South Africa produces some of the finest wines in the world and all credit goes to the immaculately maintained vine yards that have garnered widespread reputation and recognition over the years. Long stretches of vineyards await you in the country side.
De Trafford Wines
This place produces some of the best handcrafted wines you can ever hope to taste. Mont Fleur farm is the home to this vineyard located between Stellenbosch and Helderberg mountains. De Trafford is generally acclaimed for its high quality red wine and the unique taste of the wines from its cellar can be attributed to the plantation techniques that have been adopted keeping in mind the climatic details of the area.
Rust en Vrede
This place has been in existence for more than 300 years and off late produces only red wine of superior quality. It recently found its way to the top of South Africa’s best wines in a prestigious list. Rust en Vrede 1694 Classification and Rust en Vrede Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon are among the finest wines to have come out from its cellar.
With a rich history that goes back to the 17thcentury, Vergelegen exemplifies perfection of the highest order in wine making. Handcrafted wines produced from this plantation are widely renowned and are a delight to the senses. Visitors can enjoy the sprawling gardens, taste wines at its centre and take a tour of the cellar.
The La Motte is situated in the heartland of Cape Winelands and is owned by the Rupert family. The Pierneef à la Motte here is billed as one of the country’s finest. Visitors can cherish a wonderful meal with one of the finest Sauvignon Blancs, and Chardonnays. The wine experts at La Motte take visitors on guided tours of the vintage collection, wine tasting sessions and much more.
Jordan Wine Estate
The Jordan family has been producing some of the most exquisite wines in the country for more than a decade. ‘Nine Yards Chardonnay’ produced at this estate has an unbeatable reputation and is widely sought after. The quality of the wines can be attributed to the utilization of the finest fruits and maintaining a harmonious relationship with the environment and soil. This estate also offers mouthwatering food at its very own restaurant.