Discover the wines and wineries that have contributed to the distinct heritage of the South African wine industry, celebrated for full-bodues, top quality red wines, with this full-day wine tour.
The tour starts with a visit at a South African classic, Meerlust. Long recognized for producing world-class wines, Meerlust Estate has been the pride of the Myburgh family since 1756. Be sure to taste one of Meerlust's most renowned wines, the Rubicon, which recently receivedacclaimed by famous wine critic Robert Parker.
After you’ve tasted the stunning array of Meerlust wines, move onto the next prominent wine farm: Kanonkop, ‘where the big guns roar’. Situated on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain in Stellenbosch, it confidently boasts some of South Africa’s most distinguished red wines. The Kanonkop Pinotage was one of The Platters Guide’s wines of the year in 2015 and continues to be a celebrated example of South African winemaking.
Next, visit Muratie Winery, a place of rich heritage and unsurpassed character. The tasting room is built into an old, disused cellar and is adorned with cobwebs and paintings of the previous owners mistress.
Finally, discover Rust en Vrede, the first farm to specialise in the exclusive production of red wine only, and another one of South Africa’s most well-respected red wine estates. Rust en Vrede was chosen by President Nelson Mandela to be served at the Nobel Peace Prize dinner, it was the first South African red wine listed in the Top 100 Wines of the World and repeated this achievement for four consecutive years.
- Pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation
- Four wine tastings
- Private guide/driver
- Visits to four heritage estates
If a tour is cancelled by a Guest or an Affiliate acting on behalf of a Guest, more than 24 hours prior to its scheduled start time, Guests will remain liable to pay a cancellation fee equal to 10% of the total tour fees and charges. Guests will be entitled to be refunded the balance of any fees and charges paid in advance of the tour.
If a tour is cancelled, within 24 hours of the scheduled start time, Guests will be liable for the full cost of the tour and no refunds will be issued.
No refunds, including partial refunds, will be given after the commencement of tour for any reason other than where a tour is abated or terminated through the fault of an Operator in which event a reasonable refund will be allocated to you based on the circumstances of the matter and the duration of the tour.
If a Guest is not available to start your tour on time, the Operator will make an attempt to contact the Guests using the email address provided at the time of making the booking. If a Guest is not contactable or is thereafter not available to start a tour within 30 minutes of the scheduled start time, the Guest’s tour will be cancelled but no refund will be due to the Guest and all fees and charges will be retained as liquidated damages. Exceptions to this policy may be considered in certain circumstances but Operators will be free to exercise their discretion in this regard as they see fit.