WELCOME TO THE WORCESTER WINE AND OLIVE ROUTE
Nestled in the breathtaking Breëde River Valley, the route boasts twelve wine cellars and one olive estate. It offers an unforgettable experience for anyone from novice to the connoisseur.
Situated a 110km from Cape Town (depending on which wine cellars you include on your route) all the cellars are open to the public for wine tasting and sales. Some of the cellars also have bistros and restaurants on their vineyards. The olive estate has a gift shop and bistro offering delicious meals, olive and olive oil tastings.
This area having produced wines for generations and being acclaimed for its Cabernet Sauvignon and Chenin Blanc, as well as the Columbar. It prides itself on both national and international awards of distinction, contributing to about one-fifth of the national vineyards and more than a quarter of the country’s total wine and spirits production.
The Worcester area, which includes the Nuy Valley, the De Doorns area and the R43 area, is known for value-for-money wines and olive products. Make a day trip of the route and stop in-between wine and olive tasting to enjoy the bistros and restaurants on the route, or experience the Worcester Wine & Olive Route on a weekend away and stay over at one of the beautiful guest houses situated on the route.
THIS WEEK'S MUST VISIT CELLARS & ESTATES
This week’s must visit cellars and estates boast with national and international awards of distinction and are open to the public for tasting and sales. Click on their logos for to read more.
The farm on which Stettyn Cellar is situated, is steeped in history and tradition dating back to 1714.
Willow Creek Olive Estate celebrate all that is ‘olive’, revelling in the quest to produce world class delicacies.
Situated just 8km from Worcester on the R43 to Villliersdorp, Aan de Doorns is one of the larger cellars in the area.
The farm Alfalfa was originally bought by Alvi Snr. in 1928 and is now owned by Bertie and his two sons Alvi and Johan.