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Rupert Wyne
Anthonij Rupert Wyne, founded on L’Ormarins in Franschhoek, was originally owned by the late Anthonij Rupert, who passed away in 2001. The farm was then taken over by his brother Johann Rupert in 2003, and the brand named after Anthonij. The focus is on terroir specific wines, meaning the brand showcases an impressive portfolio of farms representing the best in grape producing locations.

avondale Avondale At Avondale, we make extraordinary wines approved by Mother Nature.  Certified organic and practicing bio-dynamic agriculture; we go beyond both these beneficial systems of natural farming by using the best 21st Century science, technology and knowledge to enhance sustainability.  Our commitment to promoting life ensures the premium quality, naturally-made, slow wines.

beyerskloof Beyerskloof Wines Beyerskloof is seen as the home of Pinotage &  Cape Blends, where one can come and enjoy  a  truly Pinotage focussed tasting experience as well as mesmerising views of the Simonsberg Mountains in a very relaxed and comfortable environment.  Beyerskloof is a privately owned producer which produces mainly Red Wine from the Bottelary region in Stellenbosch.

Bosman Family Vineyards

An 8th generation family story of vine to wine devoted to responsible, hand-crafted winemaking.  Since returning to the wine industry in 2007, they’ve established themselves as a leading ethical producer of premium wine using the best hand-selected fruit from their vineyards in the Upper Hemel-en-Aarde valley, Wellington & Hermon.
bouchard Bouchard Finlayson Bouchard Finlayson is a boutique winery located in the Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley near Hermanus, dedicated to the making of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc wines of outstanding quality.

creation Creation In combining the rich gifts of nature and our unique terroir with the considerable skills of our dedicated team, Creation strives to reward the wine lover with wines of rare balance, elegance, distinction and finesse. Creation is situated in the Hemel-en-Aarde near the seaside town of Hermanus.

dewetshof De Wetshof Estate De Wetshof, a family-owned estate, situated in the Robertson Wine Valley, is a premium Chardonnay House in South Africa, creating a range of wines shaped by the diversity of site-specific vineyards exposed to the region’s unique soil.

  The Drift Farm 17km outside Napier, rests Bruce Jack’s family farm, The Drift. We farm vegetables, mountain olive oil and very special wines, on the slopes of a wise old mountain in the spectacular Overberg. Organic practices guide our philosophy and our wines are cultivated from vineyards grown in extreme conditions.
eaglesnest Eagles’ Nest Wines Located on the crest of Constantia Nek pass, this pristine and boutique family owned vineyard has in recent years gained a striking reputation for both its beauty and award winning wines. Uniquely characteristic of its wines is its signature of finesse, derived from the cooler climate conditions its vines are exposed to as a result of its elevation and close proximity to the oceanic body that is False Bay, thus delivering very distinctive wines not found elsewhere in South Africa.

graham_beck Graham Beck Wines Situated in the breathtaking Robertson Valley, Graham Beck creates wines internationally lauded for superb quality, versatility and elegance. Their meticulously crafted range of award winning Méthode Champenoise style wines are regarded as industry benchmarks. As custodians of the planet and community, Graham Beck is committed to conservation and social upliftment.

Grande Provence Grande Provence Grande Provence Wine Estate wears her 300-year history with dignity. Nestled in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Western Cape, her lush vines spread across 47 acres. 
Grande Provence Estate provides a unique destination presenting many elements and experiences.
Groot Constantia Wine Estate logo Groot Constantia Wine Estate Groot Constantia Wine Estate is celebrating 330 years of existence and we have just won the best Chardonnay in the world this year with our Chardonnay 2013 at the Chardonnay Du Monde and gold awards at the Taj and Top 100 tastings for 2015 on the Pinotage 2013 and Merlot 2013!
Groote Post Vineyards Groote Post Vineyards Groote Post is a historic 18th century farm on the Cape's West Coast where winemaking traditions have been revived by the Pentz family. Unique aspects and cool climatic
Hamilton Russell Family Vineyards Hamilton Russell Family Vineyards Showcasing the internationally acclaimed, clasically styled, site specific wines of Hamilton Russell Vineyards, Southern Right and Ashbourne in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley,
Haute Cabrière Haute Cabrière  With a cellar set into the Franschhoek Mountains, Haute Cabrière produces wines exclusively from the two noble cultivars of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The still wine range
Hermanuspietersfontein Winery Hermanuspietersfontein Winery   "Our passion and commitment is to produce wines of the highest quality and to add value to the reputation, which Hermanus enjoys as a premium wine-producing region."
Iona Iona    Iona family run, South Africa’s coolest vineyard producing only four beautifully balanced, elegant wines of distinction, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and the One Man Band a red blend of 6 grape varieties Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Mourvedre and Viognier.
Ken Forrester Vineyards

Ken Forrester Vineyards

"Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa's most famous wine region Stellenbosch, our vineyards are commonly referred to as the Home of Chenin Blanc and other premium award-winning wines.

Ken Forrester's philosophy has always been to create a range of handcrafted, individually made wines that suitably compliment a wide variety of food styles." 
  Klein Constantia Wine Estate Dating back to 1685 and described as one of the world’s most beautiful wine estates, Klein Constantia is set amidst ancient trees on the upper foothills of the Constantiaberg. The perfect location for cool climate wines, Klein Constantia produces some of South Africa’s top wines, including one of the world’s best natural sweet wines, Vin de Constance.
  KWV – The Mentors KWV – The Mentors Collection is a range that honours the diversity of terroir and climate that influences the different style of wines from South Africa. The wine has been mentored through all the winemaking process to reflect the best South Africa has to offer.
Le Riche Wines Le Riche Wines   

 "Le Riche Wines focuses on the production of top Cabernet Sauvignon from the Stellenbosch region. 

Founded by Etienne le Riche in 1996, the winery is now run as a family concern.

A traditionally simplistic, yet innovative winemaking approach is combined with the continuous pursuit of quality, elegance and consistency. "
Lourens Ford Lourensford Wine ​Estate A magnificent estate nestled in the fertile bowl of the Helderberg Mountains
  Muratie Tucked into the exquisite Knorhoek Valley north of Stellenbosch, Muratie Wine Estate, under the stewardship of Rijk Melck and his family,
has been at the heart of a lot of passionate debate. This debate is centred largely around the desire to protect a century’s old wine experience that is a magnet for wine lovers around the world.
Noble Hill Noble Hill Wine Estate   Located in the Simonsberg-Paarl appellation of origin, Noble Hill wines are made with pride in provenance and humility in craftsmanship. We strive to make wines that are juicy yet structured, elegant, and above all authentic to the place they are grown.
Oneiric Wines Oneiric Wines     ‘Oneiric’, borrowed from Greek terminology and roughly translated as ‘dream’ is exactly that – a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the cool-climate Elgin Valley.  Although new to the wine scene, having launched in 2012, Oneiric has received huge acclaim throughout the industry with their wines time and time again rating within the high 90’s/100.
Ormonde Vineyards Ormonde Vineyards     Ormonde Private Cellar is situated on the West Coast of South Africa, where the rugged Darling hills roll and fall along the contours of an ancient granite intrusion. The Darling terroir is blessed by a pronounced sea influence with sufficient sunlight to create a ripe varietal character.  Our wines is a perfect synergy of a New world attitude and Old world appellation philosophy.
Peter Falke Wines Peter Falke Wines   

 "4. Peter Falke Wines is nestled against the majestic slopes of the Helderberg mountains in the heart of the Stellenbosch winelands. 

The winery is owned by German hosiery mogul Peter Falke and his wife, French designer Danièle Görtz.  Falke socks, luxury foot garments, are famous throughout the world, and much like the elegant footwear, a day spent at the winery also evokes a sense of indulgence."
raka Raka Wine    This wine was named after Raka, the beloved fishing boat of Piet Dreyer, proprietor of Raka wines. For more than three decades Piet has plied the seas of the southern ocean in search of the finest catch. The same passion has found home at Raka, where the Dreyer family now pursue the earth's bountry for the creation of fine wines.
  Rustenberg Wine Rustenberg was founded in 1682 and is nestled in the valley of the Simonsberg Mountain. With an uninterrupted winemaking history dating back to 1892, Rustenberg’s rich heritage and ethos has been informed by many centuries of understanding and working with nature to produce wines of distinct character and excellent quality.
Sijn Sijnn     An exciting new vineyard between the tiny hamlet of Malagas and Cape Infanta, at the mouth of the Breede River – called Sijnn by the original Khoisan inhabitants. Perched on a plateau of slate and rolled stones, about 15km from the southern oceans of Africa.
Simonsig Wine Estate Simonsig Wine Estate     The name Simonsig means “to see or have a view of the Simonsberg mountain”. Simonsig, one of South Africa’s most reputable wine estates, upholds a legendary status in pioneering wine excellence shaped by the Malan dynasty’s devotion to quality and innovative winemaking. Simonsig is a private family owned winery near Stellenbosch, owned by the Malan family.
Springfield Estate Springfield Estate     Springfield Estate is a brother-sister owned, 5th-generation, wine estate in Robertson, situated in the Western Cape of South Africa. We work closely to nature and allow each single vineyard to express its unique terroir.  90% of our wines are fermented using natural yeast and the best vintner, time, is allowed to play its role in our cellar.
Strandveld Vineyards Strandveld Vineyards     Strandveld Vineyards is a beautiful, wind-swept winery situated between Elim and Cape Agulhas,  it is the southernmost winery in Africa. Lying almost 35˚ south, the Cape South coast is characterised by severe wind, mist and cool temperatures. This maritime climate, varying sites and soil types create the diversity of terroir that distinguishes the wines of Strandveld Vineyards.
  Steenberg Vineyards

The oldest registered farm in the Cape, Steenberg Vineyards produces a range of much-loved wines through a process of environmentally considerate and dedicated winemaking.From vine to bottle, Steenberg’s wide variety of wines are primed to produce an experience that evokes the unique terroir of the estate.
Vilafonte Vilafonté     Vilafonté is a joint wine-making venture between a group of wine specialists – Mike Ratcliffe (South Africa) and Zelma Long and Phillip Freese (United States). Vilafonté is named after one of the more unique soil types in our vineyard, called vilafontes.  This is one of the oldest recorded soil types in the world and has been defined as being somewhere between 750 000 and 1.5mil years old.

Villiera Wines Villiera Wines     Villiera is a family run winery in Stellenbosch, committed to preserving the environment and upliftmenting their staff. Villiera sVineyard in the South of France where they produce a full range of French wines under the brand, Domaine Grier.
Waterford Estate

Waterford Estate   

"Waterford Estate is nestled in the picturesque Blaauwklippen Valley, in the world renowned Stellenbosch region.

The Estate boasts old citrus groves, rolling lawns, water features and fragrant lavender and rosemary beds.  

The centre piece of the magnificent courtyard is the Waterford Estate fountain. This feature has been immortalized in the Waterford Estate label and represents a fundamental component of our philosophy. "