Wine Farms in Grabouw / Elgin
Set in one of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet, the wine farms and vineyards in the Overberg’s Grabouw / Elgin area, offer panoramic views of the surrounding valleys, while providing exceptional tastes and flavours with a flirt of euphoria. This sensational combination forms the ideal blend for a wine-tasting adventure not to be missed.
Whether you enjoy robust reds or whimsical whites, wines from this area are born from rich soil, a cool climate and the passion of Elgin Valleys winemakers who are known for producing internationally acclaimed wines that are firm favourites amongst foodies, sommeliers, restauranteurs and wine enthusiasts alike.
There are also many things to do in Grabouw / Elgin, to suit a spectrum of ages and, although the Grabouw / Elgin tasting venue is for adults only, you can still bring the kids for some fun. With picnic areas and remarkable restaurants offering a range of cuisines, your little ones can enjoy the gorgeous grounds while the adults sample some of Grabouw / Elgin’s finest varieties.
Grabouw / Elgin lies in an area known as Theewaterskloof in the Overberg region. As part of the Western Cape, this region boasts towering mountains, gorgeous valleys and an abundance of natural attractions and historic sites, on top of award-winning wine farms. And when you stay in Grabouw you can sample wares from some of the finest restaurants, bakeries and wine farms in this region.
With the mountain range as your backdrop, wild birds as your soundtrack and the beautiful smell of fresh air setting the scene, who wouldn’t want to host a special occasion in Grabouw / Elgin? Ideal for weddings, family events or even corporate gatherings, many of the wine estates are can be hired as venues for special events. Some of them even offer on-site planners to take care of the arrangements for you. Elgin Valley’s extensive network of local suppliers, your guests can taste the flavours from the local chefs, enjoy tasty treats from one of the farm stalls and most importantly, sip on the tasty blend of your choice, straight from the farm. Best of all, with several support services available in the town, your guests can enjoy exceptional accommodation - from luxurious hotels and self-catering units to rustic log cabins and delightful backpackers. Most importantly, be sure to arrange with one of the local transport services in Grabouw, so that you and your travel companions can sample all the wine you like, without having to get behind the wheel.