Vergenoegd Estate

Wine Tours & Tasting in or near Somerset West, Cape Helderberg in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in Somerset WestVergenoegd Estate

Wine Tours & Tasting Cape Helderberg

Where? Old Main, Faure 7131, R310 towards Stellenbosch, Somerset West, Western Cape.

When? Monday to Friday from 08h30 to 17h00, Saturday 09h30 to 16h00, Sunday from 11h00 to 16h00.

How? Call +27 (0)21 843-3248

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Overnight at accommodation in Somerset West, in Cape Town

Vergenoegd is a Dutch word meaning ‘satisfaction has been achieved’. The Faure family have owned this farm for six generations. The farm was granted land rights in 1696 and the Faures took ownership in the 1820’s. The Cape Dutch homestead dates back to 1773 and has been declared an historic monument. At the helm of the winemaker is John Faure.

The old cellar keeps new French oak barrels within in its walls as well as modern machinery. John aims to produce full bodied red wines release only 3 years after vintage with a potential to mature for 10 years or more and uses selective harvesting and minimal irrigation. The National Red Wine Show has named the Vergenoegd Cabernet Sauvignon champion and Grand Champion a total of four times.

The Pomegranate restaurant was opened in 1995 and is situated in the old manor house. You can dine al fresco with mountain views or within the intimate setting inside. Michael Israel offers casual fine dining and marvellous food and wine pairings.

Harvest time brings an exciting opportunity for visitors to be a part of. Harvest dinners are hosted in the cellar during March and guests get o be a part of the winemaking process, sip their delicious reds and be treated to a starter tasting plate, duck or game as a main course and some chocolate fondant for dessert.

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