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Grabouw

Grabouw, Overberg, Western CapeGrabouw is the commercial centre for the biggest apple growing region in South Africa. It is the heart of the Elgin Valley, known for Granny Smith, Golden Delicious and Starking apples and the home of South Africa’s favourite juice, Appletiser. The Elgin apple industry was started in 1905 by Sir Antonie Viljoen, after whom Viljoen’s Pass was named. A railway station built to send export fruit to Cape Town, had to be placed on the only level land in the area – a farm called Glen Elgin, ...

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The Orchard Farm Stall, Grabouw

The Orchard Farm Stall, Grabouw

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Peregrine Farm Stall, Grabouw, Western Cape

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Iona Wine Estate, Elgin, Overberg

The Iona Wine Estate vineyards are on a mountain plateau 420 metres high, and here in South Africa, these cool sites are scarce. View Tourism Articles