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Here, we bring you some of the best on-screen locations that you can experience on your next trip to South Africa – and which films to watch before you visit!
Expect the unexpected on the R62 Wine Route
Billed as the longest wine route in the Western Cape, the Route 62 Wine Route encompasses Wellington, Tulbagh, Worcester, Robertson and the Klein Karoo. Wine lovers can visit up to 70 wine farms, of which 11 are specialist brandy cellars, and comprise the R62 Brandy Route – an adventure on its own!
The Paarl Wine Route
The Paarl Wine Route is along one of the country’s major wine-producing areas and some of the biggest names in the South African wine industry are found here.
Stellenbosch Wine Routes
The Stellenbosch Wine Routes include 5 sub-routes that are defined by their user-friendliness as opposed to official wards, wine styles, or geographical location, helping visitors get the most out of their winelands experiences.
Franschhoek - South Africa’s food and wine capital
A very popular Franschhoek activity is wine tasting and you can visit some of the world's most-acclaimed wine estates here. The area is also famous for producing hand-turned sparkling wines in the French style, called cap classique. The town's main road is lined with restaurants, some run by award-winning chefs.
Smithfield is a central stopover with good food and ambience
Smithfield is a good central stop between Johannesburg and the Wild Coast or Johannesburg and Durban. It boasts an artistic local community with good local eateries, excellent birding and numerous mountain bike trails.
World-class food and award-winning wines
The country offers excellent wines and superb dining options, especially home-grown cuisine. The Cape Winelands are renowned for their many wine estates, often with award-winning restaurants on site.