Lourensford Estate, established in the year 1700 and once part of Willem Adriaan van der Stel’s Vergelegen, is arguably one of the most beautiful wine estates in the world. Steeped in history and heritage, the estate also boasts an ultra-modern winery utilising technology unique in the Southern Hemisphere. The magnificent soils and diverse micro-climates create the ideal terroir for world-beating wines. Lourensford is fast-becoming one of the sought after wine estates in South Africa, with over 130 hectares of vines already planted.

Purchased from David Gant (of well-known Gant’s Fruits), the estate became the second magnificent winelands property to be owned by Dr. Christo Wiese, Cape industrialist and retail magnate. After purchasing the property in 1998, Dr. Wiese set his mind to making it one of the premier wine estates in South Africa. The first plantings of vines began in 2000 and the construction of the unique winery began in 2002 and was completed in record time. The first wines were vinified in 2003. Keep an eye out for our brands (Winemaker’s Selection, Lourensford, River Garden) at your local wine merchant.

Other than 135 hectares of quality vineyards, the estate also produce apples, pears and plums in abundance.The property spans 4000 hectares of earth, bordered by the significant mountain ranges of the Helderberg and Hottentots Holland and 8 km from the ocean, all of which combine to give us the luxury of choice when it comes to picking the perfect terroir for planting. Lourensford has almost 200 hectares under fruit, all of which is packed in our very own packshed that also packs fruit from other producers in Southern Africa. The beautiful mountain slopes are covered by pine plantations, spanning approximately 900 hectares. People drive from afar to come and stock up on their coffee from the roastery on site and also enjoy the delicious meals on offer at the Millhouse Kitchen restaurant.

Opening Hours

Monday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Address

Our Address:

Lourensford Ave, Erinvale Golf Estate, Cape Town, 7130

GPS:

-34.07212685401208, 18.88853985827177

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