5 March 2022
If you’re a wine connoisseur looking for the best wine farms in Cape Town, you’re in luck! The Mother City’s world-renowned wine routes promise you an unforgettable experience. Their award-winning wines, breathtaking views, and mouthwatering local delicacies are to die for!
We’ve put together a fun list of the top 7 wine farms to visit in Cape Town. Just for you! So, let’s start exploring!
Groot Constantia has been producing wine way before we were born, dating all the way back to 1658. You can go on wine tastings, take cellar tours, do chocolate-and-wine pairings, or visit their museums. Or better yet, why not do them all! Buy a bottle of their Grand Constance sweet wine. All the while taking in the gorgeous view of the mountains and vineyards.
Where it’s located: Groot Constantia Road, Constantia, Cape Town.
Restaurants to eat at: Groot Constantia has two top-tier restaurants you can indulge in – Jonkershuis and Simon’s Restaurant.
Fun activities for kids: Groot Constantia tops the list of kid-friendly wine farms in Cape Town. Kiddies can roll around on the grass, admire the ducks, and stroll down the magical vineyards.
Who to contact: 021 794 5128, email@example.com.
Photo By: Eagle’s Nest Wine Farm
Did you know that Eagle’s Nest has an Eagle Conservation project? The boutique wine farm is tucked away in the Constantia Valley and is filled with beautiful trees and picturesque views of Table Mountain. Their wine tasting consists of five wines and costs less than R100. You can even bring along your ‘doggos’ because Eagle’s Nest is one of the few dog-friendly wine farms in Cape Town.
Where it’s located: Constantia Main Road, Constantia, Cape Town.
Restaurants to eat at: What Eagle’s Nest lacks in restaurants, they make up for in a variety of yummy platters. We suggest pairing it with their award-winning, highly rated Sauvignon Blanc.
Fun activities for kids: Little ones can run around freely on the green grass, with your supervision, of course.
Who to contact 021 794 3359, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo By: De Grendal Wine Farm
De Grendel’s magical views and scenery are a bucket list experience. You can see Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean all the way from the wine farm’s perfect location on the slopes of Tygerberg Hill. Enjoy a variety of award-winning wines like the crisp De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc, take a tour of the cellars, and explore the farm and its fascinating wild animals on The De Grendel Farm Tour.
Where it’s located: Plattekloof Road, Panorama, Cape Town.
Restaurants to eat at: Enjoy a warm delicious meal at the De Grendel Restaurant paired with a glass of their unique wines.
Fun activities for kids: Kiddies can join cellar tours for free and enjoy a fun-filled picnic with the family.
Who to contact: 021 558 6280, email@example.com.
Photo By: Klein Roosboom Wine Farm
Turn moments into memories on Klein Roosboom family winery – one of the Mother City’s best-kept secrets. You’ll have so many fun activities to choose from like tastings in cosy little wine caves, dog-friendly walking trails, and a trip on the party bike adventure exploring all the stunning vineyards. Not to mention the multi-award-winning wines and extraordinary views.
Where it’s located: Tygerberg Valley Road, Durbanville, Cape Town.
Restaurants to eat at: You can enjoy mouth-watering sit-down meals or build your own picnic from the Jéan Restaurant & Deli.
Fun activities for kids: Youngsters will stay entertained with the exciting party bike adventure and picnics on the lawn.
Who to contact: 079 693 9646, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for a unique sensory experience? Then take a trip to Vergelegen wine farm! Stroll through the majestic themed gardens, do wine tasting, go on cellar tours, or visit their historic library. There’s something for everyone. You’ll also love their range of award-winning red and white wines.
Where it’s located: Lourensford Road, Somerset West, Cape Town.
Restaurants to eat at: You and your family can wine and dine at Stables and River Cafe.
Fun activities for kids: Verlegen has lots to entertain your kiddies, including a playground and maze.
Who to contact: 021 847 2100, email@example.com.
Waterkloof wine farm is super popular for its breathtaking views and immaculate architecture. Located on the slopes of the Schapenberg Mountains, overlooking Strand and False Bay, you can enjoy affordable wine tastings and go on fun cellar tours. Their delicious organic wines are a hit, and their tasting lounge has a cosy fireplace for those chilly winter days.
Where it’s located: Sir Lowry’s Pass Road, Somerset West
Restaurants to eat at: You can enjoy tasty platters and chilled free-range pork and springbok in the tasting lounge.
Fun activities for kids: There aren’t lots to do for kiddies on Waterkloof Wine Farm.
Who to contact: 021 858 1292, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This female-driven wine farm will tickle all your senses with its majestic location on the slopes of Chapman’s Peak mountain range. You can indulge in a glass of Cape Point Vineyard’s world-class Sauvignon Blanc while stuffing your face with Sushi, overlooking the beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. It also makes a perfect venue for tying the knot.
Where it’s located: Silvermine Road. Noordhoek, Cape Town.
Restaurants to eat at: The Cape Point Vineyards Restaurant has outside seating with mouthwatering meals and unforgettable views of the mountains and sea.
Fun activities for kids: Your kiddies will love playing in the courtyard and rolling around on the green lawn.
Who to contact: 021 789 0900, email@example.com.
There are so many great wine-tasting farms in Cape Town. All you have to do is pick a date and time, and visit them all! Maybe not in one day, but definitely in one year. How about adding it to your bucket list of things to do in Cape Town? Go ahead and start wine tasting today!