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
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
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
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
Uitkyk is one of the onl three extant double-storeyed flat-roofed 18th Century town houses at the Cape.
The manor house, a classical masterpiece in the Georgian Style was completed in 1788, during the tenure of Johan David Beyers, son-in-law of the well known Martin Melck. The timeless appeal of ots design bears a strong similarity to the well - known Melck House in Strand Street, Cape Town, designed by JC herzendosch. However, the design of Uitkyk is often attributed to the famous…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
Far from the city and its bustling pace, in the long tall grass of Cape plains, is where Asara, the meeting point of African gods is found. Named to present the harmony between the spirits Astar, Asis and Asase – the Earth, the Sun and the Sky - Asara provides both the weary traveller and the curious pleasure-seeker an extraordinary place of peace.
True to its name and setting, the glorious Asara estate, first founded in 1691, uses Nature as its partner not only when producing…Read more