Wine Farms in and around Cape Town | 10 of the Best!
Wine Farms in and around Cape Town | 10 of the Best!
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Wine Farms in and around Cape Town | 10 of the Best!
The wine farms in Cape Town are unmatched by any in the world! Looking for the best way to spend your weekend? Check out our pick of the top 10 wine farms in Cape Town
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Wine Farms in and around Cape Town | 10 of the Best!

The wine farms in Cape Town are unmatched by any in the world! Looking for the best way to spend your weekend? Check out our pick of the top 10 wine farms in Cape Town
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Wine Farms in and around Cape Town | 10 of the Best!
The wine farms in Cape Town are unmatched by any in the world! Looking for the best way to spend your weekend? Check out our pick of the top 10 wine farms in Cape Town

With Summer in full swing, nothing sounds quite as inviting as sipping on crisp glass of Chardonnay while overlooking unmatched views of the Cape wine region.

The Western Cape is South Africa’s main wine-producing region and offers 26 districts of winelands.

Let’s just say that Cape Town is in no shortage of fabulous wines, so if you’re on the lookout for a summer respite, take a look at our pick of the top wine farms in and around Cape town.

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Groot Constantia
Cape Point Vineyards
Eagles Nest Wines
Steenberg Vineyard
Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate
Beau Constantia
Buitenverwachting
La Motte Winery
Haute Cabrière Wine Estate
Babylonstoren Farm & Wine Estate
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Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia is a 330-year-old wine estate which offers wine tasting, dining, cellar tours and a fascinating heritage displayed in an onsite museum. The green surroundings are incredibly beautiful throughout the year.

Vineyards as far as the eye can see
@ thepassportpair

They offer wine tasting and chocolate pairing, as well as some great restaurants to visit on the estate. If you are interested in a cellar tour, you will need to book in advance.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Mon-Sun, 9am - 5:30pm
  • Contact Number: (021) 794 5128
  • Address: Groot Constantia Rd, Constantia
  • More Info: Website

Cape Point Vineyards

This award-winning winery is found further (33km) outside of Cape Town in the beautiful area of Noordhoek.

Sip on wine as the sun rests over the vineyards
@peersp

Cape Point Vineyards offer a restaurant, picnic spot and function venue overlooking a unique setting. There are views of the mountain, vineyards, fynbos and stunning sunsets over the ocean.

This estate is popular for wine tasting, its restaurants, as a wedding venue, general function venue and for picnics.

Besides their wine tasting, Cape Point Vineyards also offers a Thursday evening community market from 16h30 to 20h30. This market offers food, sweet treats, and many different craft vendors.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Mon-Sun, 8:30am - 6pm
  • Contact Number: (021) 789 0900
  • Address: Silvermine Rd, Noordhoek
  • More Info: Website

Eagles Nest Wines

Nestled at the foot of Table Mountain, Eagles Nest Wines is situated in the crest of the Constantia Neck pass.

In a secluded valley high up the constantia mountain range
@eaglesnestwines

It is a family owned vineyard that carefully selected its vines to suite the Constantia terrain. Specialised wine tastings, picnics and platters are available. It also makes for the perfect pitstop along the purple wine tour.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Daily from 11am-4:30pm
  • Contact Number: (021) 794 4095
  • Address: Constantia Main Rd, Constantia, Cape Town
  • More Info: Website

Steenberg Vineyard

Steenberg Vineyards was the Cape's first farm and is about 30 minutes from the city centre.

sipping on wine at steenberg vineyard
@erin_malan

The Steenberg Farm houses a 5-star hotel and two restaurants. They produce a variety of wines that aim to provoke the unique terroir of the estate.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Daily from 10am-6pm
  • Contact Number: (021) 713 2211
  • Address: Steenberg Rd, Cape Town
  • More Info: Website

Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate

One of the handful of farms in the Constantia Valley wine region, Constantia, Constantia Uitsig is now one of a select handful of wine estates that together make up the Constantia Valley Wine Route.

Beautiful views. Beautiful wines.
@ConstUitsig

Once the setting for some of the Cape’s most loved and respected restaurants, as well as a popular Hotel and Spa, Constantia Uitsig is now home to a brand new restaurant in the old River Café premises (called Open Door), a new Wine Shop and a Bike Park for cycling enthusiasts.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Wed-Sun 10am-6pm
  • Contact Number: (021) 794 6500
  • Address: Spaanschemat River Rd, Fir Grove, Cape Town
  • More Info: Website

Beau Constantia

Beau Constantia is a boutique wine farm situated at the top of Constantia Nek overlooking False Bay. Vines are planted to an elevation of 350 metres above sea-level on some of the steepest agricultural slopes in the Cape.

Wine not?
@joclemi

These lovingly nurtured vines are spoilt with panoramic views of the Stellenbosch and Helderberg Mountain ranges. Beau Constantia now boasts a full complement of world class reds and whites, including a rose and an MCC.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Tues-Sun 11am-6pm
  • Contact Number: ( 021) 794 8632
  • Address: 1043 Constantia Main Rd, Glen Alpine, Constantia
  • More Info: Website

Buitenverwachting

This beautiful farm on the east-facing slopes of the magnificent Constantiaberg and barely 12km from False Bay, originally formed part of the Constantia Estate, which was founded by Simon van der Stel, the first Governor of the new Dutch colony at the tip of Africa.

soak in the the Golden views
@Buitenverwachting

Today, Buitenverwachting produces internationally acclaimed white wines, and along with the winery, the farm also boasts a restaurant, a coffee boutique and an events venue.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Mon-Sat 9am-5pm
  • Contact Numbers:
    • Winery: +27 (0) 21 794 5190
    • Restaurant: +27 (0) 21 794 3522
  • Address: Buitenverwachting, Klein Constantia Rd
  • More Info: Website

La Motte Winery

Situated in the beautiful Franschoek Valley, La Motte is home to a selection of the finest wines, recognised internationally for exceptional quality.

Does it get better than this?
@La Motte

With its picturesque setting, traditional cuisine and historic charm, La Motte is an enchanting choice for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

They offers a number of specialised tastings; the Current Vintage Tasting (which includes a sample of a selection of the La Motte Sauvignon Blanc, Millennium, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and the Syrah, to name a few), the Vinoteque Tasting and their Food and Wine Pairing.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Vintage Tasting: Monday to Saturday, 9am - 5pm
    • Vinoteque Tasting: Monday to Friday, 9am - 2pm
    • Food and Wine Pairing: Friday, 10am.
  • Contact Number: +27 (0) 21 876 8000
  • Address: R45 Main Rd, Franschhoek
  • More Info: Website

Haute Cabrière Wine Estate

Haute Cabriere boasts stunning views of Franschhoek, making it a very popular wineland destination all year round.

Where great wines are grown
@hautecabriere

The farm is nestled at the foot of a majestic mountain, and serenades the sunset daily. This family-owned winery on an estate founded in 1694, complete with a tasting room, restaurant & terrace.

The Tasting Room has recently extended its hours until 6pm to celebrate the golden hour in style. The tapas-style small plates menu has recently been added to the Tasting Room’s offering is a perfect accompaniment to the range of wines and Methode Cap Classiques.

  • Operating Hours:
    • Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
    • Sat 10am - 5pm
    • Sun 11am - 5pm
  • Contact Number: +27 (0) 21 876 8500
  • Address: Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek pass, Franschhoek
  • More Info: Website

Babylonstoren Farm & Wine Estate

Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farms that boasts one of the best preserved farmyards in the Cape.

Release your inner child
@babylonstoren

Famous for its magical garden which is divided into 15 sections, each home to an array of fruit and animals. The garden also boasts an array of historical and botanical trees, making for unmatched beauty.

Every aspect of Babylonstoren is championed by diversity of the garden.

TIP: Take a 3 km meandering walk through the garden to soak it all in. During spring, 7 000 clivias bloom down by the stream, where a secluded path runs in the shade of wild olives and oaks.
  • Operating Hours: Click here for opening hours
  • Contact Number: +27 (0) 21 863 3852
  • Address: Klapmuts Simondium Road, Simondium
  • More Info: Website

There you have it, our guide to some the best wine farms in and around Cape Town. So if you’re looking to fill your weekend with gorgeous wines, delicious food and great views, take your pick of one (or three) of these wine farms listed above.

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