If you are taking a luxury trip to South Africa, I would like to introduce you to a rather special winery tour company that offers small private tours that come highly recommended. Boutique Winery Tours is for the wine enthusiast (beginner to seasoned quaffer) wanting to delve a little deeper into the world of South African wine. These tours cater to those looking for an experience that is authentic, more intimate and absolutely more exclusive. Staying away from the typical wine tour itineraries you will visit the lesser known farms who are producing superior hand crafted wine, these excursions are truly something to treasure.
These tours are boutique and luxury. All tours are private, with small groups and personalized to suit your specific requirements. Tours are informal, fun and set to a relaxed pace. This is for anyone wanting to learn more about wine, wanting to drink really good wine and wanting to share the experience with others who are really passionate about wine.
The list of great wine farms in South Africa is endless, making it extremely hard to choose which ones to visit. That is why Boutique Winery Tours have done the hard work for you and continue to update their list of favourite farms to visit. Each estate is selected by the quality of wine, uniqueness of the experience and ultimately the people -the friendliest most passionate hospitable personalities in the industry!
Tours range from “The Best Of The Boutiques” which is the perfect introduction to South African wine and takes you on a full day tour through Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. On tour you will sample Methode Cap Classique, white, rosé, red and dessert wines and luncheon in South Africa’s culinary capital namely Franschhoek. This tour is a celebration of the best small-scale producers who are making exceptional handcrafted wines. These individuals are passionate about their business and taking the world by storm with their unique vintages.
The “Constantia Summer Picnics” tour encompasses the Constantia region which is the oldest wine producing region in the southern hemisphere and home to several excellent boutique wineries. Explore the beautiful Constantia valley while sampling exceptional wines. This tour is available weekdays from October to April and includes a ride along Chapmans Peak Drive and picnic in the quaint Noordhoek valley. World class ocean and vineyard views coupled with superb food and wine, not to mention a healthy dose of South African sunshine. Come join the party..
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