The Western Cape Wine Routes are one of the most scenic destinations in the world and wine tourism is one of South Africa’s fastest growing industries. South Africa also boasts the largest number of Fairtrade certified wineries in the world and the largest single Fairtrade accredited project was recently launched at the Du Toitskloof Cellar in Rawsonville. Most of South Africa’s vineyards are found in the Western Cape, some of which are an easy drive from Cape Town. There are currently some 560 wineries and 4,400 primary producers of vineyards in the Western Cape, divided by the Wine of Origin Scheme into 4 main regions: The Breede River Valley, The Little Karoo, Coastal and Olifants River.
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