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The Various Wine Estates Along The Bot River Wine Route

There are many wine estates in Botrivier that can offer wine lovers a whole new perspective on wine tasting.

The estates all specialise in new and traditional wine making methods and are currently producing some award-winning wines stemming from this region. Classic, handcrafted wines are awaiting anybody looking to come wine tasting in Botrivier and along the Botrivier Wine Route.

Bot River Wines…

Wildekrans Wine EstateWildekrans Wine Estate

Contact: +27 (0)28 284 9902

Operating hours: Monday till Friday 8:30–16:30, Saturday and  Sunday, 11:00–15:00

Address: R45, Botrivier

ShowMe recommends the Wildekrans Barrel Select Pinotage. A full-flavored sensual wine best enjoyed with a bittersweet chocolate souffle!

GabrielskloofGabrielskloof

Contact: +27(0)28 284 9865

Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00, Saturday and Sunday, 10:00-14:00

Address: N2, between Botrivier and Caledon

ShowMe recommends the Gabrielskloof Shiraz. A full-bodied, beautifully crafted red wine with aromas of spice and floral characters.  Pair it with a lamb or beef stew in the wintertime.

Barton WinesBarton vineyards

Contact: +27 (0)28 284 9283

Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00, Saturday, 09:00 – 13:00

Address: R43, Botrivier

ShowMe recommends the Barton Vineyards Shiraz Rose. A fresh wine with hints of raspberry and strawberry on the nose. An anytime drinking wine!

Beaumont WinesBeaumont Wines

Contact: +27 (0)28 284 9194

Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 09:30– 16:30, Saturday, 10:00 – 15:00

Address: Travel straight into Bot River until you get the town square with the Hotel. The entrance to the farm is on your right opposite the petrol station just as the road bends to the left.

ShowMe recommends the Beaumont, Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc. A well balanced, barrel-fermented Chenin Blanc. With Paarden Kloof Estatehints of cinnamon and spice, this wine is perfect with a rich chicken cordon bleu.

Paardenkloof Estate

Contact: +27 (0)28 284 9824

Operating hours: Wine tasting by appointment only.

Address: Swart Rivier Road, Bot River

ShowMe recommends the Paardenkloof, Die Lang Pad Shiraz. With layers of cherry and black pepper, this full-bodied beauty Rivendell Estatewill tantalize your taste buds.

Rivendell Vineyards

Contact:+27 (0)28 284 9185

Operating hours: Monday till Sunday, 08:00 to 17:00

Address: R43, Botrivier, Kleinmond Turnoff

ShowMe recommends the Rivendell Sauvignon Blanc 2011. A fragrant, dry white wine best enjoyed with goats cheese dishes

Anysbos

AnysbosContact: +27 (0)82 601 1067

Operating hours: Wine tasting by appointment only.

Address:  Botrivier

This farm produces olives, goats milk cheeses, grapes, and wines. They have vineyards of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Soon there will be Chenin, Grenache, and Viognier.

Eerstehoop Wine Estate

Contact: +27 (0)28 841 4190

Eerstehoop BotrivierOperating hours: Wine tasting by appointment only.

Address: Van der Stel Pass, Botrivier

ShowMe recommends the Eerstehoop Blushing Bride, Pinot Noir Rose. A beautiful pink coloured wine with bursts of fruit. This one is great for a summer picnic and with cured meats and cheeses.

Feiteiras Vineyards

Contact: +27 (0)82 453 1597

FeiterasOperating hours: By appointment only

Address: Along the N2, Botrivier

ShowMe recommends the Feiteiras Cabernet Sauvignon 2011. A full, robust red wine best suited to winter time meals like roasts that are ladled with rich gravy.

Genevieve MCC

Contact: +27 (0)83 302 6562

Operating hours: By appointment only.

Genevieve MCCAddress: Botrivier

ShowMe recommends the Genevieve Méthode Cap Classique 2010. Aromas of lime blossom and hints of minerals give you a crisp MCC. Great for any celebration.

Goedvertrouw Wine Estate

Contact: +27 (0)28 284 9769

Operating hours: By appointment only

Address: Botrivier

Luddite ShirazLuddite Wine

Contact:  +27 (0)28 284 9308

Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00 till 16:00, Weekend by appointment.

Address: Van der Stel Pass, Botrivier

ShowMe recommends the Luddite Shiraz. With flavours of plum and mulberry, this wine is perfect served with roast duck in a plum sauce.

VineyardsMaremmana

Contact: +27 (0)72 107 5533

Operating hours: Saturday, 1500 – 23:00, December – April

Address: Karwyderskraal Road, R43

Maremmana is a relatively new estate, their first full harvest only took place in February 2012. Expect great things from this estate!

Benguela Cove Wine Estate

Benguela Cove WinesContact: +27 (0)87 754 8650

Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 17:00, Saturday by appointment only.

Address: Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, along the R43 to Hermanus

ShowMe recommends the Benguela Cove 2010 Sauvignon Blanc. A well balanced tropical flavoured, cool crisp wine. Simply delicious served with crayfish or  grilled calamari

Honingklip Brewery

Honingklip BreweryContact:  +27 (0)82 735 9868

Operating hours: Friday: 14:00 – 18:00, Saturday and  Sunday, 11:00 – 18:00, Holidays, 11:00 – 18:00

Address: R43, Hermanus Road, Botrivier

ShowMe recommends the HoningKlip Saison. A light, fruity beer. Geared at those who do not drink beer regularly and for those looking for a light beer to enjoy all day!

Come experience the wonderful wines of Botrivier!

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