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If your own travels bring you to the Elgin valley, we’d be delighted to welcome you at our estate for a firsthand experience of our wines. Either Marion, Brian or Kosie will be here to conduct your tasting and answer any queries you may have. Farm tours can also be arranged in advance. We look forward to sharing our home with you!
Our Tasting Room is open for wine tastings (no bookings required, unless for large groups):
Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sundays 10am to 2pm. Closed during June, July and August
Co – Owner
Co – Owner
Kosie van der Merwe
Directions to Elgin Ridge Wines
You can reach us via the N2 either from Cape Town and Somerset West over Sir Lowry’s Pass or from the R43 (Bot River, Hermanus).
A: from Somerset West – follow the N2 over Sir Lowry’s Pass until you get the to Peregrine Farm Stall on your right, just after Peregrine is the Viljoenshoop Road turn-off, turn right into Vijoenshoop Road. Now follow the directions under “C”.
B: from Bot River – stay on the N2 if you pass Bot River from Caledon or join the N2 if you drive from the R43 (Hermanus/Kleinmond). Stay on the N2 until you see the Viljoenshoop turn-off just before Peregrine Farm Stall on your left and the Grabouw turn-off on the right. Now follow the directions under “C”.
C: to Elgin Ridge Wine Estate – Turn into Viljoenshoop Road and turn right into Appletiser Road. Go past the Appletiser factory, then on the left is a small green school. Turn left at the school and travel for about 2Ks until you see Elgin Ridge Wine Estate on your right, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains while walking through vineyards tended to by grazing ducks.