Seriously cool Elgin
Explore four seriously cool climate wines farm in Elgin. Elgin is a wine-growing region known for producing some of the worlds best Chardonnays.
Be welcomed by the warm embrace from this friendly community where you can enjoy intimate wine tastings whilst taking in spectacular vistas over vineyards and valleys.
Every wine farm in the Elgin Valley is family-owned. Visitors are often treated to wine tastings conducted by the owner or winemaker themselves making this wine route a true gem.
(warning if you don't like dogs, don't book this tour as there are friendly cellar dogs at most Elgin estates waiting for belly scratches)
9:00am - 4:00pm
Full Tour Description
Situated in the Cool Climate region of the Elgin Valley is a cheerful boutique winery called South Hill Vineyards. A South facing farm which is how it got its name, happens to have the coolest climate of all the wineries in Elgin and the producer of suburb high-quality boutique wine gems.
On arrival, you’ll be welcomed by an energetically vibrant, happy and colourful tasting lounge. The walls are hung with playful kaleidoscope pieces of art to enjoy while you do a relaxed wine tasting, after go get lost in the estate vineyard maze for a bit of fun.
Get ready to be schooled in the way in cool climate wines by one of our all time favourite passionate rebel winemakers Koen Roose. Koen is doing some drop-dead gorgeous wines in Elgin which will make your knees weak and your palate swoon. Exclusive private tastings are done in a modern glass lounge with panoramic views, giving you the best views in the valley.
The next estate gives you a whole new impressive view of Elgin with beautiful their sunny terraces and comfortable outdoor lounge nooks to sit back and relax as you “unwined” and sip the midday away on their seriously elegant wines.
After a full morning of wine to head off to soak it all up with a heavenly vineland lunch and salt experience.
End the day tasting one of the world's top ten Chardonnays by Paul Cluver, along with his other range of superb wines.
Gorgeous art gallery
Four elegant cool-climate wine tastings
one on one with the winemaker
Best Chardonnays and cool climate wine to discover
Pickup and drop off from your accommodation in and around Cape Town, Private Driver/Guide, four wine tastings
Lunch, additional beverages, gratuity
Tour pricing varies due to the size of the group (bigger the group cheap per person)
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Min 2 people
Max 10 People