Elgin Valley Wine Estates

The fertility of the soil and the cool climate in the Elgin Valley means that this area is ideal for other fruit orchards, vineyards and even olive groves. Spend a day exploring these various farms and sampling the delectable produce for an authentic experience of the lovely Cape Overberg.

The Elgin Valley is reached after a scenic fifty minute drive from Cape Town along the N2. is also home to a number of wine farms, which do so well as a result of the cool climate, low pH of the soil and plentiful rainfall.

Some of the farms include well known labels like Arumdale, Beaumont, Elgin Ridge, Highlands Road Estate, Oak Valley Wines (one of the first farms established in the area), Paul Cluver Estate and Wildekrans.

Many of these estates offer tours of their cellars and wine tastings, as well as facilities to purchase wines directly from the farm.

For more information about this wine route see Elgin Valley Wine Route or explore the Wine Estates below.

23 Wine Estates in the Elgin Valley

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Wine Tours & Tasting

Wine Tasting at Elgin Ridge

Stay? Elgin Accommodation
Elgin Ridge lies high on the slopes of a mountain, with fantastic views stretching over the vineyards to reveal the entire Elgin Valley. Elgin Ridge can be found ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Barton Wine Estate

Overnight? Accommodation in Botrivier
Just one hour’s drive from the Cape Town International Airport, Barton Wine Estate is located on the beautiful drive to Hermanus, in the Botrivier area ...

Casual Dining / Cafés & Eateries / Wine Tours & Tasting

Gabrielskloof Wine Estate

Overnight? Accommodation in Botrivier
Tucked away amongst the rolling hills of the Botrivier valley, Gabriëlskloof is one of the newer additions to the area. Taking their wines seriously, yet describing ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Oak Valley Wine Estate

Stay? Elgin Accommodation
This exquisite estate located in the Elgin Valley is well worth a visit as they offer a lot more than just premium wines. Their venture began in 2003 and since then ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Paul Cluver Wines

Stay? Elgin Accommodation
Paul Cluver wines were established in 1896 and today the Cluver family remains central to the running and success of this estate. Four of the five Cluver siblings ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Elgin Vintners

Stay? Elgin Accommodation
70 km outside of Cape Town is the spectacular Elgin Valley with its set of mountains surrounding it and fertile soils known for yielding premium wines. It’s no ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Almenkerk Wine Estate

Overnight? Accommodation in Grabouw
This estate is owned by the Belgian Dutch van Almenkerk family. The story of how Natalie and Joris van Almenkerk found their farm began in 2002 when they relocated ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

PaardenKloof Estate

Overnight? Accommodation in Botrivier
PaardenKloof is one of the first South African black-owned wine estates to bring about their own vineyards. Their vineyards cover 23 hectares and harvest is limited ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Highlands Road Estate

Stay? Elgin Accommodation
The Highlands Road Estate is a small, family owned and managed estate in the beautiful Elgin valley. Stop by for a little bit of wine tasting and while you're there ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Beaumont Wines

Overnight? Accommodation in Botrivier
A beautiful family-run farm and winery nestled in the quaint Overberg village of Bot River. The farm dates back to 1700s and is one of the regions oldest cellars, ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

South Hill the Vineyards

Stay? Elgin Accommodation
The South Hill estate is found in the Elgin Valley where the climate is seemingly well suited to growing grapes of a very good quality for wine production. The ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Boutros Wines

Overnight? Accommodation in Botrivier
A fantastic fanily ruin farm owned by Pieter and Bonnie Meiring. It is a relatively small farm with stunning natural surroundings with beautiful Cape fynbos and it ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Iona Wine Estate

Stay? Elgin Accommodation
The Iona vineyards are set on a mountain plateau that is 420 meters above the sea level. They are surrounded by the beautiful Kogelberg Nature Reserve and enjoy the ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Feiteiras Wines

Overnight? Accommodation in Botrivier
In the quaint village of Botrivier, below the Howehoek Mountains you will find the Feiteiras Wine Cellar. The farm still has a very unique feature, a working pole ...

Wine Tours & Tasting

Ross Gower Wines

Stay? Elgin Accommodation
Ross and his three sons Rob, Doug and James built the winery from scratch, creating it to their own specifications with 400mm thick walls in order to keep a ...

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