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.
Makers of "Jan Vis", a chenin blanc / chardonnay blend.
The web page is very entertaining, told with a casual storytelling
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 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.
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
A good variety of Sauvignons, Cabernets, and more. They sell
under the names 'Boland', 'Bon Vino', and '!um Hap'.
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 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.
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.
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
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
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 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 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 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 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.
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, 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.
Site under construction.
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.