The best way to learn about wine is to drink it! Whether you are a wine enthusiast, still training your palate, or just here for the food… Chamonix has something up its sleeve for everyone. This is the destination for runaway brides, newlyweds, bonding families, ladies on a mission, and men on a boys-only trip.
At this Franschhoek-based farm, there is no need to drink a case of their award-winning bestsellers to admire its natural beauty. With nature as their canvas, Chamonix has strong beliefs in organic methods of farming and minimal intervention. The farm is deeply rooted in traditional methods such as hand-picking during harvest time as well as making use of spontaneous fermentation.
With a wide variety of wines and spirits, guests can sample some of their favorites and enjoy a light meal in “The Blacksmith’s Cottage” built in the 18th century, now known as Chamonix’s cozy tasting room. If that doesn’t satisfy you just yet, you can take an educational cellar tour to see where the magic happens.
The Wild Side
A unique asset to Chamonix besides their passion, love, and attention to detail, is their fearlessness of being different. Take a walk on the wild side with a premium wine tasting experience at the vineyards. Followed by an unforgettable African game drive through Chamonix’s very own game farm where a variety of wildlife can be spotted.
For The Foodies
Tickle your taste buds and release your inner foodie as you indulge in Chamonix’s casual fine dining experience at the Arkeste Restaurant. Here Richard Carstens presents some of his classic dishes, as well as new dishes accompanied by seasonal and local ingredients.
Whether you spend the week or weekend. With family or friends. Chamonix has a multiplicity of accommodation options to choose from. They boast with the tranquil Waterfall Lodge, the romantic Forest Suites, the vibrant Hadida Lodge, and the Marco Polo Lodge. One way or another Chamonix will satisfy all your needs and ensure a magnificent stay.
What are you waiting for? You should’ve been here already!