Warwick Wine Farm is a renowned wine estate located in the heart of Stellenbosch, a picturesque town in the Western Cape of South Africa. The farm, established in 1771, has a rich history and has been producing world-class wines for over three centuries.
The Warwick estate spans over 200 hectares and boasts a variety of grape cultivars, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, and Pinotage, among others. The vineyards are carefully tended by a team of experts who ensure that the grapes are of the highest quality. The estate’s wine production process is a delicate balance between modern techniques and traditional methods, resulting in award-winning wines that are enjoyed by wine enthusiasts around the world.
Things to do at Warwick wine farm
- Wine Tasting: Warwick offers a variety of wine tasting experiences that include their award-winning wines.
- Picnic-style Tasting: A relaxing experience where visitors can enjoy a bottle of wine and a picnic basket of delicious food in the picturesque vineyards.
- Harvest Table: Indulge in our latest gastronomic adventure, featuring an assortment of hot and cold dishes that will be presented to your table in 4 distinct courses.
- Vineyard safari: Uncover the secrets of the vineyard, a crucial aspect of the winemaking process.
Wine Tasting at Warwick wine farm
Visitors to Warwick Wine Farm are treated to a unique wine tasting experience that is sure to delight the senses. The estate’s tasting room is a charming and intimate space that offers stunning views of the surrounding vineyards. Guests can choose from a variety of tasting options, including a wine and chocolate pairing or a picnic-style tasting experience. The estate also offers guided tours of the vineyards and winemaking facilities, giving visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the wine production process.
Warwick Wine Farm is also home to the Warwick First Lady range of wines, which pays homage to the estate’s matriarch, Norma Ratcliffe. The First Lady range includes a variety of wines that are crafted with care and attention to detail, reflecting Norma’s passion for winemaking.
Warwick celebrates summer to the fullest by offering generously filled picnic boxes with a selection of delicacies curated by Executive Chef, Nick van Wyk. Visitors can bring along their little ones to enjoy fun activities on the jungle gyms and the “Fountain of Youth,” and relish in a delicious kiddies picnic.
Visitors can indulge in Warwick’s latest gastronomic adventure, featuring a tempting assortment of hot and cold dishes served in a sequence of four courses at their table. The Harvest Table is set in the estate’s impressive forest courtyard, where sunlight streams through the stunning oak trees. Guests can book the Harvest Table experience for a convivial feast with loved ones.
Warwick Wine Farm offers a unique and unforgettable vineyard safari experience. Guests can embark on a guided tour of the estate’s vineyards in a comfortable open-air safari vehicle, complete with an experienced guide who shares their knowledge and passion for winemaking.
During the tour, visitors have the opportunity to explore the farm’s lush vineyards, taking in the stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and scenic landscape. The tour also includes a stop at the estate’s dam, where visitors can enjoy a glass of chilled wine while taking in the serene surroundings.
The vineyard safari offers a glimpse into the winemaking process, from the carefully tended vines to the state-of-the-art cellar where the grapes are processed and transformed into the award-winning wines for which Warwick is renowned. The knowledgeable guide will provide insight into the various aspects of winemaking.
Book a helicopter flight to Warwick Wine Farm
A helicopter wine tour to Warwick Wine Farm is the ultimate luxury experience for wine enthusiasts, foodies, and thrill-seekers alike. It’s an opportunity to indulge in the best of both worlds – a thrilling helicopter ride and a relaxing day spent sipping some of South Africa’s finest wines in a beautiful setting. Booking this once-in-a-lifetime experience with Sport Helicopters is a must for anyone seeking an unforgettable adventure in the Winelands.
*Please note that landing at Warwick is subject to the land owner’s permission.
*Sport Helicopters will contact Warwick and arrange the necessary landing permits.