Tokara - Climb to the Top of the Helshoogte Pass in Stellenbosch, South Africa • Financier GT Ferreira once planned to turn this spot into a weekend retreat. Instead, he planted a vineyard. Cool sea breezes temper Stellenbosch's heat, giving Tokara's Shiraz and Chardonnay great acidity. Tokara Restaurant, perched over the vines, offers stellar views of False Bay and Table Mountain. Chef Richard Carstens creates dishes that reflect the Asian and French influences on South African cuisine…

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Tokara - Climb to the Top of the Helshoogte Pass in Stellenbosch, South Africa • Financier GT Ferreira once planned to turn this spot into a weekend retreat. Instead, he planted a vineyard. Cool sea breezes temper Stellenbosch's heat, giving Tokara's Shiraz and Chardonnay great acidity. Tokara Restaurant, perched over the vines, offers stellar views of False Bay and Table Mountain. Chef Richard Carstens creates dishes that reflect the Asian and French influences on South African cuisine…

For the French Huguenots who arrived on South Africa's cape in 1688 to farm the rich soil, this view was a matter of revenue, not R and R. On a clear day, the vista stretches all the way to Cape Town harbor, and the Huguenots used the "hellish" heights of Helshoogte Pass to search for ships arriving in port with supplies and sailors, the latter thirsting for their wines.

For the French Huguenots who arrived on South Africa's cape in 1688 to farm the rich soil, this view was a matter of revenue, not R and R. On a clear day, the vista stretches all the way to Cape Town harbor, and the Huguenots used the "hellish" heights of Helshoogte Pass to search for ships arriving in port with supplies and sailors, the latter thirsting for their wines.

Take a tour of the wine vineyards at the Delaire Graff Estate, located in the Helshoogte Mountains.

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Take a tour of the wine vineyards at the Delaire Graff Estate, located in the Helshoogte Mountains.

The Most Perfect View - Delaire Graff Estate (Stellenbosch, South Africa) - Situated on the magnificent Helshoogte Pass linking Cape’s two leading wine districts, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

The Most Perfect View - Delaire Graff Estate (Stellenbosch, South Africa) - Situated on the magnificent Helshoogte Pass linking Cape’s two leading wine districts, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

<p>Opened in April 2010, the Delaire Graff Estate Lodges and Spa sit within the Helshoogte Mountain Pass outside Cape Town. Created for Laurence Graff <span class="caps">OBE</span>, owner of the Delaire Graff Estate, the design of each lodge is inspired by the local Cape Dutch architecture with a palette that takes inspiration from the backdrop of the wine lands. Grass papers, end grain flooring, polished plasters, hand woven rugs and textured leathers create a refined feel using indigeno...

<p>Opened in April 2010, the Delaire Graff Estate Lodges and Spa sit within the Helshoogte Mountain Pass outside Cape Town. Created for Laurence Graff <span class="caps">OBE</span>, owner of the Delaire Graff Estate, the design of each lodge is inspired by the local Cape Dutch architecture with a palette that takes inspiration from the backdrop of the wine lands. Grass papers, end grain flooring, polished plasters, hand woven rugs and textured leathers create a refined feel using indigeno...

Accommodation in the Cape Winelands | Nightjar Travel After acquiring this spectacular property at the top of Helshoogte Pass, Dutch couple Paul and Jolanda remodelled the existing guest house into a superbly stylish boutique hotel that fully showcases what is surely one of the best views in the Cape.

Accommodation in the Cape Winelands | Nightjar Travel After acquiring this spectacular property at the top of Helshoogte Pass, Dutch couple Paul and Jolanda remodelled the existing guest house into a superbly stylish boutique hotel that fully showcases what is surely one of the best views in the Cape.

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