Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge | Savuti - Chobe National Park
Unleash your spirit of adventure at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge.
Evoking the feel of a timeless explorers’ lodge, our sustainably designed oasis immerses you in the untamed wilderness of Botswana’s Savute region. Relax in visually calming spaces, filled with rich textures, earthy colours and furniture crafted by local artisans. Watch elephants, hyenas and leopards drink at the watering hole from our new viewing hide. Relax by the serene pool and enjoy African-inspired treatments in the beautiful Spa tent, or gather round inviting firepits to share stories with new friends. After the afternoon’s game drive, an enchanting Boma dining experience awaits by the campfire.
Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge 360
Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge 360
Luxury tented room
All tented rooms are housed on raised wooden platforms, offering spectacular panoramic views, shaded by a traditional African thatch roof. The expansive private decks are furnished with a huge daybed as well as two comfortable armchairs and a side table - perfect for viewing wildlife, an afternoon nap or for enjoying a dinner in complete privacy.
The interiors are luxuriously appointed with en suite bathrooms and a large outdoor shower, in commune with nature. The four-poster bed as well as a lounging sofa, are outward facing with uninterrupted views onto passing wildlife.
Bar, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Pool, Restaurant, Spa, TV Room
Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Mini Bar, Mini Bar (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Outside Shower, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee
It’s dark outside as a cup of steaming coffee and a freshly-baked pastry is brought to your tent. The first rays of sun are sneaking over the horizon as you set out with your guide. As the light intensifies, the scent of wild sage perfumes the air.
Early morning and late afternoon game drives take you out and among Africa’s largest populations of elephants. Big cats are on the prowl, from leopards to lions. Depending on the season you will also experience the great migrations such as zebra and antelope. Rare sightings might include the endangered wild dog, rock-climbing klipspringers and the elegant roan antelope.
Equally atmospheric and exciting are evening drives, as the shadows lengthen and the sky turns red. Animals and birds emerge from their siesta, and suddenly the bush is alive with sights and sounds.
Game viewing vehicles sit up to only 6 guests, allowing all on board to enjoy the wildlife from a window seat.
Head to our new viewing hide to enjoy a front-row seat of the action as elephants, hyenas and leopards gather at the watering hole for their daily drink.
It is a fascinating time to spot birds at Savute as the intermittent Savute Channel, dry for 30 years, is flowing past the camp again. With it has come a host of new bird species. Dry land birds such as bustards and secretary birds have suddenly been joined by more aquatic varieties. Simply sit out on your terrace and watch the show, especially at dawn and sunset, as they come to splash and drink right in front of your eyes.
Keen birders should also take note of the seasons. At certain times of year you may encounter annual migrations such as flocks of carmine bee-eaters on the move. Some ride on the backs of kori bustards—an amazing sight.
Out in the bush, where rocks rear up among stony hills you will find a collection of paintings that take your breath away. These works by Bushmen are thought to be more than 1,500 years old—beautiful images of elephant, giraffe, sable and eland antelope. Normally these types of painting might be found hidden in caves, but here, unusually, they are out in the wide, open landscape. No-one knows what materials the bushmen used, but the paint is thought to be a mixture of snake venom, blood and plant juices.
After viewing these paintings, continue to the amazing baobab grove—a cathedral-like cluster of 13 giant trees that rival the Bushmen’s paintings in age. Stand among these towering columns at sunset, as the evening light bathes them in a russet glow and wonder at this ancient land.
The open skies around Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge make it the perfect place to experience the vast, dark dome of the African night sky. “A jewel box” is how one of our guides describes it, and certainly it is a wealth of riches from the Milky Way to Orion and Venus. Discover how Bushmen used the stars to locate the true south. And, using a powerful telescope, gaze on constellations that visitors from the northern hemisphere may never have seen before, including the Southern Cross.
Gather around the campfire in this circular log hut and exchange your day’s adventures, much as local villagers do in similar buildings throughout Botswana. Flames flicker and lamps glow as drinks are served; a choir sings traditional songs and invites you to a buffet of African specialities.
Then take a comfortable seat and listen as camp guides recount tales of the bush. Musicians strike up traditional songs and the evening often ends with everyone on their feet, dancing to rhythms handed down through generations.
Discover our luxurious new spa tent, inspired by the elephants grazing on the nearby marula trees and traditional African healing practices. In a quiet spot at the edge of the lodge, surrounded by luxuriant bushveld, we invite you to put time on hold and lose yourself in a sense-soothing journey.
Enjoy a relaxed meal overlooking the stunning Savute channel in our raised restaurant.
Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to relax is in the quiet atmosphere of the lounge taking in the remote landscape.
Early breakfast (served around 6am)
Light snacks, tea and coffee on morning activity
Midday meal is served between 10h30-13h30
Afternoon tea (served around 4pm)
Drinks and snacks on afternoon activity
Dinner (served around 8pm)
A dining experience second to none in a traditional Boma, best translated as a traditional meeting place, where senior tribe/community members would get together for the "Kgotla" or meeting. Typically traditional food dishes would be served during or after these get-togethers in the Boma.
The Boma had two entrances, one more hidden than the other to ensure the safe passage of tribe elders or the chief should any threat arise. The Boma offers spectacular vistas of the African night skies, through the silhouettes of Camel Thorn trees and Acacia nigrescens, which have been incorporated into the design.
Dining in the Savute Boma will, without a doubt, bring you closer to nature within the heart of a true bush environment.
Fully Inclusive - Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities
All Drinks (excl Premium Brands) Included
Spoken Languages: English
No. Rooms: 12
Special Interests: Adventure, Big 5, Birding, Flora, Gourmet, History & Culture, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife
Xugana Island Lodge | Okavango Delta
Xugana Lagoon is widely accepted as being the most spectacular permanent water site in the entire Okavango Delta. Xugana Island Lodge, situated on a wooded island abutting the lagoon, takes full advantage of this magnificent site. The thatched common area, comprising cocktail bar, lounge and curio shop, is still the original building put up in 1974, when Xugana became only the second tourist lodge ever built in the Okavango Delta.
Mokoro trips in eco-friendly dugout canoes built to the traditional design, boat safaris to lagoons and islands and wilderness walks give guests the chance to see the Delta wildlife such as sitatunga and lechwe antelope, crocodile and hippo, as well as the other big game that frequents the islands and riverine fringes. Bird-watching opportunities are outstanding, and the bream and tiger fishing can be excellent at certain times of the year. Optional day and night drives are available on the islands surrounding Xugana Island Lodge. The peaceful boat ride back across Xugana Lagoon during the spectacular African sunset provides a lifelong memory.
Luxury Safari Cabin
Luxurious thatch lagoon facing chalets with sliding glass doors and private viewing teak decks situated on the shaded fringe of the island. En-suite bathroom comprising of a lagoon facing shower, double hand basin and toilet.
Fans in all guest rooms
220V Plug points for charging equipment
A range of African bio degradable soaps, conditioning shampoo, hand wash, body lotion with insect repellent and
shower caps are supplied in each room
A hairdryer is available from the lodge reception
Tea and coffee making facilities in each room
Flashlight available in each room
Gowns supplied in each room
Umbrella’s for the rainy season
Battery operated reading lights, desk light and bathroom light at night
Small safe for valuables
Bar, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Pool, Restaurant
Balcony / Deck, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Mosquito Nets, Safe, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Guided nature walks on the various islands allow for the opportunity to track some of the larger species that inhabit this water wilderness.
Explore the crystal-clear waterways by mokoro (traditional dugout canoe) and enjoy the magnificent variety of bird, plant and reptile species found in the area.
Explore the crystal-clear waterways and deeper channels of the Okavango Delta by motorboat and enjoy the magnificent variety of bird, plant and wildlife species found in the area.
Take the opportunity to explore the surrounding islands on day and night game drives with your expert guide in search of the prolific wildlife which inhabit the region.
Bird-watching opportunities are outstanding, and fishing for bream and tiger fish is also offered
as an activity at the camp (seasonal)
Seeing the Okavango Delta from a helicopter is a truly magnificent experience. Our partners at Helicopter Horizons will remove the doors providing uninterrupted views and close up angles of the majestic delta and its wildlife. A scenic flight is not just a must for keen photographers but an exciting opportunity to witness the remarkable Okavango Delta from above.
The flights are operated with the utmost respect and caution for the natural environment, the wildlife and travellers. Routes have been carefully marked out ensuring guests on other activities and in camp are not disturbed. The flight routes and take off areas are designed specifically to make use of pristine areas within the concession.
The Boma, Lounge and dinning area
An open boma and al fresco dining area overlooks the expanse of the pristine water that makes up the permanent Delta
The lounge, bar and dining areas are set back under an Ebony and African Mangosteen tree canopy in open sided thatched structures.
Fully Inclusive - Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities
All Drinks (excl Premium Brands) Included
Spoken Languages: English
No. Rooms: 8
Special Interests: Birding, Fishing, Hiking, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Wildlife
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel | Cape Town
Captivating visitors since 1899, Cape Town’s iconic resort hotel is a tranquil hideaway just moments from the city’s buzzing heart. Our 198 individually designed rooms and suites and a host of fabulous facilities appeal equally to romantic couples, families or adventurous groups. Stroll through our expansive gardens, take a tree tour or browse the outdoor sculpture exhibition. Discover the hotel’s history, art and culture on self-guided tours. Enjoy imaginative cuisine in our restaurants and soothing bliss at the spa. Just beyond our gates lies the pulsating city, with stunning beaches and historic hotspots moments away. Forever watching over the hotel is Table Mountain, another wondrous Cape Town landmark.
Newly renovated lounge, lounge veranda and terrace area
Newly renovated lounge, lounge veranda and terrace area
These inviting, cosy rooms are perfect for single travellers or for accompanying children. Each boasts a plush king-size or twin beds with luxury linens plus a writing desk and a marble bathroom.
Deluxe Rooms combine understated charm with modern luxury. Each features a sitting area, perfect to unwind.
Located in the Main Building, the Oasis Wing and Green Park, each Deluxe Room has a unique design and personality. Some rooms offer a balcony, while all enjoy an inviting marble en-suite bathroom.
For guests requiring more spacious accommodation, Junior Suites offer a bedroom with an open-plan sitting area. Located in the Main Building and Green Park areas of the hotel, some Junior Suites benefit from an inviting balcony.
Light and airy, Deluxe Junior Suites are found in the Main Building and Green Park wings. They include a spacious bedroom and an inviting open-plan sitting area. Large windows let the outside in, while most have balconies where you can unwind.
Studio Suites enjoy an open plan design, featuring a spacious bedroom and lounge area. They are situated in the Green Park, Helmsley and Taunton House areas of the hotel. Each is appointed with a luxurious marble bathroom, while some also feature a balcony.
Deluxe Studio Suites are found in the Green Park and Helmsley areas of the hotel. They’re a perfect choice for families travelling with children, as the added space allows for a cot or extra bed if required.
These suites feature spacious bedrooms and a large separate, open-plan lounge area. Many offer an inviting balcony, while some also benefit from a personal wet bar. One Bedroom Suites are found in the Main Building, Helmsley, Hof Villa and Taunton House areas of the hotel.
Deluxe One Bedroom Suites are found in the Main Building, Green Park, Helmsley, Hof Villa and Taunton House areas of the hotel.
They offer a true taste of grand living. Each boasts a separate bedroom, large lounge and dining area with Nespresso coffee machines. Some have balconies or a guest cloakroom.
Each is luxuriously appointed and individually designed, and some enjoy a walk-in dressing room. Some of these suites have a kitchenette and a wet bar, while all feature marble bathrooms with a walk-in dressing room.
A row of eight restored, historic cottages, adjacent to the secluded pool, make up the Garden Cottage Suites.
A luxurious home away from home, each cottage sits behind a scented rose garden, enclosed by a picket fence, ensuring a haven of peace and privacy.
The ideal romantic hideaway for honeymooners and couples. Other special features include separate living and dining areas, wet bars, mini-libraries and enclosed patios.
These magnificently furnished suites have an entrance hall, a large lounge with a fireplace and a dining room. The suite will either have its own private terrace or a balcony overlooking the pool and garden.
The luxurious Presidential Suite encompasses a stylish marbled entrance hall, a private dining room, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a large lounge leading onto a balcony with stunning views of Table Mountain. There is also a wet bar, complete with a microwave, stove, sink and kitchen utensils.
A row of eight restored, historic cottages, adjacent to the secluded pool, make up the Garden Cottage Suites. A luxurious home away from home, each cottage sits behind a scented rose garden, enclosed by a picket fence, ensuring a haven of peace and privacy.
Light woods and airy fabric combine with bold splashes of colour to create an inviting, contemporary atmosphere. They also feature four-poster beds and glamorous marble bathrooms, making them ideal for honeymooners and couples.
Other special features include separate living and dining areas, wet bars, mini-libraries and enclosed patios.
24-hour Security, Activity Desk, Bar, Business Centre, Conference Centre, Disability Services, Gym, Internet Access (Complimentary), Kiddies Club, Laundry Service (Available), Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
Air Conditioning, Bath, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Disabled Rooms, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Hair Dryer, Heated Towel Rails, Heater, Laundry Service (Available), Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television
Babysitting Service, Chauffer Service, Credit Card, Foreign Exchange, Room Service, Room Service (24 hours), Travel Desk
Discover the rich diversity of the Cape Floral Kingdom’s Fynbos on Table Mountain with Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
The Cape Floral Kingdom is one of only six Floral Kingdoms in the world and is geographically by far the smallest, yet the richest, most diverse of these plant kingdoms. It is widely recognised as one of the most special places for plants in the world in terms of the number of endemic species. Fynbos (fine bush), the indigenous mountain vegetation, forms a major part of this Cape Floral Kingdom.
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers guests a unique opportunity to discover the remarkable diversity of the Fynbos of the Cape Floral Kingdom on Table Mountain, one of the world’s Seven Wonders of Nature. Enjoy a ramble along the lower slopes of Table Mountain with a dramatic outlook over Camps Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, with an expert mountain and Fynbos guide who will share interesting stories about the “Big Five of Fynbos”– the plant families of Proteas, Ericas, Restios, Bulbs (Irises and Lilies) and Daisies – and uncover many aspects of the natural and cultural history of the Cape and Table Mountain. There will also be plenty of opportunity to photograph plants and flowers encountered during the walk.
The Fynbos Sunset Walks will take place in the late afternoon so guests can enjoy sundowners from an elevated position on the mountainside, watching the sun sink below the horizon of the Atlantic Ocean, a typical Capetonian activity. The tour will last two and a half hours in total which gives guests the opportunity to enjoy a day out and about and still be back in time to appreciate this lovely early evening experience.
Booking is recommended when making a room reservation, alternatively, guests may book this tour with the hotel’s concierge department. Bookings are subject to availability and a 24-hour notice period is preferred.
The cost of the Fynbos Sunset Walk on Table Mountain is ZAR 1 600 per person for two guests, ZAR 875 per person for three to five guests and ZAR 650 per person for six to eight guests.
For further queries on the Fynbos Sunset Walks or to make a booking, please contact Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel reservations on +27 21 483-1000 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, alternatively contact Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel concierge on +27 21 483-1000 or e-mail: email@example.com
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers guests the opportunity to visit one of South Africa’s most successful and entrepreneurial township farms in Khayelitsha – Abalimi Bezekhaya’s* vegetable garden called Moya we Khaya (spirit of home).
The trip starts with a guided tour past many of the well-known townships such as Langa and Gugulethu, learning about township life, before arriving at Mama Kaba’s beautiful organic vegetable garden, Moya we Khaya. Guests will meet Mama Kaba and enjoy a cup of tea with her as they hear her story about how she started with a small neglected piece of municipal land and how, against all odds, her determination to transform people’s lives turned one small farm into one of the most successful gardening and farming initiatives in the country. For example, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has been buying vegetables, herbs and salads from Abalimi Bezekhaya’s Harvest of Hope programme for the past four years, and the chefs are always wanting more produce from them. There is even a dedicated dish on the hotel menu – the Abalimi Bezekhaya Beetroot and Kale salad - which intrigues most diners.
After tea, visitors can take a walk through the garden with Mama Kaba and pick their preferred produce for their basket, including firm deep-purple eggplant, tasty herbs, sweet tomatoes, luscious fennel, fat carrots, juicy beetroot, everything seasonal, all plump and bursting with freshness. Upon returning to Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, the hotel’s creative chefs will weave their magic and transform the ingredients into the most authentic farm to fork salad.
The tour will leave from the hotel at 09h30 in the morning and guests should be back around 12h30 in time to enjoy their super farm fresh salad.
The cost of the tour is R1 500 per person for two guests and R875 per person for a group of four guests. This includes a donation of compost or seedlings for the Moya we Khaya garden as well as the farm fresh salad for lunch.
Booking is recommended when making a room reservation, alternatively guests may book this tour with the hotel’s concierge department. Please note that this is subject to availability and a 48-hour notice period is preferred. For further enquiries, please would you contact Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel reservations on +27 21 483-1000 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, alternatively contact Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel concierge on +27 21 483-1000 or e-mail: email@example.com
A zippy one-hour walking tour of ten trees that live in the hotels’ expansive gardens will reveal many fascinating threads of Cape Town’s history. Trees such as the 80 Canary Island Palms that line the driveway entrance or the nearly 200 year old wild Olive Tree have borne silent witness to the colourful ebb and flow of historic events at the Cape and indeed of this historical 116 year old hotel.
Bookings essential at the hotel Concierge and cost is ZAR 300 per person.
We offer guests the opportunity to have their own portrait, or that of their loved ones, painted by artist-in-residence Cyril Coetzee. Not only will an oil portrait rendition be so much better than a photograph, it would also be a treasured artwork painted by none other than the man who was Nelson Mandela’s highly respected portrait specialist. Cyril is also offering oil painting classes at the hotel for guests who would like to enjoy and learn more about this relaxing and rewarding activity. Lessons are offered for one person up to eight and all levels of expertise are accommodated. The easels, canvas and paint materials will all be provided.
Get a taste of the good life on a tour of Cape Town’s internationally acclaimed winelands. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers half- and full-day tours to the major wine trails, as well as specific red, white and Cap Classique tours.
From 60s-inspired furniture to home-grown wine, Kloof Street offers an inspiring range of shops. In the historic De Waterkant district upmarket shops sell authentic textiles, jewellery, ceramics, tribal arts and contemporary crafts.
An all-in-one cultural experience, starting with a tour of the Gold Museum, which explores the ancient relationship between gold and the African continent. Afterwards, enjoy a drumming experience with an expert and a live performance before sitting down to a 15-course meal of Cape Malay and African cuisine.
Resident pro tennis coach Barkie McKrea will teach you to improve your serve, volleys and all aspects of your game.
Barkie teaches beginner to advanced players, solo or in groups.
Equipment is available to hire from the hotel.
The restaurant offers an extensive Mediterranean-inspired buffet as well as an à la carte menu with an impressive selection of grilled meats and roasted line fish.
Guests can also look forward to daily specials harvested from local markets.
The fresh and colourful buffet includes a wide range of seasonal salads, home cured and home smoked charcuterie, fresh seafood and shellfish platters and a variety of South African cheeses. All sauces, tapenades and pates are made in-house and the exceptional breads are baked in The Nellie’s kitchens.
The selection of hot dishes changes daily and could include anything from Roast Beef with assorted baby root vegetable to Cape Malay Chicken Curry.
Sunday lunches are even more resplendent with the addition of a carvery station serving roast beef sirloin, leg of lamb, Beef Wellington, slow cooked slated beef, chicken curry and grilled line fish, as well as a magnificent selection of vegetable dishes.
The Bistro’s relaxed atmosphere lends itself perfectly to a warm and welcoming sunny bite. Complemented by a well thought out wine and cocktail list, and an inviting terrace overlooking the swimming pool.
Breakfast: 6:30am - 11am
Lunch: 12h30 - 3pm
Kindly note that Oasis Bistro is a seasonal restaurant, and closes for lunch during Winter.
Morning, Afternoon and Evening Tea and light lunches are served daily in The Lounge.
Afternoon Tea at the hotel is a true institution.
Make sure your trip to the Mother City is complete and experience the best afternoon tea Cape Town has to offer. Enjoy delicate finger sandwiches filled with rare roast beef and rocket, smoked salmon, egg mayonnaise or cucumber. Follow with a delectable dark chocolate cake, lemon meringue and freshly baked scones with clotted cream and preserves.
Adding a special local flavour is a typical South African milk tart, called “melktert” in Afrikaans.
During the winter months you can also enjoy a selection of warm treats. Expect mushroom empanadas, tomato tarts and chicken pies.
The signature Mount Nelson Tea has been expertly blended from six teas: Darjeeling, Kenya, Assam, Keemun, Yunnan, Ceylon, and rose petals from our garden. In addition, we offer an array of leaf and flowering teas.
Morning, Afternoon and Evening Tea are served in the lounge, on the terrace or around the garden fountain.
Served from 9:30am–12pm
Seating times are available 1:30pm and 3:30pm
Served from 6pm to 8h30pm.
Embark on a journey of culinary discovery at our dynamic Chef’s Table. Prepare for a fun, interactive experience where the sights, sounds, scents and flavours of sublime, creative cuisine are brought irresistibly to life.
You’ll be escorted by one of our chefs from the Planet Bar through to the heart of the hotel kitchen. Behind the hub of activity, an intimate dining space awaits. And so begins a wonderfully immersive experience, as different chefs serve a succession of regional and international specialities, taking you round the world with innovative dishes, from canapés and breads to mains and desserts.
Listen to the industrious sounds of chopping, stirring and sizzling. Breathe in the aromas of succulent meats and rich sauces. Feel the creative energy as you witness Chef Rudi and his talented team in full-throttle action.
It’s all about interacting: talk to the chefs about their specialities, discover stories behind the recipes and the local, seasonal ingredients. Wander into the kitchen to observe delicacies being prepared, even stir a pan or two if you fancy.
Join our chefs on this authentic journey, each one different from the last. Come away deliciously satisfied with an enriched understanding of a dynamic kitchen.
Soak up the atmosphere of our timeless dining room while savouring much-loved classics and impeccable service. The elegant, wood-panelled space dates from the hotel’s inauguration in 1899. It was here that, in 1994, President Nelson Mandela welcomed the world's leaders for the first World Economic Forum ever to be held on African soil. Admire the minstrels’ gallery and the pressed ceilings depicting the history of the British Empire’s South African colonies. Browse a menu of enduring favourites with a contemporary twist, such as Beef Wellington and Crêpes Suzette, served with flair by smartly uniformed staff. Ideal for special occasions or simply to experience the unique old-world charm of this storied dining room.
Cool, chic, yet timelessly elegant, Planet Bar throngs all year round with well-heeled Capetonians sipping sundowner cocktails or pre-dinner champagne.
The bar’s stylish celestial décor, quirky touches and comfy couches create a relaxing ambience, whether you’re people-watching from the terrace in the summer or curling up by the fire with a glass of red in the winter.
Planet Bar offers an extensive cocktail menu, a wide selection of champagnes and wines, and an assortment of light menus and canapés.
Open daily from 12.00 until late.
Bed and Breakfast
Spoken Languages: Afrikaans, English, French
No. Rooms: 198
Special Interests: Flora, Gourmet, History & Culture, Indigenous Culture / Art, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Shopping, Wine