The HORSESHOE MEANDER, situated on the boundary of Wellington and Paarl is home to some well-known wineries, country estate living, horse riding and buchu plantations. It’s quiet, laid-back and eclectic mix of visitor offerings will make you forget about the city burden.
The undisputed home of the original Coffee Chocolate Pinotage, Diemersfontein Wine & Country Estate is one of the better-known wine estates in Wellington. After a spot of swishing, swirling and swallowing in the tasting room, why not extend your visit with a tranquil evening at the country estate guesthouse?
Imbuko Wines is where warm hospitality and exceptional wines meet. This view-drenched estate is perfect for family outings, no matter the weather, the farm has plenty of seating space indoor and out, plus a large jungle gym and grass area for the kids.
If you are keen to explore some of the off the beaten track wine farms, then historic Mont du Toit Kelder should definitely be on your list. Tastings are by appointment only.
Tucked away in a corner at the end of a dirt road, you will find the rustic Upland Organic Wine and Brandy Estate. The small fruit and wine farm has been producing world-class organic brandy, Grappa, Port and cabernet sauvignon for over a decade and is dedicated to organic farming techniques. Don’t leave without trying the award-winning organic port, rated Best Port on the Platter’s wine guide!