About Meerendal Wine Estate

The home of world-class wines, proudly produced in South Africa.

The hills of Meerendal rise above the flat surrounding Durbanville landscape, with an almost endless variety of slopes, soil types and micro climates. This makes it possible to grow a wide range of classic cultivars with equal success.

Meerendal is a family run and owned vineyard with a history that started in 1714 when 60,000 vines were planted on the farm. For over 300 years, a tradition of producing quality wines has developed Meerendal into one of South Africa’s flagship wine estates.

Meet Thys Smit, our passionate and dynamic winemaker. Thys holds a BSc in molecular biology and biotechnology from the University of Stellenbosch. He was nominated as a finalist for the 2019 Diners Club Young Winemaker of the year Award.

A wine estate
with something
for everyone.


With spectacular views over the vineyards and the Boland Mountains, our Luxury Boutique Hotel - a Cape Dutch homestead originally built as the Meerendal family home - is truly a countryside haven.

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Farm Stall

The Farm Stall venue offers a space for you to relax and take in the view with some treats to pleasure your taste buds. A variety of goodies and Meerendal merchandise can also be found here.

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Carlucci’s is without a doubt the perfect location to sit back, relax and enjoy a bite to eat. For a breathtaking and unforgettable fine dining experience, visit iL Tesoro.

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Meerendal has hosted sport and live events, like the ABSA Cape Epic Prologue and Grand Finale, K-day, Weekly Park Run and Liefde by die Dam.

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Our facilities are ideal for dinners, corporate events, conferencingweddings and special celebrations. We also offer the possibility of accompanying your function with a selection of scrumptious foods paired with award winning Meerendal wines.

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Wine Academy

Meerendal Wine Academy offers volunteers the opportunity to experience all aspects of wine making from the vineyard to the cellar, official wine tasting courses and working on a top class wine estate.

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