Indulge in the fruits of the ample vineyards set in picturesque, fertile valleys with dramatic mountain backdrops. Explore the history, architecture and culinary delights that this area has to offer. Wine tasting, rolling vineyards, renowned wine estates and beautiful mountain ranges are the order of the day. Discover the beauty and history of the Cape Winelands (Wine Route). Cape Dutch, Victorian and Edwardian architecture, rolling vineyards, fine wines and beautiful mountain ranges are the order of the day Highlights include: The historical town of Stellenbosch. This is the second oldest town in South Africa; it is famous for its Cape Dutch houses and for being the heart of the South African wine industry. A wine cellar tour Wine tastings Wine, cheese and chocolate paring. Oom Samie Se Winkel (Uncle Sam's Shop). This shop has remained the same since it opened 150 years ago, stepping into it is like a glimpse into the history of this region The scenic town of Franschhoek (French Corner) .This beautiful valley was settled by the French Huguenots in 1688, and today it still boasts a French air. Paarl. This town is home to the KWV wine cellar - the biggest wine cellar in the world.