About Diemersfontein Wine & Country Estate
Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate is a third generation working wine farm that keeps tradition and authenticity close to its heart, and where you can taste, stay, marry, learn and live. Framed within spectacular views and mountain ranges, the estate is located in the Cape Winelands in the Wellington valley, with close proximity to all major wine routes and only 50 minutes drive from Cape Town.
Specialising in red wines, Diemersfontein offers superb award-winning wines (renowned for its Pinotage, a uniquely South African cultivar), a la Carte cuisine at Seasons restaurant, comfortable accommodation set amongst the vineyards or overlooking the tranquil and stately gardens and secluded swimming pool, a fully equipped conference centre and a romantic garden setting for weddings.
Guests can enjoy bed and breakfast accommodation in any one of the 18 double bedrooms, all en suite, located around the 183 hectare wine farm. All rooms are furnished in a comfortable country style and are ideal for those preferring privacy and independence. There is an option of single or double beds throughout.
Guests are welcome to enjoy the facilities available at this wonderful third generation family estate. From leisurely lazing around the swimming pool, to horse riding, mountain bike trails and walks for the more energetic and wine tastings, you are ensured of an enjoyable and relaxing time at Diemersfontein.
Restaurant and Wine Tasting
Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be taken at Seasons, a contemporary restaurant with an a la Carte menu, that changes to reflect the best of what is available throughout our four seasons. Diemersfontein offers wine tasting, seven days a week between 10.00am and 5.00pm at Seasons Restaurant, and a pre-booked party of 8 or more people can participate in our grape harvest from late January to middle March. Food and wine pairing experience is also offered to a minimum of 6 people at Seasons Restaurant, at which our winemaker will enlighten guests as to the principles of matching food and wine.
Facilities & Additional Services
• A swimming pool in set in the beautiful estate gardens
• Seasons a la Carte restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a ‘side attractions’ menu for in between meal times.
• Gourmet Picnics, Deli and Wine Tasting Room
• Cellar tours
• Conference facilities and Weddings
• Horse trails along the fynbos foothills
• Beautiful walks, bicycle rides
• Several top-class Golf courses situated nearby
• Close proximity to all major wine routes
• Tours to Bainskloof
• Wellington Walk - a three day walk through the area with luxury stay-overs, olives, cheese and wine tasting en route.
• Exclusive residential living
Activities & Attractions Nearby
Keen golfers will be reassured that there are eight courses within half an hour’s drive. Nearby facilities for visitors include four wine routes and a variety of other attractions. The popular towns of Franschhoek, Tulbagh, Paarl and Stellenbosch are within 30/40 minutes drive. Diemersfontein serves as an ideal base for exploring the attractions of the Winelands.