Robertson Wine Valley: World’s Longest Wine Route
As a modest testament to its undeniable beauty, the Robertson Wine Valley in South Africa has been affectionately dubbed The Valley of Wine and Roses. This beauty is only enhanced by a deep sense of history and heritage, having been officially founded in the mid-nineteenth century. This area’s natural beauty and variety offer themselves to outdoor pursuits. Hiking, strolling, cycling, and horseback riding in the nearby mountains are unrivalled experiences, with the lovely backdrop of vineyards and a clear African sky.
Growing grapes for wine, as well as other fruits, began shortly after World War I, and agriculture has remained a significant sector in the Robertson region. The Robertson Wine Valley now has about 50 million vines, producing more than 200 000 tons of wine grapes each year. Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Methode Cape Classique are the most popular wines found along this wine route.
Montagu (also known for its dried fruits), Bonnievale, McGregor, and Robertson are the towns on the Robertson Wine Route. Small, family-owned vineyards, prosperous wine farms, and massive commercial estates can all be found in these locations. Graham Beck, Van Loveren, Springfield, Major’s Hill, and Bon Cap are among well-known labels.
The majority of these wine estates provide wine tastings as well as the opportunity to purchase goods directly from the producers. Some also provide cellar tours, educating visitors on the fascinating wine-making process. The Klipdrift Brandy Distillery is located along the Robertson Wine Route and promises something unique.
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