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Elgin Valley an Insider’s View

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Travel is so much more exciting when you get to feel like a local and Elgin Valley an Insider’s View is just that.   You get to explore some of the real gems in the area.  Meet the locals, have some hands-on experiences and taste some of the finest wines.

On arrival in Elgin Valley, kick off by exploring history, heritage and the time honored tradition of brandy making.  Immerse yourself in a two hour interactive experience and learn all there is to know about Cape Brandy.  Taste your way through the production process. From the base wine to the eau de vie, culminating in a chocolate-paired tasting of this popular Cape Brandy range.

Visit the Elgin Railway Market, a steampunk station market. Creating a beautiful space where art deco meets Victorian, the Market is unlike any other in South Africa.  The market is in full swing over weekends  with limited vendors during the week, however, it is a must see in terms of the creative genius.

Move on to Kunguru Lodge where you have a hands-on session with the chef who exposes the secret recipe behind the famous apple pie.  Personalise your pie which then bakes to golden perfection, whilst you enjoy a delicious lunch of traditional Cape cuisine.  Of course, apple pie and cream rounds off your meal.

As a finale to Elgin Valley an Insider’s View you visit an exquisite boutique wine farm with pristine vineyards. Enjoy wine tasting from wines made from top quality cool climate grapes. Meander through the fascinating vineyard maze, the first in Africa and end off in the art gallery displaying continually changing local art.

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