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Ligia D.

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

I have worked in the wine industry for the past 28 years, of which the last 16 have focused on wine tourism.

Winemakers and wine lovers in the Cape came to know me during the 9 years I worked (and studied) at the Cape Wine Academy in Stellenbosch, kick-starting my journey into wine.

I have organised and led wine and food gourmet tours to France and Italy. A born and bred Capetonian with Mediterranean roots, sharing in my hotelier-parents' passion for food and wine, I owned my own restaurant in Stellenbosch, am an intrepid cook and love experimenting, and cooking with friends and family.

I am a registered South African Tourist Guide specialising in wine. I have numerous qualifications in wine including a Diploma in International Wine with the Cape Wine Academy, as well as an Advanced Certificate in Brandy.

My focus is always on my individual clients and I will always tailor-make my tours with the aim of offering the ultimate personal experience. I'm known to change up the itinerary on the day (once I get to know more about my clients) in pursuit of the perfect experience! I want to share our beautiful country, city and it's people, culture and stories with you. Although my passion is for wine, as a cultural guide, I am qualified to do city, peninsula and other cultural tours, always adding my special touch. Oh, and there will be a lot of laughter as well!

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Excellent tour guide and tour. We engaged Ligia specifically because of her wine background and this proved to be a wise choice. She was accommodating, friendly, and knowledgeable.
Edward Koo

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South African Tourist Guide (Speciality: Wine). National Registrar of Tourist Guides, National Department of Tourism.
Professional Driving Permit. Western Cape Government.
First Aid - Level 1 Course. Medical Skills Training.
Diploma Graduate (3 yrs). Cape Wine Academy.
Advanced Brandy Course. The Van Ryn Brandy Cellar.

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Cape Town Private City Orientation and,...

Let me introduce you to Cape Town, it's history and it's beautiful,...

360 USD per tour

(max 7 people)

9 hours

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3 Day Cape Town and Wine Private Tour


Cape Town city, peninsula and wine

1010 USD per tour

(max 7 people)

3 days

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Cape Town Private Food and Wine Discovery


Join me on a 'taste feast' discovering the culinary delights Cape Town,...

385 USD per tour

(max 7 people)

9 hours

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