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 Jim , our guide, is South African and National CATHSSETA Tourist Guide and certified to guide in all 9 provinces for history, culture and nature. He speaks English and Swedish and is a winemaker (Hunneyball Wines in Platters) with great interest in sharing his knowledge of all aspects of wine enjoyment and production.  He is a Western Cape bird enthusiast and keen photographer. You can ask him what you like.

Jim, has the required professional driving license, public transport permits and insurances. He is a Western Cape bird enthusiast and keen photographer. When reading, it’s usually about African history. When not guiding you can look for him in remote places or underwater.

Last season Jim conducted 133 “day-tours” from 1 September 2017 to 31 March 2018 and 11 “multi-day” tours for persons from 22 countries in two languages. All-in-all, they visited 48 wine estates, 11 breweries and all major Western Cape tourist destinations (Waterfront, Table Mountain, Cape Point, Kirstenbosch, Robben Island, The Castle and West Coast Nat Park etc.) and several other less known (Harald Porter, Stoney Point, Columbine, Cedarberg, !!Kwattu etc.). 37% Of his guests were Swedish. Average private tour size was 4 guests and largest was 48.

Our vehicle is a modern VW that can carry up to seven passengers comfortably. The vehicle is licensed and insured for carrying tourists, and equipped with seatbelts, aircon, PA system, a tripod, binoculars, various reference books, coolbox and bottled water. Jim, has the required professional driving license and public transport permits for transporting tourists.

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March 30th, 2016|0 Comments

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, […]

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West Coast off the beaten track Tour

March 30th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

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Potpourri Wine Tasting Program

March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

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Visit to a wine bottling facility

March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

We were very fortunate. Kate (in apron) from Waterford is a mech eng student and gave us a detailed explanation of the problems that wineries deal with to make sure that the wine ends up being delivered in best possible condition.