Things To Do in PaarlCrow’s Nest / De Reuck Wine Estate
Where? Crow’s Nest, R44, Windmeul, Paarl, Cape Winelands, Western Cape
When? Monday to Sunday from 10h00 to 17h00.
How? Call +27 (0)21 869-8712
How much? Price on request
One the Western slopes of the Paarl mountain, you’ll find the boutique cellar, De Reuck Wine Estate, which is situated on Crow’s Nest farm and looks out over vineyards and Table Mountain. The focus is usually on red wines.
Crow’s Nest makes for a diverse entertainment area with lawns, a pergola which forms a stage or a dance floor, a cellar for lunches and weddings and vineyards surrounding the lawn. If you’re keen to do more than sip wine, get involved in a boule tournament on one of three boule courts near the cellar. Olive breads, cheese platters and light meals can be offered when booking a tasting.
Guests will be pleasantly surprised and you may be welcome by the owner’s friendly wife who shares stories of the farm’s history and its wine production. Because you won’t find the wine in stores, opt instead to stay longer and savour it on the patio with sweeping views of the Paarl valley. Some wines on offer include Crow's Nest Torres Claude 2007, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc fume, Cabernet Sauvignon 2004, Syrah 2004 and Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2004.