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
Welcome To Barrydale Cellar
Welcome to Barrydale Cellar, the home of excellence in distilling and winemaking. The cellar is located on the edge of Barrydale, between Oudtshoorn and Cape Town on the picturesque Route 62, which cuts through South Africa’s Klein Karoo. The Klein Karoo is the home of the legendary brandy-making empire of Joseph Barry, who also gave Barrydale its name. He was a maverick, a rebel, adventurer, visionary, non-conformist and pioneer whose entrepreneurial spirit…Read more
Vergelegen – no ordinary Estate.
Since 1700 and to this day, Vergelegen (meaning "situated far away"), has been crafted by some of the world's great explorers and visionaries, who each in their own way have helped shape Vergelegen to what it is today: a world-class Estate.
With its world renowned handcrafted wines, 310 year old history and heritage, exquisite and refined cuisine, it comes as no surprise that Vergelegen continues to be the choice of the discerning visitor seeking a…Read more
Our wines are created using classic cultivars of the highest quality. The distinctive vintages that are produced reflect the passion and enthusiasm of the wine-making team at Grande Provence.
The Estate's first flagship wine, The Grande Provence 2004, was launched in October 2007.
The Grande Provence range consists of The Grande Provence, Pinot Noir, Chenin Blanc/Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.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
We have a heritage that spans close to a century and our family has grown from the original Klipdrift Export to include our ready to drink brandy, Klipdrift & Cola and Klipdrift Premium and our multi award-winning potstilled brandy, Klipdrift Gold. While each has its own intrinsic, one thing is common to all – the spirit of generosity and hospitality from which South Africans are known. Klipdrift, in whichever form, will always be best enjoyed with family and friends. Go on, have another!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
The House of J.C. Le Roux, South Africa's first and leading cellar dedicated entirely to the art of making sparkling wine, is acclaimed for its passion, craftsmanship and expertise to make the finest vintage Méthode Cap Classiques in the time-honoured French style, and fun loving sparkling wines to suit every palate.Read more