district teamed up with Distell to construct the Durbanville Hills cellar and make their very own wines; in the present day they’re 9 companions. A few of these farms began producing grapes within the early 1700’s, however the first classic of wine produced in Durbanville Hills was in 1999.

Wine Tasting at Durbanville Hills

The trendy tasting room has improbable views of Desk Mountain, Desk Bay, Robben Island and Cape City. On a pleasant day tasting wine exterior is nice observing the vineyards of the Durbanville wine valley and the ocean. In winter the hearth inside makes it very cozy. The spectacular tasting room has floor-to-ceiling glass for viewing the cellar. The big venue incorporates the wine tasting space, restaurant, assembly rooms and a store, with giant home windows and a balcony.

There are numerous kinds of tasting on provide right here, together with a wide range of meals wine pairings. 

Award successful wines to style – Durbanville Hills Collectors Reserve Cableway Chardonnay 2018, Durbanville Hills Collectors Reserve Cape Mist Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Durbanville Hills Caapmans Cabernet Merlot 2006

Chocolate and wine pairing at Durbanville Hills
Chocolate and wine pairing at Durbanville Hills

Durbanville Hills Wine Pairings

The Chocolate Wine Pairing – A chocolatier from Knysna created artisan candies particularly to enrich the aroma, taste and total mouthfeel of particular wines.

The Cheese pairing combines full-bodied wines with robust and flavorful cheeses. The Biltong pairing is a really uniquely South African meals experience. Biltong is a kind of cured meat from completely different origins, often beef or sport. This tasting pairs dried fruits and biltong with effectively suited wines. 

Actions at Durbanville Hills

Desk Mountain Wine Safari – Throughout this wine tasting tour you’re taken in a safari automobile on some winding routes round desk mountain on lesser pushed roads closed to the general public to some particular spots for nice views of the ocean, mountains and Cape City space tasting wines with a number of snacks on the route. 

Cellar Tour – a tour of the cellar is on the market together with a Crystal tasting.

For youngsters Durbanville Hills has an outside children play space, with a jungle fitness center and massive garden to run round and play whilst you take pleasure in your tasting. 

Restaurant at Durbanville Hills

The award successful Durbanville Hills Vineyard Restaurant is called Tangram (the title of a flagship wine made right here). Tremendous eating with spectacular views of Cape City exhibiting off at sundown.  The up to date setting affords lovely panoramic views of Desk Mountain, Desk Bay and the vineyards of the Durbanville wine valley. E book forward.

E book a tasting or desk – Durbanville Hills +27 (0)21 558 1300

Klein Roosboom

For a novel wine tasting experience on the Durbanville wine route don’t miss Klein Roosboom Wine Farm. The boutique vineyard describes itself as ‘Cape City’s finest stored secret’, I’m not going to argue with them. It’s troublesome to face out on this wine route; blessed with glorious terroir, many farms producing phenomenal wines, loads of nice views of Desk mountain and lots of top quality eating places. The wine tasting in outdated cement fermentation tanks become personal little tasting rooms, superbly embellished is a really particular experience at this wine farm. They prolong the distinctive experience to Jéan Restaurant the place you possibly can have a desk set contained in the vineyards of Klein Roosboom. 

Tasting wine in one of many ‘wine caves’ at Klein Roosboom.

Wine tasting at Klein Roosboom

We actually loved the wines made by Karin De Villiers, winemaker and proprietor at Klein Roosboom vineyard. Many of the wines have been named after a member of the family with letters written to that particular individual as again labels, take a while to learn them, it’s very nice. In order for you one thing to nibble on there are some good platters obtainable, you too can order a picnic basket for two full of goodies to take pleasure in someplace on this lovely property.

The wines at Klein Roosboom are nice, however the star of the tasting was the experience of the personal tasting within the outdated fermentation tank uniquely embellished. Every room is an outdated concrete wine vat transformed into a shocking little tasting room. You possibly can nonetheless experience the wine and see and really feel outdated wine crystallization on the partitions.

Each room is uniquely embellished with a unique theme. Apart from the wine tank rooms there are tables inside and outdoors for tasting. The tasting was effectively offered by the pleasant, educated employees. It will get busy on weekends and in season, so if you need a comfy personal wine tasting room at these occasions e-book your Klein Roosboom wine tasting forward.

Award successful wines to style – Klein Roosboom Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Jean Deli

The situation and magnificence of this glass constructing within the vineyards of Klein Roosboom is gorgeous. Named after Karin’s late husband, the décor is imaginative and relaxed, critiques of Chef Lorianne Heyns and her staff’s dishes and creativity are improbable. The restaurant focuses on native, farm-fresh and natural produce. There are some tables and umbrellas within the winery which might be an important experience to sit down and luxuriate in a glass of wine or meals from the restaurant.

Things to do at Klein Roosboom Vineyard

Go on a Get together Bike Journey – the bike is definitely a 12 seat automobile with a mixture of pedal energy and an electrical motor. Cruising via the winery for two hours you possibly can take a snack field or some wine and there will probably be a number of tasting factors on the cruise.

Make a booking- Klein Roosboom

Wine Tasting Room+27 (0)60 877 2678 JÉAN Deli +27 (0)79 693 9646

De Grendel

In relation to wonderful views of Desk Mountain, seeing our favourite mountain behind the vineyards of the Durbanville wine valley from the wine farm De Grendel was our primary selection. This lovely venue remains to be an actual farm, driving to the tasting room you go cattle grazing on flower strewn meadows. De Grendel is blessed with sea views, cool ocean breezes and misty nights; excellent circumstances for producing high-quality Sauvignon Blanc wines.

view from De Grendel
Wonderful view of Desk Mountain tasting wine on the stoep of De Grendel.

Wine Tasting at De Grendel

Wine Tasting at De Grendel Wine Property is a superb experience. The relaxed, however upmarket ambiance and pleasant, educated employees creates an important ambiance for wine tasting. The wines are improbable. De Grendel has two tasting areas, an exquisite tasting room with huge home windows, in addition to a stunning deck, each provide wonderful views of Desk mountain.

I can suggest the flagship tasting, the ‘Op die berg’ Chardonnay and the ‘Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc’ have been improbable and effectively priced (we took a Koetshuis dwelling) and don’t miss the Rubayat Bordeaux mix.

Award successful wines to style – De Grendel Op die Berg Chardonnay 2018, De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2019, De Grendel Op die Berg Pinot Noir 2017, De Grendel Rubaiyat 2016 (Purple Mix)

Open for tasting – Monday to Saturday: 9am to 5pm, Sunday and Public Holidays: 10am to 4pm

De Grendel Restaurant

The De Grendel restaurant is a extremely rated positive eating restaurant. The inside of the restaurant is gorgeous providing gorgeous views via giant home windows, chef Ian Bergh is seen from behind the glass in his kitchen. Dishes are all designed to go with wines of their glorious vary and are ready from domestically sourced elements. The menu adjustments usually primarily based on the provision of the native farm sourced elements.

For lunch, select from the two- or three-course choices, with non-compulsory wine pairings.

The favored restaurant is commonly totally booked weeks forward.

Reservation really useful – Tel: 021 558 6280 Bookings De Grendel


Meerendal is certainly one of only some wine farms in South Africa that may declare it has been bottling wine underneath the present title of the property for greater than 50 years. The farm is greater than 300 years outdated and the primary grape vines have been planted right here in 1714. Till 1969 all of the wine nevertheless went into anonymous barrels on the KWV cooperative cellar. In 1969 a Shiraz and Pinotage was bottled underneath the Meerland model. Meerendal was one of many first farms to plant Pinotage and in the present day they produce Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinotage, Shiraz, Merlot, and Pinot Noir grapes and wines.

There’s a lot to do at Meerendal property, it options two eating places, a wine tasting room, some glorious mountain biking, and path operating trails and even a wine academy!

The tasting room at Meerendal
The tasting room at Meerendal

Wine Tasting at Meerendal

Meerendal has a small tasting room, with some tasting tables and a bar space. The tasting was effectively offered. There are two tasting choices obtainable.

Award successful wines to style – Meerendal Intensio Pinotage 2017, Meerendal Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Eating places at Meerendal

Meerendal property has two eating places and a farmstall promoting all kinds of farm merchandise, Meerendal merchandise and an important cup of espresso.

Il Tesoro is the positive eating restaurant on the Meerendal property, providing a spread of dishes, from wild boar ragu with spinach gnocchi to fascinating beef or rooster dishes. All produce used is ethically and domestically sourced from the encompassing farms

Carlucci’s is a well-liked deli restaurant franchise. The restaurant at Meerendal affords a wide range of dishes from glorious burgers to pizzas, sushi and sandwiches. There’s a nice playground and massive garden for youths to play, good spot for a espresso.

Mountain Bike and Operating Trails

Meerendal is dwelling to a spread of very talked-about mountain bike trails for all ranges. Interntational occasions just like the Cape Epic has been hosted right here. The paths are graded from straightforward to medium and is designed and marked for various talent ranges. The routes take 1-2 hours to finish relying in your tempo.

There are three operating trails at Meerendal with a mixed distance of 9km.

Meerendal Wine Academy

Enter the Meerendal wine academy for an introduction to the wine making course of. Experience all facets of wine making from the winery to the cellar, be taught from the wine maker, do official wine tasting programs.

Lodging at Meerendal

Meerendal Boutique Lodge – Keep on this luxurious four star resort with lovely, huge room and bogs. Nice location – quick access to the wine lands and the western coast seashores, Cape City and the V&A Waterfront, and the Cape City worldwide airport (shuttle for choose up obtainable).


The boutique vineyard Canto is the most recent addition to the Durbanville Wine Route and solely opened its doorways in January 2018. The farm is well-known for producing glorious MCC’s (champagne) and we have been wanting ahead to the famend MCC and macaron pairing.

Canto is an superior place to go over weekends, go for a picnic on their enormous garden, order a scrumptious pizza or go for an MCC tasting!

The tasting room appears to be like like a white chapel in the course of an enormous garden surrounded by vineyards. Canto is situated on the Vissershok highway subsequent to Meerendal.

MCC Macaron pairing Canto
Scrumptious MCC/Macron pairing at Canto

Winetasting at Canto

The trendy tasting room is trendy and cozy with a bar and lounge space furnished with comfy couches, tasting tables and chairs, with the vineyard within the background. There are two tasting choices at Canto, the MCC tasting with four MCC’s and their customary wine tasting with a mixture of 5 pink and white wines. From the nonetheless wines Canto produce a wonderful wooded Chardonnay and a really good full bodied Merlot.

We don’t usually style MCC so evaluating the 4 Canto MCC’s was a little bit of a novelty. Clearly we needed to do the MCC/macaron pairing. First tasting the MCC’s on their very own our favourite was the bizarre Shiraz MCC with clear raspberry aromas. The Chardonnay/Pinot noir MCC was one other favourite, extra richness with some strawberry flavors.

Our favourite pairing was the Chardonnay/Pinot Noir MCC and the Salted Caramel macaron. The macaron is scrumptious and introduced out the richness within the MCC. After this pairing we purchased a bottle of the Chardonnay/Pinot Noir MCC and can purchase salted caramel macarons when now we have one thing particular to have fun!

The tasting room has a deli fridge stocked with a wide range of cheeses, chilly meats and condiments to construct your personal platter for the tasting room.

Award successful wines to style – Canto Merlot 2018

Picnic at Canto

Canto has an enormous garden, the proper place for picnics which can be found on Saturdays and Sundays. To picnic at Canto a minimal buy from the deli for R180 (about $11) is required (excluding wine and beverage purchases). Ten spots can be found with a most of four folks per picnic spot, that is on a first-come first-served foundation.


Nitida is an award successful boutique vineyard identified for his or her glorious Sauvignon Blanc wines solely established in 1990. The farm has produced some award successful Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon wines in addition to glorious reds with award successful Merlot and Pinot Noir vintages.

Nitida Wines are named after the protea nitida which grows within the endangered Renosterveld Flora. The native flora is essential to Bernard and Peta Veller that comes with the endangered vegetation into their lovely, rigorously designed labels.

Evaluating four completely different Sauvignon Blanc wines in a sensory tasting at Nitida with some aroma sensory elements. Even on this image you possibly can see an enormous distinction between the wines made in several kinds.

Wine Tasting at Nitida

Tasting here’s a distinctive experience on the Durbanville wine route, you are feeling a part of the wine making course of. The tasting space is small and inside a cellar surrounded by wine barrels the place employees are tasting, mixing and occurring with their wine making duties. 

There are three tasting choices; a basic tasting), artisanal tasting of four dearer and restricted wines and a Sauvignon Sensory Tasting.

The Sauvignon Blanc Tasting at Nitida 

We did the Sauvignon Blanc Sensory Tasting, it was a enjoyable experience. You get to style four of Nitida’s award successful Sauvignon Blanc wines and get a goodie basket crammed with an assortment of elements you possibly can sniff and even style to awaken your senses. We performed round with the dried fruits, flowers, herbs, spice and different elements, exploring the wines for an hour or so, an important concept in Sauvignon Blanc nation. Our host was pleasant and educated, however we might have most well-liked labeled elements and extra steering to show it into a greater studying experience.

Award successful wines to style – Nitida Golden Orb 2018 (Sauvignon Blanc), Nitida Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Nitida Wild Youngster 2018 (Sauvignon Blanc), Nitida Semillon 2018

Eating places at Nitida

There are two eating places owned and managed by Warren Swaffield on the property, Cassia Restaurant and Tables at Nitida. 

Cassia serves a various menu described as ‘up to date, rustic delicacies’. E book a Desk

Tables at Ntida is a household bistro, making ready easy meals utilizing domestically produced and sourced elements that complement the delicacies. 

Bookings – Contact Nitida Wine Cellar +27 21 976 1467 Tables at Nitida +27 21 975 9357


Sharing a cheese platter and tasting glorious wine at an important venue we actually liked the wine farm D’Aria. The farming historical past of this land goes again about 300 years, D’Aria was nevertheless established in 1998 and the primary wine classic was produced ten years later. At this time the wines produced right here by winemaker Rudi von Waltsleben are high notch with a number of award successful whites and reds. They satisfaction themselves on glorious terroir, minimal dealing with of the grapes and doing the vinification course of by hand so far as doable. The situation is gorgeous with a open Tasting Room that overlooks a small dam and fountain from the rear deck. There are a number of bench tables underneath the bushes on the grass subsequent to the water. The ambiance within the tasting room is nice, it’s a self assist arrange. The award successful Poplars Restaurant is situated at D’Aria.

You possibly can take pleasure in good burgers and a wine tasting on the wood deck between tall bushes overlooking the dam.

wine tasting D'Aria
Having fun with a cheese platter with our wine tasting underneath the Poplar bushes at D’Aria.

Wine tasting at D’Aria

The tasting is served one glass at a time on the counter contained in the tasting room, we loved our tasting underneath the poplar bushes with a cheese platter. Rudi, proprietor and wine maker, is a music man and lots of the wines names are music associated. From the Premium Vary we actually loved the Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot with wealthy pink fruit (we took a bottle dwelling). The wooded Sauvignon Blanc ‘The Following’ is one thing completely different.

Award successful wines to style – D’Aria Songbird Sauvignon Blanc 2018, D’Aria Wild Factor Sauvignon Blanc 2019, D’Aria Soprano Shiraz 2018

Restaurant at D’Aria

Poplars restaurant is an exquisite giant home with many fascinating rooms inside, this divides the restaurant into extra intimate eating areas. There’s a giant veranda overlooking the gardens which is a superb place to sit down in summer season. 

Poplars has a contemporary European grill menu that pairs effectively with the wonderful sauvignon blancs and wealthy reds from D’Aria.

Bookings – Contact D’Aria, Tasting Room – 021 801 6772  Cellar – 021 979 3650  


The farm Maastricht was established in 1702 producing grapes for a few years, however producing wines underneath the Maastricht label solely began not too long ago. The early Dutch settlers named the farm Maastricht as a result of the clay soils reminded them of their dwelling city with the identical title. We had an important tasting and I’ll suggest you go to the brand new tasting services at this lovely wine farm. The Louw household have been making wine right here since 1982, establishing the Maastricht wine farm in 2010. The farm is planted with about 100 hectares of vineyards, primarily Sauvignon Blanc, Pinotage, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon with a small block of Pinot Noir.

Maastricht tasting room
The gorgeous entrance to the Maastricht tasting room

Wine tasting at Maastricht

The doorway to the tasting space is very nice with a flower stuffed path main as much as the outdated barn that has been transformed right into a tasting room. The brand new exterior tasting space overlooking the vineyards is ideal for a summers day and we loved our tasting right here. We loved the Maastricht Pinotage 2018, with pink fruits, black cherry, and an enormous juicy mouthfeel. The Wooded Chardonnay 2018 was glorious and could have us coming again to this little boutique vineyard. Some gentle meals or snacks can be found for buy on the tasting room.

Award successful wines to style: Maastricht Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Maastricht Pinot Noir 2017

Bookings Maastricht wine tastings for a personal tasting for teams of two to 15 folks. 076 540 5105


Bloemendal Wine farm was established in 1702 and is likely one of the largest wine farms within the Durbanville area, stretching into the Kanonberg Mountains. The primary wine cellar on Bloemendal was constructed  in 1920, however the farm was solely registered as a wine property in 1987. A producer of high quality award-winning wines, finest identified for glorious Sauvignon Blancs typical for the Durbanville wine valley. The  well-liked household restaurant, Bon Amis is situated on the property. It is a very household pleasant venue with sprawling lawns, a jungle fitness center for the youngsters, a biking observe, wooden fired pizza oven and even kiddies juice and ice cream tasting!

Wine tasting at Bloemendal

Bloemendal has an in depth vary of wines you possibly can style and provide some fascinating meals pairings. The small tasting room and terrace is good for wine tasting, however there’s not a lot of a view from the tasting middle. Don’t mis the Suider Terras Sauvignon Blanc. We loved the wine and nougat pairing, actually one thing completely different and fascinating. The Sally Williams Nougats have been all improbable, I liked the Macadamia nougat paired with a barrel fermented and aged Chardonnay (2016), for us the nougat accentuated caramel and hazelnut tones within the wine that we liked. One other fascinating pairing is the wine and ice cream pairing consisting of three wines paired with ice lotions from Nina’s Ice Cream. 

Award successful wines to style – Bloemendal Waterlily Sauvignon Blanc 2019

We loved the Nougat and wine pairing at Bloemendal.

Bloemendal Restaurant

The favored household restaurant Bon Amis perched on a hill has improbable panoramic views of the vineyards within the Durbanville wine valley, Desk mountain and Lions head. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bon Amis has loads of potential with a tremendous venue wood-fired pizzas and freshly made sushi. We now have not eaten right here, however the critiques differ from improbable to very detrimental, I might suggest you take a look at some latest critiques earlier than making a reserving.

Things To Do at Bloemendal

Bloemendal is dwelling to the superior Biosport mountain bike trails for all talent ranges. Biosport is a mountain biking cycle observe located on the property additionally they present bike rent and host biking occasions. The Bloemendal and Hillcrest trails are a community of numerous trails within the lovely Durbanville hills providing the rider a number of trails, nice bounce runs, and flowing picturesque trails. Open 8am – 5pm Monday to Sunday

Bookings – Bloemendal 021 976 2682


Altydgedacht Property is likely one of the oldest farms in South Africa, a household farm established in 1698. The historic farm has been within the Parker household for since 1852, a legacy spanning six generations. You possibly can really feel the historical past within the 300 yr outdated cellar with its white washed partitions. 

Wines at Altydgedacht

Altydgedacht make some improbable wines, some uncommon cultivars and kinds for this a part of the world. We loved the Italian selection Barbera, not usually seen round right here with berry and liquorice aromas, an important pink wine to not miss. They provide an important dry Gewurztraminer with Turkish delight and rose petal aromas. Dry Gewurztraminer is one other wine that’s not quite common, we liked this wine and purchased a bottle. The Previous Vine Chennin Blanc 2018 is a terroir pushed wine made out of 46 yr outdated single winery vines. A singular Chennin with numerous apple and citrus notes and hints of oak, it was matured in french oak. 

Buying wine at Altydgedacht
Shopping for wine at Altydgedacht

Tasting hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 to 16:00, Sunday and Monday: Closed

Contact: Altydgedacht or cellphone 021 976 1295

Lodging close to the Durbanville Wine Route

When selecting lodging search for effectively rated locations with many critiques. The next services are all effectively rated, lower than 10km drive from the Durbanville Wine Route with good critiques. I’ll suggest that you just learn some critiques earlier than reserving a spot.

Funds Lodging

Mid Vary


Wine tasting Durbanville – how does it work?

The wine farms on the Durbanville wine route that provide wine tasting all have a devoted tasting room with effectively skilled employees to inform you concerning the wines and help you with the tasting. We discovered the tastings right here price a bit greater than on another wine routes, however contains extra wines. This is a vital truth to contemplate when planning your route, if you happen to self drive I’ll suggest no more than three farms on a day. We frequently share a tasting between the 2 of us, because the quantity they pour is adequate for 2 folks to style and have by no means encountered a farm having an issue with this. Following the tasting we often purchase a bottle of our favourite to take pleasure in with a braai or some sushi again dwelling. 

Durbanville is situated about 30 minutes drive from Cape City, the farms aren’t far aside (take a look at our Wine Farm Map) and self drive is the most typical technique to discover the world.

The rolling hills of the Durbanville Wine Valley.

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