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Durbanville Wine Hopper

Join us for a hop on hop off wine tour of the Durbanville wine route. Flexibility and freedom is the name of the game on this Durbanville wine route tour. Our vehicle spends all day following a set route, visiting six pre-selected wineries. You can decide which farms you want to visit and for how long, as our vehicle will be along in the next hour or so to take you to your next wine farm of choice. We start the day by picking up clients at  four pre-selected locations in Sunset Beach, Bloubergstrand and Big Bay ( Pickup Timetable ) surrounds and then continue on for a day of wine tasting. At the end of the day we drop clients off at the same locations where they started.

Durbanville Wine Hopper route operates : Tuesday – Saturday

Bookings close at 12 noon for next day pickup

Cost for a 1 day Durbanville Wine Hopper ticket : R 300 pp
Included:
– 1 x  Standard Wine tasting, 4 wines
– 1 x Bottled water
–  Transport and guide for the day to six wine farms:
 Durbanville Hills – Hillcrest – Nitida – D’ Aria Wines- Canto Wines – Meerendal 

 

(Guideline:  Normal tastings range from R50- R90 per farm and generally include tasting of 5 wines per farm, some farms also offer wine pairings and lunch. Please have a read below of what each farm offers so you can plan your visits accordingly. The guide wil also give you more information during the tour)

 

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Durbanville wine route farms

D'Aria Winery

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Highlight:

  • D’Aria Reserve wine tasting
  • Meat and cheese platter
  • The Terrace restaurant

D’Aria Vineyards comprises of two wine farms, Doordekraal and Springfield. The history of Springfield dates back to 1698 when the governor of the Cape first granted the farmland, then known as “Hooge Bergs Vallei” , making it one of the oldest and most significant farms on  the Durbanville wine route. D’Aria’s world class and contemporary winemaking excellence, under the guidance of master winemaker Rudi von Waltsleben, is rooted in years of experience . D’ Aria offers great wines and food at afforable prices in a relaxed atmosphere.

Address:

M13 Tygerberg Valley Rd, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7550

Hours :

Monday to Sunday 09:00 – 17:00

Phone:

+27 (0) 21 801 6772

Meerendal

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Highlights :

  • Meerendal Pinotage and Merlot
  • Great Pizzas

Meerendal wine estate’s unique location and terroir, with cools sea breezes coming in from the Atlantic ocean, is ideal for a variety of noble cultivars, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinotage, Shiraz, Merlot, and Pinot Noir. Meerendal Wine estate prides itself on its environmentally friendly grape growing practices known as the Integrated Production of Wine .The estate is perfect for weddings, product launches, private functions, corporate events, and more. The restaurant’s chefs serve up mouth-watering cuisine to line the stomach.

Address:

 Vissershok Rd, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7550

Hours :

Tuesday  to Sunday 7:30 am – 5 pm

Phone:

+27 (0) 21 975 1655

Canto Winery

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Highlights:

  • MCC and macaron pairing
  • Picnics at the Deli

Canto Wines is a boutique winery situated in the rolling hills of the Durbanville wine route. The farm is 18ha in size and the vineyards are unique in that most of the wines come from old vines with small production and excellent quality. Conveniently  located just outside of the Durbanvale residential area , there is no reason to leave the children behind. Well known for their range of MCC sparkling wines and lazy picnics from their Deli.

Address:

Canto Wines, Vissershok Rd, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7560

Hours:

Monday to Saturday:10:00-17:00

Phone:

+27 (0)21  492 2821

Hillcrest Wine Estate

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Highlights :

  • Pizzas
  • Craft beer tasting
  • Nougat and wine pairing

Hillcrest Estate is a boutique winery, nestled in the Tygerberg Hills on the outskirts of Durbanville. Only a 30-minute drive from Cape Town, this unique estate offers visitors a host of activities, a casual style restaurant, delicious olives, craft beer and gin tastings and off course award winning wines.

Address:

M13 Tygervalley Centre Service Rd, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7551

Hours:

Monday-Saturday: 10:00-17:00 Sunday: 11:00-17:00

Phone:

+27 (0)21 975 2346

Durbanville Hills Wine Estate

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Highlight:

  • Wine and chocolate pairing
  • Wine and biltong pairing

The unique location of Durbanville Hills’ on Tygerberg overlooking Table Bay and Table Mountain offers not only spectacular views, but also an extraordinary terroir that stabilizes temperatures and eliminates extremes of heat and cold. Wine has been made in the Durbanville area from the end of the 17th century but it wasn’t until the late 1990s when Durbanville Hills Wines was established. Durbanville Hills serves up great wine parinings and their restauarant serves up simple, unpretentious yet sophisticated meals, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner on selected evenings, with brilliant views.

Address:

Tygerberg Valley Rd, Cape Farms, Cape Town, 7550

Hours:

Monday :12:00 till 18:00 , Tuesday to Friday :10:00 till 18:00,Saturday :10:00 till 16:00

Phone:

+27 (0) 21 558 1300

Nitida

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Highlights :

  • Sauvignon Blanc Sensory tasting
  • Tables at Nitida restaurant

Nitida Wines are named after the protea nitida which grows amongst endangered Renosterveld Flora. Situated in the heart of the Durbanville Wine Valley you will find Nitida, a family owned and run wine cellar.  For Nitida, being handmade is more than just a physical process, it’s embodied in their attitude and approach. They believe that beautiful wines come from day to day thoughtful management of the vineyards and pick each bunch of grapes by hand, choosing only the very best for their wines. The result is a magnificent range of intense, fruit-driven yet elegant wines, as different from each other as the terroir that crafts them.

Address:

M13 Tygerberg Valley Rd, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7550

Hours :

Monday to Sunday 09:00 – 17:00

Phone:

+27 (0) 21 801 6772

Nr 30 , 11th Avenue, Boston, Cape Town, 7530

Office Hours: Mon - Fri. 8 am - 5 pm

Tel : + 27 82 3011 500 info@capetourismsolutions.com

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