Best Of Fabulous Franschhoek Wine Tour & Tasting (ES)
The famed wine growing region Franschhoek gets its heritage from the French Huguenots who first settled there in 1688. This spectacular wine growing region boasts some of the most dramatic views due to the towering mountainous surrounds that cascade onto the vineyard laden valley floor.
Best Of Fabulous Franschhoek Wine Tour & Tasting Overview
Rub shoulders with one of South Africa’s most renowned families, the Ruperts, in partnership with the famed French family, the Rothschilds with a visit to their joint winery venture Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons where you will sip on world-class wines.
Next up, enjoy award-winning estate wines from biologically-grown grapes at La Motte. Make your way to the on premise private museum where you’ll find an extensive selection of art. Also featured is the history of La Motte and its magnificently renovated buildings, with a brief review of Cape Dutch architecture, supported by photographs from that era.
Influenced by the French tradition of Champagne, the Franschhoek wine valley has been regarded as South Africa’s leading Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) producing area. Discover how the unique landscape and heritage of Franschhoek blends Old World traditions with New World thinking as you enjoy a bubbly and canapé pairing at a boutique, family owned estate that specializes in sparkling wine.
Finish off the day with one more wine tasting at a Franschhoek heritage estate that dates back 350 years. Cozy up in the rustic tasting room that was built in the 18th Century as you sip on an array of premium Franschhoek wines.
Private Dining in the Vineyards
• Taste internationally acclaimed wines produced by one of South Africa’s most well regarded families at Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons
• Browse through the artwork of famous South African masters while sipping on biologically-grown wines
• Enjoy South Africa’s signature bubbly (MCC) paired with delicious canapés
Embrace the Huguenot heritage as you sip on award winning wines in French chalet
Best Of Fabulous Franschhoek Wine Tour & Tasting
Duration: 9 hours (approx)
• Pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in and around Cape Town
• Private driver guide
• Bubbly and canapé pairing
• 3 wine tastings
• Cellar tour.