Food and wine

Discover the Elgin Wine Route, famous for cool-climate wines and warm hospitality, or enjoy delicious food at our range of eateries and restaurants.

Explore the Elgin Valley

From glamping to farm stays or four-star luxury, we have accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets allowing you to linger longer and experience the famous ‘Elgin Magic’.

Ziplining in Grabouw mountains

Adventure into the mountains to chase your next adrenaline rush, choose a more sedate and peaceful pursuit or simply unplug and enjoy doing nothing at all!

Top Ratings for Elgin in the Sauv-Sem Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report

Five of Elgin Wines were rated amongst the top 10 blends in the seventh annual Sauv-Sem Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report. There were 29 blend entries (from 24 producers) and 23…
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Explore Elgin’s Seriously Cool Wines

Clifford Roberts from Visit Winelands South Africa recently featured a blog post on Elgin Wines, which includes the fascinating history of winemaking in The Elgin Valley, several overarching characteristics of…
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Elgin wins four of “The Magnificent Seven” at the 2019 Pinot Noir Report.

Elgin Wines proudly make up more than half of the “The Magnificent Seven” top wines in the Tonnellerie Saint Martin Pinot Noir Report 2019 Though a notoriously difficult grape to…
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Kathryn Rossiter visits the Elgin Winter Festival and Trail’s End Bike Hotel

Well-known travel and lifestyle blogger Kathryn Rossiter from Becoming You shares her experience of staying at Trail's End Bike Hotel during her visit to Grabouw and The Elgin Valley, as…
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Upcoming Events

  1. No Dangers Dairies Festival

    22 November24 November
  2. Paul Cluver afternoon of fine dining, Grand Crus and Seven Flags

    23 November at 12:00 pm5:00 pm
  3. Paul Cluver Amphitheatre: Bryan Adams Tribute

    23 November at 4:30 pm9:00 pm
  4. Paul Cluver Amphitheatre: Desmond & the Tutus

    30 November at 4:30 pm9:00 pm
  5. WOOLWORTHS TRIATHLON

    1 December at 9:30 am4:00 pm

Discovering Elgin Valley in South Africa

by Lerato Lefafa

The Wines of Elgin

Situated a mere 70 kilometres east of Cape Town and a short 45 min drive, this valley captures the essence of exquisite cool climate wines in each and every bottle of wine. The beautiful Elgin Valley, just off the N2, rewards wine lovers taking a meandering trip off the beaten track to experience true Elgin Magic. Click here for a list of Elgin producers.


 

Things to do in the valley