Top 7 Finest Wine-Tasting Spots in Plettenberg Bay

01 September 2023

Welcome to the enchanting world of Plettenberg Bay, where stunning landscapes meet exquisite flavours. Nestled along the picturesque Garden Route, this coastal gem isn't just renowned for its breathtaking beaches; it's also a haven for wine enthusiasts seeking remarkable wine experiences. Join us as we uncork our top 7 wine-tasting spots in Plett, where every sip is a journey through the region's rich terroir and winemaking artistry.

1. Bramon Wine Estate: Sip Amongst the Vines 
Immerse yourself in the heart of Plett's vinicultural heritage at Bramon Wine Estate. As one of the pioneers of wine growing in the area, this family-owned boutique vineyard boasts a superb selection of Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) bubblies and delightful still wines. Set against the majestic Tsitsikamma Mountains, their lush vineyards create a tranquil backdrop for wine enthusiasts. With award-winning Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, a visit here is a journey through elegance and excellence. The tasting room offers a relaxed experience, while the tapas-style restaurant invites you to pair their wines with mezze or enjoy a pre-ordered picnic amidst the vines. A haven for relaxation and enjoyment, Bramon welcomes dogs and families, making it a special adventure for all.
Business hours:
Tasting room: Tues - Sun | 11:30 - 17:00
Restaurant: Mon - Sun | 11:00 - 16:00
Contact: 073 833 8183
Location: Bramon Wine Estate, N2, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape

2. Newstead Lund Family Vineyards: A Taste of Elegance
Elegance meets innovation at Newstead Lund Family Vineyards. With a focus on limited-production, handcrafted wines, this estate offers an intimate and personalised tasting experience. Set against the serene beauty of Plettenberg Bay's hills, the estate's commitment to sustainability shines through. Their classic varietals, coupled with unique blends, captivate the palate with every sip. Whether you're a seasoned wine enthusiast or a newcomer, a visit to Newstead is an opportunity to explore refined flavours in a warm and inviting atmosphere.
Business hours:
Mon - Tues | By appointment
Wed - Sun | 11:00 - 16:00
Contact: 076 300 9740
Location: Newstead Wine Estate Redford Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay

3. Luka Vineyards: Boutique Elegance
For those seeking boutique charm and exceptional wines, Luka Vineyards beckons. Situated amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Garden Route, Luka offers a tranquil escape where wines are crafted with meticulous care. With a selection ranging from vibrant Sauvignon Blanc to rich red blends, Luka's tasting room provides a personalised experience that speaks to the heart of boutique winemaking. The warm and welcoming atmosphere ensures that every visit is a memorable and cherished adventure.
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Business hours:
Tues - Sat | 09:00 - 16:00
Sun | 09:00 - 15:00
Contact: 076 575 4768
Location: Elephant Park Road Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay

4. Packwood Wine & Country Estate: Rustic Charm Meets Excellence
Nestled within the embrace of the Tsitsikamma Mountains, Packwood Wine & Country Estate invites you to experience rustic charm and excellence. This family-owned estate crafts wines that reflect the terroir of the region, with a commitment to sustainable practices. A visit here offers a journey through a range of varietals, from refreshing whites to nuanced reds. The estate's rustic yet elegant ambience is the perfect setting for savouring their wines and taking in the surrounding beauty, making it a special outing for both wine enthusiasts and nature lovers.
Business hours:
Fri | 10:00 - 16:30
Sat | 10:00 - 15:00
Contact: 078 244 9400
Location: Off N2, Between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. Garden Route Fisanthoek, Plettenberg Bay

5. Kay & Monty Vineyards: Scenic Sophistication
Nestled in the heart of The Crags, Kay & Monty Vineyards presents a picturesque escape characterised by scenic sophistication. Boasting breathtaking views of the Tsitsikamma Mountains, this estate offers a sensory journey that extends beyond the palate. With a focus on cool-climate varietals, their wines showcase elegance and refinement. A visit to Kay & Monty promises a serene experience, where the fusion of stunning landscapes and impeccable wines creates an ambience that's both invigorating and soothing.
Kay & Monty Vineyards
Business hours:
Wed - Sun | 11:00 - 16:00
Contact: 079 965 9779
Location: Redford Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay

6. Bitou Vineyards: Heritage and Flavor Unite
At Bitou Vineyards, heritage and flavour converge to offer a truly distinctive wine-tasting adventure. Set in the heart of Plett, this estate pays homage to the region's history while embracing a contemporary approach to winemaking. Their range of wines reflects this harmonious blend, offering a glimpse into Plett's viticultural journey. With an inviting atmosphere and wines that reflect both tradition and innovation, Bitou Vineyards is a destination where you can savour the essence of Plett's winemaking heritage.
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Business hours:
Tues - Sun | 11:00 - 18:00
Contact: 044 004 0369
Location: Bitou Vineyards, Off N2, Plettenberg Bay

7. Plettenvale Wine Estate: A Tranquil Oasis
Experience tranquillity at Plettenvale Wine Estate, a serene oasis tucked away in the heart of Plett. This estate is defined by its commitment to crafting premium wines that capture the spirit of the region. With a focus on quality over quantity, their wines reflect a dedication to excellence. Surrounded by lush landscapes, a visit to Plettenvale offers an opportunity to unwind and immerse yourself in the soothing ambience. Whether you're indulging in a leisurely tasting or enjoying a picnic on the estate, Plettenvale invites you to savour moments of serenity and exceptional flavours.
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Business hours:
Mon - Sat | 10:00 - 16:00
Sun | 10:00 - 12:00
Contact: 044 533 9146 / 082 322 0765
Location: Plot 88 Roodefontein, Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay's wine-tasting spots offer a symphony of flavours, landscapes, and exquisite experiences. Each estate weaves its unique story through its wines, inviting you to explore the region's rich terroir and winemaking passion. Whether you're seeking elegance, rustic charm, or breathtaking scenery, Plett's wine scene promises an unforgettable adventure where every sip transports you to the heart of this coastal paradise.

*Please note that the information provided is accurate at the time of publication. Plett Quarter Hotel cannot be held responsible for any changes or inaccuracies. Always check with the respective wine estates for the latest information.

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