Vine Hopper: Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tour - Northern Route

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Western Cape

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With this wine tour you can experience the surrounding area of Stellenbosch and it’s wine route by way of a Hop on Hop off service and departs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This route goes to 6 different wine estates during the day, you decide where you want to go and how long you want to stay on each farm. Farms visited are Beyerskloof, Simonsig, Delheim Warwick and Remhoogte and L'Avenir wine estate
The Northern Route wine tour in Stellenbosch operates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.Be collected at any Guesthouse in Stellenbosch or at the Stellenbosch Tourism Information office at 36 Mark Street. You can decide when you would like to depart and how long you would like to hop on hop off along our route.The mini bus departure times from Stellenbosch town are at 9:45, 10:50, 12:10, 13:20 and 14:30Please be advised that the later you depart, the fewer estates you will be able to visit.The Northern Route has spectacular views of the Winelands where you can see all the way to Table Mountain in the distance and enjoy the splendour of the Western Cape. On this Route you have the option to visit the following farms:Beyerkloof - Home of Pinotage. Beyerskloof has a small but modern cellar with a welcoming homely atmosphere. Here you can do a wine tasting or have a glass of wine along with a meal in our restaurant.Simonsig - Voted top South African winery in three prestigious competitions and bearer of numerous accolades, including South Africa’s top Shiraz, Simonsig signifies the ultimate in wine excellence. One of the founder farms of the Stellenbosch wine route and home of the famous Kaapse Vonkel. Cuvee Restaurant also is a perfect lunch stop for the fine food lover.Warwick - Set on the Simonsberg Mountain slopes, this highly regarded winery has become synonymous with the great winelands picnics tradition. Join Warwick for their delicious Gourmet Picnics, Big 5 Vineyard Safaris and historic Wines, the perfect ingredients for a memorable, lazy-day-out in wine country.Delheim - Seeing Sperling family members flanked by at least one Jack Russell each; watching the geese line up for lunch; marvelling at the vineyards in the foreground of the great Simonsberg mountain all make this farm worth a visit. The restaurant offers an la carte menu or you can order meat and cheese platters to be enjoyed with your wineRemhoogte - Founded in 1812, this estates sits on the Western slopes of the Simonsberg with terroir suited perfectly for the production of top red wines. Enjoy your tasting on the veranda overlooking the beautiful Simonsberg slopes.L'Avenir - This estate is a boutique specialist in the only truely South African cultivar, Pinotage. The Chenin Blanc produced here is also a local favourite. Enjoy the tranquil setting and enjoy quality wines here.After the tour, we will drop you off at your pick up location.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Stellenbosch area
  • Hop-on hop-off tour in air conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Wine tastings payable at farms that you choose to visit (Aproximately R25-R50 per farm)
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Excellent value for money
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small-group tour by minibus
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