Hermanus, Western Cape
Cradled amid the hills of the Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) valley,
Bouchard Finlayson is widely acclaimed as one of South Africa’s leading boutique wine cellars.
With a terroir defined by both ancient soils and a cool maritime climate, the vineyards of Bouchard Finlayson are famous for producing award-winning
Pinot Noir, elegant Chardonnay and terroir-driven Sauvignon Blanc, while inspired blends showcase the depth of skill and innovation in our winemaking team.
The Bouchard Finlayson cellar is conveniently located a scenic 90 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, close to the world-famous whale-watching centre of Hermanus.
Once you have arrived in Portree, follow these directions from Somerled Square.
Skye can be reached within a 5 hour drive from the Central Belt and you can arrive via the Skye Bridge or on the ferry from Mallaig. The ferry crossing takes around 45 minutes. Alternatively, drive north to the Kyle of Lochalsh and cross the iconic Skye Bridge. Both routes are absolutely stunning, so you may wish you arrive one way and depart via the other.
Scottish Citylink operate bus services to Skye from Inverness, Glasgow and Fort William (May – Oct). The bus arrives into Somerled Square in Portree and our accommodation is a 10-minute walk away.Service times & bus tickets
From the first roundabout when you arrive on the island, take the A87 and follow this road all the way to Portee. Journey time is approximately 45 minutes.
When you exit the ferry port, follow the A851 to Broadford. Join the A87 from Broadford and follow this road all the way to Portee. Journey time is approximately 35 minutes.