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Breedekloof Wine Route, Western Cape, South Africa

Breedekloof Wine Routw, Western CapeThe Breedkloof Wine Route takes in the entire Breede River Valley including the towns of Worcester, Rawsonville, the Slanghoek Mountains and the famous Bain’s Kloof Pass. There are 27 wineries in the area varying from small boutique producers to large and advanced producers such as Du Toitskloof, Deetlefs and Badsberg.

The area is only an hour from Cape Town along the N1 freeway and is very popular  because of the beautiful environment, hot springs, spectacular hikes, mountain biking and birding apart from the long tradition of winemaking. The farmers in the area are very conscious of their responsibility to conserve the flora and fauna in the area.

The wines produced in the area are generally “new-world” and complex but well-balanced, many of which are exceptional from a value for money perspective. Because of the varied landscape from mountain to valley the area is able to produce a wide range of wines, ports and brandies.

There are many fine restaurants and guest houses, self catering chalets and B&Bs as well as conference venues to cater for small and large groups. Worcester is the largest town in the area.

We have chosen some of the best wine estates and cellars in the area and we have inlcuded the KWV Brandy Cellar in Worcester:

Du Toitskloof Wine Cellar was established in 1962 as a co-operative winery and has since expanded to 22 member farmers. All of the farms are in the Breede River Valley within a 10Km radius of the cellar. Read more
Deetlefs Wine Estate, situated in the Breede River Valley, is the fourth oldest family owned wine estate in South Africa and has been in the Deetlefs family since its founding in 1822. Restructured in 1992 to form the Deetlefs Wine Group, the winery is a highly sophisticated business controlling the entire process from growing to bottling and marketing. Read more
Badsberg Wine Cellar lies at the foot of the Badsberg Mountain in the Breede River Valley near Rawsonville. The cellar was established as a co-operative in 1951 and currently has 23 members. It is situated in the Badsberg Conservancy which is renowned for its conservation of the indigenous flora and fauna. Read more
Bergsig Wine Estate is situated where the Drakenstein and Hex River Mountains meet in the Breede River Valley. The estate has been in the Lategan family since 1843 when the first wines were planted. Today all the responsibilities are shared by members of the family. Read more
Jason’s Hill Private Cellar is situated in the Breede River Valley at the foot of the Slanghoek Mountains. The Mediterranean climate and the varied soil conditions create the perfect environment for the production of a range of fine wines. The du Toit family have owned the farm since 1844 and today Ivy du Toit continues the tradition. Read more
The first Graham Beck wine farm was established by the prominent South African industrialist in 1983 in Robertson in the Western Cape. Before his passing in 2010 he purchased farms in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek consolidating all his farms under the Graham Beck brand. Learn more …
More info on the town of Worcester More info on the Breede Valley area



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