South Africa: A Journey Inspired by Old Vine Heritage

Experience Highlights

Private Helicopter Trip to the Winelands
Exclusive Wine Tastings
Dining Experience at the ‘World’s Best Restaurant’
Access to Private Vineyards and Secret Locations

South Africa: A Journey Inspired by Old Vine Heritage

Over the years, South Africa has swept us off of our feet at every opportunity.  We’ve shared beach picnics with penguins, hosted a wedding on top of Table Mountain, jumped on board a helicopter to fly to a private gin tasting on the edge of Misty Cliffs. Now, we’re embarking on a new adventure.  One that draws in not only wine lovers, but historians and thrill-seekers.  An adventure that takes you high above the vines and down into story-filled cellars.  Join us as we take you on a journey in South Africa inspired by its Old Vine heritage.

Exclusive wine tasting in South Africa

South Africa’s Old Vine Heritage

Ever had a glass of wine from a 35-year old vine? What about 50 years old? It’s no secret that old grape vines can be found across the world and are proudly celebrated on countless wine labels.  South Africa, however, is the only country that makes it possible to be certified by the regulatory authority that a vine is in fact, an old vine.  Dubbed the Old Vine Project, members can claim this incredible accolade if their vines are older that 35 years.  This project and experience takes you on a journey of the uniqueness of old vines, the beautiful wines they produce and how these wines reflect the South African landscape and its history. 

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Cape Winelands Calling

Climb onboard your private helicopter as you head to your first stop of the day – the iconic Cape Winelands.  Home to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, you’ll visit two of South Africa’s most sought-after wine estates for exclusive wine tastings hosted by the estate’s winemaker or viticulturalist.  With a glass in hand, hear the beautiful stories of how the most hallowed Old Vine parcels become some of the world’s highest-rated wines.

View from Wolfgat on the West Coast in South Africa

Wine and Dine on the West Coast

Next up, take to the skies as you venture to the West Coast.  Passing over vast farmlands, you’ll land at a vineyard perched alongside the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean for an exclusive wine tasting.  From here, you’ll head to a truly unique dining experience at Wolfgat – voted the ‘World’s Best Restaurant’ in 2019.  Overlooking the sea, unwind over dishes constructed with ingredients harvested along the coast and fresh, local flavours – the perfect ending to a journey in South Africa inspired by its Old Vine heritage.

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