Established in the Hemel-and-Aarde valley in 1989, Bouchard Finlayson Vineyard and Winery is a small cellar dedicated to the making of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc, Wines of outstanding quality.
The Dornier family has been producing grapes in Stellenbosch since 1995. They have created much awareness with their 2003 cellar building with the curved roof. Dornier has introduced three very attractive ranges of wines since then: The flagship DONATUS range , The single varietal Dornier range and the COCOA HILL range.
The barrel vaulted cellar buildings of Eikendal vineyards form a distinctive landmark on the R44 route. The 76 ha farm has been under ownership of the Swiss company Substantia AG from 1981. The moistening effect of the near-by-sea combined with excellent soil structure form ideal conditions for growing noble vines such as the Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.
Situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands, Landskroon has a proud tradition going back to the 17th century. In 1874, the De Villiers family, who are of French Huguenot extraction, acquired the farm and it is still managed as a private operation by the family to this day.
Rudera Wines (Pty) Ltd is a company with a proud reputation of quality and excellence. Rudera emerged as one of 20 cellars in South Africa with the best track record receiving recognition for our wines that have performed consistently well over the past nine years.
So full of character and rich in nuances are these grapes, that precious little human intervention is required to transform them into wines worthy of our name. This allows winemaker Johan Kruger, to put his minimalistic, natural approach to work, producing wines of exceptional personality and charming honesty.
"South Africa has been described as having some of the most beautiful scenery in the wine world by acclaimed international wine writers Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. They would know, having travelled the globe in pursuit of wine! Yes, it's spectacular - especially around Stellenbosch and Somerset West - but to me it is also simply a place I call home..." - Teddy Hall
Situated in the Paarl region of the Western Cape, the 500-hectare Vesuvio Estates is home to more than 100 000 well-loved olive trees rooted in South African soil; and a cold extraction processing facility using state of the art Italian technology.