The Franschhoek Wine Route is arguably one of the most beautiful, romantic accessible and varied wine regions in the world.
Jacques has been a keen travel junkie, for as long as he can remember. Having spent his childhood in Namibia, Limpopo province in South Africa (near the Kruger National Park ) and KZN in South Africa and later Cape Town, always been surrounded by nature and beautiful scenery. Qualifying as a safari guide in 1996, Jacques guided over virtually all possible natural eco systems and travelled over hundreds of thousands of kilometers, through all the southern African countries. Later he spent 8 years living and working in Austria, mixing cultural, city and natural scenic travels all across Europe.
Visit Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines:
The new Benchmark of South African winemaking in the splendid Franschhoek valley
Manley Wine Estate - a young estate making its mark in the Tulbagh valley
Rijk's Private Cellar - Family-owned cellar producing multi awarded Pinotage and Chenin Blanc, restaurant and luxury accommodation.
Saronsberg - Nature meets art, meets wine!
Simonsig - Fine wines made in the Malan family tradition
Muratie - Making exceptional wine with hands-on love for detail and tradition at the foot of the Simonsberg, in the scenic Knorhoek valley, with views towards Table Mountain.
Kanonkop - Scientifically handcrafted red wine, that reminds you of French traditions of winemaking excellence.
The Overberg Wine Route - For those searching for an area with varied but high-quality wines. The Overberg Wine route is actually more of a geographical collection of routes than a specific wine varietal, specific wine region.
Spookfontein Wines - "Ghost Fountain" Breathtaking Views, fine Restaurant and dreamy Cottages
Characterful, vibrant Chardonnay and spicy, berry rich Pinot Noir.
Ataraxia - a " Serene state of Mind"
Hermanus: a dreamy fishing village at the end of two scenic routes from Cape Town, offers an array of activities. The area is popular with families, romantic couples, and adventure seekers alike.
Stark-Condé wines - Handcrafted Cabernet Sauvignon, from high altitude organic vineyards.