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
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
Comprised of two farms, situated on opposite ends of the breathtaking Franschhoek Wine Valley, Haute Cabrière is something extraordinary. A rich history, a whimsical setting, a seductive approach to wine and a magnetic proprietor ensure that it is a decadent affair for any visitor. The core belief that wine is grown not made makes the farm's ethos incredibly real and intrinsically human. Wine is more than what is in the bottle and it is considered an exceptionally intimate experience.…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
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
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