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Winter Odyssey, Top 7 Wineland Escapes


18 June 2019  -  wine.co.za - Thomas Davidson (Editor)

Witness the wonder of winter with these Top 7 Wineland escapes. Cozy up by the fire at historic Spier or mosey on to Le Pommier to indulge in the irresistible, these top spots have you covered for all your wintry wishes.
  • Escape the hustle of the city by taking an outing to Elgin Vintners in Grabouw to enjoy their winter accommodation specials. Twenty percent discount off single, 30% off double bookings and a complimentary quiche and wine pairing mean you can enjoy more, for less.
     
  • Indulge your senses at the Bellevue wine estate on Bottelary road Stellenbosch, with their winter lunch special. Savour a gourmet wood-fired pizza with a glass of Shiraz as you take in the sights and sounds of the Winelands for only R115. Treating your family to a country lunch has never been easier. 
     

Something for everything at Spier in Stellenbosch
  

  • Elope to the farm with Spier's new winter accommodation package for only R1720 per night, which includes handcrafted breakfasts, spa pampering, a signature wine tasting and children under 12 stay free. Warm up by the fire or jaunt across the expansive estate. At Spier, winter is wonderland.
  • Find majesty and piece of mind at the gorgeous Le Pommier. You can take advantage of their winter getaway deals on spectacular lodging and irresistible food, with two course specials from R165 to a winter retreat for R500 per night. And don't forget the pensioners' special every Tuesday!
     

Breathtaking vineyards in Stellenbosch
  

  • Experience contemporary rusticism at the incredible Groote Post. From spectacular views to endemic wedding venues, farm drives and their stunning country market, Groote Post offers a variety of reasons to escape wineland routine and visit delightful Darling. Their esteemed Hilda's Kitchen offers mains which range from R115 and pair immaculately with their wines.
  • Relinquish the rush-hour with a river boat cruise at Viljoensdrift in Robertson. Adults cost R90 and children between 3-12 only R20. Toast the good life with their MCC and enjoy something scrumptious from their Deli. At Viljoensdrift satisfaction is unavoidable.
     

Viljoensdrift River Boat

*All prices valid at time of publication