Wine Farms in Agulhas
If you enjoy a deliciously ripe glass of red or a fragrant and woody Chardonnay, consider including the exquisite Agulhas wine farms as part of your things to do itinerary in the Overberg. These working farms are the ideal getaway for anyone looking to sample the fruits of the region. And not to mention the exquisite natural splendour you can take in while enjoying a sip or two.
Part of a handful of tasting venues in Agulhas, you can sniff and sip your way through each of these establishments, while taking in the remarkable mountain views and fresh ocean air. Whether you’re travelling with friends, by yourself or even with your little ones, you don’t have to be restricted by the presence of alcohol. Each of these wine farms provides ample opportunities for picnics, nature walks and other activities – suitable for an array of ages.
Agulhas is also the home to the southern-most tip of Africa, making it a popular tourist destination to visit. If you’re planning on indulging to your hearts content on the fruits of the wine farms in Agulhas, then you should know that it’s easy to find accommodation in and around this seaside settlement. Travellers have a superb range of guest houses, camping and caravan facilities or self-catering units to choose from, each of which boasts beautiful views of this incredible town.
Cape Agulhas as a region hosts a collection of small fishing towns and inland farming communities in the Overberg region. Including locations like Elim, Suiderstrand and Napier, you can also find a several tasting venues and wine farms here. Renowned for its hospitality, entrepreneurial opportunities and historical sites, each of these towns boast their own quirky personalities and thriving tourism amenities.
If you live in Cape Town and enjoy road trips, then you should hop in your car right now! Agulhas is situated off the R317 via the N2 highway, approximately 224kms from the Mother City. This drive takes you via canola and wheat farms of the region, over mountain passes and through other smaller towns, displaying the epic diversity of the Overberg region.
Those looking to visit from outside of the Western Cape can take a much longer drive via the N2 highway or simply fly into Cape Town International Airport and hire a car. Alternatively, there are several independent tour operators and bus or sleep liners that include Agulhas on their itinerary of stops.
So, keen to get your lips wrapped around an exquisite Agulhas wine farm blend?