The Bouchard Finlayson winery and cellars are open for wine tastings: Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm and Sat 10am – 1pm.
Wines to try:
2010 TÊTE DE CUVÉE GALPIN PEAK PINOT NOIR
2012 GALPIN PEAK PINOT NOIR
2011 HANNIBAL (6-part blend of Italian & French, no Bordeaux)
Winemaker: Peter Finlayson, the first to establish Pinot Noir growing in Hemel-en-Aarde valley.
• 1989 Diners Club Winemaker of the Year
Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm
Sat 10am to 1pm
Phone: +27 28 312-3515
Restaurant on estate and cellar tour available.
Wow factor: Ask about the Special Vintage tasting at Bouchard Finlayson, including Galpin Peak Pinot noir ’94; ’96; ’01; ’07; ’09. Tasting fee for special vintage is R2500 for a private party of up to 20 persons total. Deli bites of salami, gruyere cheese, bread and crackers provided.