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Winelands On-The-Go!

Updated: Oct 5, 2023

In light of yet another alcohol ban, our local wine farms are in dire need of support. Although wine is not on the menu at the moment, these wineries are offering hearty on-the-go winter snacks/meals, farm-fresh ingredients, and mystical views to warm your soul this winter.

*Please note: all information is correct at the date of publication. See individual winery websites for up-to-date info!

Please note:

All wine tastings/sales are currently suspended due to lockdown restrictions until 25 July 2021. Please support our SA wineries at this time by ordering wine for delivery post lockdown. We are all in this together!


Nothing can stop a South African from having a lekker braai, so grab your coat and head off to Middelvlei for a toasty braaibroodjie & authentically Afrikaans boerewors roll.

(available 10am – 3pm)

Or keep your hands warm with a cup of their famous Boeretroos (farm coffee) while strolling through their vineyards – what a winter treat!

Guests can soak up the sights while mountain biking along the old farm roads, or enjoying a trail run, any time between 7am & 5pm every day!

The farm has reopened the 'Middelvlei Staff Family Relief' for anyone wishing to donate to their incredible staff during these tough times - a little goes a long way.

Learn more about this local treasure in our blog It's Lekka Living Local!


Nothing beats waking up to views of the enchanting Cape Winelands on a misty winter morning. Stay at Babylonstoren’s Farm Hotel this winter for 2 nights and only pay for 1!

(Valid until 31 August)

Meander down to the Farm Shop & Home Shop for all your farm-fresh essentials or grab a warm cuppa to go from the Lekker Room.

Guests can also stroll through the expansive vibrant gardens hosting a variety of flora, fruit & veggies from cacti to gourds (entrance fee at ticket office). Truly a magnificent site to behold!


If you're looking for delicious comfort food to warm your belly? Get breakfast, lunch, or an early dinner at the click of a button!

Wood-fired pizza & Angus beef burgers are available for call & collect from The Deli daily. Call 021 870 4213 now to place your food order!

Too busy to collect? Order eats & treats for delivery from their online shop.

Book a stay at their luxury cottages for a winelands winter you won’t forget!

However, for the more adventurous, hiking, biking, and running trails are available.

Find out more about this beautiful historic farm in our blog A Day Out at Boschendal

Please support our SA wineries, stay safe and take care!

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Click here to check out our previous blog "Winter in the Winelands pt1"!


Important info:

Middelvlei: ; ; 021 883 2565

Babylonstoren: ; ; 021 863 3852

Boschendal: ; ; 021 870 4200

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