Distell is a great company rooted in South Africa, crafting leading liquor brands for people to enjoy responsibly at every occasion the world over. Africa’s leading producer and marketer of spirits, fine wines, ciders and ready-to-drinks (RTDs), Distell employs nearly 5000 people and has an annual turnover in excess of R12,3 billion. We create exceptional brands with strong consumer franchise offering real value for money across the pricing continuum.Read more
WELCOME TO STEENBERG VINEYARDS
“At the dawning of the Cape, the swans rejoined, feeding in paradise at the foot of the Steenberg Mountains.”
Steenberg holds the distinction of being the oldest farm in the picturesque Constantia Valley, which is generally considered to be South Africa’s premier wine growing region. With its cool, sea-facing slopes and majestic granite ridges, this vineyard has developed a worldwide reputation for producing excellent Cape wines. The estate boasts a…
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
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
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
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
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
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
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