FYNBOS MASTERCLASS - An Ancient Flavour Trail


The Cape Town Fynbos Experience® MASTERCLASS is a guided tasting of South Africa's novel culinary identity from the greatest garden on earth, a sensory connection to modern human origins.

Fynbos originated 3 to 5 million years ago and the setting for this unforgettable connection to terroir is a private haven for critically endangered Swartland Renosterveld in the Cape Winelands. 

The Masterclass includes a guided laboratory style tasting of 11 aromatic Fynbos botanicals in a variety of infusions, a mixology tapas-style lunch and a scenic Fynbos stroll. 

 VENUE: South African Fynbos® Botanical Cellar the Wellington Wine Valley (75km from central Cape Town).


Every Thursday by appointment 10h00 till 14h30 

Whatsapp/Call 066 2255722 or info@southafricanfynbos.com

(booking deadline is 14h00 on the Monday of the same week)

R1 495 per person

Private Groups - Minimum 6 guests, maximum 32 

Ideal for tourist and foodie groups, chefs and hospitality staff, home cooks, Fynbos enthusiasts, special celebrations and corporate breakaways. 


PROGRAMME 10h00-14h30

Experience eleven of South Africa's gourmet flavours in a choreographed tasting of edible naturals, botanical tea infusions, traditional cordials, vinegar tinctures, culinary herbs, seasonings and aromatic digestifs. 

Become an instant Fynbos FOODIE. Learn how to pair Fynbos flavours with everyday meals and create cakes, bakes, cordials & cocktails with South Africa's sensational indigenous flavours.

Light Lunch

 Tapas-style lunch created by you - experiment with the South African Fynbos range of culinary herbs, salts, pepper and vinaigrettes with local cheese, pulses, tree nuts, farm olives, luxury chocolate and ciabatta.

Guided Fynbos Walk

Up close with fascinating Fynbos on the slopes of the numinous Hawequas Mountains. The elevation of our veld is the meeting point of critically endangered Swartland Renosterveld and Cape Mountain Fynbos.

Onsite Shopping 


TAKE HOME a herbarium of edible Fynbos species, a complimentary Fynbos herbal tea and salt of your choice, our in-house Fynbos Flavour Wheel brochure, fresh Fynbos, seeds, plant cuttings and a wealth of indigenous flavour pairing ideas.


 16 May - fully booked

23 May- fully booked

30 May - availability

6 June - availability

13 June - fully booked

20 June - fully booked

27 June - availability

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25 July - availability

1 August - availability

8 August - availability Women's Day event

15 August - fully booked

22 August - availability

29 August - fully booked


 "This sensory immersion takes you on a flavour trail beyond the constraints of time to a mixology of veld and flower, awakening the inner explorer. "

Giselle Courtney - presenter and creator of the Cape Town Fynbos Experience®