South Africa’s answer to Napa Valley is home to countless stunning wineries offering much more than a few tasty tipples.

But with over 300 vineyards dotted around the peninsula—from Franschhoek to Stellenbosch to Paarl, and even Constantia—it’s difficult to pin a starting point.

That’s why we’ve whittled this list down to include our favourite wine-farm towns and their most celebrated gastronomic offerings, ensuring all you have to do is hop in your car and follow the fragrant scent of nectar.

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