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Wine Escapes - Exclusive Cellar & Vineyard Tours

13 Nerina Avenue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 83 453 2670
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Perfect Day in Stellenbosch

John at Wine Escapes was the perfect guide for a wine day in Stellenbosch/Franschhoek. John is... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2nd Trip back

Wine Escapes is #1 for a reason. My second trip back to Cape Town and I only considered another... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Los Angeles, California
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Wine Escapes was born out of a love for South Africa, its great wine and a passion to share our wine culture and heritage. Our vision is thus to partner with various wine farms in building South Africa's reputation as a wine destination of choice. To do this we offer specialized, exclusive wine tours where guests are introduced to some of the best Estates and wines, whilst providing them with excellent service and hospitality.
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13 Nerina Avenue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 83 453 2670
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

John at Wine Escapes was the perfect guide for a wine day in Stellenbosch/Franschhoek. John is incredibly knowledgeable about the vineyards, wine making process, and the history of the area - which made the drives between vineyards interesting. He also is in no way overbearing...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Wine Escapes is #1 for a reason. My second trip back to Cape Town and I only considered another tour by this mom and pop owned business. We decided to taste at a couple of the "off the beaten trail" wineries. Amazing!! John is not...More

Thank findsandra
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I was on a business trip to south Africa and decided to spend the weekend in CapeTown, and the Stellenbosch wine farms was highly recommended. I decided that I wanted to do a private tour, rather than the bus/coach hop on and off tour, and...More

1  Thank Liz A A
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

John was a Perfect guide with a desire to teach and to tell not only about wine but also about the history surrounding countryside, a very succesful day.

Thank Johan I
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Our afternoon with John far exceeded our expectations. The wine tour was one of the highlights of our South African vacation. John took the time to learn our wine preferences and customize a day of wineries for us. He was extremely fun and engaging to...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our group has been on a few wine tours in the past, and this was the best any of us had ever experienced! John is incredibly knowledgable, and took us to some really unique spots. The wine was great, the views were magnificent, and the...More

Thank Ashley Michel H
Reviewed 17 March 2017

John was an absolutely excellent host for our tour with Wine Escapes; from recommending a great and diverse trip, being extremely knowledgeable, and very good company, we couldn't recommend Wine Escapes more highly. A must-do if you're in the area.

Thank travellerERH
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I contacted John with Wine Escapes a few months prior to my trip to Cape Town. After speaking about a possible tour I wanted to go on, I forgot to confirm my interest until a week before my trip. Luckily, John was very understanding and...More

Thank Allison S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were recommended to contact John.We were not disappointed.As well as the knowledge we gained of South African wines we were taken through the history and current affairs of South Africa.From pick up at our hotel to drop off at the end of the day...More

Thank caroleao
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The sun shone for our lovely wine tour! John was so knowledgeable about the wineries in the area, and much more, which made our day so entertaining. We visited some great places which specialised in red wine which is what we had requested. All topped...More

Thank 1101gourmet
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