Trip Summary

09:00 - Pick up from your Hotel by a highly experienced Wine Guide travelling in a comfortable air-conditioned tour coach.

10:00 - Arrive at Simonsig Wine Estate for a tasting of a selection of MCC, Red, and White wines.

12:00 - Arrive at Welbedacht Wine Estate.

12:30 - Springbok Rugby player Schalk Burger Snr to conduct a Cellar Tour followed by a tasting of the Welbedacht and Meerkat range of wines accompanied by prepared Cheese Platters.

15:30 - Arrive at the KWV Wine Emporium for a choice from a selection of fine Pairings: Pot Still Brandy & Chocolate, MCC & Basilei, Gin & Craft Tonics, Premium Mentors Range wines & Artisanal Pies.

17:30 - Return to your hotel.

Your experienced Wine Guide will pick you up at your hotel after you have enjoyed a leisurely breakfast.

We drive in our comfortable air-conditioned Tour Coach from Cape Town to the beautiful Stellenbosch Wine Region arriving at Simonsig Wine Estate. This is the first wine estate in South Africa to produce Method Cap Classique made in the classic bottle fermented style and we taste a selection of their MCC, Red, and White Wines.

Our journey continues from the Stellenbosch Wine Region to Wellington where we arrive at the Welbedacht Wine Estate home of the Springbok Rugby great, Schalk Burger Snr who will conduct an exclusive Cellar Tour for our group.

Following the Cellar Tour, Schalk Burger Snr will lead us on a Wine Tasting of the Welbedacht and Meerkat wine ranges accompanied by carefully prepared Cheese Platters from their beautifully restored Cape Dutch Style Guesthouse, The Bradgate Manor House. Enjoy the fine wine lovingly created by Schalk and his team while listening to the stories of rugby and wine over the ages.

From Welbedacht we travel to the Wine Emporium at the century-old KWV Cellar to sample some of the great pairings on offer. You have a choice between Pot Still Brandy & Belgium Chocolate, MCC & Basilei Confectionery, Cruxland Gin & Craft Tonic, and Premium Mentors Range Wines & Artisanal Pies.

After this great experience we travel back to Cape Town and return you to your hotel.

Tour Information

Tour Code: Rugby7s-wine-tour

Duration: 9 Hours

Languages: English

Group Size: 8 - 30

Departures: Your Hotel

Departure Time: 08h30

Returns: Your Hotel

Return Time: 17h30

Additional Information

Enjoy a day tasting the magnificent wines of the Cape Winelands with fellow rugby fans.

Be entertained by wine estate owner, winemaker, and Springbok Rugby player, Schalk Burger Snr.

This exclusive Rugby Supporters' Wine Tour is scheduled for 8th & 9th September 2022.

A minimum number of FOUR participants is required.

We reserve the right to substitute the venues for one of a similar standard and value if required and to use third party service providers where necessary.

Price

Exclusive Rugby 7's World Cup Supporters' Wine Tour on Thursday 08 September and  Friday 09 September 2022

ZAR 1950.00 per person

Equivalent in USD 130 & GBP 110 per person

Includes:

An exclusive Cellar Tour and Wine Tasting with cheese platters at Welbedacht Wine Estate conducted by the owner and Springbok Rugby Great, Schalk Burger Senior.

One wine tasting includes MCC sparkling wine and a selection of red and white award-winning wines at Simonsig Wine Estate.

A selection of fine pairings to choose from at KWV Wine Emporium; 

  • Pot still Brandy & Belgium Chocolate,
  • MCC & Basilei Confectionery
  • Cruxland Gin & Craft Tonics
  • Premium Mentors Range wines & Artisanal Pies

Fully Guided Tour with your experienced Wine Guide through the beautiful Cape Winelands.

Excludes:

Lunch and private purchases of wine, liquor, and gifts.

Gratuities

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