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Seated in the tasting room, barrel maturation cellar or out on the terrace, visitors are able to taste and discover a choice of eight wines in the Bouchard Finlayson portfolio, including the iconic Tête de Cuvée Pinot Noir.
Three wines at R35 per person or six wines at R70 per person.
Our informative cellar tours offer a unique behind-the-scenes perspective on the viticultural and winemaking philosophy of Bouchard Finlayson. During the walking tour, a member of our cellar team guides visitors though the entire winemaking process. Cellar tours are subject to availability, and pre-booking is essential.
R65 per person.
Our exclusive Vintage tasting offers a remarkable opportunity to discover the variability of vintage and the ageing potential of Bouchard Finlayson wines. This varietal-specific tasting showcases four distinct vintages of the award-winning Galpin Peak Pinot Noir. Each vintage is paired with a curated tasting portion carefully selected to complement the wine.
Ideal for small groups, Vintage tastings are priced at R400 per person, with a minimum charge of R4000. A maximum of 15 guests can be accommodated per tasting, and prior reservation is essential.
Enhance your wine-tasting experience at Bouchard Finlayson by ordering one of our delicious tasting room platters. Served on oak boards our generous platters of cheese and charcuterie are focused on celebrating regional producers and suppliers. This includes fresh breads from a local bakery, delicious cheeses, locally cured charcuterie, seasonal preserves, and olive oil from the olive orchards on the Bouchard Finlayson estate.
Platters can be enjoyed in the cosy tasting room, barrel maturation cellar out on the terrace overlooking the vineyards. Vegan platters are available, but must be pre-ordered. Cheese Platters are available at R250 and Cheese & Charcuterie at R290.
While the vineyards use the cold and rainy days of winter to rest and recharge ahead of the next harvest, in the cellar door tasting room we’re offering guests a delicious way to warm up your winter in the valley. On Saturdays and Sundays visitors can enjoy a bowl of hearty soup, accompanied by fresh breads. Sourced from a local chef and bakery, this delicious winter warmer is the ideal way to keep the chills at bay as you enjoy the wines of Bouchard Finlayson.
The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley is one of the jewels of the Walker Bay area. The valley itself is graced with numerous well-known restaurants and eateries, and borders on the quaint seaside town of Hermanus, world-renowned as the best land-based whale-watching destination.
Hermanus offers numerous other activities and popular attractions such as tours and tastings on a working abalone farm - Heart of Abalone; shark-cage diving; mountain recreation; watersports; browsing art, antiques, shops or markets; cliffpaths and white sandy beaches.