The Franschhoek Wine Tram offers you four different routes which will take you to various wine estates on their open-air wine tram and open-air bus such as Mont Rochelle, Holden Manz, La Couronne and Grande Provence to name just a few. Some of these beautiful wine estates are over 300 years old and while not all of them have restaurants, those that do will offer you world-class cuisine, whether you choose lunch at the restaurant or a leisurely picnic surrounded by picturesque vineyards.
It is important to book lunch or picnics at least 24 hours in advance with The Franschhoek Wine Tram team in order to avoid disappointment, the team would definitely not like you to go hungry! Even if you choose to indulge just a little at the wine estates, remember that there is the historic village of Franschhoek which will make choosing the best out of the best of over 40 restaurants, all of which boast national and international chefs who create food that will transport you to heaven and naturally be pared with the perfect wines!
In addition to the hop-on hop-off Franschhoek Wine Tram experience, indulging in a curated wine experience means you will be headed for a day out you will never forget! The Franschhoek Wine Tram curated experience is so exclusive that there are only seven spaces available for the tour, which means that booking in advance is essential.
Your curated wine tour will include visits to two top wine estates, the first of which will include being hosted by the winemaker who will weave a story telling spell that will have you completely entranced by the interesting stories about the history of wine and the culture of wine in the Franschhoek Valley, one which will have you looking at wine in a completely different light!
After this experience your host will join you for a two course gourmet lunch at the estate restaurant to round off the first stop of the day. You can then look forward to another exceptional wine estate for premium wine tastings and an introduction to the true meaning of the subtle tastes of terroir, local varieties of grapes, cultivars and aspects of viticulture endemic to South Africa and the Franschhoek Valley.
Don’t miss the opportunity to view the magic of the Franschhoek Valley, no matter which Franschhoek Wine Tram experience you choose, this is a memory which will stay with you forever!