Lourensford Estate in Somerset West has launched a ‘Vinfari’ to provide wine and nature-lovers with an unique opportunity to experience tutored tastings of the Estate’s flagship ranges while enjoying the spectacular natural environment which is the root of their world-class wine.
Gather the wine-loving crew, plan a date or call up your best friend for a fun day out – the adventure begins when you hop aboard the 4×4 safari vehicle, which departs from the Tasting Room at 10am. The 3-hour Vinfari costs R600 per person and is limited to 8 people per tour.
The first tasting focuses on Lourensford’s popular ‘The Dome’ range and makes for a delectable start to your journey. Sip on Lourensford’s premium white wines whilst enjoying a delicious cheeseboard at the second stop before concluding with the estate’s top reds, including the flagship Chrysalis, and a tasty charcuterie platter.
“Although the Vinfari is all about experiencing our wines in the natural surrounds where they are inspired and nourished, keen-eyed visitors will likely spot beautiful Jackal Buzzards soaring in the sky and may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the shy caracal and duiker,” says Cellarmaster Hannes Nel.
Earthy, buttery, leafy, lean, fleshy, flinty, tart, toasty and floral – what will your senses discover as you satisfy your thirst for wine adventure?
To find out about upcoming Vinfari dates and for more information email [email protected] or call (021) 847 2300. Advance bookings and pre-payment are essential.
Note that the Vinfari happens weather permitting and no Under 18s are allowed.