2015 Who’s Who of the Cape winelands: South Africa’s Top 50 cellars over the past 10 years, 2005 to 2014, champions all

THE NAMES of South Africa’s unfortified wine producers currently ranked among the Top 100 are included in the 2015 Classification based on consistently good reviews in blind tastings by panels of experts locally and around the globe. Of these, the country’s 50 most successful cellars – led by Kanonkop, Nederburg and Vergelegen – are spotlighted below.


Bergkelder (Fleur du Cap) – Stellenbosch
Beyerskloof – Stellenbosch
Boekenhoutskloof – Franschhoek
Bon Courage Estate – Robertson
Cape Point Vineyards – Noordhoek
Cederberg Private Cellar – Cederberg
Chamonix – Franschhoek
De Toren Private Cellar – Polkadraai Hills, Stellenbosch
Delheim – Simonsberg, Stellenbosch
DeMorgenzon – StellenboschKloof
DGB (Bellingham) – Franschhoek/Wellington
Diemersdal Wine Estate – Durbanville
Diemersfontein – Wellington
Eagles’ Nest – Constantia
Eikendal Vineyards – Helderberg, Stellenbosch
Ernie Els Wines – Helderberg, Stellenbosch
Fairview – Paarl
Graham Beck Wines – Robertson
Groot Constantia Estate – Constantia
Guardian Peak Wines – Helderberg, Stellenbosch
Hamilton Russell Vineyards – Hemel-en-Aarde, Hermanus
Hartenberg Estate – Bottelary Hills, Stellenbosch
Jordan Wine Estate – StellenboschKloof
Kaapzicht Wine Estate – Bottelary Hills, Stellenbosch
Kanonkop Estate – Simonsberg, Stellenbosch
Kanu Wines – Stellenbosch
Ken Forrester Vineyards – Helderberg, Stellenbosch
Klein Constantia Estate – Constantia
Kleine Zalze – Stellenbosch
La Motte – Franschhoek
Morgenster Estate – Somerset West
Mulderbosch Vineyards – Stellenbosch
Nederburg Wines – Paarl
Paul Cluver Wines – Elgin
Raats Family Wines – Stellenbosch
Rijk’s – Tulbagh
Rust en Vrede Estate – Helderberg, Stellenbosch
Rustenberg Wines – Simonsberg, Stellenbosch
Sadie Family Wines – Malmesbury, Swartland
Saronsberg – Tulbagh
Simonsig – Stellenbosch
Stark-Condé Wines – Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch
Steenberg Vineyards – Constantia/Tokai
Thelema Mountain Vineyards – Helshoogte, Stellenbosch
Tokara – Helshoogte, Stellenbosch
Uva Mira – Helderberg, Stellenbosch
Vergelegen Estate – Somerset West
Villiera Wines – Stellenbosch
Warwick Estate – Stellenbosch
Windmeul Cellar – Paarl