Knorhoek Private Wine Celllar & Tasting Room
At Knorhoek we nature red and white noble cultivars and blends to suit every palate and pocket. Knorhoek was established in 1827 and is tucked away in a secluded, fertile valley. Enjoy cheese and wine on the terrace, while being seduced by the superb wines and by the magnaficent panorama over mountains, vineyards and gardens.
Knorhoek lies between 200 to 380 meters above sea level on the gently sloping foothills of the Simonsberg Mountain, and is part of the world-renowned Stellenbosch wine region. The characteristic of the russet-red oak leaf soils and provides favourable aspects (warm north-facing slopes for traditional red cultivars and sea breeze-cooled western slopes for slower-maturing whites), to Knorhoek and is ideally situated for growing fine wines.
The estate today has 105 hectares of vineyards, with 85% under state-of-the-art drip irrigation, computerised and regulated according to soil probe data. Over the past few years the farm has undergone sweeping changes, with as much as 60 hectares being replanted with superior, disease-resistant rootstock. The attractive old wine cellar is constantly being upgraded in order to maintain the high quality of the award winning Knorhoek wines.
At Knorhoek, only a selected 15% of the grape production is used for labelled estate wines, and the balance is sold to well-known wineries. The result - consistent top quality wines that remain value for money wherever they are enjoyed.
KNORHOEK TASTING ROOM
Wine tasting are presented right throughout the year, even during winter months or rainy days. Please ensure that you make your reservation by calling 021 865 2114 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org during weekdays from 10h00 to 17h00.
- Monday to Friday between 10h00 and 17h00
- Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays between 10h00 and 17h00
- Closed on Religious Public Holidays and New Year's Day
Please note the last wine tasting is presented at 16h15, and reservations are required for groups of 8 guests and more.
Delicious snack platters are served daily from 10h00 to 17h00 at R70 per platter – serves two guests.