Realising the tradition of a 200-year-old vineyard, Buitenverwachting winery boasts breathtaking ambience fused with tantalising wines. Located in the heart of Constantia, the oldest wine-growing region in South Africa, the winery is an encapsulation of heritage and timeless elegance.
Endowed with a mesmeric landscape, which serves as a scenic woo to wine lovers, the winery practises an alchemical blend of modern techniques with classic winemaking methods. Buitenverwachting, a Dutch word translating to 'Beyond Expectation' lives up to this motiff in every essence.
Managed by the Mueller family since 1980, the vineyards at Buitenverwachting are rooted in granite soil. The presence of cool maritime breezes from the closeby Atlantic Ocean renders the terroir perfect for cultivation of grape varietals like Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. The winery thus, churns out wines that are reflective of unique microclimate and robust viticulture.
Chief winemaker, Brad Paton, with his skilled team, crafts each bottle with meticulous precision to ensure that the wines surpass the expectations of guests and critics alike. The resultant wines are eloquent, embodying the soil and the climate impeccably and offering a sensuous journey that is difficult to forget.
The tasting room at Buitenverwachting allows you to indulge in their exclusive wines while savouring panoramic views of the vineyard and mountains: It is indeed a symphony of the senses. To heighten the gastronomical pleasures, the on-site restaurant serves an array of tantalising global cuisines that perfectly complement the wines.
Offering much more than just spectacular wines, Buitenverwachting winery marries viticulture, hospitality, and gastronomy seamlessly. A visit to this idyllic winery guarantees an unforgettable gustatory experience beyond expectation. This, coupled with the sheer natural beauty and profound history of the estate, sets Buitenverwachting, apart from other wineries.
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