Paarl Winelands: Casual Wine Country
As one of the oldest wine-producing regions in South Africa, Paarl Winelands is home to a number of stunning vineyards and wineries. The region has been producing fine wines since 1692 and today, it’s still one of the premier wine-making areas of the world. With its rolling hills, lush valleys, and picturesque views, visiting a Paarl winery is a delightful experience that visitors from all over the world shouldn’t miss.
The area surrounding Paarl contains many different types of soils, climates, and elevations that are ideal for growing grapes. The warmer temperatures result in full-bodied reds such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, while cooler spots create lighter whites like Sauvignon Blanc. Thanks to its diverse microclimates, Paarl is known for producing some incredible wines such as Pinotage—a unique grape variety that was created by crossing Cinsault with Pinot Noir in 1925.
For those looking for something more offbeat, there’s the Spice Route Destination—an exciting multi-experience destination featuring craft beer tastings at their brewery; food pairing events; workshops on chocolates, olives and cheeses; an art gallery showcasing local artists’ work; and a distillery where you can sample amazing brandy produced right there onsite.
So if you’re looking for an unforgettable experience surrounded by breathtaking scenery then you should definitely consider visiting one (or more!) of these wonderful estates when exploring Paarl. With its incredible wines, stunning views and other attractions ranging from art galleries to breweries there really is something for everyone here.
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