About Buitenverwachting

Tucked away in the picturesque outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, lies the exquisite Buitenverwachting winery. A fine gem in the resplendent Constantia Valley, this winery extends its offerings beyond expectation, just as its name denotes in ancient Dutch.

Buitenverwachting winery is steeped in history, with its vineyards dating back to 1796. The charming, mature vines flourish on fertile soil swept by cool sea breezes, resulting in a crop of grapes rich in flavour and complexity. From these sumptuous fruits, the winery yields unrivalled wines, pouring their passion and dedication into every bottle.

The estate is more than just an esteemed producer of wine, it’s a destination, offering a unique gastronomical experience for anyone interested in a blend of tradition and innovation. The onsite, upscale restaurant caters to every palate with its menu, centred on exquisite seasonal cuisine paired meticulously with their noteworthy wines.

The Buitenverwachting experience however, extends beyond the tasting rooms and restaurant. Lush vineyards stretched out against the rolling slopes of the Constantiaberg, provide the perfect backdrop for a leisurely picnic. Pre-ordered, gourmet baskets packed with delectable, artisanal foods are available to enjoy under the grand, verdant oak trees flanking the estate.

In addition, the estate offers guided wine tours, where visitors can explore the sprawling vineyards, peek inside the historic manor house or simply soak up the serene ambiance. The tours offer guests an insight into the Buitenverwachtig winemaking process, educating them on the fine craft that goes into each blend, from the initial grape harvest, to the final bottling.

Despite its prestigious history, Buitenverwachting is anything but pretentious. It’s more than just a setting it's a destination for connoisseurs of wine and food. A place where the heritage, beauty and superior quality patient dedication come together in a symphony of senses. Breathing in the life and love of winemaking, the winery niches a lasting impression in the heart of every visitor.

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