In combining wine-making showmanship with culinary artistry, gorgeous flavours with irresistible textures, the Cape Winelands have gained an enviable reputation for innovative and ever-evolving wine and food pairings.

These are a selection of our favourites that can be incorporated into our Winelands day tours:

Biltong & Wine – Slaley, Marianne

Oysters & Champagne – Steenberg

Nougat, Meringue, Fudge, Shortbread & Wine – JC Le Roux

Ice cream & Wine – Clos Malverne

Cheese & Wine – Fairview

Chocolate & Wine – Waterford

Canapés & Wine – Middlevlei, Rupert & Rothschild, Creation (Hemel & Aarde)

Olive oil tastings – Morgenster, Tokara (not quite a pairing but both estates produce superb wines too, so try both!)