At the foot of iconic Paarl Mountain on the south side of Paarl lies wineries and attractions on the SUID-AGTER PAARL MEANDER that does not need any introduction. This route is jam packed with attractions, restaurants and wine to be enjoyed!
Well-known for their award-winning red wines and port, the day-to-day running of Landskroon Wines is done by five family members (the same family who has owned the farm for more than 300 years). Stunning vineyard views set the scene for wine tasting, which takes place in a casual country setting. You can choose a standard tasting or up the ante with a food-and-wine pairing.
Fairview is without a doubt one of the most iconic destinations in the Cape winelands. The farm was established in 1963 and offers a variety of tourism experiences including a fresh produce deli, bakkery, tasting venue, tasting classes and of course, the ever popular Goatshed Restaurant. The goat tower has been home to Fairview’s mischievous herd of goats – beloved by young and old.
The tasting venue has been named in honour of owner Charles Back’s late mother and captures her warmth and hospitality. The elegant Beryl Back tasting venue is run by highly experiences tasting managers, who offer exclusive in-depth tastings. Every master tasting is
A visit to Brenda’s at Spice Route Destination encapsulates the wonder and mystery of the world of spices. It was her quest for fresh produce that spurred Brenda into making her first jars of fig and apricot jam in 2007. In sourcing the ingredients, Brenda met interesting people along the way and formed new friendships; these friendships are an essential part of the company’s story and they continue to inspire the development of fresh new products. At Brenda’s it is all about carefully combining fresh ingredients, traditional flavours and new ideas to create coveted food products.
Since 2013 Wilderer, South Africa’s first private distillery and home to their multi award-winning gin, has a second location at the celebrated Spice Route Destination. The tasting room and stunning restaurant called La Grapperia Pizza & Bistro promises an entertaining visit. The latest addition is the Beach Bar where visitors can kick of their shoes, lounge around and sip on delicious cocktails while admiring spectacular views all the way to Cape Town’s majestic Table Mountain.
For animal lovers a visit to Alpaca Loom is a must. Feed the alpacas or get to know these cuddly animals during a guided tour to the alpaca shed with the owners. This affordable outing allows parents to relax in the coffee shop, while keeping an eye on the kids in the play area. The light menu offers home-made cakes, croissants, pies and sandwiches. Observe how the gorgeous scarves, blankets and carpets are woven on the looms.
Paarl Adventure Trails consists of custom-built trails traversing through various terrain and boasts some spectacular features, views, restaurants and activities for the whole family around Paarl Mountain. Over 420kms of trails is there for visitors to explore by biking, hiking and running.