At Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate the vines are cooled by the salty breezes of Walker Bay. The estate overlooks the Bot River Lagoon and Arabella Golf Course on the coastal R43, just before Hermanus. Wine tasting is done a little differently here.
Located on the West Coast Way Cape Way Route
Find Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate on the West Coast Way Cape Way Route. You can knock on the Cellar Door and spend an hour with one of the wine ambassadors and taste a selection of the white, red and pink wines on offer. If you have a penchant for sweet treats you can opt to pair Noble Late Harvest and Matilda’s Secret Natural Sweet dessert wines with Benguela Coves homemade caramel millionaires shortbread. Try a pairing of bespoke chocolate created by a master chocolatier specifically to compliment the estate’s wines.
Experience a traditional cheese and wine tasting with outstanding cheeses from local South African producers as well as a Danish Cremona Blue.
Cruise on the Bot River Lagoon aboard the Lady Bonnie pontoon boat with a glass of your favourite Benguela Cove wine before returning to dry land for a tasting or an oyster and wine pairing.
Make a meal of it with a gourmet 6-course lunch paired with the very best wines from the estate, or tour the vineyards with a guide before a 3-course lunch in the restaurant.
Taste the wines where they grew on the guided vineyard safari and learn about growing cycles, farming techniques and the various cultivars produced from the vines. Combine your tasting with a guided tour of the production cellar and learn about the techniques from the winemakers.
Make a day of it with the Ultimate Benguela Cove Experience that includes a Pontoon cruise with a Cheese & Charcuterie board, a light lunch, vineyard tour, cellar tour and a Chocolate & Wine Pairing.
The estate is child-friendly with plenty of space to run and play and it has Pirate Golf, a themed adventure golf course that it loads of fun for all ages.
Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate is located on the West Coast Way Cape Way Route
Open 7 Days a week
Distance from Cape Town: 102.8km
Where: R43, Bot River Lagoon, Walker Bay, Hermanus
Coordinates: 34.3459° S, 19.1379° E
Contact: +27 (0) 83 645 6198 | +27 (0) 21 944 1041 | [email protected] | www.benguelacove.co.za