Experiences at Rickety Bridge
From Panna Cotta and Wine Pairing to Cellar Tours and Cycle Tours, at Rickety Bridge we offer tailored experiences for all. Bring the kids, friends and family. Come for a day visit or spend the night in Luxury Winelands Accommodation.
Our non-alcoholic pairing consists of three flavoured ice teas and three corresponding snacks.
-Green Tea and Mint infused Iced Tea paired with Smoked Cheddar and Chili Cheese.
- Homemade Vanilla and Rooibos Iced Tea paired with locally sourced biltong.
- Black Tea infused with Strawberry and Blackcurrant paired with a Blackcurrant Truffle from Huguenot Chocolates.
Cost: R90 per person
Panna Cotta & Wine Pairing
Skilfully matched by Rickety Bridge’s winemaking and culinary team, the Panna Cottas' distinctive flavours bring out the wines' natural flavour profiles. The pairing includes 4 Panna Cottas & wines and can be enjoyed in the morning or the afternoon. Booking in advance is essential.
Duration: 0.5 – 1 hour
Estate Wine Blending Experience
This interactive wine blending session is aimed at both wine novices and enthusiasts alike. The Rickety Bridge team will provide everything you need and coach you in the process of making your own bottle of wine, along with a personalised wine label. Booking your red or white blending experience in advance is essential. Big groups can be accommodated, upon request.
Duration: 1 – 1.5 hours
Cost: R300 per person
Take a tour of a working cellar with one of our knowledgeable ambassadors while indulging in a tasting of our Cap Classique range. Concluding the tour, take part in a sabrage experience and choose between either the Blanc de Blanc or Brut Rosé to take home. Please note cellar tours are only available on weekdays from April to December.
Duration: 30 - 45 minutes
Cost: R500 pp
Premium Wine Blending Experience
Guests get to take it to the next level, by making, bottling, corking and labelling their own red or white blend in a 1.5l magnum bottle. Followed by a delicious tasting plate paired meal at Paulina's Restaurant. Lastly, they will receive a branded apron as a souvenir.
Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours
Cost: R1 050 per person
Luxury E-Bike Tours of the Winelands
Guests will enjoy a gentle E-bike excursion visiting four prominent wine estates, taking in some of Franschhoek's rich history en route.
This full-day bicycle wine tour in Franschhoek is unique. Suitable for adults and children alike, it whispers extravagance and comfort wrapped in the bow of adventure.
Duration: Half-day or full-day
Cost: From R 1080 per person
Wine Tasting on Horseback
Take a scenic ride through vineyards, forests and over mountains, stopping at Rickety Bridge Winery and Mont Rochelle before returning to the stables. The total riding time is around 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Cost: From R1 300 per person