The family-owned vineyard Tokara wine farm derives its name from the founders’ children, Thomas and Kara. This beautiful wine farm is located in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Established in 1997, the farm has a reputation for producing high-quality wines and olive oil. The vineyards are planted with various grape varieties, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Shiraz.
Tokara is known for its commitment to sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. The farm uses solar power and a gravity-fed irrigation system, and they also practice minimal intervention winemaking, which means they allow the grapes to express their natural terroir.
The farm’s tasting room is housed in a stunning modern building with sweeping views of the surrounding vineyards and mountains. Visitors can taste a selection of Tokara’s wines and olive oil, and learn about the farm’s history and winemaking philosophy.
Wine lovers and collectors appreciate the consistent quality of Tokara’s wines, which have received numerous awards and accolades. The farm’s flagship wine, the Tokara Reserve Collection White, is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, and is known for its bright citrus and tropical fruit flavors.
Tokara is a must-visit destination for wine enthusiasts, offering a unique combination of stunning scenery, sustainable practices, and excellent wine and olive oil.
Things to do at Tokara Wine Farm
- Wine & Olive oil Tasting
- Art & Gardens
Wine & olive oil tasting
A destination for those looking for a unique and memorable wine and olive oil tasting experience. The farm’s tasting room is housed in a modern building with stunning views of the surrounding vineyards and mountains.
During a tasting, visitors can sample a selection of Tokara’s wines and olive oils, each carefully crafted to showcase the farm’s commitment to quality and sustainability. The wine tasting includes a range of varietals, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Shiraz. The olive oil tasting features premium extra virgin olive oils made from the farm’s groves.
The knowledgeable staff at the tasting room provides insight into the farm’s winemaking and olive-growing practices, as well as the unique terroir of the Stellenbosch region. They guide visitors through the tasting, highlighting the flavors and aromas of each wine and olive oil, and offering recommendations for food pairings.
Visitors also have the opportunity to purchase bottles of Tokara’s wines and olive oils to take home as a reminder of their visit. The farm’s flagship wine, the Tokara Reserve Collection White, is a must-try for those who appreciate bright citrus and tropical fruit flavors.
Wine and olive tasting at Tokara Wine Farm is a sensory journey, offering a chance to taste some of South Africa’s finest wines and olive oils while surrounded by the stunning beauty of the farm’s vineyards and mountains. It’s an experience not to be missed by those who appreciate the best in wine and food.
The staff at Tokara Restaurant are dedicated to making sure that every detail is taken care of, from the crisp table linens to the sparkling decor. As a special touch, the restaurant boasts large-scale tapestries by world-famous artist William Kentridge adorning the walls.
The kitchen is buzzing with activity as the team turns fresh ingredients from local farmers into delicious creations. Only the best bottles of wine have been selected from the wine cellar to complement your meal. With stunning views over Stellenbosch and False Bay, dining at Tokara Restaurant promises to be an unforgettable experience. The staff eagerly awaits your visit.
A charming and kid-friendly haven nestled among olive orchards and vineyards with views of the iconic Simonsberg. Browse a variety of premium ingredients and the best delicatessen items. Enjoy your shopping without any distractions, there is an amazing outdoor play area that will capture the attention of your little ones. From an elaborate jungle gym to plenty of space to run and even the occasional proud peacock, your child will have plenty to keep them entertained. All the while, you can relax and keep a close watch on them.
Art & Gardens
It’s widely recognized that the Cape Winelands is one of the world’s most beautiful destinations. However, the goal for Tokara was to create something extra special. The design of the estate aimed to enhance the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape, rather than detract from it.
As a result, the winery at Tokara seamlessly blends craftsmanship, raw materials, and modern technology. The buildings on the estate showcase a South African style, using natural stone accents, allowing the estate to blend seamlessly into the unspoiled countryside. The founders of Tokara have made a significant effort to incorporate a carefully selected collection of sculptures and artwork throughout the estate, among the plantings of Cape Fynbos. The breathtaking views from the estate extend as far as the eye can see, from the iconic Table Mountain to the rugged and dramatic Cape Point. Art is truly present in every corner of Tokara.
The entrance to the Winery and Restaurant doubles as an eclectic art gallery, showcasing all that is African. Visitors can discover coveted works of art created by local artists and artisans. Take home a cherished piece as a reminder of your visit to Tokara.
Book a helicopter flight to Tokara Wine Farm
*Please note that landing at Tokara wine farm is subject to the land owner’s permission.
*Sport Helicopters will contact Tokara and arrange the necessary landing permits.