Trailhead Sneak Peak: Laborie Heritage Wine Estate

Discover Laborie Heritage Wine Estate with Paarl Trails

Nestled in the picturesque Paarl Valley, Laborie Heritage Wine Estate is a true gem offering an array of experiences for visitors. Steeped in history and renowned for its exquisite wines, Laborie is the perfect destination for those seeking to enjoy the beauty of South Africa’s wine country. As a partner of Paarl Trails, Laborie benefits from meticulously built and maintained hiking, running, and cycling trails, making it an ideal spot to stay and explore.

A Journey Through History

The historic manor house at Laborie, dating back to the 17th century, is surrounded by beautiful vineyards and lush lawns. This charming setting offers a glimpse into the past while providing modern comforts for visitors.

Outdoor Adventures

The Laborie Experience Hub is the starting point for adventure seekers. Here, guests can hire bicycles and traverse the scenic trails that wind through the vineyards and surrounding Paarl trails. Thanks to Paarl Trails’ expert maintenance, these well-maintained trails offer stunning views and an immersive experience in nature.

Culinary Delights

For those who enjoy fine dining, The Stoep Restaurant at Laborie offers a unique culinary experience. Guests can savour a menu inspired by local flavours, perfectly paired with Laborie’s acclaimed wines. For a more relaxed dining option, Suzanne: Coffee to Cocktails serves everything from morning coffee to evening cocktails in a cosy and inviting atmosphere.

Local Produce and Artisanal Goods

The Farm Grocer at Laborie is a delightful stop for those looking to take a piece of the estate home with them. Offering a range of fresh, locally-sourced produce and artisanal products, it is the perfect spot to stock up on a gourmet picnic or find a special memento of your visit. During the summer months, Laborie also offers ready-made gourmet picnics for guests to enjoy on the estate’s picturesque grounds.

Wine Tasting Experiences

Wine enthusiasts will revel in Laborie’s wine tasting experiences. Guests can sample a variety of award-winning wines, learn about the winemaking process, and discover the rich history of the estate’s vineyards. These tastings offer a deeper appreciation for the craftsmanship and dedication that goes into every bottle.

Perfect Venue for Events

Laborie Heritage Wine Estate is also an excellent venue for events. The estate offers state-of-the-art conferencing facilities, making it an ideal location for business meetings and corporate events. Additionally, its dramatic backdrop of Paarl Rock and beautiful Champagne Cellar make it a sought-after location for weddings, providing a romantic and memorable setting for couples on their special day.

An Unforgettable Experience

With its blend of history, luxury, and natural beauty, Laborie Heritage Wine Estate is a must-visit destination for anyone travelling to the Paarl Valley. Whether you’re exploring the scenic trails, indulging in fine dining, or simply relaxing with a glass of wine, Laborie offers an unforgettable experience for all its visitors.

Join us at Laborie Heritage Wine Estate and discover the perfect harmony of adventure, history, and relaxation in the heart of South Africa’s wine country.

Wine Lands Trails is an initiative between Wine Lands Cycling Club, Paarl Trails, Banhoek Conservancy, Wellington (Wild Boar) Trails, Franschhoek Trails, Elgin Valley Trails, Bottelary Hills Conservancy, MTO and Stellenbosch Trail Fund to consolidate access to these trail networks under one regional permit.

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