Must-Visit Wineries In South Africa
By DeAnna Taylor
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Check out this list we’ve curated of some of the wineries you can’t miss while in South Africa. Many of them are also Black-owned.
This Black-owned winery is currently managed by Vernon Henn. This community-centered winery focuses on uplifting those in the area by providing jobs and opportunities within the vineyard. The tasting room is open Monday through Friday only.
While this isn’t a Black-owned winery, the current winemaker is a Black man. Heinrich Kulsen
Two words, BLACK-OWNED. This Stellenbosch area winery was started in 2005 by the seven Brutus sisters and their younger brother. The family comes from a poor fishing community right outside of Cape Town. Their most popular wines are Chardonnay and Shiraz.
This is one of the areas oldest wineries. It is said to be one of the first producers of Pinot Noir. This estate still handpicks all of their grapes to ensure they are producing the best quality wines possible. A standard tasting starts at R45, which is around $3.15 USD. They also offer chocolate pairings and a premium tasting option.
The Rangaka family moved from Johannesburg to Cape Town to begin their wine venture. This Black family winery prides itself on making quality wines. You can also find them in the Stellenbosch area.
DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel blogger, author, and writer. While Charlotte, NC (her hometown) is her base, she's always somewhere on a plane. Catch her on IG: @brokeandabroadlife.