far more to experiencing the multi-faceted and intricate beauty of the Eglin
Valley than simply taking in the kaleidoscope of fascinating fynbos and
magnificent vineyards or sipping some of the finest wines that the country has
Wildekrans Wine Estate with its Endless Vineyards Boutique Lodge allows one to
truly drink in the beautiful landscape while experiencing first-hand the
richness that mother nature has to offer in the shadow of the magnificent
started out as a mixed farming operation has evolved into a unique combination
of old and new, vintage and contemporary, antique and modern.
most obvious asset is its location along one of the premier tourist routes in
the Western Cape. Just an hour from Cape Town’s International Airport, it
is ideally situated between the leafy scenery of Botriver and the sunny beaches
The 1000-hectare farm itself – better known as
the Wildekrans Boutique Wine Estate – is
tucked away in the beautiful Bot River Valley and provides the ultimate escape
from the rat race for family getaways, more formal functions and corporate
consultations. There’s an on- site conference room, a wedding
chapel, an antique boardroom and more.
NINE luxury old
Dutch-style self-catering cottages, which
started their lives as farm worker’s houses, have been refurbished
and embellished to provide a homely country escape with attention to every
detail. Each of the cottages that makes up the Endless Vineyards Boutique Lodge
has a beautiful patio. Coffee in hand, guests can take in the crispness of the
vineyards and nearby river in the early morning or enjoy the golden glow of a
country sunset over a glass of wine in the late afternoon.
The estate is premised on the fact
that great wines begin in the very
vineyards that provide this relaxing setting. However, for those who aren’t
lucky enough to stay on the farm and soak up the beauty, there’s still the
Situated in the original
cellar building built in 1936 which has been restored to its former glory, this
is the place for both guests and passers-by to take time out to sample and buy
the many award winning wines produced on the estate.
For those feeling a little peckish at the
tasting room, there’s a casual menu consisting of pizzas, burgers, Steaks and
Platters. The tasting Room is also open on a Friday evening and offers, over
and above the A la Carte menu, a chalked up specials board consisting of a steak
special and other seasonal options.
foodies wanting to pair exquisite wines with more sophisticated fare, there’s
the main restaurant at Wildekrans. Boasting country gourmet cooking at its best
and with as much ingredients as possible sourced locally and sustainably from
the Overberg, this menu features items such as Pearl Onion and Rabbit Soup,
Slow Roasted Pork Belly to Beef Fillet and Braised Oxtail all of which can be
finished off with decadent dessert. The menu changes according to the produce
So call, book your stay or dining
experience. Contact Endless Vineyards Boutique Lodge on 028 284 9902 or 028 284 9488.
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