SUMARIDGE ESTATE WINES
SUMARIDGE ESTATE WINES

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,

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PINOT NOIR

WHY IS PINOT NOIR SO EXPENSIVE? The reason Pinot Noir is one of the hardest grapes to grow in the wine world, is a combination of factors that make this finicky grape a winemaker’s headache during the growing season. Pinot Noir’s thin skin, tight clusters and late ripening all combine as obstacles. Most of us

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OCEAN ELEVEN GUESTHOUSE
OCEAN ELEVEN GUESTHOUSE

Ocean Eleven is an olde worlde, Cape Cod, colonial style guesthouse situated on the famous cliffs of Hermanus. Ocean Eleven boasts beautifully appointed rooms that have an all-embracing sea view over Walker Bay. Luxuries include 100% cotton percale linen, tea and coffee trays, mini-bars, heated towel rails, fans, as well as heating which will all

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NAPIER FARM STALL AND RESTAURANT
NAPIER FARM STALL AND RESTAURANT

This quaint farm stall and restaurant is situated on the main road in Napier and offers delicious home cooked lunches to be enjoyed on the stoep under the vines or in the cosy interior filled with interesting farm paraphernalia and delicious preserves, home-bakes, deli items and gifts. The menu offers seasonal dishes and daily specials

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MY BEST FRIEND

I love Rosé ! It’s one of those wines one can drink at any time of the day … in France they start at 11am and you can see all the old retraités sipping their first tiny glass at the bistros on the boulevards before le grand répas at 12.15. Alas…I have to wait until

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MANOR HOUSE RESTAURANT
MANOR HOUSE RESTAURANT

Enjoy contemporary country cooking at this popular Overberg restaurant situated on Stanford Valley Guest Farm – 10km from the quaint village of Stanford and less than two hours from Cape Town. The food is wholesome and ample, served amongst mid-century modern décor and an unique art collection. The whitewashed farm cottages provide for a relaxing

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LA VIERGE WINERY &   B’S STRO@LAVIERGE
LA VIERGE WINERY & B’S STRO@LAVIERGE

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

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LA FONTAINE
LA FONTAINE

A deluxe guest retreat perfect as a base for wine tasting, a romantic getaway or whale-viewing holiday. It offers a warm ambience of gracious living, steeped in history in one of the oldest buildings in the heart of Hermanus. Surround yourself with comfortable luxury and the uplifting sights and sounds of waves and whales in

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HIGH SEASON FARM
HIGH SEASON FARM

Beautifully situated 4-star self-catering cottages in the heavenly Hemel-enAarde Valley. High Season is a picturesque farm, offering an oasis of calm and restfulness with magnificent views of the valley. Stunningly appointed houses perfect for families, couples or large groups. Situated only 15 mins drive from the centre of Hermanus, it is iIdeally located to explore

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HERMANUSPIETERSFONTEIN
HERMANUSPIETERSFONTEIN

The Wines: Bloos, Kaalvoet Meisie, Kat met die Houtbeen, Posmeester, Kleinboet, Skoonma, Swartskaap, Arnoldus. You’ll find the wine cellar with the longest Afrikaans name in the world hidden at the end of a cul-de-sac in The Village, on the corner of the R43 and the R320. What brand of wine would use a sheep as

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HARBOUR HOUSE HOTEL & APARTMENTS
HARBOUR HOUSE HOTEL & APARTMENTS

Situated in the heart of the historical village of Hermanus, Harbour House Hotel & Apartments has been modelled after its original architecture – a slate-roof seaside Manor House built in 1920. The hotel is perfectly located above the Old Harbour and is within easy walking distance of the town’s top attractions, whale watching sites, markets,

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GIANT PERIWINKLE
GIANT PERIWINKLE

The Wines: 2017 Blanc Fumé, 2019 The Bard (Semillon, Nouvelle, Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc), 2019 Wind Scorpion Sauvignon Blanc, 2018 Coenraad De Buys (Syrah/Cinsaut), 2017 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

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CHENIN BLANC

Pronunciation:“shen-nin blahnk” TASTING NOTES FRUIT: yellow apple, quince, pear, baked apple, bruised apple, passionfruit, lime, honeydew melon, peach, mandarin orange. OTHER: lemon verbena, ginger, honey, honeysuckle, jasmine, chamomile, saffron, apple blossom, cheese rind (oxidative styles), hay, butterscotch, lemon curd, nutmeg, baked apple,.ACIDITY: medium-plus to high acidity Welcome to a rising star in the white wine world, a near-foolproof crowdpleaser

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BURGUNDY / TAPAS AT THE OLD HARBOUR
BURGUNDY / TAPAS AT THE OLD HARBOUR

If you want the quintessential Hermanus Old Harbour Walker Bay view and consistently superb meals, then Burgundy is the place to be. Set in the oldest building in the historical heart of the village, it also offers the best vantage point for people and whalespotting. Historically this building was home to the first wine tasting

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BOSMAN FAMILY VINEYARDS
BOSMAN FAMILY VINEYARDS

The Wines: Generation 8: Chenin Blanc, Rosé, Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon. Upper Hemel-en-Aarde: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Magnum Opus Pinot Noir, Loose Cannon MCC.Single Vineyard: Fides Grenache Blanc, Optenhorst Chenin Blanc, Twyfeling Cinsaut. Fairtrade: Bosman Adama Red & Bosman Adama White. Nero D’Avola, Erfenis, Soet Steen, Dolce Primitivo, Bosman Pinotage, Bosman Cabernet Sauvignon. The

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BLUE GUM COUNTRY ESTATE AND RESTAURANT
BLUE GUM COUNTRY ESTATE AND RESTAURANT

Enjoy a luxurious stay in a country setting, sipping a sundowner at the boma patio bar where the views are spectacular. The estate is both a family run guest house and a wine farm. The 13 rooms range from an Executive room and Honeymoon suites to family-friendly cottages, set amongst vineyards and extensive gardens. Outdoor

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BLACK OYSTERCATCHER
BLACK OYSTERCATCHER

The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, White Pearl – Semillon & Sauvignon Blanc Blend, Rosé, Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot Blend, Triton – Shiraz Blend. Black Oystercatcher Wines is found on the Cape Agulhas Plane of the Southern Tip of Africa. The boutique wines offer crisp, mineral, yet elegant, fruity flavours formed by the cool coastal winds, the

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BIENTANG’S CAVE RESTAURANT & WINE BAR
BIENTANG’S CAVE RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

This international award-winning restaurant is situated on the shores of Walker Bay and is carved into the depths of a century old cave extending over the rocks to the water’s edge. It is in the heart of one of the best land-based whale watching areas in the world and overlooks the only whale sanctuary on

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