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African Story Wine Tours in the Cape Winelands

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 8 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

The wine regions of Paarl, Franschoek, and Stellenbosch produce some of the finest wines in the Cape Winelands, surrounded by lush mountains and rolling vineyards. On this tour, enjoy a comprehensive introduction to South African wine as you visit four different wineries; sample a wide variety of red and white wines, including port brandy and sparkling wine; stop at a local restaurant for lunch; and taste regional specialties including cheese and chocolates.
  • Visit four Cape Winelands wineries in one day: expert-led wine tastings
  • Delicious a la carte lunch with wine at a local restaurant
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Cape Town
  • Small group tour: intimate wine tasting experience

What's Included

  • Wine tasting
  • Lunch
  • Hotel / guest house pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Wine other than what is included with the tasting

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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Start time

08:30 AM

Pickup details

We pick up / drop off at your hotel, Bed & Breakfast, Guest House, Backpackers in the area of the city center of Cape Town. We can also pick you up from the area of Camps Bay / Clifton a little earlier. We can also pick up from at the Baxter theatre in Rondebosch. We will also pick up at the Crystal Towers Hotel at Century city later. Camps Bay area at about 8.15 AM. City Centre, Sea Point, area between 8.30 AM and 9.00 AM (Be ready at 8.30 AM) Baxter Theatre (Rondeboch) 9.15 AM Crystal Towers at about 9.15 AM REMEMBER IT IS A SCHEDULE TOUR WITH OTHERS. Sorry! We do not pick up in Milnerton, Lagoon Beach, Tableview or Blouberg and Albert Road in Woodstock. We also do not pickup / drop off at the airport.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No children
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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If you have a full day to invest in a tour, this one is definitely worth it!
No pressure to purchase any product only to enjoy the day.
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The wineries, wine and...
bridget, Feb 2023
The wineries, wine and food were fantastic and the group really connected to make the whole experience fun and memorable.
Response from Host, Feb 2023
Fantastic, glad that you had a great day
Awesome
Isaiah_B, Jan 2023
Go if your ready to get drink 😅. This was a great tour, it was very accommodatable and the tour guide was awesome.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Thank you for joining us , glad the you enjoyed it.
Wonderful wine tour with...
Tomini_F, Jan 2023
Wonderful wine tour with wonderful company. Food was great, teaching and history was fantastic. Wine was even better. Loved it.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Glad that you had an enjoyable day in our beautiful winelands.
Awesome day!
Francis_K, Jan 2023
Our guide Thennis picked us up at the downtown Westin, shared van with a small group of 11 people. 4 stops plus a shopping stop in downtown Stellenbosch. Wonderful lunch at La Permmier winery. Well worth the trip.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Lovely, Theunis is the best, glad that you enjoyed the day
Not only wine
Klara_K, Jan 2023
It is not only great to sample a wine, but also to see beautiful landscape, to meet people from different countries.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Glad that you had a good day
Wine, Wine, Wine, Scenery, Lunch and an Ostrich
trishchad, Jan 2023
Our guide Phenus made everything is enjoyable from start to finish. The wineries were a wonderful varied combination offering an informal educative tasting experience. Each winery was unique in its own way. One offered delicious cheese pairing, another portrayed its long family history complete with cobwebs and dusty bottles! The included lunch was excellent featuring typical African dishes such as bobootie. We even met the winery ostrich! Thank you African Story Wine Tours for a memorable day.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Fantastic, glad that you enjoyed the day.
Excellent Wines
JOANN_C, Jan 2023
The guide was punctual, knowledgeable, an excellent driver and always pleasant. The wineries were all of exceptional quality. The scenery was beautiful.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Awesome, glad that you had a great day
Great trip! Felt...
Hannah_T, Jan 2023
Great trip! Felt extremely tipsy by the 4th vineyard and was beautiful selection of vineyards with different charms. Great day out!
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Great! Glad that you had a great day.
All together very recommendable.
Simon_B, Jan 2023
Very very nice winefarms. Different - from elegant to cute. The 4 places complimetet each other and was not too much - just right. The wine and chocolate matching was a little too simple: one piece of chocolate from the supermarket. That could be better. The short tour of Stellenbosch by car was approprate and not tiresome. the tourguide was knowledgeable and very pleasant. All together very recommendable.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Fantastic. Glad that you had a great day.
Wine, wine and more wine!! 😋
DEBORAH_M, Jan 2023
Excellent tour with a great guide. Plenty of exceptional wines to taste and gorgeous lunch. Everything we expected of the day and more. Staff at the wineries very informative and friendly. Lovely country side to view along the way.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Fantastic. Glad that you had a great day.
Amazing wine tour, won’t go wrong with this one
bbbryan14, Jan 2023
Our guide Donovan is amazing. He showed up on time, and we were ready to go. The van was semi-full, and it was decently comfortable. We visited 4 wineries, and Donovan kept the whole trip interesting by his commentaries and his knowledge of wine throughout the trip. Overall: - great guide, great trip, great selection of wineries. PRO: - lunch was included with a selection of wine from tasting - you do wine tasting under the most gorgeous landscape - enough time for you to walk around and take pictures CON: - could’ve featured more SA wines, like pinotage - a lot of wineries don’t offer shipping to foreign countries, so it kind of sucks if you really want to buy some - van could’ve been a bit more comfortable, but it’s the same issue on all the tours I’ve been on at Cape Town
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Glad that you enjoyed the day. We do ship to most counties, but some countries cost a lot for other charges, taxes etc. (Extra costs are not in South Africa, but in your own countries)
Great solo or group experience, fun, interesting, and informative!
Victoria_F, Jan 2023
I had a great time on this tour with our guide, Dominic! We learned a lot and he made the experience very inclusive which helped bring the whole group together. At the end, I made 3 new friends which made my experience in Cape Town even more fulfilling.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Awesome, glad it was a special day
Great guide, great lunch....
PAIGE_W, Jan 2023
Great guide, great lunch. Met really nice people while on tour. Got to talk to most of the owners. Wine was awesome!
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Awesome , glad that you had a great day.
Great Wine Tasting Experience
Stephanie_C, Jan 2023
This tour was amazing. The wineries were each special and the guide was so knowledgeable. We made New friends and had lots of laughs. This tour is a must do if you are visiting Cape Town.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Fantastic, glad that you had a great day
Lots of wine and fun
Conall_M, Jan 2023
Great fun with a great bunch of people, including guide who was very informative and friendly. Beautiful vineyards, great personal experience. A LOT of wine for your money, so be prepared!
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Glad that you had an awesome day
Best wine experience ever
Diane_S, Jan 2023
Our guide and driver was Dennis. He was a jewel and was so kind and informative the whole day. We LOVED FAIRVIEW wish we could have spent time strolling Stellenbosch just to see the town. A full day with a fabulous outcome. Loved the lunch !
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Awesome having you. Try spending the time at the wineries
Compatible group for wine tasting
Jazmin_G, Dec 2022
Enjoyed the company of other guests as well as the guide's stories. Our only complaint was we had to go to a pick up point about 3 km from our hotel. We had no choice as we wanted yo do this tour.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
Thanks for joining us. As it was a scheduled tour, we only picked up from the advertised pickup points. We do not want the other guests spending extra time on the bus. We also advertise that the pickup is from the city centre of Cape Town.
Superb Wine tour
Viv_R, Dec 2022
There were 7 of us on this tour from various countries. Our guide Thinus was really good and got us to say a bit about ourselves so we got to know a bit about our fellow tourists. He kept us informed on the journey to the first winery about wines of the Cape and places we were passing. Each of the different wineries we visited were varied and the wines supplied for tasting were different, some unique to the Cape and not exported. One of the wineries had 2 ostriches and a springbok we could see and get up close to which was a treat too. Lunch included on the tour and though the restaurant was very busy the service we received was very good. There were plenty of choices on the menu for all and the food was very good. It was also good that Thinus could eat with us too so we could ask more questions about wine, the country etc. I would recommend this tour to anyone who loves South African wines and wants to know more about them and try them. What we also liked about this was the very small numbers involved and the more personal touch.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
So glad that you enjoyed the day. Saw you were with great group that day too.
Wine tour
bronwyn_t, Dec 2022
Bruce the tour guide was very good the first 2 wineries on the tour were excellent .would have liked to be taken to at least one of the top wineries in the region as wine lovers.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
Glad that you enjoyed it. Fairview and Murati are one of the top wineries with some world ranked wines
A great trip through SA's wine regions
Ayswarrya_G, Dec 2022
Everything was great. The wine region is fabulous and we were blessed with a good weather day. Loved our guide Theunis -- he was super attentive and caring.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
Thank you for joining us.
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