The Route 62 is sold as the longest wine route in the world. While this sounds like a pat marketing pitch, it does not detract from the fact that there are some exquisite wines to be enjoyed by some of South Africa’s best winemakers. The Boplaas Winery makes fantastic Portuguese style table wines and award-winning pot stilled brandies. At the Montagu Winery, you can sample a delicious, fruity muscat and their highly-regarded Chenin Blanc. For a real treat, head to Herold Wines high in the Outeniqua mountains. Their restaurant offers wonderful views of the surrounding areas and their winemaker will personally take you through all their wines while you enjoy a scrumptious, rustic meal.
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Route 62 runs across South Africa. linking the Western and Eastern Cape Provinces, providing a thin lane of black top that holds the promise of adventure and many hidden treasures. It’s not a journey that should be rushed, so roll down the windows, put a good song on the radio, and allow yourself a few […]