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Cape Town Sights

Buitenverwachting

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Updated 11/06/2014

Fodor's Review

Once part of Dutch governor Simon van der Stel's original Constantia farm, Buitenverwachting (which means "beyond expectation" and is roughly pronounced "Bait-in-fur-WAGH-ting") has an absolutely gorgeous setting. An oak-lined avenue leads past the Cape Dutch homestead to the modern cellar. Acres of vines spread up hillsides flanked by more towering oaks and the rocky crags of Constantiaberg Mountain. Buitenverwachting's wine is just as good as the view. The biggest seller

is the slightly dry Buiten Blanc, an easy-drinking blend of a few varietals. The best red is Christine, a blend of mostly cabernet sauvignon and merlot. The winery's eponymous restaurant is one of the country's best.

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Sight Information

Address:

Off Klein Constantia Rd., Cape Town, 7848, South Africa

Phone:

021-794–5190

Sight Details:

  • R40
  • Weekdays 9–5, Sat. 9–1

Updated 11/06/2014

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