The farm at Boschendal Wine Estate was established in the 1680s, and it's one of the oldest wineries in South Africa. It is set between the towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands region. The main house was built in 1812 in the Cape Dutch style, and it's been converted into a museum showcasing how the family lived on the estate in the 18th and early 19th centuries. There is an assortment of cottages for overnight guests.
The estate grows grapes for wine, the most prevalent being Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Visitors can enjoy walking and biking trails, dining in the restaurants on the property, and visiting the various historic buildings.
Boschendal is about 38 miles east of Cape Town. Guided tours of the vineyards are available from November-April at 11:30am (weather permitting). Cellar tours are available daily at 10:30am, noon, 1:30pm, and 3pm. Wine tastings are SAR70 per person and available daily from 9am-4:30pm.