Since the first grape harvest witnessed by Jan Van Riebeeck in 1639, the Western Cape has become renowned for superb wines. Breedekloof winemakers try to stay abreast of the latest technology in winemaking and the result is 'new world' style wines that are upfront and complex, yet well balanced.
The French Huguenots journeyed to the Cape in 1688 bringing with them a winemaking legacy and know-how that started in France. The Breedekloof Wine Route has its roots dating back to then and encompasses the Goudini, Slanghoek and Rawsonville villages. Famous for its fly-fishing legends, Breedekloof is an area of endless outdoor adventure, family fun and authentic country restaurants.
Award winning wines are being produced from the combination of the rich terroir, the Mediterranean climate and the skill of these winemakers:
The Breedekloof Wynroete is 18 kilometers (11 miles) long.
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