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The South African Select Tour by The Diamond Works – Don’t miss out on this Sparkling Winelands Experience

Season is fast approaching with visitors to our beautiful country in search of something unique to add to their itineraries. Surely one of your ultimate bucket list items should be diamonds, superior wine and gourmet food. This is exactly what the Diamond Works offer.

The Diamond Works in Franschhoek and Stellenbosch offers The South African Select Tour this season. We did the tour and can highly recommend it. Here’s why…

“Discover the art of diamond cutting and the rich history of diamonds and gold in South Africa. The Diamond Works Cape Winelands, offers two niche facilities nestled in the heart of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.”**

The tour in partnership with Deetlefs Wines starts with a glass of their gorgeous MCC while guests are educated about the Diamond and Gold industry in South Africa as well as rare Tanzanites – our African gemstone.

The impressive polishing demonstration revealed some interesting facts of how the diamonds are cut as well as which is the most expensive and inexpensive cut and shape .The different counterparts and their strength are explored. The rest you would have to discover when you do the tour.

The demonstration is followed by “a unique teaser wine tasting with premium Deetlefs Wines”** Guests are transported to the Deetlefs’ Estate. Here they are treated by an award winning wine tasting whilst learning about the estate’s wine making traditions.

South Africa is the home of Pinotage, so tasting an award winning Deetlef’s Pinotage is a requisite. As they say In vino veritas, in wine there is truth.”

After the wine tasting Guests are treated to a delicious South African gourmet burger.


Some tips below:

  • The tour can be booked on 24 hours in advance and is based on availability.
  • The tour operates 7 days a week, pick up time arranged between 08:30 to 10:30.
  • Pick-ups are door-to-door within the Cape Town and Cape Winelands area.
  • Starting price of the experience is R1790pp (minimum 2pax), inclusive of The Diamond Works sparkling tour experience and Deetlefs wine tasting teaser, wine tasting experience and South African gourmet burger at Deetlefs Wine Estate and transportation.


To book a tour call:

T: +27 (0)21 425 1970
or visit


Interested in Tanzanite Tour Experience? Read HERE.



Deetlefs Wine Estate, situated in the picturesque Breedekloof (Rawsonville), is the 2nd oldest wine estate in South Africa under ownership of the same family, established in 1822 and specialise in Pinotage and Chenin Blanc. Age old family traditions passed through the generations and an intimate knowledge of every facet of this estate can be experienced in our handcrafted, classic styled wines.


Images and text by travel opulent box unless stated otherwise.

Paid partnership with The Diamond Works.

** Source TDW Website

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