The Elgin Valley region is often compared to the rolling countryside of Europe. In this part of The Cape Country Meander you’ll find fruit orchards, olive groves, and vineyards. The area is well known for it’s fresh produce, particularly apples, pears, fresh cut flowers and roses. The Elgin Valley is also home to the world famous Appletiser soft drink company.
It’s no secret that most visitors to the Cape come to experience the Cape Winelands. Every year they arrive in large numbers and head for the popular Franschhoek and Stellenbosch wine regions. However, more and more people are coming to realise that the Elgin Valley boasts one of the world’s best cool climate wine producing regions. In addition to winning coveted wine awards the Elgin (Grabouw) also has it’s very own Elegantly Elgin Wine Route.