SAMPLE ITINERARIES

 

Day-Trip Options – Some Suggestions

 

Old & New in Stellenbosch

Sauvignon & Constantia

Helshoogte & Rubicon

Stellenbosch Flagbearers

Somerset West Stars

Other Options

 

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Old & New in Stellenbosch

 

09:30

Guests collected at meeting point.

11:00

Arrive at Rustenberg Wines.

Tasting to include Five Soldiers and Stellenbosch Chardonnays, as well as Peter Barlow Cabernet Sauvignon and John X Merriman Bordeaux-style blend.

13:00

Arrive at Guardian Peak Wines.

Three-course luncheon including tasting of Guardian Peak Sauvignon Blanc, Lapa Cabernet Sauvignon, SMG.

15:30

Arrive at Ernie Els Wines.

Tasting to include the Ernie Els flagship red blend, The Big Easy and then some…

17:00

Return to meeting point.


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Sauvignon & Constantia

 

09:30

Guests collected at meeting point.

10:30

Arrive at Steenberg Vineyards, Tokai.

Tasting focusing on top Constantia Sauvignon Blancs.

12:30

Arrive at Buitenverwachting.

Tasting of Christine, Marlbrook and Gouverneurs Reserve during three-course luncheon.

15:00

Arrive at Klein Constantia Winery.

Tasting in barrel cellar of the famous Vin de Constance dessert wine.

16:30

Return to meeting point.


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Helshoogte & Rubicon

 

09:30

Guests collected at meeting point.

11:00

Arrive at Thelema Mountain Vineyards.

Red wine tasting of Cabernet Sauvignons, Merlots and Shiraz to include an older wine.

12:30

Arrive at Tokara.

Three-course luncheon on the deck including tasting of Tokara Sauvignon Blancs, Tokara White and Tokara Red.

15:30

Arrive at Meerlust

Tasting of Rubicon (two vintages)

17:00

Return to meeting point.


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Stellenbosch Flag-Bearers

 

09:30

Guests collected at meeting point.

11:00

Arrive at Kanonkop Estate.

Tasting in private cellar of red blend Paul Sauer and Kanonkop Pinotage (three vintages of each).

13:00

Arrive at 96 Winery Road Restaurant.

Three-course luncheon including tasting of four top Chenin Blancs and Ken Forrester’s flagship red wine.

15:30

Arrive at Waterford Estate.

Tasting of red wine trio in the courtyard of Jeremy Ord and Kevin Arnold.

17:00

Return to meeting point.


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Somerset West Stars

 

09:30

Guests collected at meeting point.

11:00

Arrive at Morgenster.

Tasting of Italian Collection and flagship red blend.

12:30

Arrive at Vergelegen.

Three-course luncheon at Lady Philips restaurant including tasting of Vergelegen GVB White and Vergelegen GVB Red.

15:30

Arrive at Flagstone Winery.

Tasting of Two Roads, Word of Mouth, Dark Horse.

17:00

Return to meeting point.


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Other Options

 

HELICOPTER FLIGHT recommended as an exciting alternative to 1½ hours or longer by road:

e.g. trip to Hermanus for the Pinot Noirs of Hamilton Russell and Bouchard Finlayson; lunch at Newton Johnson…

e.g. trip to Franschhoek, gourmet capital of the winelands…

e.g. Cederberg… Robertson… Tulbagh…

 

Great wine tasting experiences ON A BOAT:

e.g. top Cap Classique sparkling wines and oysters off Clifton or Camps Bay beach

e.g. best white blends to accompany seafood platters in Hout Bay

 

Helicopter flights and/or boat charters involve charges in addition to standard fee structures.

Specific wines may be arranged on request at a cost over-and-above standard fee structure.

 

Also by arrangement:

Picnics in the vineyards

Riverside braais/barbeques

Mountain-top tastings

 

 

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