Visitors to Hermanus who turn onto the R320 will be delighted to discover worldclass estates on the Hermanus Wine Route. Not only are top wines produced, but many of the estates also have sophisticated restaurants with views that take your breath away. The region is acclaimed for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wine varieties and the meals offered are both sophisticated and delicious. Accommodation is plentiful and excellent, making this an ideal destination for those wishing, perhaps, to escape dull routine for a few days, or longer.
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
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 gentle
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. A warm welcome awaits you at Seven Springs. The wines at Seven Springs Vineyard express purity and character. They stay true to their varietals (Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah and Pinot Noir), climate and soils and we invite you to come and taste.
The Wines: Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Grenache Rosé 2018, Syrah 2018, Syrah Mourvedre Grenache 2018, Pinot Noir 2018. 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 soils
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 near
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: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon Proudly boasting some of the most sought-after terroirs in the Western Cape overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Benguela Cove Wine Estate has a unique and beautiful story to tell. Taste award-winning, 100% estate grown wines from Benguela Cove Winery at