Exhilaratingly different and not to be missed is the windswept wild beauty of Africa’s southernmost region. Here winemakers craft their excellent produce under difficult climatic conditions. Explore, stay over at one of the nature parks, and take in the beauty of the region. Why go to Greece when there is Arniston! After the endless horizons of the Strandveld, immerse yourselves in the bliss of its transparent turquoise sea and forget all else.
The Wines: First Sighting: Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Strandveld: Pofadderbos Sauvignon Blanc, Adamastor, Pinot Noir, Syrah, The Navigator. Strandveld Vineyards is the southernmost cellar on the African continent. Braving constant winds off the Atlantic, we craft two award-winning ranges of wine: First Sighting and Strandveld. First Sighting wines fully express the terroir of
The Wines: 2017 Blanc Fumé, 2018 The Bard (Semillon, Nouvelle, Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc) 2018 Wind Scorpion Sauvignon Blanc, 2016 Coenraad De Buys (Syrah/Cinsaut), 2016 Baardbek (Rhône blend), 2018 Sun Spider (Pinotage). A fledgling boutique winery with its own cellar and vineyards, nestled against Perdekop on the outskirts of Baardskeerdersbos – 46 km from Stanford
The Wines: White, Saignee, Low Profile, Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Flagship Red Blend. Off the beaten track, Sijnn (pr. Say-n) Winery is situated near the mouth of the Breede River, close to the hamlet of Malgas, now an official viticultural ward. Sijnn vineyards are based on soils with a combination of pudding stones and Bokkeveld shale.