• Culinary, Luxury

Champagne Tours

  • South Africa, Stellenbosch
  • English


Champagne is a delightful indulgence that knows no time constraints – there’s always a reason to celebrate! In South Africa, this sparkling elixir is referred to as Méthode Cap Classique, a nod to its French origins. The term “Champagne” is reserved for the region in France where the bubbly tradition originated. A true Méthod Cap Classique boasts an aroma reminiscent of delectable shortcake biscuits, infused with subtle fruity notes and a satisfyingly dry finish. Opening a bottle of South Africa’s Méthod Cap Classique might just inspire you to create special occasions just to enjoy its splendor. Embark on an exclusive Méthode Cap Classique Tour with Tsiba Tsiba Wine Tours and uncover some of the finest sparkling wines the Cape region has to offer. The tour includes a variety of experiences, such as convenient collection and drop-off at your accommodation, a delightful Champagne and nougat tasting, visits to 4-5 wineries styled after the Champagne tradition, a vineyard lunch (expenses covered individually), an insightful cellar tour, and exploration of three renowned regions: Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Paarl. Cheers to discovering the world of Méthode Cap Classique in style!


Begin your day with a convenient pickup from your accommodation by our friendly tour guide. Enjoy a warm welcome and an introduction to the day’s itinerary. Start your Méthode Cap Classique adventure with a delightful tasting session. Explore the nuances of Méthode Cap Classique wines paired with exquisite nougat, stimulating your senses with a harmonious blend of flavors. Embark on a guided tour of the first Champagne-styled winery. Learn about the traditional methods of Méthode Cap Classique production, from grape selection to fermentation. Indulge in tastings of a variety of sparkling wines, each offering a unique expression of the craft.

Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a picturesque vineyard. While the meal expenses are covered individually, relish the opportunity to dine amidst the scenic beauty of the vineyards, enhancing your culinary experience. Explore another Champagne-styled winery, delving deeper into the art of Méthode Cap Classique. Engage in guided tastings and cellar tours, gaining insights into the unique characteristics of the wines produced in this region. Continue your wine exploration with a visit to a third Champagne-styled winery. Appreciate the craftsmanship behind Méthode Cap Classique as you sample a selection of sparkling wines, appreciating the diverse terroir and flavors.

Conclude your day with an exclusive behind-the-scenes cellar tour. Witness the intricate winemaking process, from fermentation to aging, gaining a deeper understanding of the dedication and skill involved in crafting Méthode Cap Classique. As the day comes to a close, relax on your journey back to your accommodation. Bid farewell to your guide, reminiscing about the delightful Méthode Cap Classique tour and the memories made throughout the day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Méthode Cap Classique is a traditional method of producing sparkling wine, similar to the méthode champenoise in Champagne, France. It involves a secondary fermentation in the bottle, creating natural bubbles. The primary difference is that Méthode Cap Classique is crafted outside the Champagne region, such as in South Africa, using the same meticulous techniques, resulting in high-quality sparkling wines.

Absolutely! The selected wineries cater to a diverse audience, from novices to connoisseurs. The tours are designed to provide insights into the Méthode Cap Classique production process, making them educational and engaging for everyone. Whether you’re new to wine or an experienced enthusiast, you’ll find the experience enriching and enjoyable.

Yes, transportation is included in the tour. We offer convenient pickup and drop-off services from your accommodation. Our comfortable vehicles ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey, allowing you to relax and focus on the wine-tasting experience.

Participants must be of legal drinking age in South Africa, which is 18 years old. We adhere to responsible drinking practices and expect all participants to consume alcohol responsibly during the tour.

Minimum numbers of 2 required for tour to go ahead.

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