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Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours

21 Topaz Street | Heldervue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 855 5244
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We were given Richard's name from an acquaintance in Bordeaux, France, and were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2016
FelicityDurbs
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Nanaimo, Canada
For the folks who enjoy delicious wines and the history behind winemaking in South Africa- this is your guide!

We were elated at the end of the day that seemed to end too soon even though we had been with... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2015
GATORGAL21
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24 Feb 2016
“Day of wines”
28 Nov 2015
“For the folks who enjoy delicious wines and the history behind winemaking in South Africa- this is your guide!”
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21 Topaz Street | Heldervue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

We were given Richard's name from an acquaintance in Bordeaux, France, and were not disappointed! Richard gave us an amazing day in the wine country around Stellenbosch. HE is very knowledgeable about the area, and being a wine maker himself, brings another level to the...More

Thank FelicityDurbs
Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Such a pleasure to meet you both and show you around our beautiful winelands! I hope one day you are able to return, and next time, we'll do one of my "off the wall" experiences".. Keep drinking the fine stuff! kind regards, Richard

Reviewed 28 November 2015

We were elated at the end of the day that seemed to end too soon even though we had been with Richard for more than ten hours. He is so knowledgeable but never dry- he has an easy going manner and imparts information so that...More

Thank GATORGAL21
Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2015

Wonderful to meet you both and share some of our beautiful Cape winelands.. Look forward to seeing you on your return visit!..

Reviewed 26 May 2015

My husband and I had the great opportunity to be in Cape Town for a work conference and had just one day to tour the beautiful surrounding winelands. We lucked out and got to tour the area with Richard Hilton. Richard is a winemaker himself...More

Thank Sybil E
Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

thank you so much for your comments and I am so glad that you not only had a good day with me but a memorable trip to South Africa. Please tell all your friends that SA is a friendly country to visit and that they...More

Reviewed 30 March 2015

For anyone looking over the myriad of wine tour options when staying in Cape Town, ask yourself the following:- Do you want to finish the day knowing a lot more than when you started? Do you want to the decent stuff, rather than the supermarket...More

Thank Mikethejudge
Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2015

Thank you for your very kind words. What a pleasure to show you all around the winelands in this part of the Cape. We covered a lot of ground, and I was delighted to have been able to show you my wines over lunch too....More

Reviewed 12 February 2015

Richard Hilton selected for us the most charming places and arranged very intersting visits of wineries; as a winemaker himself he has full knowledge of the techniques ; he has a special gift for explaining clearly historical and technical details. It makes the visit charming,...More

Thank Brigitte B
Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2015

Wonderful to meet you and I'm glad the day met with your expectations - always a pleasure to show a Burgundian wine producer our region!

Reviewed 11 February 2015

My girlfriend and I were over from London and thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Richard, who is an extremely knowledgeable and engaging guide. We would recommend it to anyone visiting the Cape.

Thank JonnyWilkes
Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2015

Thank you Johnny - wonderful to see you and meet your g/friends as well as be able to share the region with you and show you a little of the rich diversity the Cape winelands possesses.

Reviewed 3 December 2014

A tour of the wine lands with Richard was recommended by a friend and it turned out to be one of the best things we did on a trip full of great moments. Richard is passionate about wine, The Cape and South Africa and has...More

Thank Steve L
Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2014

Dear Catherine & Steve - what a pleasure meeting you all and showing you around the winelands! So glad it was among your highlights - thank you for the kind words. Much look forward to seeing you return to the Cape!.. maybe with greatestafrica.com ?!...More

Reviewed 30 June 2014

My Dad and I spent a wonderful day with Richard touring the vineyards of the Stellenbosch area as well as enjoying a quick trip to Klein Constantia. We managed to squeeze in seven different wineries, sampling the incredible wines at each, as well as enjoying...More

Thank Emily G
Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2014

Emily, it was such a pleasure showing you and your Dad around the winelands and sharing the experience I have gained so far gained in this industry.. Its always a pleasure unveiling the Cape to visiting guests as it has a bounty to offer and...More

Reviewed 6 June 2014

We were fortunate enough to have Richard as our guide for our wine tour in the Cape. He has an incredible knowledge about viticulture and oenology He is a graduate of the world famous Lycée Viticole in Beaune, France. We tasted the wines at, Buitenverwachting,...More

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Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2014

Dear Jurg & Irene, Absolute pleasure!! Was lovely to meet you both. Hope you are continuing a superb holiday onward.. Keep well. Kind regards, Richard

Reviewed 23 April 2014

Greatest Cape boss Richard and his staff are the most conscientious and professional in the business. He knows about hidden gems ahead of the pack, and has a keen antennae for anywhere that's going 'off the boil'. Whether it's a wine personalised wine tour or...More

Thank alicheshirecat
Greatest A, Owner at Greatest Africa Private Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Thank you Ali - its always a pleasure to assist people in their holiday plans and make sure they get the best treatment, as well as the best prices! kind regards, Richard

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