The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

Xplorio

Rumour has it that it was once said that “so high are the hills, which closely embrace the valley all around, that they seem to touch the sky and you cannot see anything but Heaven and Earth”. This anecdote gave birth to the name Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, which so aptly captures the serene beauty and ethereal landscapes of the area. 

The winding R320 that snakes through the valley is dotted with wine farms that produce world-class wines. Well known for being a cool climate wine region due to the proximity to the maritime breeze emitted from the Atlantic Ocean, the area benefits from the high elevation and cool sea breezes. Not to mention the unique terroir that embodies all the wines and has resulted in many local and international awards for the wines produced. 

The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley is one of the only wine routes in South Africa where each farm began with the sole purpose of producing wine. With this vision in mind every viticulturist has poured their passion into producing small volumes of unwavering premium quality wines. The route now boasts world-renowned Pinot Noir and Chardonnary with some of South Africa’s best Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz and innovative blends

Despite the well-maintained vineyards, sweeping valleys and unspoiled natural beauty that is allure enough; visitors can embark on a sensory journey that includes both wine and decadent meals. The wine, views, food and welcoming hospitality promise nothing less than a magical experience. 

The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

Xplorio

Xplorio is a local search engine that gives up-to-date information covering everything you as an Xplorer could hope to find in a variety of towns. By enabling community members to broadcast their local businesses and insider tips all on one website, Xplorio content is always relevant, authentic and all-inclusive.

What is Xplorio?

Xplorio is your local connection allowing you to find anything and everything about a town.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Welcome to Hermanus
Read More

Other Articles

New Cheesecake in store!

New Cheesecake in store!

New cheesecake in store due to popular demand.

New Menu Item

New Menu Item

NEW MENU ITEM: From Wednesday 16 August.

Gluten intolerant?

Gluten intolerant?

No worries...

BRAND NEW take-away menu

BRAND NEW take-away menu

Check out our BRAND NEW take away menu. There are even a few take-away-only items to choose from.

Choc Mint Latte

Choc Mint Latte

Experimenting with our delicious coffee at home? We've got a winter recipe for you to try!

What is the difference between a cappuccino and a flat white?

What is the difference between a cappuccino and a flat white?

We asked if our fans knew the difference between a cappuccino and a flat white. 

See All Articles
E_WARNING : Illegal string offset 'docs'