The Hermanus Wine Route winds its way along Walker Bay’s spectacular coastline, with secluded inland valleys and gentle mountain slopes providing optimum wine-producing conditions. A short distance from the whale-watching capital of South Africa, the route takes us on a journey through world-class vineyards and off-the-beaten-track lunch options. Depending on your preferences, we could find ourselves in a traditional farm-style bistro, or opt for one of the upmarket vineyard restaurants. Either way, expect delicious local fare and quality wines. It’s little wonder that this route is a firm favourite for exploring this part of the Cape.