The Cape Winelands is South Africa’s renowned wine-producing region, lying about 50 km (31 miles) from the city of Cape Town. Spend a couple of days visiting small boutique wineries during your vacation in the company of an expert local sommelier. Discover grape varieties unique to South Africa, such as Pinotage. There are several different wine routes, some closer to Cape Town and some further out. There are over a thousand wine producers in South Africa.