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2014 Robertson Wine Guide

Bot River

The Bot River Wine Route has come of age and the bull is ready to be taken by the horns! Genuine, unspoilt hospitality and a passionate commitment to making great wines is the foundation of this wine pocket. The men and women who make up this community have put their heads, hearts and hands together to create a significant wine route, one that will leave you breathless with its simple beauty, honest hospitality and superb wines.

Come and enjoy – and stay a while…


Wine Farms in WILDEKRANS

WILDEKRANS

Wildekrans Wine Estate is a picturesque 1000 hectare estate tucked away in the Bot River valley amongst fields of indigenous renosterbos.

This winner of the Novare SA Terroir Top Wine Estate 2012 was originally established as a....

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Wine Farms in LUDDITE

LUDDITE

The Verburg family is exuberant and enthusiastic about their farm on the Bot River hillside – and their wines are thriving under the passionate guidance of winemaker Niels Verburg. Luddite Wines, situated on theeastern slopes of....

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Wine Farms in BENGUELA COVE

BENGUELA COVE

This residential estate with well-established vineyards, olive groves and lavender has almost 180 degree views of the Atlantic Ocean and a panoramic backdrop of the Kogelberg mountain range and the Bot River lagoon.

The maritime....

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Wine Farms in BEAUMONT

BEAUMONT

Beaumont is a delightful family-run farm and winery situated in the quaint village of Bot River. The farm is steeped in history and dates back to the 1700s and the wine cellar is the oldest in the Overberg.

Beaumont’s range....

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Wine Farms in BARTON

BARTON

Located on a working vineyard, are three Tuscanstyle self-catering luxury mountainside villas. The spacious villas are designed to maximise the views over the valley, vineyards, olive groves and fynbos. Each villa has a well-equipped....

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Wine Farms in GABRIELSKLOOF

GABRIELSKLOOF

Gabriëlskloof was born from the vision of Bernhard Heyns, who searched for a unique piece of land that would enable him to grow vines and make his own wines. Aiming to grow vines as virus-free as possible, he opted for....

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Wine Farms in PAARDENKLOOF

PAARDENKLOOF

The name of this family-owned estate means ‘Valley of the Horses’. It is a historic site that once was home to ancient Khoisan tribes. The 1 430 hectare estate borders the Babilonstoring Nature Reserve and has a stud herd of....

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Wine Farms in EERSTE HOOP WINERY

EERSTE HOOP WINERY

Located in the tranquil Van Der Stel Pass near Bot River. Our passion for the vine and our wine is rivalled only by our dedication to capture the essence of terroir in the bottle.

Where the majority of the wine has been exported....

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Wine Farms in RIVENDELL WINES

RIVENDELL WINES

Rivendell Estate is located on the Whale Route, en route to Hermanus. This boutique property is nestled between the cool southern-facing slope of the Limiet mountain range and the edge of the Bot River lagoon.

Rivendell produces....

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WINE FARMS IN THE AREA

Barton
Beaumont
Benguela Cove
Eerstehoop
Feiteiras
Gabriëlskloof
Genevieve
Goedvertrouw
Luddite
Paardenkloof
Rivendell
Wildekrans