The Cape Winelands is synonymous with breath-taking vineyard views, an impressive food scene and, of course, world-class wine estates. However, if you want to swap your vino for Six Dogs gin we’ve rounded up where in the Winelands you can do just that.
Classic Cats | Stellenbosch
If you’re a fan of classic cars and classic drinks, look no further. This Stellenbosch gem is home to an enviable selection of vintage cars and gin with over 170 proudly South African gins to choose from. Tastings can be enjoyed in the showroom while marvelling over the classics from yesteryear or outside in the picturesque gardens.
Bovine | Franschhoek
Bovine is a casual dining experience in the heart of Franschhoek. Chefs Oliver Cattermole and Blaine Coetzer are passionate about cooking simply, but well, using only the finest ingredients and supporting local craft producers. Enjoy your Six Dogs with one of Bovine’s famous burgers, steaks or good old fish and chips. Expect cool music and a buzzy atmosphere – you’re in for a good time.
Delaire Graff | Stellenbosch
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Known as the “Jewel of the Cape Winelands”, Delaire Graff is the epitome of luxury, boasting majestic views, a state-of-the-art winery, high-end restaurants – and a steady supply of Six Dogs gin! This opulent estate is the perfect setting for sipping on a G&T while taking in the sweeping views of the Stellenbosch valley.
Oude Werf | Stellenbosch
Oude Werf is South Africa’s oldest and most historic hotel, famed for its fine-dining and luxurious accommodation. The hotel is ideally situated on charming Church street, the perfect location from which to explore the quaint town of Stellenbosch. After a day of adventuring, you can enjoy your Six Dogs gin in front of the roaring fireplace or outside in the vine-covered courtyard.
Boschendal | Franschhoek
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Escape to the country at beautiful Boschendal, South Africa’s second oldest wine farm. If gin, endless mountain views and farm-to-table dining are what you’re after, then you’ve struck gold. Take part in the numerous activities on offer from garden tours to mountain-biking before treating yourself to a refreshing G&T and delicious meal that celebrates local fare at its finest.
Zevenwacht | Stellenbosch
Steeped in history and swathed in natural beauty, Zevenwacht sure is a Winelands wonder. Sip your Six Dogs in the historic manor house turned country-style restaurant as you take in the unsurpassed tranquility of your surroundings. With its lush landscapes and panoramic views of Table Mountain, Table Bay and False Bay, you may just want to extend your stay. Luckily the wine farm offers gorgeous accommodation including a country inn and vineyard cottages.
WedgeView Country House and Spa | Stellenbosch
Check into the WedgeView Country House and Spa for the ultimate luxury retreat. With its opulent accommodation, in-house spa and close proximity to some of the country’s top golf courses, you’ll feel the stress of the city simply melting away. Sip your G&T poolside – or on your private balcony – and enjoy endless views of the soaring mountains, surrounding vineyards and manicured gardens.
Escape the city and explore the Cape Winelands! Don’t forget to tag Six Dogs on social media when you next enjoy a G&T at one of these fine establishments.
Please note that all information was correct at the time of publishing.