Morgenster Estate is one of the Somerset West wine farms that are popular in the Helderberg region. This farm produces lovely Bordeaux-style wines as well as extra virgin olive oil that is grand enough to win awards. Another popular one of the estates is Vergelegen. Take one of the day trips up to this farm and you will be just as inspired as the late Reverend Valentijn was when he visited the area, almost 300 years ago. Some of the greatest wines made here are the Sauvignon Blanc 2008, Sauvignon Blanc Res 2008, Chardonnay 2008, Chardonnay Res 2007, Nirvana Sauvignon Blanc 2007 and many more. Vergelegen is one of the most well known wine farms in Somerset west.
Zandberg is another one of the many popular Somerset West wine farms that you are sure to enjoy visiting. The multi award winning wines from Zandberg are the Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. For the year 2009, there is a new ground breaking wine that will be brought to the table, namely a Dry Rose White Merlot. When it comes to accommodation in the area, the Zandberg offers a wonderful guesthouse. The Lourensford estate is another one of the estates that you can visit in Somerset West. Lourensford was established during the year of 1700 so it carries an interesting history and it is on its way to becoming one of the largest South African wine estates.
The Erinvale estate is a wonderful location for day trips if that is what you are interested in. But if you want more than to just spend a day at this Estate in Somerset West, you don’t have to worry because there is the Erinvale Estate Hotel that you are sure to love and wouldn’t mind staying at until you feel your trip is over. Somerset West wine farms make great day trips, short vacation destinations and excellent wine tasting tours.