Wine Estates & Winelands of the Northern Cape

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Northern Cape Attractions

Northern Cape Wine Estates & Winelands

The Northern Cape is both the largest and the most sparsely populated of the South African provinces. It measures an impressive 360 000 square kilometres (making it bigger than the whole of Germany), but is home to only about 800 000 inhabitants. This leaves the vast majority of the countryside unspoilt, maintaining a natural integrity that is quite magnificent. The landscape ranges from savannah and scrub to arid flatlands and rolling red sand dunes. The north of this province is made up mainly of the Kalahari Desert, while the west is part of the Namaqualand, which is famous for its annual carpets of colourful blooms. The Orange River flows through the Northern Cape, playing an integral role in the irrigation system of the province.

With a completely different climate to the Cape Winelands, the Northern Cape produces a number of ranges of wines that boast unique flavours. The wine farms in the east have soils with a higher natural acid content and a lower pH level, which results in wines that are crisp and refreshing. The cellars in central and west Northern Province have more full-bodied wines, on the other hand. Famous labels from the area include River's Tale, Wozani and Oranjerivier.

Upington ACCOMMODATION Upington Accommodation Douglas Wine Cellar Douglas Wine Cellar Hartswater Wine Cellar Hartswater Wine Cellar Keimoes ACCOMMODATION Keimoes Accommodation Oranger River Wine Cellars Orange River Wine Cellars Kakamas ACCOMMODATION Kakamas Accommodation Groblershoop Attractions Groblershoop Attractions Kenhardt Attractions Kenhardt Attractions Prieska Attractions Prieska Attractions Olifantshoek Attractions Olifantshoek Attractions Kuruman Accommodation Kuruman ACCOMMODATION Douglas ACCOMMODATION Douglas Accommodation Hopetown Attractions Hopetown Attractions Kimberley ACCOMMODATION Kimberley Accommodation Barkly West Attractions Barkly West Attractions
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Northern Cape Attractions

Where to Stay in Green Kalahari

The Green Kalahari region offers numerous overnighting options, including accommodation in Augrabies, Danielskuil, Groblershoop, Grootdrink, Kakamas, Kanoneiland, Keimoes, Kenhardt, Mier, Olifantshoek, Postmasburg and Upington, so whether you prefer to stay in an hotel, cosy B&B or a self catering holiday home, you're sure to find an establishment to suit your requirements.

Northern Cape Attractions

Northern Cape Wine Route: Wine Estates & Tastings

Orange River Wine Cellars

Where: Upington
How much (per person): Price on request

Our wines are renowned for their healthy colours and distinctive aromatic and flavour properties, all of which are inherited from the ... more information

Hartswater Wine Cellar

Where: Kimberley
How much (per person): R1 to R100

The Hartswater Wine Cellar is a 120km drive from Kimberley in the Northern Cape. The cellar first produced wine in 1977, this was when ... more information

Bezalel Wine & Brandy Estate

Where: Keimoes
How much (per person): R1 to R100

The Dyasonsklip Estate is home to Bezalel Wine and Brandy Estate in the Lower Orange River of the Northern Cape. The estate aims to ... more information

Douglas Wine Cellar

Where: Douglas
How much (per person):

The Douglas Wine Cellar is situated in the Diamond Field of the Northern Cape. This is one of the handful of estates in the Northen Cape ... more information

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Did you know?
There are over 560 wineries in the Cape, divided into 4 main regions: The Breede River Valley, The Little Karoo, Coastal and Olifants River.

Information about the Wine Estates published in this section was accurate at time of publishing, but may change without prior notice. Please confirm all rates and details directly with the estates before planning your trip. is not a booking agent - You Deal Direct and Save on all your Winelands and Western Cape Accommodation. Enjoy exploring our Things to Do in Cape Winelands or browse through Cape Winelands Attractions to see what you can expect on your next visit!
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