Drakensig Wine Farm

Wine Tours & Tasting in or near Paarl, Cape Winelands in the Western Cape, South Africa.

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Wine Tours & Tasting Cape Winelands

Where? Groot-Drakenstein, Paarl, Cape Winelands, Western Cape

When? Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 17h00.
Saturday from 09h00 to 13h00.

How? Call +27 (0)21 874-3881

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Paarl, in Western Cape

Wine Tasting at Drakensig Wine Farm

With a name meaning “View of Dragons”, you’ve got to wonder what kind of a view that is given that Drakensig is perched with the scenic Franschhoek Valley. Owner, Marais Viljoen, is among many wine makers who have sought to create spectacular wines in this rich soil since the 1600’s. As owner and wine maker, he continually produces young, premium wines.

This boutique cellar between the Simonsberg and Drakenstein mountains used most of its land to grow grapes and 1ha of olives. Their dry whites include an Unwooded Chardonny and Sauvignon Blanc. The dry, fruity Drakensig Sauvignon Blanc 2001 has tropical flavours pair well with seafood or goats’ cheeses. Their red wine selection includes Cabernet Sauvignon (Wooded), Merlot (Wooded), Pinotage (Wooded) and Shiraz (Wooded).

Whilst most boutique wine cellars have prices to match their exclusivity, at Drakensig, this is not the case and wines are affordable and delicious. Drakensig wines are matured in French and American oak for 12 months before bottling in their cellar which has a 150 ton capacity. When wine tasting, the owner Marais Viljoen will host you and is known to be friendly, funny and down to earth and adds to the wine tasting experience.

To view more wine estates in the region see Paarl Wine Estates or see South Africa Wine Estates for a general overview and links to other wine producing regions.

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