Tanzanite Wines

Wine Tours & Tasting in or near Worcester, Breede River Valley in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in WorcesterTanzanite Wines

Wine Tours & Tasting Breede River Valley

Where? Worcester, Breede River Valley, Western Cape, South Africa

When? By appointment only.

How? Call +27 (0)23 342-3529

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Worcester, in Western Cape

A glass of South African sparkling wine

Growing up on Uitkyk farm in De Doorns, Melanie van der Merwe grew up with her parents who farmed export grapes. She learn to appreciate good wine and every Sunday Melanie and her brothers were treated with a small glass of ‘sweet wine’. She was only one of nine girls to study her BSc agriculture with Viticulture and Oenology at the time and worked her way up to work as Sparkling Wine Manager for Distell.

It was in Champagne, France where she really learnt the fine art of making Champagne. Now she is one of South Africa’s first sparkling wine specialists and believes that classical mehode champenoise wines cannot be replicated in South Africa given the vast difference in climate. She decided to name her wines Tanzanite as the gemstone is her birthstone and as all the same qualities of her wine. It is rare, highly sought after and even more classical than a diamond she believes. The Chardonnay and Pinot grapes used in Tanzanite wines come from rich lime soils in Stellenbosch, Rawsonville and Robertson. She has dedicated these wines to everyone around the globe who appreciates the finer things in life.

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

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Worcester

Bastiaanskloof

Self Catering

Bastiaanskloof

Bastiaanskloof is situated in the historic and picturesque mountain pass of Bainskloof, one and a half hour’s drive from ... more

Rietspruit Country Cottage

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Rietspruit Country Cottage

Rietspruit Country Cottage offers self catering accommodation in two family units and in a double room. The kitchenettes ... more

The Prime Spot

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

The Prime Spot

The Prime Spot is situated in the heart of Worcester, walking distance from restaurants, hospitals and shopping. We offer ... more

Feedback?

Please let us know if anything on this page is outdated or contains inaccuracies. Click here to send us feedback if this is your service/activity.

©Unauthorised use of the
photos is strictly prohibited.

SA-Venues.com has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.

SA-Venues.com © 1999-2017. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap