South Africa Wineries

Africa Classic
Purchases help wildlife. They have Africa Classic: Dry White - a blended white; Bouquet Blanc - chenin blanc; Late Harvest - chenin blanc; Grand Rouge - Ruby Cabernet, Pinotage; Dry Red - red blend.

Arniston Bay
Makers of "Jan Vis", a chenin blanc / chardonnay blend. The web page is very entertaining, told with a casual storytelling atmosphere.

Backsberg Estate
A 300 acre estate dating back to 1916 brought to fame by Sydney Back, now under the control of his son Michael. The wines incorporate the rich lively Paarl fruit with a judicious amount of barrel aging in both French and American oak barrels.

Bergkelder Winery
Bergkelder makes a Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and a merlot/cabernet blend. Their wines include Stellenryck, Fleur du Cap and Pongr·cz. They include the Alto wines, Middelvlei, Rietvallei, Uitkyk, and Le Bonheur.

Beyerskloof Winery
This new Stellenbosch winery is a joint venture of Beyers Truter winemaker and the Krige brothers owners of Kanonkop Estate. The goal of the winery is to raise the standards of Pinotage from 30-35 year old bush vines located in the Stellenbosch district.

Blaauwklippen Wine Estate
Visit this enhancing farm and browse through almost 300 years of Old Cape living. Fine wines are crafted from quality grapes grown on Blaauwklippen. Cape preserves and relishes prepared to original Old Cape Malay recipes are available in our Country Shop.

Boland Wines
A good variety of Sauvignons, Cabernets, and more. They sell under the names 'Boland', 'Bon Vino', and '!um Hap'.

Boschendal Estate
The largest estate in South Africa is located in the Franschhoek ward of Paarl. The estate is the original French Huguenot wine farm and has just celebrated its 300th anniversary

Cathedral Cellar
Cathedral Cellar was built in 1930 and produces Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinotage, Triptych, and merlot.

Chamonix Wine Farm
Wines, schnapps, spring waters, what a mix! Nestled on the eastern slopes of the Franschhoek Valley, Cape Chamonix Farm was originally part of La Cotte, one of the first Huguenot farms in the valley.

Cheetah Valley
Pinotage, Chardonnay, Merlot and Port. Their 1997 Chardonnay was a Wine Spectator best buy. Cheetah Valley reflects the tradition of the French Huguenots who pioneered wine making in South Africa more than three hundred years ago.

Clos Malverne
The winery is located in the heart of Stellenbosch, and is owned by Simon Pritchard. He produced his first wine in 1988. The winery has a reputation for fine Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinotage.

De Wetshof Estate
Danie de Wet well known for its Chardonnays. The estate located in the lime rich Robertson valley produces over 50,000 cases of Chardonnay from 10 different clones. The styles vary from unwooded to barrel fermented and, are close in style to French Chablis.

Groot Constantia Estate
Founded in 1685 by Governor van der Stel, Constantia is the oldest estate in the Cape. The cool microclimate produces an elegant French style of wine throughout the range of noble red and white varietals.

Haute Provence
Semillon, Blanc Fume, and other "less traditional" wines! Haute Provence Vineyards of Franschhoek, South Africa, recently bought by Count Agusta of Italy to integrate with his neighbouring wine, La Provence, has been rated as one of South Africa's five top producers of quality wines.

Kleinberg Wines
Kleinberg means 'small mountain'. Pinotage, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and other wines make up this fine selection.

KWV Wines and Brandies
Wines with intriguing names like Pearly Bay Cape White. Apart from its cellar complex in Paarl, KWV Cellars has production facilities spread throughout the Cape winelands, including Worcester, Robertson, Montagu, Stellenbosch, Vredendal and Upington.

Meerlust Estate
Meerlust has been the pride of the Myburgh family since 1756. Today, Hannes Myburgh, the present owner, continues this great family tradition. They are Situated 15km south of Stellenbosch and only 5 km from False Bay.

Neil Ellis Winery
In 1994 Neil Ellis relocated his cellar to the Jonkershoek valley in Stellenbosch. Neil Ellis specializes in wines from unique microclimates which best express the varietal concept.

Rhebokskloof Estate
Rhebokskloof Estate dates back to 1692, when Simon van der Stel gave a free grant to Dirk van Schalkwyk. It was named after small buck, Rhebok, which used to roam freely in the area and which are still occasionally seen in the vineyards.

Rust En Vrede
Jannie and Ellen Engelbrecht purchased this small and run down Estate in 1978, and immediately set about restoring the wine cellar which dates back to 1790. The rebirth of Rust en Vrede marked the beginning of a new era in the South African wine industry, for it was the first time that an Estate would specialize in the making of red wine only.

Saxenburg Estate
Saxenburg dates back to 1693 when Governor Simon van der Stel granted the land to a free burger, Joachim Sax. Saxenburg was acquired in 1989 by Swiss businessman Adrian Buhrer.

Springbok
The following wines are currently available from Springbok: Sauvignon Blanc 1996, Chardonnay 1996, Merlot 1995, Shiraz 1994, Cabernet Sauvignon 1994, Pinotage 1994

Stellenbosch Farmers' Winery
They produce the Zonnebloem range, sparkling wines such as Grand Mousseux and 5th Avenue Cold Duck, the Lanzerac range, Chateau Libertas, La Gratitude, Graca, the Autumn Harvest and Kellerprinz ranges, Capenheimer, Lieberstein and Virginia.

Veenwouden Private Cellar
Situated on the northern side of Paarl on the Paarl/Wellington Road, with spectacular views over the Klein-Drakenstein Mountains, lies Veenwouden, a small Boutique winery, belonging to international opera singer, Deon van der Walt.

Warwick Estate
Warwick Estate, situated close to Stellenbosch was originally part of the eighteenth century farm "De Goede Success" granted in 1791, from when its great history began. The founder of Warwick was one Colonel Gordon, who renamed his portion of "Good Success" in honor of his Warwickshire regiment.

Weltevrede Estate
Site under construction.

Zanddrift Vineyards
Zanddrift creates a large variety of white, semi-sweet and red wines. They are a 45 hectare estate situated in the South African renown "PAARL" wine region. The estate is approximately 55km from the CBD area of Cape Town, South Africa. The farm itself is over 50 years old.

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