Calitzdorp Wine Cellar
About our Cellar
Situated along Route 62 in the Klein Karoo district of Calitzdorp, lies the vineyards of Calitzdorp Cellars. The natural beauty and breathtaking landscape varies from rugged red soils to valleys and shaded kloof areas.
The variety of terroir infuse complex flavours into various cultivars, spread over 300 hectares and 40 farms. Calitzdorp Cellar was established in 1928. Sweet Muscadel and Hanepoot were flagship wines and are still firm favourites.
Calitzdorp Wine Cellar was established in 1928 and produced wine for Distell until the late eighties. During the eighties, Sweet Muscadel and Hanepoot were flagship wines and are still amongst our best sellers.
Our first red wines were made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Shiraz, Pinotage, Tinta Barocca, Touriga Nacional, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc were planted in the early nineties.
In the last 13 years, cellar production increased from 2000 tons to 5000 tons. The Cellar has been awarded Champion Cooperative Winery of the Little Karoo twice and performs very well at The SA Young Wine Show as well as the Veritas Competition. Our Hanepoot and Cape Port have been classed SA Champions at the SA Young Wine Show and awarded with the prestigious Etchell (Hanepoot) and (Port) trophies.