Standing proud against the Tygerberg Hills, the modern Durbanville Hills winery looks out over Robben Island and Table Mountain. These breathtaking views are the inspiration behind their wines. Cool airs and rolling mists off the Atlantic Ocean extend the ripening period, resulting in the creation of intensely flavoured fruity wines.
This is a hilltop haven with spectacular outlooks onto the best of Cape Town. Its position offers a sense of perspective and accessibility that translates directly to its wine offerings. De Grendel means “the latch” in Dutch - so go ahead and open up the gateway to wine drinking pleasure.
Hillcrest Estate is a boutique winery nestled in the Tygerberg Hills. A geological event millions of years ago has strewn these soils with baked shale, imparting a delicious and distinct minerality to the wines produced here.
With only 16 hectares of vineyards, Nitida is the smallest farm in the Durbanville Wine Valley. This little gem is family-owned and tended to with care. Nitida means ‘healthy, refined and cultured,” an apt description for these wines.
With its origins dating back to 1698, D’Aria is home to one of the oldest farms in Cape Town. Its vineyards are perfectly situated, allowing nature to take its course in the creation of the highest quality grape harvests. Warm summer days, cool sea breezes, rich soils and high rainfall combine to produce excellent wines to be enjoyed by all.
Six generations of winemakers with one passion have made fine wines at Diemersdal Estate since the eighteen hundreds. Diemersdal is renowned for its award-winning ranges of red and white wines, which are the perfect expression of the distinct terroir of the Durbanville Wine Valley.