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7 Days Wine, Cooking and Food Adventure in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Brandwag, Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa

Couples Wine and Culinary Vacation in South Africa

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Stellenbosch is situated in the heart of the Cape Town Winelands surrounded by picturesque mountains. This unforgettable journey starts in the heart of the Winelands where you will be welcomed and enjoy an authentic South African welcoming dinner. The days ahead are filled with an adventure of a lifetime - visits to the best wine estates, culinary classes, and tours, as well as visits to the local markets to enjoy a taste of the best the Winelands has to offer. All are on the itinerary!

Highlights

  • Lesson on how to master dishes perfectly
  • Wine and culinary tours guided by passionate guides
  • Chef guided hands-on authentic South African cuisine culinary classes
  • Site seeing tours of the most beautiful landmarks in Cape town
  • 6 nights' accommodation in the luxury homestead included
  • Airport transfers and guided tours included

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, French, Italian
The maximum participants in the group is 8
Airport transfer included: Cape Town International Airport
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
10:00
Check-out Time:
12:00

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Terrace
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Tour assistance
  • Wireless internet

Your accommodation would be at Wine & Culinary holiday Stellenbosch South Africa's homestead (the Merlot House). The Merlot House offers ultra-luxury accommodation with breathtaking views of the mountains and vineyards located in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands.

The homestead is equipped with four double rooms each with its private bathroom. The rooms are very comfortable, spacious, and private. The homestead boast with large living areas, kitchen, and garden. Guests are provided with fresh linen and towels and rooms are serviced daily and laundry is included.

Program

Day 1: Arrival

You will be greeted at the airport and escorted in luxury to the beautiful homestead where you will be made to feel right at home with a friendly host. You will enjoy relaxation at the homestead overlooking the vineyards surrounded by mountains. Welcoming dinner will be served by the chef where you will enjoy a mouthwatering Iconic and authentic South African meal complete with wine and dessert.

Day 2: Experience the vineyards

After breakfast, you will be starting your adventure, you will have a fun-filled guided tour, visiting three select wine estates that produce some of the finest wines available. There will be cellar visits, wine tasting, and wine pairing with a memorable lunch. The evening is filled with relaxation, music and great food.

Day 3: Let's cook together

The day starts with fresh air and breakfast on the veranda overlooking the mountains. Chef guided culinary class kicks off with the sounds and taste of Cape Malay Authentic South African dishes unique to the province and South Africa.

The class is followed by lunch in the garden and some much-deserved relaxation. Saving the best for last, the afternoon class will leave you yearning for more as the dessert class will teach you to create some of the most delicious desserts. The evening is said to be the best as dinner is served in an extraordinary style.

Day 4: A tasting adventure

After breakfast, you will start a culinary journey filled with wine, olives, strawberries, figs with farms that produce the best fruits the Cape has to offer. There will be food pairings with chefs and farmers providing an in-depth look at using different combinations to create culinary art with explosive flavor. Relaxation and dinner will be served in the dining room with a mystery guest.

Day 5: More cooking with fresh aromas

Class follows after breakfast with a renown mystery chef showcasing her extraordinary talent with roasting and baking South Africa's favorite. You will be taught how to master the dishes perfectly. Lunch is served in between morning and afternoon class followed by relaxation, music, wine, and fine dining supper.

Day 6: Landmark tour

After breakfast, a guided tour takes off to a day of beauty. From having tea in the clouds on table mountain overlooking Cape Town to having lunch on the beach, you will see the most iconic, historical, and beautiful landmarks in Cape Town.

The final evening dinner will be the most memorable as you will receive gifts from your host to celebrate your visit as well as a certificate for completing a short course in South African cuisine followed by a spectacular dinner to remember.

Day 7: Farewell

Before you are transported to the airport, Wine & Culinary holiday Stellenbosch South Africa would like to spend a little more time over a specially prepared farewell breakfast, you will receive a package with recipes and memorabilia to take with you on your journey back home.

Included excursions

  • Culinary tour
  • Landmarks tour
  • Wine estates tour

Location

The boutique homestead is situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands surrounded by vineyards and mountains.

Features

Activities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)

General

  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Terrace

Services

  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Tour assistance
  • Wireless internet

Food

Authentic South African cuisine

  • Bobotie
  • Cape Malay
  • Lobster are among many dishes that will tickle your taste buds

Desert making

Desert making includes making ice cream, traditional malva pudding, and Cape Malay koeksisters.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Coffee
  • Detox juices
  • Soda
  • Tea
  • Water

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Organic
  • Raw food
  • Pescatarian
  • Seafood
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

There are many additional excursions available on request such as

Horse Riding

Helicopter trips

Spa treatments

Market Trips

Penguin site seeing

What's included

  • Wine estate tour with wine pairing and tasting
  • Culinary tour
  • Landmark tour
  • Culinary classes
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Transport - to and from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) as well as tours
  • All food and beverages
  • Linen and towels
  • Cleaning and laundry

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Cape Town International Airport (CPT). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Wine & Culinary holiday Stellenbosch South Africa will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Cape Town International Airport Airport transfer included: Cape Town International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 20 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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We will be happy to arrange any adventures for you should you choose.  This can be done on arrival and will be managed to fit the itinerary.

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