We provide private guided wine tasting and cultural tours and are committed to make your trips memorable ones.
Jim Hunneyball is South African and a CATHSSETA certified Tourist Guide. He is a wine maker, speaks Swedish and English, and holds a Professional Driver’s License and has a Public Transport Permit. Jim has an intense interest in birds, nature in and African history in general. So, you can try asking him what you like.
Having grown up here, Jim knows the area intimately. It is in the most beautiful countryside with dramatic, expansive vistas of mountains, vineyards and ocean and elegant mix of 18-century Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian buildings. On top of this, Stellenbosch is the centre of the African winemaking industry with have approximately 400 tasting destinations and over 3500 wines to choose from.
Our tours can be done on a “Shared” or “*Private” basis and happen in our modern VW which can carry up to 7 passengers comfortably. The vehicle is licensed and insured for tourists and equipped with tripod, binoculars, reference books, icebox and bottled water. You can read about our numerous and varied tour options on this site. Tours are grouped into “Tasting Tours” for wine, brandy, beer and our other tasting tours and “Cape Tours” for our sightseeing and activity tours.
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In South Africa, a sparkling wine which is made in the traditional Champagne style is known as a Methode Cap Classique, or as we asy, “MCC”. Yesterday’s “Bubbles” tour concentrated entirely on MCC. We fortunately have many excellent producers of this style of wine. We tasted 26 different MCC wines during the day made from Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, pinot meunier, […]
The West Coast of the Northern Cape is definitely off the beaten track, which adds to its romantic appeal. Namaqualand has long been renowned for its rich plant life and mass displays of flowers in spring. The rugged and pristine shores however have remained virtually unknown to the public as it is within the restricted and previously forbidden diamond mining […]
Our Potpourri wine tasting tour is very popular with first time guests wanting to taste a representative cross section of Stellenbosch wines. It’s also practical for groups with a variety of tastes. We visit some of the youngest and oldest wine estates in the area as well as those in-between. This program introduces young and old wine estates and wine […]