Each wine estate will offer only one red wine for tasting, and one will be able to taste wines from Anthonij Rupert Wines, Boekenhoutskloof, Boschendal, Colmant, Four Paws Wines, Franschhoek Cellar, GlenWood, Grande Provence, Haute Cabriere, Holden Manz Wine Estate, La Bri, La Chataigne, La Couronne Wine Estate, La Motte, Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards, Lynx, Morena, Noble Hill, Rickety Bridge, Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons, Solms-Delta, Terra del Capo, The Bernard Series, and Vrede en Lust Wines.
An added bonus for car enthusiasts is free entrance to the Franschhoek Motor Museum, which reflects a century of motoring history, with old-timer vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia to be seen.
Franschhoek Winter Wines, Franschhoek Motor Museum, L’Ormarins, R45, Franschhoek. Tel (021) 876- 2861. Tickets cost R180 and can be booked via www.webtickets.co.za
Chris von Ulmenstein, Whale Cottage Portfolio: www.whalecottage.com Twitter: @WhaleCottage