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Friday five: Buitenverwachting Wine Estate
August 29, 2014

This Friday Deanne Thompson from our Travel Desk shares five reasons to visit Buitenverwachting Wine Estate in the Constantia Valley, a short drive from The Cellars-Hohenort.

Buitenverwachting,  this beautiful gracious Constantia estate truly lives up to its name…” says Deanne. “Buitenverwachting translates from the German to ‘Beyond Expectation’!”

“My five reasons to enjoy a visit are…”

Absorb the atmosphere of a bygone era. Historic Cape Dutch buildings nestle between ancient trees in carefully landscaped gardens.

Sample award-wining wines under the guidance of the knowledgeable staff in their wine tasting room.

Indulge in delicious breakfasts, lunches and tea-time treats at the relaxed and informal Coffee Bloc Café.

Spoil your taste buds with gourmet fine-dining cuisine offered by the elegant and sophisticated Buitenverwachting Restaurant.

And… Tempt yourself to purchase an item of unique jewellery crafted in a manufacturing studio right on the estate.

What wine estates do you enjoy visiting in the Constantia Valley? Please share your thoughts with us in the comments.

Posted by Veronique Rossouw in The Cellars-Hohenort


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