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!

Elgin Winter Festival 9-11 August 2019: Winter, Wine and Words!

There's something quite magical and authentic about winter in Elgin. The chill brings with it a unique beauty of its own. Crisp mornings start the day with a heavy mist…
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Elgin Valley celebrates another successful edition of the #ElginCoolFest

Over the weekend of 27 and 28 April 2019, Wines of Elgin once again welcomed visitors from far and wide to revel in the delights of the annual Elgin Cool Wine…
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It’s Almost Time for Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival!

Elgin Grabouw Tourism is excited to announce that the much-loved Elgin Cool Wine and Country Food Festival will be back and even better than before on 27 & 28 April…
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Elgin Wines awarded 5 Stars in Platter’s 2019 Wine Guide

We are proud to announce that five Elgin Wines were awarded 5* status at yesterday's launch for the Platter's 2019 South African Wine Guide. Five stars are only awarded to…
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Taking the Elgin Valley to the World at Cape Wine

This September, 13 of our Elgin wine producers will join over 300 fellow South African producers at the Cape Town International Convention Centre to showcase their wines at the Cape Wine…
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Upcoming Events

  1. Elgin Ridge Wine Tasting @ SóVinhos

    20 July at 11:00 am3:00 pm
  2. Elgin Ridge Wine Tasting @ SóVinhos

    21 July at 11:00 am3:00 pm
  3. Impact of plastic pollution upon our oceans

    25 July at 6:30 pm9:00 pm
  4. Quiz Night at Elgin Railway Market

    7 August at 6:30 pm9:00 pm

Life in the Valley

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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