Pet-Friendly Wine Farms in Cape Town
Since many wineries are working farms (with equipment and perhaps livestock), dogs can only sometimes move freely. Furtunately, several estates will gladly accept your well-behaved dog on a leash. Here are our top pics for dog-friendly wine farms around Cape Town.
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Allée Bleue is a dog-friendly wine farm that provides you with a one-of-a-kind experience, including top-notch wines, fruit, and herbs, gorgeous event and conference venues, a cafe and picnic area, friendly hospitality, historic charm, and modern art, all while being surrounded by the spectacular Franschhoek Valley backdrop. Their wine portfolio comprises a three-tiered selection that offers excellent quality and value at different pricing points. Come to the Allée Bleue Tasting Room to sample their acclaimed wines. The helpful staff will walk you through our wines and some of the estate’s fascinating history. Find out more about the wine farm here.
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Nitida, which has two pet-friendly restaurants, a wine-tasting area, and even some cannon shooting, is located in the Durbanville Wine Valley. Nitida takes pride in providing our visitors with a personal and genuine taste experience. Their tasting area, which is housed inside the cellar used for barrel maturation, has a casual and rustic charm. Dogs are welcome in the tasting room. There are three different tasting options as well as an enjoyable kids’ tasting. Find out more about Nitida here.
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The family-owned Webersburg Wine Estate, which was founded in 1693 and was previously known as Groenerivier, is tucked away in Stellenbosch’s Golden Triangle. They have an outdoor area where you can sit and unwind while the dogs run about and swim near to large oak trees and a dam. Both the buffalo that they have grazing in a nearby field and the expansive views of the Helderberg mountains are amazing sights. The same goes for the ducks that are happy to be swimming in the dam. The expansive lawn area gives plenty of room for children and dogs to run around; nevertheless, they are not permitted inside the restaurant. Get more info about the wine estate here.
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The Warwick Wine Estate in Stellenbosch is widely known for its picnics, which come with boxes stuffed with delectable treats. The picnic area, the picnic tables, and the exclusive picnic pods are wonderful. They also have a gorgeous patio in the forest with an oak tree canopy. For children, there are jungle gyms and even a “Fountain of Youth” where they can cool off. They provide a sizable interior space with a variety of lounge areas and places to rest and unwind while enjoying a wine tasting if the weather is unpleasant. There are five different wine tastings available, including vegan and summer food and wine pairings. Get more info about the wine estate here.
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Visit Benguela Cove for the best wine tasting in the Walker Bay Cape Winelands. This outstanding wine-tasting location was recognized as the Best Cellar Door Experience of the Year by Tim Atkin, Master of Wine. The estate’s entrance is visible as you travel from Cape Town to Hermanus. When you arrive, you can anticipate a kind welcome, top-notch service, and a beautiful Tasting Room with panoramic views. Find out more about Benguela here.
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Visit Hermanus and sample 5 wines from the Bosman Family Vineyards lineup. This is a beautiful opportunity to learn about the various vineyard locations while taking in the breathtaking vistas that the Hemel-en-Aarde valley offers. Bosman Hermanus is known as a space of peace and rest. It’s a place for visitors to relax and be rejuvenated by the beautiful space and inspiring views. Get more details about the farm here.
Spend the day exploring these pet-friendly wine farms around Cape Town that you and your fur baby will love. While you are out and about check out these amazing pet-friendly restaurants in Cape Town.