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 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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The inaugural Elgin Winter Festival: a great success!

Elgin Grabouw Tourism welcomed visitors from far and wide to experience its first ever Elgin Winter Festival, a celebration of Winter, Wine & Words over the long weekend of 9-11 August 2019.…
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Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium on 12 October 2019

Saturday 12 October 2019 will see Chardonnay aficionados flock to South Hill Vineyards in Elgin for the fourth annual Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium. A panel of four wine experts, Richard Kershaw…
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Upcoming Events

  1. Long Shadows Farm horse riding camp

    25 September27 September
  2. Spring MTB Special Event at Paul Cluver

    28 September at 8:00 am5:00 pm
  3. Quiz Night at Elgin Railway Market

    2 October at 6:30 pm9:00 pm
  4. Chardonnay Colloquium 2019

    12 October
  5. Elgin Blossom Weekend

    12 October13 October

Discovering Elgin Valley in South Africa

by Lerato Lefafa

Life in the Valley

(THROUGH THE "EYES" OF INSTAGRAM)

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