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!

Covid-19 Lockdown: Retail Outlets & Medical Services open in Grabouw & Elgin Valley

Due to the growing spread of COVID-19 in SA, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on the 23rd March the enforcement of a nationwide lockdown imposing restrictions on movement for 21 days…

Coronavirus (CoVID-19)

Information for visitors to Grabouw and the Elgin Valley Elgin Grabouw Tourism (EGT) would like to take this opportunity to share important information for both our visiting tourists and our…

Save the date for the 2020 Elgin Cool Wine & Country Food Festival!

Elgin Grabouw Tourism is delighted to announce the Elgin Cool Wine & Country Festival will take place on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May 2020, and that Nedbank is proud sponsor of the event.…

Celebrate Summer in The Elgin Valley this December

Visitors will be spoilt for choice this December in the Valley. From music festivals, sports events, quiz nights to long and lazy lunches in the open come and Experience…

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…

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, transversed by 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