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Wilgenhof Wines

A veritable oasis in the Namaqualand desert

If it’s red, unique and exclusive, you’ve come to the right place. One of life’s greatest surprises when exploring South Africa’s latest and best kept secrets of the vine lies waiting for you at Wilgenhof Wines in Vredendal, just 2.5 hours drive from Cape Town.

Indulge yourself as you take to the N7 which winds its way along the fertile banks of the Olifants River. You will see some of South Africas most spectacular scenery as you ascend the Piekenierskloof Pass. From the bounteous Swartland through South Africa’s legendary citrus production area, Citrusdal and Clanwilliam and you’re nearly there. Turn left at Klawer Wilgenhof Wines Klawerand just 10km along on the R363 you’ll find a veritable oasis in the Namaqualand desert.

Experience the warmth and hospitality of your hosts Gideon and Vere Van Zyl as they pamper you at Wilgenhof’s appealing and distinctive wine tasting boutique where you will enjoy the exclusive wines of Wilgenhof.

Wilgenhof Estate caters for all occasions including weddings, birthday parties, conferences, team building etc.

Wine Types

Red, White

Wine Varieties

Chenin Blanc, Colombard, Merlot, Ruby Cabernet, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz


  • Winemaker: Gideon van Zyl

Trading Hours

Current Status:

  • Monday to Sunday: By Appointment
  • Public Holidays: By Appointment
  • Religious Holidays: Closed

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



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Last updated 16 May 2016. Report an error.

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