Artisanal Cheese & Wine Tour


[Full Day Private Tour] Indulge in one of the oldest food pairings, cheese and wine, at some of the most legendary wine farms in the South African winelands. A mere 45 minutes away from the center of town.

Pickup 8:30am ~ 5:30 pm drop-off.

  • Award-winning wine and Kasselshoop’s traditional artisan cheese tasting at Rhebokskoof Wine Estate
  • Taste Forest Hill cheese like flavoured mountain cheese to brie, camembert and marisch, paired with an array of Anura wines
  • Visit the famous Fairview cheesery and goat tower followed by a wine & cheese tasting, which includes a selection of 6 to 8 of Fairview’s Jersey milk and goat’s milk cheeses
  • Lunch at Goatshed restaurant (for own account)
  • Self-guided stroll through the gardens at Babylonstoren followed by wine tasting
  • Visit the Babylonstoren deli and stock up on award-winning wines and cheeses

Tour Itinerary

  • Pickup

  • Red Wine Tasting

    Enjoy award-winning red wines paired with traditional artisan cheeses

  • Cheese Tasting

    Taste locally made cheeses: Brie, Camembert or flavoured mountain cheese, all paired with an array of delicious wines

  • Cheese & Wine Master Class

    Visit a famous local cheesery and goat tower followed by a wine & cheese tasting

  • Lunch

    Enjoy a leisurely lunch with breathtaking views (lunch on own account)

  • Garden Stroll & Wine Tasting

    Stroll through magnificent gardens followed by a wine tasting and a visit to an award-winning cheese deli

  • Drop-Off

Tour Highlights

Breathtaking Views
Cheese & Wine Pairing
Cheese Tasting
Private Tour Guide

Full Details

It all starts at the Anura Wine Farm tasting room, which is located on the foothills of the Simonsberg Mountain, with panoramic views overlooking vineyards, ponds and fynbos. This beautiful setting, along with fine wines and handcrafted cheeses, provides a memorable tasting experience. Taste Forest Hill cheeses like flavoured mountain cheese to brie, camembert and marisch paired with an array of Anura wines

The next stop is the cheese capital of the wine lands: Fairview. There’s a wide range of wines and cheeses available to choose from at the Fairview wine and cheese pairing, including a selection from the single vineyard range. Your tasting also includes a selection of 6 to 8 of Fairview’s Jersey milk and goat’s milk cheeses. Without a doubt, the most recognisable members of the Fairview team are the goats who call the famous tower their home. The tower was built in 1981 and it’s residents are well known around the winelands.

The next stop on the tour is Rhebokskloof Wine Estate, situated in the magnificent Paarl valley, 40 kilometres from Cape Town, and nestled between the granite hills of the Paarl Rock mountains. The experienced staff will lead a guided tasting of the different wine ranges. The estate also offers cheese and wine pairings, which includes Kasselshoop’s traditional cheeses.

The last stop on the cheese tour is Babylonstoren, for wine tasting and a beautiful walk through the amazing garden.

Rate includes: Pick up and drop off from your accommodation in and around Cape Town, private vehicle, private specialist guide, 4 wine tastings and 3 cheese tastings

Rate excludes: Lunch, gratuity, and optional visits

Please contact us to request a quote.

*NOTE: For last minute bookings, special requests or large groups, please contact us at +27 79 607 1978 or [email protected]

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