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Benguela Cove

Walker Bay, South Africa

Worlds Best Vineyards Accolades
  • #53 World's Best Vineyard 2023

With its vineyard-facing oceans, state-of-the-art winery, and stunning views of Walker Bay and the mountains of the Cape, Benguela Cove encapsulates the art of luxury living. Founded in 2003 and redeveloped in 2013, the estate has garnered a reputation as a leading wine and eco-tourism destination. The estate produces fresh, classic still and sparkling wines across three ranges that express every facet of this unique location. Visitors can enjoy trips to the vineyard and tastings at the cellar door, enjoy fine dining with ocean views and stay in one of the seaside villas.

Key Information

  • Opening times

    Cellar Door: Mon-Sun 9AM - 6PM & Restaurant Mon-Sun 12PM - 5PM (Open for dinner on Sat.)

  • Signature wine

    Catalina Sémillon

  • Wines produced

    Estate White, Estate Red, Estate Rosé and Estate MCC's

  • Grape varieties

    Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Syrah. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot

  • Tasting options
  • Cellar door
  • Restaurant
  • Accommodation
  • Hidden gems

    Cellar Tours, Vineyard Tours, Wine Blending Experience, Pontoon Trip(s), Wine Pairings, Adventure Golf

  • Time from airport

    1h 7 min drive from Cape Town International Airport


R43, Botriver Lagoon, Walker Bay, Hermanus, 7200


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