Cape Winelands Holidays
The Cape Winelands is the largest wine producing region in South Africa and is divided into six main wine regions, each offering their own unique wine route. Constantia, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl, Robertson and Wellington are the most popular.
The geographic area is locally referred to as the Boland, meaning uplands in Afrikaans. Constantia Valley wine region is situated in mountainous surroundings, and boasts some of the oldest wine estates and homesteads along with several award winning wines and restaurants. 90% of the farms offer wine tastings and cellartours. Stellenbosch wine region is the best known in the Cape. It is home to a variety of cellars producing some of the country's most acclaimed wines.
To find out more about the Winelands region, or for advice on your holiday to South Africa, please contact Illona, our country specialist on 01285 650 011.
Best time to go: September to May.