Distell is a great company rooted in South Africa, crafting leading liquor brands for people to enjoy responsibly at every occasion the world over. Africa’s leading producer and marketer of spirits, fine wines, ciders and ready-to-drinks (RTDs), Distell employs nearly 5000 people and has an annual turnover in excess of R12,3 billion. We create exceptional brands with strong consumer franchise offering real value for money across the pricing continuum.Read more
The Durbanville ward is officially considered one of the Cape's two coolest wine regions. This is thanks to the sea breezes that drift inland from False Bay and Table Bay and the late afternoon mists that bathe the surrounding slopes; giving our vineyards a unique blend of characteristics. In the cellar, using a combination of science and art, all the winemakers can do is shape and nurture the bounty brought in from the vineyards. During this process - as part of our Wine to Water…Read more
The Franschhoek wine estate, Rickety Bridge, has a winemaking history dating back to the 17th century. It was once part of the original La Provence farm granted to the first French Huguenots who settled in Oliphantshoek and renamed the area, Franschhoek. Over the years La Provence was subdivided and in 1797 the land which is now known as Rickety Bridge wine estate was granted to the widow, Paulina De Villiers.
Rickety Bridge wine estate is situated less than 3 kilometres from the centre…Read more
Since French Huguenot Jacques Malan first set foot in the Cape Winelands in 1688, the Malan family of Simonsig, one of South Africa’s most reputable wine producers, has leaped to acclaimed heights in pioneering wine excellence. Endowed with quintessential terroir, progressive winemaking skills and a proud heritage, the three Malan brothers uphold a passionate commitment towards quality and innovation – the hallmark of the Simonsig portfolio.
A legendary landmark in its own right,…Read more
The story of Groot Constantia, the finest surviving example of Cape Dutch architecture and one of South Africa’s foremost historical monuments and tourist attractions, goes back to 1685.
Mother Nature smiled when she prepared the Constantia Valley for the winemaker. She bestowed on him the influence of the sun, wind, oceans and fertile soil, and then challenged him to plant vineyards and make excellent wines. To this the owners of Constantia have answered positively for more than three…Read more
This iconic Paarl wine winery offers historic buildings, contemporary tasting facilities, an exciting and wide range of award-winning wines, beautiful gardens and glorious views of the majestic Drakenstein Mountains. Nederburg’s current cellar master, Razvan Macici, appointed in 2001, and his team have advanced the prize-winning legacy on local and international platforms and Nederburg is South Africa's most-awarded winery.Visitors to the farm can sample wines from the extensive,…Read more
Saxenburg wines are based on a simple philosophy: “A wine signifies a place, what the French call terroir. The better the place is known and understood the better the wine.”
At Saxenburg, our complete focus is on the wine. Not the winery, not the marketing, not the label design. We acknowledge that great wines require great fruit. Wine growing, not winemaking, is the secret behind great vintages. We believe that if our selection of grapes in the vineyard is right, one does not need…Read more
As the shot of the Signal Gun echoes through the vineyards of our picturesque farm, just off the Vissershok Road in Durbanville, it signals the start of a new generation of wine making. Owned by the 5th generation De Wit family, we pride ourselves in making small quantities of fine wine from our carefully selected grapes. Be assured that the tasteful memories of our wines will keep on echoing.Read more