There is no single best time to visit the Cape Winelands as each season brings something special. Revel in the bright summer sunshine as you sip chilled wine and tuck into an alfresco lunch or wait until winter and cuddle up next to a roaring fire with a glass of red; autumn reveals splashes of deep orange and golden yellow in the vineyards whereas spring sprinkles the surrounding mountains with wild flowers.

Deciding when to go to the Cape Winelands generally depends on which other destinations you wish to visit on your holiday. Most visitors start with a few days in Cape Town and then continue with a drive along South Africa’s beautiful Garden Route coastline. If that sounds like the perfect holiday to you, then the best time to visit is during the hot, dry summer months of November to April – great beach weather!