Buitenverwachting Wine Farm is a historic estate located in the heart of the Constantia Valley in South Africa. It has a rich history dating back to 1796, making it one of the oldest wine farms in the country. The name Buitenverwachting translates to “beyond expectations” and the estate lives up to its name by producing some of the finest wines in South Africa.
The estate is known for its premium quality wines, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Pinot Noir. The grapes are grown in well-draining soils and are hand-picked to ensure the highest quality. The winemaking process at Buitenverwachting is traditional, focusing on minimal intervention to allow the unique terroir to shine through in the wines.
In addition to its world-class wines, Buitenverwachting is also a popular tourist destination, offering wine tastings and tours of the estate. The historic manor house and beautiful gardens offer a glimpse into the rich history of the farm. At the same time, the modern tasting room provides a comfortable and intimate setting for wine tastings.
Buitenverwachting is also committed to sustainability, with practices such as using wind turbines to generate energy and using rainwater for irrigation. The estate is also involved in various community projects, such as supporting local schools and providing job training for residents.
- Exclusive flights are subject to a booking with a minimum of 3 seats.
- All flights to a wine farm are subject to land owner permissions.
- Minimum 48 hours advance booking is required to arrange landing permission. We cannot guarantee availability or approval.
- Flights depart from the V&A Waterfront helipad at 12:00pm and the return flight from the wine farm to the helipad at the V&A Waterfront is at 3:00pm.
- The Pilot’s lunch is to be covered by the client.
- Lunch flights need to be booked and confirmed 48 hours prior to notice however can be booked same day subject to the land owner’s permission and restaurant and helicopter availability on the day.
Absolutely incredible experience - The whole experience was absolutely incredible. The team were brilliant, super professional and welcoming. The helicopter ride itself was stunning, thank you to our very knowledgeable pilot Christoff. Must do... read more if you’re in Cape Town.
5th December 2023
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