This is a luxury wine tour led by a wine guide (who flies with the guests). It involves a private tasting at the three farms plus lunch at the final farm. The farms that are visited are Lourensford, L’Avenir and Delaire Graaf (lunch). The experience starts at 10:00am and finishes at 16:00 (Approx. 6 hour experience). Booking lead time is 48 hours – subject to availability. This is an exclusive experience and is ideal for the wine connoisseur.
THE LOURENSFORD WINE ESTATE
Lourensford Wine Estate embodies the true sentiment ‘from grapes to glass’– When it comes to winemaking, they believe in minimal interference; maintaining the purest form of the grapes. It’s all about highlighting the true hero, the wine, and ensuring every single glass of wine takes its drinker on a taste adventure. Lourensford Wine Estate is easily considered as one of the world’s most beautiful wine estates. They offer their visitors a visual feast across 4 000 hectares of forest, fynbos, fruit orchards and vineyards, which rise up the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains. From their ever popular Flower Collection wines to their River Garden Classiques, Estate Range, The Dome and exclusive Limited Release wines, Lourensford is known for producing truly authentic and delightful wines.
THE L’AVENIR WINE ESTATE
Next stop is L’Avenir in Stellenbosch The spectacular L’Avenir Wine Estate is known for their local terroir and global flair. L’Avenir celebrates distinctly South African wines with a touch of French flair. They focus on 2 varietals which form the foundation stone of the South African wine industry – tipping their hat to the heritage of Chenin Blanc while embracing the innovation inherent in Pinotage. Thereby ensuring they offer something special for all the wine lovers out there. This elite wine estate truly has a legacy as being one of the finest boutique wine producing estates in the world to hold its own alongside the international best. This is certainly achieved by adding that extra special local Cape Town flavor.
THE DELAIRE WINE ESTATE
Considered as the jewel of the Cape Winelands, Delaire Graff Estate is a world-leading destination for wine, art, and hospitality in an unrivalled setting. It is widely known for its luxury and uniqueness combined with their very own distinctive blend of South African hospitality.
You are therefore guaranteed to be embraced by the warm and vibey South African spirit. Designed with the discerning global traveller in mind, Delaire Graff Estate allows you to savour breathtaking, uninterrupted views of the Stellenbosch Valley while enjoying award-winning wines from their state of the art winery.
Duration: Approx: 5 hours including ground time: approx 4 hours