After Cape Town, we spent two days in Stellenbosch and one in Franschhoek, two quaint towns in wine country. Sounds like a lot of wine time, but one of the Stellenbosch days was largely taken up by travel and cheetah visiting, and the other spent touring a township between Stellenbosh and Cape Town.
But we did have some time for wine and scenery.
The two towns are maybe 30 minutes apart. Stellenbosch is a university town with a bit more bustle to it, and has many wonderful wineries and vineyards on the outskirts of town. We spent an afternoon at Warwick WIne Estate, a family-run (and family-friendly!) winery and vineyard that’s been around since 1771 (putting them only 200 years ahead of the “boys up north” in Oregon’s wine country). In addition to great wines, they have lovely picnics and even couple playgrounds for the kids!
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