Nestled in one of the most picturesque valleys in the Cape winelands , one of South Africa 's original wine farms eagerly awaits your arrival. With a winemaking tradition spanning over 300 years, Boschendal Wine Estate offers a veritable treat for wine lovers everywhere. This gracious national treasure is a familiar favourite to many and a glorious discovery for countless others.This premier estate is a destination in its own right and draws inspiration from a rich heritage dating back to when its French Huguenot founders recognized this property's enormous potential for wine growing. Today a highly motivated and talented team is making sure that Boschendal maintains its rightful place on the forefront of modern advances, as a winery of international distinction.Situated at the gateway to the Franschhoek valley, encircled by the rugged splendour of the Groot Drakenstein and Simonsberg Mountains , Boschendal is less than an hour's drive from Cape Town . Be warned though, a visit to this estate may turn into an all day affair! Besides Boschendal's award-winning wines, the grandeur of the grounds, graceful tree lined gardens and charming historical buildings will entice you to lose yourself in a wine tasting adventure with our hospitable staff and tempt you with tantalizing cuisine.