There is much to delight you on the Hermanus Wine Route. The estates produce some of the finest wines in the country, particularly acclaimed are the Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays, and the food they offer is scrumptious. It’s easy to spend a few days sampling both while enjoying scenery that cannot be surpassed. The standard of accommodation is high, and it is a treat to partake of local wine and food pairings – so take a drive up the R320 and discover the magnificence out there; it’s well within your reach.
The Wines: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Maritimus (white blend), Epitome (red blend), Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Rosé, Wayfarer MCC. The Bellingham Turner family is the proud owner of this beautiful wine estate with its reputation for producing exceptional Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Spectacular sea views dominate the panoramic scene from the balcony of the Sumaridge tasting room,
Wine Village, situated at the entrance of Hermanus, is the gateway to the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley wine area. The Wine Village represents more than 500 South African wine producers and more than 2 500 labels of South African wines. This is an astounding collection of premium and superpremium South African wines. There are daily tastings of
The Wines: Blanc de Mer, Walker Bay Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc Reserve, Missionvale Chardonnay, Crocodiles Lair / Kaaimansgat Chardonnay, Sans Barrique Chardonnay, Hannibal, Galpin Peak Pinot Noir, Tete de Cuvee Pinot Noir. Established in 1989 in the temperate Hemel-enAarde Valley on 125 hectares (312 acres) of Walker Bay’s prime viticultural land, Bouchard Finlayson Vineyard and
The Wines: Upper Hemel en Aarde Sauvignon Blanc, Upper Hemel en Aarde Chardonnay, Upper Hemel en Aarde Pinot Noir, Loose Cannon MCC, Adama Red blend, Adama White blend, Soet Steen, Dolce Primitivo, Optenhorst Chenin Blanc, Twyfeling Cinsaut, Nero D’Avola, Fides Grenache Blanc, Bosman Pinotage, Bosman Cabernet Sauvignon, Erfenis Cape Blend. The Bosman Family have a
The Wines: The La Vierge Collection that includes Original Sin (Sauvignon), Jezebelle (Chardonnay), Last Temptation (Weisser Riesling), Anthelia (Shiraz), Satyricon (Sangiovese), The Affair (Pinot Noir), La Vierge Noir (Pinot Noir) and Nymphomane (Bordeaux blend). Temptation calls and there is no need to resist this magnificent destination. A catwalk over the shining steel wine tanks in
The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Full Moon, Merlot, Phantom, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and Rosé. The origin of the name Spookfontein (Ghost Fountain in English), dates back to the 1800’s and can be attributed to the small natural spring found on the farm. Nestled below this spring, you’ll find the winery and restaurant,
The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon, Viognier, Cool-Climate Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Reserve Chardonnay, Art of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Reserve Pinot Noir, Art of Pinot Noir, Merlot, Reserve Merlot, Syrah, Syrah-Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot. Always a brand new experience. Established in 2002, Creation, on the scenic Hemelen-Aarde Ridge near Hermanus, has always lived up to
The Wines: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Serenity (red blend) and Pinot Noir. Our vines are nurtured in a unique terroir heavily influenced by our close proximity to the icy Atlantic Ocean. We have chosen a stylistic approach to the Ataraxia Vineyards wine range, to defer completely to the sites from which the different grapes are sourced.
The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Unoaked Chardonnay, Oaked Chardonnay, Syrah Rosé, Pinot Noir, Syrah. Seven Springs Vineyards is a premium wine producer making international award-winning, vegan friendly wines. Named after the seven natural springs in the nearby town of Caledon, we are sited on the R320 Hemel-en-Aarde road only 20 kms from the picturesque sea-side town
The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Unoaked Chardonnay, Oaked Chardonnay, Syrah Rosé, Pinot Noir, Syrah. We stock a wide variety of wines, mostly from boutique estates and independent winemakers, some of whom buy grapes and make outstanding wines under their own labels – much the same as the French negociants have been doing for centuries. Given that