Travel through the Cape winelands and immerse yourself in the heritage of South African viticulture. Discover the unique stories of old vines and taste a selection of exclusive and limited wines. The Heritage Tours are personalised to suit each guest’s expectation, availability, and geographic location during their visit to the Western Cape. Tours can be for one day or over a few days and across regions, where additional tourism attractions can be built into your itinerary. The old vineyard blocks are found in Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschhoek, Wellington, the Breedekloof, the Swartland, and further up the West Coast so your visits will be to these regions.
A typical itinerary will commence at 09h00 and includes a visit to two old vine blocks where a short overview is given on their history and significance. A tasting of old vine wines is followed by lunch. Experience has shown that two site visits are usually sufficient to cover the viticultural aspects and unique stories of the particular blocks. The real conversation is ignited during the tasting and subsequent lunch.