Overview

Explore sustainability with our enlightening Green Tour

The Cape is a Mecca for anyone who has a taste for environmentally sustainable and ethically produced wine and boasts some of the world’s leading organic and biodynamic producers like Reyneke and Waterkloof.

The Cape is a world pioneer in IPW – Integrated Production of Wine – a compulsory standard aimed at reducing reliance on herbicides and pesticides, keeping wine production as natural as possible. Our Green Tour will allow guests to explore and discover some of the most sustainable wine farms in South Africa.

This has been supplemented by the Biodiversity and Wine Initiative (BWI) which has received recognition for the South African wine industry as leaders of global wine in demonstrating the balance between nature and farming by driving conservation-minded farming practices.

Meanwhile South Africa is the largest producer of Fairtrade wine globally, with 24 producer organisations, and accounts for around two- thirds of Fairtrade wine sales.

This tour focuses on environmentally friendly activities, conservation and sustainable farming practices. It is for those who have preference for the natural, the twitches, the flora & fauna fanatics, organic and biodynamic enthusiasts, or those want to experience something different, energising and inspiring.

The Cape boasts a growing number of organic and biodynamic wineries who have shown that quality and alternative farming practices are not mutually exclusive and can improve quality and complexity.

Highlights

  • Winemaker-led, focussing on organic and biodynamic producers and their differences.
  • Access to a trade network built over the last 30 years.
  • International perspective of the Cape and the International wine trade.
  • Experience and insight of International winemaking, writing, lecturing and judging – with wit and wisdom.

Includes

  • 4 – 6 wineries depending on start time, lunch break etc
  • 20 + current release wines tasted
  • Pick up & drop off at accommodation

Optional extra: tutored biodynamic vineyard exploration (summer only)

Excluded: lunch, food and wine pairings, non-current release tastings, verticals (successive vintages of same wine); bench or trial blending; Sabrage; cult, iconic, mature, and Platter 5 star wines – all SQ. Note selections from here generally won’t be organic or biodynamic with exception, for example, of the trial wine blending.

Green Tour

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Full Day

1 – 2 pax R4000
3 pax R4500
4 – 6 pax R6000
7 – 8 pax R7000

For bookings of 9 or more please use our contact form.

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