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Welgemeend Estate

Proudly producing classic French-styled red blends since 1979

Welgemeend Estate is situated on the beautiful Paarl Wine Route and boasts in producing the first Bordeaux blend in South Africa (1979).

Perfectly suited to the production of red wines, Welgemeend focuses on high quality classically styled wines that are enjoyed by all.

Our Soopjeshoogte, Douelle and Estate Reserve are variations of the Bordeaux blend and the Amade is a Cape blend. Each wine is nurtured from vineyard to bottle to reflect the fantastic soil and terroir of this boutique estate. The Amade and Soopjeshoogte are made to be enjoyed immediately and the Estate Reserve and Douelle can be aged for a further 4-6 years for optimum enjoyment.

Wine Types

Red, Rosé, Sparkling, White

Wine Varieties

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chenin Blanc, Grenache, Merlot, Pinotage, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz


  • Winemaker: Lizette Steyn-James

Trading Hours

Current Status:

  • Monday to Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Public Holidays: Closed
  • Religious Holidays: Closed

Seasonal hours may apply. Phone ahead before visiting to confirm times and avoid disappointment.


Cellar tour

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Wheeled access

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Wine sales

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Wine tasting

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Last updated 16 May 2016. Report an error.

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