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John’s Gem: Wine tasting in winter

All Cape wine estates are producing good wines. And many produce truly excellent wines. So, which ones to visit?

John’s Gem – High Altitude Wine Tasting

Beau Constantia wine estate has the highest altitude vineyards in the Constantia Valley. This unique gem is the start of our "Gravity Tour", ending with a visit to Klein Constantia at the lowest point of this intriguing valley.

The two-day tour to Tulbagh

In the late 1700s Dutch governor Rijk Tulbagh declared the necessity for a new magisterial district in the valley known as “Land ten Waveren”, named for the Waveren family who had settled there a little earlier. A Drostdy was built, housing the magistrate, his court house, and a prison cell, and the town takes its founding date from that time.