Take a Wine Country Tour in South Africa
Calculating the liquid yield of 18 wine routes is best considered, in our humble opinion, while drinking at one (or more) of the said wine routes. The Cape Routes, named for their proximity to South Africa’s capital city Cape Town, offer travelers some of the best vistas and consequently best vineyards on the planet. The warm, protected climate coddles grape vines into eruption to help fuel an industry overseas and cater to oenophiles at home.
South African vineyards are more than just about drinking, they’re about developing your palette to discover what wines you really like, sharing the adventure with friends, and immersing yourself into the lifestyle that is unique to wine country. With so many wine routes and vineyards to choose from, we look at four for their beauty, wine selection and fun.
The Franschhoek Wine Route
A vista that couldn’t be better if you photoshopped it, the Franschoek wine route is self-described as South Africa’s gourmet capital. Taking the wine experience to the next level, the route is available year-round to enjoy with delectable creations, both traditional and avante-garde, to pair perfectly with home-grown vintages.
This post originally appeared on the Purple Roofs Gay Travel Blog.