Aug 16, 2021

Wine Retailers in Cape Town and the Cape Winelands

The Western Cape is a place known for its abundance of quality wine and the Cape, in particular, is intrinsically tied to the vine. Nowhere is this truer than in Cape Town and the Cape Winelands, regions overflowing with award-winning vintages and home to a number of world class vineyards

Here is a list of some of our top selection of wine merchants:


The Vineyard Connection | Stellenbosch 

The Vineyard Connection specializes in providing wine enthusiasts and collectors all over the world with exactly what they are requiring for their cellars. The warehouse in Stellenbosch also has a wineshop that is stocked with over 400 top SA wine labels  


KWV Emporium | Paarl 

Uncork the ultimate collection of premium KWV wine, brandy and spirits. Prefer a more immersive KWV experience? Pop into the Emporium and House of Fire for tastings and pairings, or visit our Sensorium for a unique wine-meets-art cultural encounter.  


Platform 62 Wine Boutique| Ashton  

With over 500 wines on offer, PLATFORM 62 Wine Boutique offers a unique wine experience to all visitors who would like to learn more about wine. Do not hesitate to ask your questions to the experienced staff. Wine can be tasted and enjoyed at the Wine Boutique’s tasting counter.  


LaVerne Wine Boutique | Robertson  

LaVerne Wine Boutique offer visitors the opportunity to purchase the Robertson Valley’s outstanding wines under one roof and at cellar prices. Believing that wine is something truly personal, the La Verne Team aims to personally become acquainted with each wine offered in their store, hoping to perfectly pair its character with the personality of each individual customer in their little piece of heaven. Situated on the popular R62 wine route, in the town of Robertson, you can order your wine in advance and pick it up en route to your weekend getaway.  


OPENWINE | Cape Town 

A boutique selection of South African wines that shines and surprises. A fireworks show dedicated to all palates. A sumptuous tour of the Winelands held in a single room, like a message in a (wine) bottle. A space where to stop and ask and discover the fabulous richness of South African wines. Where you can meet a wine ambassador, as well as share a glass with a wine-maker, or just been involved in a tasting with the owners, Marta Gobbo and Raphael Paterniti. 


Bouchon Wine Bar & Bistro | Cape Town  

Situated in the heart of Cape Town’s city centre and set in a charming urban winery, Bouchon Wine Bar & Bistro is a meeting place for like-minded people who love flavoursome, down-to-earth food and are curious about the world of wine.  


Outside of Cape Town and the Cape Winelands:


The Wine Glass | Hermanus  

From the windswept coastal plains of Elim to the cool maritime climate of Hermanus and the heights of the Elgin mountains, you will find award winning wines, where each glass will have its own authentic and original character and distinctive terroir. The Wine Glass in Hermanus offers a selection of close to 100 wines available from these vineyards to taste, savour and enjoy by the glass, by the bottle or simply in a tasting flight of six.  


The Darling Wine Shop | Darling 

Your one-stop shop in the centre of Darling where you can buy virtually the entire range of any of the Darling wines, and at cellar door prices.  


The Oak Barrel Wine Shop | Wilderness

The Oak Barrel Wine Shop is a beautiful boutique wine shop in the heart of the Garden Route, situated in the Timberlake Organic Village. The shop has a range of fine wines, artisanal spirits, and craft beers. Wines available include well-known brands from the Cape Winelands to more difficult to source local wines. If wine does not get you excited this is the place to get yourself acquainted with the incredible local craft beer and gin scene!

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