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 Zevenwacht, situated on the beautiful Stellenbosch Wine Route, with panoramic views of Table Mountain, Table Bay and False Bay. The name “Zevenwacht”, derived from the Dutch “Seven Expectations” is a modern wine farm with a 300 year history.
A family owned and managed Estate, the current owners, Harold and Denise Johnson purchased the farm in 1992, and have committed themselves to a programme of development to realise Zevenwacht’s rich potential beyond wine…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
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
It is often said that good wines begin in the vineyard and at Plaisir de Merle; our outstanding wines begin with the soil. Strict adherences to harmonious integration of vineyard practices with modern winemaking techniques have left renowned winemaker, Niel Bester free to naturally influence the process. A jewel of the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek Winelands, Plaisir de Merle Wine Estate was established in 1693 and our legacy continues to unfold through renewal and loyalty to the land.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
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