This credo of the Bot River Winegrowers Association describes the unspoilt, down-to-earth, sociable character of the farmers – our wines are for lovers of the road less travelled. Within a 10km radius, the wine traveller can experience real country hospitality and taste wines made from the oldest vines in the region as well as the latest, most innovative varietals from new plantings.
The success of the Breedekloof’s wine region’s pioneering Chenin Blanc initiative at last year’s international Cape Wine 2015 showcase has led to the formation of Breedekloof Makers, a band of like-minded winemakers committed to emphasising the quality of wines being made in the region, as well as accentuating the diverse terroir pockets.
The Constantia Wine Valley is the most spectacular wine experience in the world offering a unique blend of centuries-old established wine homesteads and new stylish boutique wineries in a setting of unsurpassed beauty and heritage.
Darling is a progressive small town with a good infrastructure and everything necessary to cover your daily needs. The village has its own supermarkets, banks, ATMs, a pharmacy, clinic, doctors, schools and several churches.
General shopping hours are 8h30 to 17h00 weekdays and 9h00 to 13h00 Saturdays. Please note that some businesses are closed for lunch between 13h00 and 14h00
We are united in our passion to reflect the Durbanville terroir in all our wines. The result is a magnificent range of intense, fruit-driven yet elegant wines, as different from each other as the slopes that create them and the individual personalities who craft them.
Nestled in the Tygerberg Hills, a mere 20 minutes drive from Cape Town, lies the Durbanville Wine Valley. With its hectares of flourishing vineyards, award winning wines and hospitable atmosphere, this wine valley is fast becoming the Cape’s destination of choice.
Once a year, the wine farms at the most southerly tip of Africa come together to celebrate their unique cool-climate wines.
It’s a day to explore elegant Elim wines, sumptuous local food, refreshing craft beer, and a country market in the Cape Agulhas countryside. And to enjoy a host of activities exclusive to this local farm-style community.
Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and our top chefs create international cuisine. Here breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines all combine to create lasting memories.
Hemel-en-Aarde is an iconic wine growing region which lies just behind the coastal town Hermanus, in the Walker Bay district of the Western Cape, South Africa.
The region is reputed for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines which emanate from the Hemel-en-Aarde – this encompasses the wards of Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge.
Situated in the northern parts of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, Orange River Cellars offers an extensive range of dry white wine, natural sweet and dry red wine, as well as dessert wines. These wines are successfully marketed locally and internationally and enjoyed by wine lovers and cognoscenti alike. Our specialist staff members are only a few clicks away and standing by for any queries you may have regarding the selection, making the purchase of your wine online a satisfying and complication-free pleasure.
The scenic beauty of Paarl compels visitors to explore the many cultural and historical attractions in the Drakenstein Valley, together with some of the most bountiful nature reserves in the surrounding mountains.
Paarl takes its name from the huge granite outcrop that stands proudly on the crest of Paarl Mountain. The town was founded in 1687, is the third oldest settlement in South Africa and has a rich cultural and historical heritage.
Plettenberg Bay is South Africa’s smallest wine growing region with 58 hectares of the 100 000 hectares planted countrywide. Plett’s wine region is the country’s most easterly cultivar and stretches 57 km along the thin coastal strip from Packwood in Harkerville until Lodestone on the Redford Road in the Crags. It is small, young, exciting and thriving and there can be little doubt that it is South Africa’s most scenic wine region.
The Robertson Wine Valley association was formed in 1983 to cohesively improve the local wine industry, promote the valley as a tourism destination and uplift the community. Today we proudly represent over 50 wineries and tourism establishments from the towns; Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson. Our valley is situated a merely 2 hour scenic drive from Cape Town on the renowned Route 62 and nestled between the majestic Langeberg and Riviersonderend mountain ranges with the graceful Breede River running through the valley.
The beautiful town of Montagu boasts an experience to satisfy all the senses, and great weather! We are not only famous for our Muscadel and Dried Fruit but health and wellness opportunities, adventure sports, agri-tourism and to top it all a friendly and vibey town with great restaurants and accommodation to suit everybody, from 4 star to budget, farm-stays and camping.
The word brandy (brandywine) is from the Dutch word “brandewijn”, meaning burnt or distilled wine. The Dutch used distillation as a method of preserving wine aboard their ships. Indeed, a tot of brandy was offered to the first man on board to sight land, leading to calls of “Land Ahoy” many days before the vessels actually docked.
With the Kleinrivier running through it, mountain views, and just 30minutes from the sea-side town of Hermanus, Stanford is ideally positioned for couples and families looking for a laid-back getaway in a quaint and historic village that remains true to its entrepreneurial roots – pop into one of the antique stores, restaurants, vineyards or coffee shops. For the adventurous – horse riding, boat cruises, hikes, bird watching and Great White Shark Cage diving are all within a 20km radius of the village.
Stellenbosch holds the honour of being the most well-known town in South Africa. History, culture, natural beauty, sport, education and wine has made the name 'Stellenbosch' resonate around the globe as one of South Africa's premier tourist, wine, business and education attractions.
he warm and welcoming Swartland area of the Western Cape encompasses a uniquely diverse geographic region, from the undulating hills of the Paardeberg in the south to the rolling waters of the Berg River in the north.
Here lie the charming historic towns of Malmesbury, Piketberg and Porterville, and the twin villages of Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West, nestled on the slopes of the looming Kasteelberg.
Visitors to the valley can now enjoy a wide range of wines from the various estates and private cellars which have received a string of national and international awards including Diners Club Wine Maker of the Year and a healthy spread of gold and double gold Veritas awards. Tulbagh has always been innovative in its approach to wine making, with Twee Jonge Gezellen being the first estate to introduce night harvesting in South Africa, a concept now employed by many producers throughout the Cape.
World-renowned wines are cultivated in the Cape Winelands, at the heart of which lies Wellington that boasts some of the best wine-producers in South Africa. Apart from award-winning wines, the region also boasts craft beer, brandy, whisky and gin producers.
Proclaimed “Top Wine Area” at the exclusive 2010 and 2016 South African Terroir Awards, Wellington wines and spirits continue to garner awards in prestigious competitions, both nationally and internationally.
The Namaqualand has an extraordinary botanical heritage that ranges from the drama of the blooming vygieveld in spring, to the eccentric miniature succulents and obscure soil lichen of the Knersvlakte. What these plants have in common is that they represent one of the world’s most unique and threatened collections of plant species
Take the biosphere in which our maritime mountain basin called is located. It’s the richest and most diversified on earth. Right! The earth!
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Take our elevation, 350 metres above sea level and a stone’s throw distance from it. That makes Elgin South Africa’s coolest climate wine region.
Open to the public for wine tasting and sales, the cellars and olive estates offer an experience for the wine lover and food connoisseur. Known for our excellent value-for-money wines and olive products Worcester boasts with nationally and internationally awards of distinction. Most of the wines are also available at the Kaap-Agri Wine Shop in High Street.