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Wine tasting experiences at Whalehaven

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Wine Purist

Wine Purist

The Wine Purist experience allows guests to taste any four Whalehaven wines:

  • Whalehaven Sauvignon Blanc
  • Whalehaven Chenin Blanc
  • Whalehaven Unwooded Viognier
  • Whalehaven Cabernet Franc
  • Whalehaven Merlot
  • Whalehaven Pinotage
BOOK | R50 PER TASTING
Wine & Fruit Jam Pairing

Wine & Fruit Jam Pairing

Explore the fruit characteristics of wine with a unique wine and jam pairing. Ultra aromatic, locally sourced fruit jams paired with 3 Whalehaven signature wines:

  • Whalehaven Viognier - Orange blossom & pineapple jam
  • Whalehaven Pinot Noir - Strawberry & rose geranium jam
  • Whalehaven Merlot - Blackberry, viola & merlot jam
BOOK | R60 PER TASTING
Wine and Floral Chocolate

Wine and Floral Chocolate

Discover the floral characteristics of wine in this signature chocolate and wine paired  tasting that Whalehaven is renowned for. Exclusive, locally handmade, floral-infused chocolate is paired with three award winning wines:

  • Whalehaven Viognier - White chocolate with orange blossom
  • Whalehaven Pinot Noir - 37.7% milk chocolate with rose rooibos
  • Whalehaven Merlot - 60% Milk Choc with lavender & Rosemary
  • Whalehaven Pinotage - Dark chocolate with fynbos varietals
BOOK | R75 PER TASTING

EXCLUSIVE WINE EXPERIENCES AT WHALEHAVEN

Reserve Tastings

Reserve Tastings

Whalehaven Reserve Tastings are strictly by reservation only.

During this tasting of some of Whalehaven’s rarest wines, guests will learn about the signature varieties from the Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. The reserve range of numbered bottles of Burgundian classics is called Conservation Coast: a cool climate, terroir-driven range that has become a highlight for chefs and sommeliers. It has been awarded the Sommeliers Selection Award many times and is Whalehaven’s flagship range. 

Two vintages of both the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are tasted in this exclusive experience. 

R200 per tasting. Minimum of 4 people required.

Private Tasting Experiences

Visit Whalehaven Winery for private tastings offered for groups of up to 16 people. Tailor-made wine tasting packages are available for groups or special occasions. Try a private tasting of unique, award-winning wines to tantalise every palate.
Bookings are essential. Email us at experience@whalehaven.co.za

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