Route 62, known to wine connoisseurs and lovers of the road-less-travelled, is often overlooked by the typical motorist en route to other parts of the country. For the fortunate few who take the time to explore; a treasure trove of rich, cultural experiences, majestic scenery, food and of course, world-acclaimed varietals of wine can be found right at your fingertips.
Named after the iconic US Route 66, the Cape Route 66 will take you along the longest wine route in the Western Cape, and some may contend the world. It may come as no surprise to the reader, then, that some of South Africa’s leading wine producers can be found in the region.
If you’re planning an off-the-beaten-track weekend getaway, we have made your lives a little easier by providing you with a comprehensive guide on what you can do, where you can eat, stay, and, of course, the best restaurants and wineries to sip on smooth reds and dry white wines in Barrydale, Robertson, Bonnievale and Oudtshoorn.