Pinotage is one of the wine world’s few “designer grapes” and is probably South Africa’s most treasured wine, because it was invented in our country in 1925 by Dr. Abraham Perold. Perold attempted to combine the best qualities of the robust Hermitage with Pinot noir, a grape that makes great wine but can be difficult […]

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The range of outdoor activities that Paarl has to offer visitors are incredible! Our towering mountains, vineyards, orchards, rivers, and streams make Paarl and its surroundings the ideal destination for active and outdoor enthusiasts. Paarl Adventure Trails (Spice Route, Rhebokskloof and Knus Karoo Kombuis) Paarl Adventure Trails is a collection of trails on and around […]

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KWV Wine Emporium Your journey starts at KWV’s cellar door offering tastings and sales of a wide variety of award winning MCCs, sparkling wines, natural wines, fortified wines, liqueur and brandies. Daily guided tours are available as well as various tasting options and pairings, including a non-alcoholic experience. Brandy tours to the House of Fire […]

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Paarl is the second oldest wine route in South Africa and home to some of the country’s leading corporate cellars. Visiting these stellar wineries give you a glimpse into the size of our wine region and the wonderful wines that are being produced on a larger scale. Fariview Wine and Cheese Founded in 1693, this […]

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Andreas Shiraz Wellington’s slow-paced, intimate approach is a much-needed antidote to the stress of the past year. The age-old history of this humble town and its generations-old traditions has many believing the region hasn’t developed with the times… they couldn’t be more wrong. We found the birthplace of chocolate pinotage, as well as a white […]

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The popular song “country roads take me home” is definitely resonating with many South Africans at the moment and the picturesque village of Wellington is the perfect destination for a quick break. Within an hour’s drive from Cape Town, Wellington is renowned for its gracious hospitality, unparalleled scenic beauty, wide open spaces and an array […]

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Balmy summer days and spectacular natural beauty makes Paarl a great choice for throwing down a blanket and unpacking lovely eats with a glass of wine as you relax and unwind with the people you like. Here is a few of our favourite spots that caters for your convenience with ready-packed picnic baskets filled with […]

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As important to us as our wine culture of our region is, so is our culture and heritage. Meander with us through our past and explore the stories of yesteryear at the following visitor attractions. Druk My Niet is a 24-hectare farm situated in Paarl which was originally granted to the Huguenot, Francois du Toit, […]

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Summer in the winelands are spectacularly seductive surrounded by lush vineyards, picture-perfect scenery as well as world-class wines and great cuisine.  The warm hospitality at the tasting room of Wellington Wines in the Bovlei building offers visitors to this quaint Boland town a signature welcome.  Even younger visitors are catered for with a specially adapted […]

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Heading out to Paarl on a sunny autumn day is food for the soul, especially if you take time to explore some of the lesser known spots and discover new offerings at familiar destinations. Less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town, Paarl is renowned for its gracious hospitality, unparalleled scenic beauty, wide open spaces […]

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