Cape Town audio tour: Vineyard Audio Guide: Deep Roots and Trade Routes

Vineyard Audio Guide: Deep Roots and Trade Routes

Walking Tour

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40 mins
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2mi

About the Tour

Take a stroll through some of the Cape’s most picturesque vineyards and meet the cast of grapes that give Groot Constantia’s wine so much personality. They’re a competitive bunch, and while Monsieur de Frontignan likes to reminisce about the glory of his youth, Pinotage and Ms Sauvignon Blanc are all about triumphing at international wine shows.

Nobody knows them better than Floricius Beukes, the estate’s viticulturist. He’ll join you on this playful walk, which will delight visitors of all ages – even those who aren’t yet old enough for their first glass of wine.

Credits:

Voice Artists:

Adrian Galley - Narrator
Vicky Barratt - Pinot Noir
Muscat - Adrian Galley
Victoria Barr - Chardonnay
Lindy Clarke - Cab Franc
Brady Ruiters - Torega Nacional
Scot Cooper - Pinotage
Gary Reuben Morris - Priest
Iain Manley - Merlot
Claire van den Heever - Sauvignon Blanc

Music:

Pears - Happy Morning
Mozart - Turkish March (Performed by Eduardo)
Silent Partner - Beach Front Property
Sunsearcher - Flamenco Rhythm
Kevin Macleod - As I Figure (Latinesque)
Pears - Making Bread
Lagos Disco Machine - Green Pullover
Doug Maxwell - Pink Flamenco
Gary Reuben Morris - Ends
Gunnar Olsen - Pisco Sour
Gary Reuben Morris - Used

Tour Producer

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Groot Constantia

We are the oldest wine estate in South Africa, established in 1685 by Simon van der Stel. We continue the tradition of making world-class wines on our beautiful estate, which is also a national heritage site. We provide tastings as well as cellar tours.

Major Landmarks

Directions to Starting Point

This tour starts at the entrance to Groot Constantia's cellar.

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Tips

Places to stop along the way

Manor House, Cloete Cellar, Jonkershuis Restaurant, Simons Restaurant

Best time of day

9am to 5.30pm, 7 days a week.

Precautions

If you encounter baboons in the course of your walk, please don't tease or feed them. We also request that you don't pick grapes or otherwise interfere with the growth of the vines, which are very sensitive.

Comments

Very clever, funny, informative and memorable. Congratulations on an inspired vineyard guide!

Posted by Anonymous Explorer , over 2 years ago
Vineyard Audio Guide: Deep Roots and Trade Routes