If you go
Getting there: South African Airways operates one flight daily to Johannesburg from JFK International Airport in New York; the flight is about 15 hours. Connect in Johannesburg for a two-hour flight to Cape Town. Airfare from about $1,100 round-trip.
Where to stay
One&Only Cape Town: Rates from about $500 per night. 888-877-7528; capetown.oneandonlyresorts.com.
Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek: Rates from about $370 per night. 0027-21-876-2151; lqf.co.za.
Where to eat
The Old Biscuit Mill, theoldbiscuitmill.co.za
What to do
The Food and The Fabulous Food Tours, foodandthefabulous.com/fab-food-tours
Tokara winery, tokara.co.za
Nederburg winery, nederburg.com/za
(Note: The Food and The Fabulous tours and private wine country tours with sommelier Luvo Ntezo can be arranged through One&Only Cape Town for guests of the hotel.)
More information: For information on local activities, including Robben Island, Table Mountain, V&A Waterfront and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, visit capetown.travel