There is so much to delight you on this exquisite route up the Hemel en Aarde valley … stunning views and beautiful wine estates that will take your breath away. The region is acclaimed for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wine varieties and with Creation Wines now the numver one wine estate in Africa, a tour up this valley is not to be missed. The restaurants are sophisticated and offer delicious meals and food and wine pairing sampling. Accommodation is plentiful and excellent, making this an ideal destination for those wishing for a few days, or longer.
A hidden treasure for wine lovers, Whalehaven is the third oldest wine estate in the Hemel-en-Aarde, after Hamilton Russell and Bouchard Finlayson. A secret of the valley, this boutique cellar is situated at the entrance to the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and has for nearly three decades been under the ownership of the Bottega Family and the
SPOOKFONTEIN WINES & RESTAURANT
The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Full Moon Merlot, Phantom, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Rosé. Nestled below the fynbos-covered mountains is the winery and restaurant, which were masterfully designed to fit seamlessly into the landscape. Constructed of striking brick, steel and timber, the large windows frame the beautiful valley below and the
The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Unoaked Chardonnay, Oaked Chardonnay, Syrah Rosé, Pinot Noir, Syrah. The wines at Seven Springs Vineyard express purity and character. We stay true to our varietals (Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah and Pinot Noir), the climate and the soils and we invite you to come and taste.Famed for the production of Burgundian varietals,
Restless River Vineyards is a small and focused winery in the Upper Hemel-enAarde Valley producing single vineyard Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon. Owner and winemaker, Craig Wessels is fanatical about creating honest, unique and somewhat rebellious wines that have their own distinctive personality and character, shaped each year by that particular growing season. For
Newton Johnson is a family-owned vineyard lying in the heart of the picturesque Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley ward, near Hermanus. Our valley has become one of the premier wine regions in the Cape, and after 20 years we are reputed internationally for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah blends, and Sauvignon Blanc. Our wines reflect an array of
LOTTER FAMILY WINES @ DIE PLAASKOMBUIS
The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Chardonnay 2021, Grenache Rose 2020, Syrah 2017, Syrah Mourvedre Grenache 2018, Pinot Noir 2019. Once a place of refuge and healing, Vrede Farm has been owned by the Lötter family since 1978 when they initiated agricultural processes. All the grapes are grown on the 30 ha farm, on shale-derived clay
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) as well as the iconic Apogée Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Temptation calls and there is no need to resist this magnificent
The The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon-Semillon, Viognier, Cool-Climate Chenin, Old Vine Chenin, Chardonnay, Reserve Chardonnay, Art of Chardonnay, Roussanne-Viognier, Rosé, Pinot Noir, Reserve Pinot Noir, Art of Pinot Noir, Merlot, Reserve Merlot, Reserve Syrah, Syrah-Grenache, Sumac Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot, Elation MCC, Fine Cape Vintage Established in 2002, Creation, on the scenic Hemel-en- Aarde Ridge
The Wines: Blanc de Mer, Sauvignon Blanc, Missionvale Chardonnay, Crocodiles Lair / “Kaaimansgat” Chardonnay, Sans Barrique Chardonnay, Hannibal, Galpin Peak Pinot Noir, Tête de Cuvée Pinot Noir. Founded in 1989, Bouchard Finlayson is situated in the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, falling within the internationally acclaimed wine region of Walker Bay, South Africa. Under the ownership of
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 Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon Enjoy exceptional entertainment, award-winning wines and delicious food at Benguela Cove Wine Estate. Located between Cape Town and Hermanus, beside the Atlantic Ocean, this WWF Conservation Champion winery is a must-visit destination for guests of all ages. The luxurious