3 Wine estates to go to in KwaZulu Natal

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The Cape is certainly the wine capital of South Africa, however that doesn’t imply you’ll be able to’t get pleasure from visiting gorgeous wine estates when in KwaZulu Natal.

These three farms are set within the cooler areas of KZN between the Midlands and the Drakensberg, so that you’ll nonetheless get to get pleasure from lovely views whereas sipping on a collection of scrumptious wines.

1. Cathedral Peak Wine Propertywine estates Kwazulu Natal

Cathedral Peak Wine Property is ready within the central Drakensberg in the midst of the Winterton Valley. This boutique wine property started in 2007 with the pinotage and merlot grapes and has progressed, now together with cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, petit Verdot, and sauvignon blanc.

Under the wine property are views of the vineyards, a big dam, and 3000 ha of recreation farms that you may get pleasure from whereas tasting their wine picks.

  • Wine tasting hours: Wednesday – Monday | 9:30 – 16:00 (e book upfront)
  • Charges: R10 per tasting
  • Location: Unnamed Highway, Winterton, 3340, South Africa
  • Web site: cathpeakwines.com
  • Contact: [email protected]

2. Abingdon Wine Property

Image: Abingdon Wine Property

Abingdon Wine Property is a pioneering one, being KwaZulu Natal’s first farm to supply an authorized property wine. Their first vines have been planted in 2004, and their maiden classic was produced in 2007. The property ‘produces licensed single winery property wines from 100% Abingdon grapes.’

Sit beneath the massive outdated oak bushes and look onto the vines whereas wine tasting and having fun with a connoisseur harvest board. On these chilly Midlands days, use their out of doors fireplace pits or indoor fireplaces.

  • Wine tasting hours: Friday – Saturday | 11:00 – 12:00; 15:00 – 16:00
  • Price: R120 p p to style 4 wines
  • Location: Abingdon Property, 7, District Highway, Lions River
  • Web site: abingdonestate.co.za
  • Contact: [email protected]

3. Highgate Wine Property

wine estates Kwazulu Natal

Highgate Wine Property provides 100% property wines within the coronary heart of the KZN Midlands. Their first commercially produced wine was bottled and bought in 2016. Take a tour by way of the vineyards and cellars, e book a picnic within the forest, or get pleasure from a scrumptious wine tasting overlooking their picturesque surroundings.

  • Wine tasting hours: Friday – Sunday | 11:00 – 16:00 (First come first serve)
  • Price: R120 p p to style 4 wines
  • Location: R103 Dargle, Lions River
  • Web site: highgatewineestate.co.za
  • Contact: [email protected]

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