De Wetshof Estate

Nestled between Elim and Cape Agulhas, and just 9km from the sea, lies the secluded Strandveld Vineyards.

About the winery
For more than 40 years, the De Wetshof Wine Estate in Robertson has been producing renowned wines for connoisseurs and wine-lovers from around the world. Notably, De Wetshof was the first registered wine estate in this area, which is now known as the Valley of Wine and Roses. This estate is one of the very rare third-generation wine estates in the country, and remains known and loved as the introducer of the Chardonnay grape, the Burgundian. The farm is characterised by its colonial-cum-Victorian style and its plentiful jacaranda trees and rose bushes. The fauna and flora of the area is certainly part of its appeal, luring visitors from all over the world to enjoy the natural beauty and diversity around them. The entire area is an official nature reserve. It is home to ostriches, wild cats and lynxes. The wines can be tasted and purchased directly from the cellar. Cellar tours are conducted (by appointment only), giving visitors a unique insight into the workings of the farm. Other l

Learn more about De Wetshof Estate and their facilities at:

http://www.dewetshof.co.za/

Location

Robertson

Opening Hours
Monday: 09:00 - 17:00Tuesday: 09:00 - 17:00Wednesday: 09:00 - 17:00Thursday: 09:00 - 17:00Friday: 09:00 - 17:00Saturday: 09:30 - 13:00Sunday: Closed
Summer Hours
Monday: 09:00 - 17:00Tuesday: 09:00 - 17:00Wednesday: 09:00 - 17:00Thursday: 09:00 - 17:00Friday: 09:00 - 18:00Saturday: 09:30 - 13:00Sunday: Closed
Cellar door / shop
Yes - see more
Accommodation
No
Tastings
Yes - see more
Tours
Yes - see more
Restaurant
No
Events / Weddings
No
Languages
English
Children friendly
No
Region
Robertson
Country
South Africa
Organic
No
Wines produced
Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Grape varieties
Chardonnay
History & Geography
The farm itself is a well-known landmark in the Robertson Valley – the cellar façade is based on the renowned and historic First Customs House in Cape Town, while the tasting room and administration office is a replica of the Koopmans/De Wet House in Strand Street.
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