Cape Winelands Region

Breathtaking natural scenery, longstanding cultural heritage and world-class wine-producing estates characterise the Cape Winelands. It's 18 'official' wine routes, and 2 brandy routes, are among the most scenic in the world. This includes the Route 62 wine route, said to be the world's longest wine route.
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Babylonstoren is a Cape Dutch farm (one of the oldest!) in the Cape Winelands, South Africa, with vineyards and orchards surrounded by the dramatic mountains of the Drakenstein Valley. It has an exceptionally well–preserved werf dating from 1690. A fruit and vegetable garden of botanical diversity supplies a remarkable restaurant.

Babylonstoren is a Cape Dutch farm (one of the oldest!) in the Cape Winelands, South Africa, with vineyards and orchards surrounded by the dramatic mountains of the Drakenstein Valley. It has an exceptionally well–preserved werf dating from 1690. A fruit and vegetable garden of botanical diversity supplies a remarkable restaurant.

The largest wine producing region in the Western Cape, the winelands with it's many historic wine estates, characterised by classic Cape Dutch-style buildings and massive vineyards date back centuries and are bordered by the Hottentots Holland, the Franschhoek mountains and in the North by the Wemmershoekberg.

The largest wine producing region in the Western Cape, the winelands with it's many historic wine estates, characterised by classic Cape Dutch-style buildings and massive vineyards date back centuries and are bordered by the Hottentots Holland, the Franschhoek mountains and in the North by the Wemmershoekberg.

Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape Winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley.  This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and top chefs create international cuisine with breathtaking scenery as a backdrop.

Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape Winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and top chefs create international cuisine with breathtaking scenery as a backdrop.

Attractions in the Cape Winelands include • Paarl Rock one of the largest solid rocks in the world. • Butterfly World a tropical garden in a 1000 m2 green house. • Cheetah Outreach Park an education programme raising awareness of the plight of the cheetah. • Drakenstein Lion Park 50 acres of lion habitat • Limietberg Nature Reserve lies in the Du Toitskloof mountains. Home to dassies, klipspringers baboons caracal & leopard

Attractions in the Cape Winelands include • Paarl Rock one of the largest solid rocks in the world. • Butterfly World a tropical garden in a 1000 m2 green house. • Cheetah Outreach Park an education programme raising awareness of the plight of the cheetah. • Drakenstein Lion Park 50 acres of lion habitat • Limietberg Nature Reserve lies in the Du Toitskloof mountains. Home to dassies, klipspringers baboons caracal & leopard

The Goat Tower at Fairview Wine Estate - a farmer in South Africa has built this tower for his goats to live in, acknowledging the fact that goats love to climb.

The Goat Tower at Fairview Wine Estate - a farmer in South Africa has built this tower for his goats to live in, acknowledging the fact that goats love to climb.

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” ~ Lewis Carroll

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