Fabulous Franschhoek Wine Tour

Overview

[Full Day Private Tour] 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.

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

  • 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

Tour Itinerary

  • Pickup

  • Wine Tasting

    Enjoy a historic wine tasting at one of the oldest producers in the Franschhoek valley

  • Wine Tasting & Cellar Tour

    Sip on award winning wines and discover a Franschhoek wine cellar

  • Canapé & Wine Tasting

    Enjoy signature bubbly perfectly paired with delicious canapés

  • Lunch

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

  • Wine Tasting

    Taste world class wines wines at a premium and boutique wine estate

  • Drop-Off

Tour Highlights

Breathtaking Views
Food & Wine Pairing
Taste Award Winning Wines
Private Tour Guide

Full Details

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. 


Rate includes: Pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in and around Cape Town, private driverguide, bubbly and canapé pairing, 3 wine tastings, and cellar tour.

Rate excludes: Lunch and gratuity

*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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