Viljoensdrift nestled south of the Elandsberg Mountains, on the banks the Breede River, is home to the Viljoen family whose heritage of winemaking dates back to 1818. Today brothers Fred and Manie Viljoen continue this proud tradition and, after humble beginnings in 1998, they are producing award-winning wines with global appeal. Viljoensdrift offers wine tasting, delicious hot and cold meals, boat cruises on the Breede River and Functions/Conferences.
Our philosophy is to create delicious single-block wines, which are the smallest production unit for vineyards and may not exceed six hectares per cultivar. Since 1723, Jan Harmsgat Farm or JHG, is situated on the most southern tip of the Robertson Wine valley along the foothills of the Langerberg Mountains. Our Farm's unique position borders both the dry climate of the Little Karoo as well as the Mediterranean cool sea breezes from the Coastal Regions.
Lord's Wines was established in 2006 when viticulturist, Jacie Oosthuizen, turned his love for cricket and wine into a cellar. The whole concept is based on the Lord's cricket grounds in London. High up on the northern slopes of the mountains surrounding Robertson, in the lush McGregor valley, you will stumble upon a gravel road that will lead you on the road to nowhere. At the end of this striking rainbow you will find Lord's Wines, cradled amongst fynbos and proteas.
Rivergold Wine Estate's wines are handcrafted, meaning that the processes involved from start up until harvest to fermentation are done by humans and not machines. This is how the superior quality is maintained. Our current range is of a distinct taste, and offers South Africa's finest blends.
Kleinhoekkloof, a boutique wine farm at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, produce wines of elegance with distinctive characteristics and complexity. Our winemaker, also a Charcutier, makes his own that you may enjoy (book in advance). This personal paradise is beautifully quiet with exceptional terroir and a unique climate. Small production, superior grapes & charcuterie platters made with a lot of love makes for a destination not to be missed.
These exceptional wines are handcrafted by award winning Swiss chef, Bernhard Hess and boutique winemaker, Lourens van der Westhuizen. On the foothills of the majestic Langeberg Mountains at the gateway to the arid Karoo, they create a fitting tribute to this collection comprising a Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and a heady Shiraz. Complexity meets balance to create elegance in a bottle. Seduction for the tongue. Sunshine for the soul.
Excelsior Estate has been owned by the de Wet family since 1870. It is the philosophy at Excelsior that good wine is made in the vineyards and the winemaker can only succeed if he has good basic ingredients with which to work. Visit our tasting facility with a setting of gorgeous views over the water, vines and mountains. Blend, Bottle and Label your own creation and return home with a bottle of wine that combines generations of skill and flair with your own style.
Stepping into Esona is like stepping into a part of history. Our 95-year-old building was constructed for the sole purpose of fermenting wine in cement tanks. We believe in the hands-on approach with everything we do – from how we grow our vineyards, harvest our grapes, make our wines, prepare our food or the way we tear each label that is placed on an Esona wine bottle – we can assure you that the utmost care and attention goes into every detail of what we do.
From its very humble beginnings in 1852, the town of Robertson has always been filled with the most generous of people. Dr William Robertson, the Scottish minister whom the town is named after, the hard-working community that tends to the wine farms and everyone else here welcomes you with arms outstretched and warm handshakes. Robertson Winery involves everyone from farmers to bottlers in creating wines to share with the world.
Windfall Boutique Wine Estate is located in the Agterkliphoogte valley in Robertson. At this time, we only produce small quantities of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, a red blend and a Méthode Cap Classique; sparkling wine from Chardonnay grapes (Blanc de Blanc). We currently have an aging pot still brandy from Chenin Blanc in barrels. We have also released our first olive oil and table olives.
Weltevrede is a 4th generation family-owned winery and has been in the Jonker family since 1912. Old and new come together in this family brand which seeks to inspire and give consumers experiences of wine and wine lifestyle. The traditional side is expressed in our quality and authenticity and love of stories, but we live to be relevant with new innovations and focusing on upliftment in our society.
Quando is a Boutique Winery on the banks of the Breede River owned and farmed by Fanus and Martin Bruwer. The emphasis is on handselected single vineyard White and Rose wines. Our flagship is a blend of old vine Chenin Blanc and Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc are made from a single vineyard rooted on an exposed island in the river, and a luscious Rose made from Mourvedre.
Tucked away in Klaasvoogd West Valley in the Robertson district, in the foothills of the Langeberge, you find the picturesque farm Vredelus, home of Exdiem Wines and Olives. The farm is blessed with pure mountain water, two rivers, very fertile soil and wonderful mountain views.
Tanagra is a boutique wine cellar situated in the McGregor valley producing only small amounts of high quality, handcrafted and unique wines. In 2009 the owners Robert and Anette Rosenbach started producing stylish Grappa/Eau de Vie in small quantities, using a combined potstill/column still from Germany. Robert & Anette will be delighted to give you a personal tasting experience of the Tanagra wines and Grappas/Eau de Vies and give you a tour of the winery and distillery ...
Closely tucked in beside the peaceful waters of the Breede River lies Bon Courage Estate. Here the Bruwer family produce a selection of superb wines, ranging from noble whites, classic reds and fortified dessert wines to the elegant and award winning Cap Classique sparkling wines. Travellers and wine lovers passing through the area are welcome to visit the historic tasting room in the old manor house or to enjoy a delicious lunch at Café Maude.
The generation-to-generation tradition on which Springfield is built is in its 5th cycle. Old fashioned methods still find a place in this cellar where 80% of the harvest is fermented with native yeast and most wines are bottled unfiltered. The master vintner, Time, is paramount, with time to settle, time to do the clarification and maturation in an unrushed fashion. Taste this unique and different wine made by the brother-and-sister team, Jeanette and Abrie Bruwer.
Habata @ Le Grand Chasseur Estate is home to a wide variety of wildlife species. In September 2015, renowned fruit producer Habata put down roots in this fertile soil, ushering in a new chapter for this historic wine farm. With a passion for agriculture and superior produce the pioneering company looks to cultivate a future of renewed prosperity on this land through excellence and innovation; a vision to be embodied in this range of exceptional wines.
Koningsrivier farm lies off the main road between Robertson and McGregor. Named for the Konings River, a tributary of the Breede River a few kms away and also offers the Klipberg Cottage as accomodation. Winemaker Niel Colyn is the fifth generation farmer and 1st generation winemaker of his family to be producing grapes and wine on the same farm. Niel started handcrafting his own wines in 2002 and after careful planning his first wines were bottled in 2005.
Fraai Uitzicht 1798 lives up to its name: "Beautiful View". This gem of a retreat lies in the heart of the Robertson Valley on the scenic Route 62. Here, nestling among the majestic Langeberg hills, a historic wine and guest farm with an award-winning restaurant welcomes you to a real vineyard experience. In the ancient atmosphere of the Historic Wine Cellar, one of the oldest in the valley, with its original woodwork and handcrafted beams, the wine is produced as a joy of li ...
From the Robertson wine valley comes a new trend-setting Bubbly enjoyed by those who appreciate the finer things in life. Expect to find it at exclusive dinner parties, uptown eateries and the tucked-away deli on the corner. Farmer and bubbly producer, Henk van Niekerk, believes it is the break away from the traditional which propelled this MCC from its humble beginnings on Wonderfontein Estate, to the fridges and coolers of a new generation of bubbly enthusiast ...
Bonnievale Wines, one of the largest South African Wineries, is a must visit destination.Think of us as the friend you love to visit in the countryside. We welcome you to our tasting room for a real wine experience that is truly unpretentious. Only the very best of each vintage is bottled, assuring quality for the wine lover. Our wines are as welcoming and soothing as the beautiful valley that produces them.
Langverwacht Cellar on the Stormsvlei Road was built to receive the first crop in 1956. The main cultivars are Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc and Colombar. The main red cultivars are Merlot, Shiraz, Ruby Cabernet and Cabernet Sauvignon. We are well known for its Chardonnay, Colombar and Shiraz.The climate and soil is of great importance in achieving this goal. Only the top quality grapes are used for the wines to be bottled.
Come and be part of the unique experience that Kranskop Wines has to offer. Relax on our wine tasting deck high up on the hill in Klaasvoogds. Here you can learn about and taste our Basket Pressed Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Tannat. Bring your own picnic basket and stay for lunch. Allow the magnificent view over the valley to settle you down and ensure an unforgettable experience.
The unique climate of the region, combined with the rich limestone soils, produce wines which have become popular across the globe for their authenticity, versatility and elegance. At our state-of-the-art Cap Classique cellar the team crafts a range of internationally acclaimed Méthode Champenoise style wines, widely regarded as benchmarks in the industry. We focus on minimal intervention, allowing the authentic essence of the fruit and terroir to shine through. A golden thre ...
At Le Roux & Fourie Vignerons, two brothers, Johan and Le Roux Fourie produce boutique hand-crafted wine in the highest straw bale cellar in South Africa in honour of their French Huguenot heritage, and grandfathers, Le Roux and Fourie. Their philosophy is to make award-winning unique terroir based red and white wines to be savoured, enjoyed and remembered.
De Wetshof is internationally renowned as a pioneer of Chardonnay and other noble white grape varieties in South Africa. This third generation Estate is just as well-known for its hospitality, stately buildings and wine-tastings which reflect the diverse terroirs within each different wine. We offer a unique range of Chardonnays, both wooded and unwooded, each influenced by various site specific environments, making them ideal companions to gourmet cuisine.
In a spectacular setting with stunning views into the valley, Bushmanspad is a quality wine producer along the R60 and just 15 km from the starting point from the R 62. Come and enjoy our award winning wines by visiting our wine tasting room and cellar for a romantic wine tasting or book a night in our Luxury Country Cottages.
At the foot of the Langeberg mountain range, between the towns of Robertson and Montagu, lies the picturesque village of Ashton. This quaint town, in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley, is home to Ashton Winery. Our unique climate, soil varieties and specialised viticultural practices give us the natural advantage of producing the best quality grapes from the region. We produce exceptional wines and with our wide selection we certainly have a wine to suit every palate.
Rietvallei Wine Estate counts among SA’s oldest family-owned wine estates and was one of the first wine farms established in the picturesque Robertson Wine Valley. Storytelling has been an art in the Burger family and that art is continued by its 6th generation. We treasure our heritage, but we also understand the need to build on the sacrifices, wisdom and hard work of previous generations to innovate and cultivate new and exciting approaches to wine-making.
Lourens van der Westhuizen, fifth generation, planted his selection of single vineyards on Arendsig in the Bonnievale area, from which he crafts his wines showcasing the unique and distinct aromas, flavour and character of each vineyard block driven and influenced by the terroir. Through minimal interference it is his vision to present the vineyard in each bottle of wine, tasting and experiencing the sense of place he calls home!
Rooiberg Winery is the gateway to the Robertson Wine Valley and when driving on the R60 it will announce its presence in a way that you may never have seen before, it is called land art. Come and take your photo on Africa's Largest Red Chair.
Hidden in the picturesque Hoopsrivier area of the Robertson Wine Valley, is the Mont Blois Wine Estate, bought in 1869. Six generations later, Ernst Bruwer now manages our 3 farms. Winemaker Nina-Mari joined the Mont Blois team in 2008 and in 2014 she was awarded with the prestigious title of Cape Wine Master. The husband and wife team are passionate about making site specific quality wines.
McGregor Wine Company is a pro-active wine marketing company on the cutting edge of wine production and marketing technology, situated in the hamlet of McGregor....A very special place, at the end of a road that leads to nowhere else. A village of unique charm, where city folk go to experience timeless serenity and beauty. Where irrigation water runs in furrows down the streets, past whitewashed Cape Victorian cottages dating back to 1861. And you can taste the unchanging cha ...
The story of Zandvliet is all about Shiraz, being one of SA's first Estate Shiraz producer; a history that extends back to first plantings during the 1870's. Time honoured tradition balanced with genuine investment ensures the highest quality of wines and pure luxury in a glass. Visit us for: blend your own wine; underground cellar tour in our Muscat tanks; view exquisite art; unique Zandvliet & Clemegold pairing; taste our superb wines
In 35 years, Tertius gathered many life experiences he mastered in all platforms of his career. When the long awaited dream of farming and harvesting his own land came his way, he felt that his life circle was complete and his serenity balanced. Through keeping the faith, and praying, he was rewarded with a small piece of land that entered his life in a miraculous way - a small and neglected block of vineyard.Today this piece of rejected vineyard produces an exclusive wine. H ...