With our world-renowned Cathedral Cellar, amazing history, cutting-edge technology and superb wines
and brandies, we will provide you with a lasting memory of the friendly people, stories and wines that
make our Cape Winelands famous.
Spread over 22 hectares, the KWV cellar complex in Paarl is one of the largest in the World and offers a
broad portfolio of products, including sparkling wines, natural wines, fortified wines, liqueurs and brandies.
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
Solms-Delta is much more than a wine estate. Located 15km outside the village of Franschhoek in the heart of the Cape Winelands, the magnificent wine estate produces classical wines with a difference… In fact everything about Solms-Delta is different.
In addition to its highly acclaimed wines, Solms-Delta offers a variety of highlights throughout the seasons. Experience picnics all year round in its magical forest, modern Cape cuisine at its renowned Fyndraai restaurant, and an annual…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
Van Ryn’s began in 1845 in Cape Town. The Distillery where we make our brandies was established in 1905. The original building remains intact. Its walls were built from rocks gathered from the nearby Eerste River.Read more
Inspired by nature, Fleur du Cap wines are handcrafted with minimal interference by a devoted team at The Bergkelder, the famous “cellar in the mountain” situated on the slopes of the Papegaaiberg, on the outskirts of the historic old town of Stellenbosch.
Meticulous vineyard selection and an overriding passion for winemaking, has led to the creation of quality wines that capture and reflect the highly sought-after qualities of the grape. These exceptional qualities are shaped by…Read more
Drostdy – Hof Wines’ remarkable harmony and elegance emulate the stately De Oude. Drostdy Manor and the Charming town of Tulbagh – the home of Drostdy – Hof and a timeless monument to the fine tradition of Cape wine making.Read more
Nestled at the foothills of the Simonsberg, in South Africa’s most celebrated Franschhoek wine valley, lies Vrede en Lust. Vrede en Lust is a family owned and managed wine estate.Read more
Le Bonheur, which means happiness, dates back to the 1790’s.
Hand sorting the grapes at Le Bonheur has remained our tradition. This is one of the reasons why Le Bonheur’s wines are so acclaimed both locally and internationally, and why they consistently receive prestigious awards in top wine competitions across the globe.
This 163-hectare estate is situated along the slopes of the Klapmuts Hill in the northern reaches of the Simonsberg ward.
Here winemaker Sakkie Kotze ensures that,…Read more
The history of Stellenzicht dates to 1692, when it was part of a much bigger property granted to its first owner, Barendt Hendrikse, by Governor Simon van der Stel in an area that would later become known as the Stellenbosch district. He named the property Rustenburg although there was already a farm with the same name, but spelled Rustenberg.
One can well imagine the confusion the similarity in the names created. According to local legend, two subsequent owners met one evening in a pub…Read more