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Wine Escapes - Exclusive Cellar & Vineyard Tours

13 Nerina Avenue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 83 453 2670
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Unforgettable experience, tailored to perfection

John Grant and Wine Escapes came highly recommended by South African colleagues and did not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mattikapatti
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London
Wine tour outside of Cape Town

John Grant is fabulous! He created a real understanding of the history as well as the current... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Neill B
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Palo Alto
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Wine Escapes was born out of a love for South Africa, its great wine and a passion to share our wine culture and heritage. Our vision is thus to partner with various wine farms in building South Africa's reputation as a wine destination of choice. To do this we offer specialized, exclusive wine tours where guests are introduced to some of the best Estates and wines, whilst providing them with excellent service and hospitality.
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13 Nerina Avenue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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+27 83 453 2670
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

John Grant and Wine Escapes came highly recommended by South African colleagues and did not disappoint! The vineyards we were chauffeured to were tailored according to our wine preferences, and through John's knowledge we were introduced to wines we would never normally try. I would...More

Thank Mattikapatti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

John Grant is fabulous! He created a real understanding of the history as well as the current picture of South African wine. Then he chose a creative selection of experiences for our group that was perfect! Wine tastings paired with cheese, another with chocolate, a...More

Thank Neill B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

4 of us travelled to RSA from Europe in February with a fair amount of knowledge of European "Old World" wines - as 2 of us are wine guides in Burgundy - so we were looking forward to understanding the differences between the regions. John...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We spent an amazing day with John from Wine Escapes at Constantia. The selected wineries were simply beautiful. John makes each visit special with his knowledge of the wine, the wineries, their history and the history of the entire cap region. We have been on...More

Thank evelynguennewig
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Catherine & I used Wine Escapes for 2 full day vineyard tours with great success. We had some idea of what we wanted to see and experience each day and then let John Grant put together the itinerary. His passion and in-depth knowledge of the...More

1  Thank jnclewis
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Samantha Ferns collected us from Life & Leisure Luxury Guesthouse in Stellenbosch for a full day private wine tour. With a big smile & warm greeting she welcomed us aboard the luxury coach as well as stunning goodie bags from Woolies. Samantha (or Sam as...More

Thank Nadz5150
Reviewed 26 May 2017

John Grant from Wine Escapes took us to Creation Wines in the Hemanus area. What a special tour! Not only was his knowledge of wines unsurpassed, his narratives on South African history, the area, and the culture were fabulous -- non-stop entertainment. We went to...More

1  Thank M0sstr
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I was referred to John Grant at Wine Escapes while on a wine tour in Sonoma County, California. That guide had a fantastic time with John, and recommended him as the best man in the area. After touring with John, I have no reason to...More

2  Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 25 May 2017

From first communication to getting dropped back off at our accommodation, it was a delight to include John & Wine Escapes as part of our holiday. John put together a perfect little day for us, visiting some beautiful & interesting vineyards. He is very easy...More

Thank micheb66
Reviewed 17 May 2017

John was amazing! He is incredibly knowledgable, welcoming, and fun! He catered the tour especially for the kind of wine and wineries we were interested in, and he took us to wineries that we would never have found otherwise. It was a pretty magical day.

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