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Lourensford Wine Estate – Somerset West 2017-05-08T08:53:07+00:00
“Our wines express our commitment as a family to the unique cultural treasures and land entrusted to us in the historic Lourensford Estate. We cherish this legacy and intend to preserve and protect it while in the custody of our family” – Christo Wiese

Our Wine Ranges

“When it comes to winemaking, we believe in minimal interference; maintaining the purest form of the grapes”, Hannes Nel, Cellar Master

The River Garden

The River Garden Range is created to over deliver quality to the price point. The Whites are fruity and fresh and the Reds are soft and lightly wooded to support the red fruit flavours found in the wine. These styles of wines are very versatile and can be enjoyed with a variety of dishes or on their own.

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Lourensford Estate Range

This range is a true expression of Estate and Terroir. These vineyards are surrounded by spectacular mountains overlooking False Bay – sea breezes and fresh air cool down summer temperatures by up to five degrees Celsius. Rainfall figures can be hign and an eager South Easter breeze indicates a traditional European-type Terroir.

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Limited Release

The Limited Release range, whilst aiming for consistency in range, is fundamentally a “mark of approval”, with wines only produced under this label if they reach the heights of taste and complexity. Each wine is produced in limited quantities only, and often sold on allocation to trusted friends and clients.

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Other

Lourensford also makes some unique products. The honey liqueur, produced from bluegum honey, produced on the estate, is a firm favourite. A new kid on the block is the First Fruit Chardonnay/Pinot noir and we have various, outstanding MCC’s to choose from.

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LOURENSFORD WINE ESTATE

Welcome to Lourensford Estate. As one of the world’s most beautiful wine estates we offer a visual feast across 4 000 hectares of forest, fynbos, fruit orchards and vineyards, which rise up the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains, caressed by breezes off the Atlantic Ocean.

Established by Governor Willem Adriaan van der Stel in 1709, Lourensford has a proud history as a world class fruit farm and the wealth of glorious Proteas point to our rich floral heritage. Fortunately, the winemaking tradition was revived when well known Cape business man, Dr Christo Wiese purchased the Estate in 1998.

About Lourensford Wine Estate

The scenic splendour, winery, restaurant, coffee roastery, art gallery, outdoor markets and music concerts, as well as cycling and trail-running events ensure we are a popular tourist destination. No wonder our working farm is as popular with the public as it is with honey bees!

Experiences

Lourensford Estate – a popular tourist destination

Set in spectacular surroundings of gardens and vineyards, visitors are tempted by an array of choice experiences

Winetastings
The Tasting Room

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours at Lourensford Wine Estate

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The Millhouse Kitchen
The Millhouse Kitchen

Neighbourhood feel and a place to relax?

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Coffee Roastery
The Coffee Roasting Co.

Pioneers of premier specialty coffee roasting

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Lourensford Market
Lourensford Market

A place to escape the city, Lourensford Market, Somerset West

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Frans Groenewald - Vespaghetti
Frans Groenewald

Visit Frans Groenewald, Vespaghetti, at his art studio on Lourensford Wine Estate.

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Laurent
Laurent

A contemporay function venue perfectly offset by an effortlessly scenic landscape

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Events

What’s happening at Lourensford, Somerset West

Why not join us for an upcoming event, from our market to the Getaway Show …

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18may - 18julAll DayMandela Day Project

31may12:00 pm- 10:00 pm"We Love Pizza" Wednesdays

4jun7:00 amLourensford Trail Run

7jun12:00 pm- 10:00 pm"We Love Pizza" Wednesdays

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