Discover 41 Of The Best South African Wine Farms For Weddings
Discover 41 Of The Best South African Wine Farms For Weddings
If you’re planning a wedding, there’s no better way to add a touch of sophistication and luxury than by hosting it at one of the beautiful wine farms in South Africa. From hidden gems to stunning backdrops, these venue Wine Farms are sure to make your special day unforgettable.
Browse Through the Best Wine Farms in South Africa
With a variety of styles, sizes, and price points to choose from, there’s something for everyone when it comes to South African wine farms for hosting weddings. Peruse through our selection of the best wine farms in the country, taking into consideration factors such as your style preference, budget, and location. That way you can pick the perfect venue that you and your partner will love!
1. AA Badenhorst Family Wines
The venue is an old house on a working wine farm, with a big open zinc-dak back stoep. Rustic to the core, the original farmhouse dates from the turn of the 19th century. There is an under-cover back porch with ambient lighting and a dancefloor under the stars.
The versatile venue can comfortably host both big and small weddings. Celebrations with circles as tight as 19 guests, to the back stoep that seats 120 guests. By adding a stretch tent, they can accommodate up to 200 guests.
This wedding venue is situated in the foot of the Winelands between Kuilsriver and Stellenbosch and is in close proximity to Zevenwacht Wine Estate. Altydlig looks onto Table Mountain with magnificent views of the Cape Peninsula. They offer excellent facilities for weddings and functions with various options available.
3. Avontuur Estate
Avontuur Estate, an internationally renowned wine estate situated between Somerset West and Stellenbosch. The farm covers some prime Winelands real estate and boasts incredible views spanning over False Bay across to Table Mountain. Avontuur Estate commonly referred to as the home of “fine wine and fast horses”, now has an added addition of fabulous weddings.
4. Benguela Cove Wine Estate
Benguela Cove Wine Estate the perfect wedding venue with flexible wedding packages available at Benguela Cove Wine Estate. Your wedding day, one of the happiest and most important days of your life should be nothing short of perfection, and there is nowhere more glamorous and desirable to start married life, than at Benguela Cove. With a variety of ceremony and reception areas on offer, the perfect atmosphere for any size celebration is guaranteed.
5. Bergland Venue
The subtle elegance of this wedding venue, the halting beauty of the outdoors and the combination of the indoor and outdoor wedding space can make any bride’s vision of her special day flawlessly come to fruition.
This venue plays host to a uniquely finished Bridal Bathroom, complete with champagne, full-length mirror, curling iron / ghd, comfortable couch and so much more. They host weddings for a minimum of 60 guests and a maximum of 170 guests with a dance floor.
6. Beuld The Venue
Beuld the venue offers you an exclusive venue for your wedding ceremony, with spectacular accommodation included. This exquisite and stylish establishment, not only guarantees quality and optimal service, but also memorable experiences. The team understands that your wedding day is one of the most memorable and important days of your life. Their dedicated team will be on hand to take care of your needs and ensure the smooth and successful management of your entire experience.
One of the most beautiful Franschhoek Wedding Venues, Boschendal Farm Estate has an array of unique Venues to choose from, all rich in history and surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and mountains. The farm can accommodate small to large weddings and events. Boschendal also offers luxurious, self-catering farm cottages for up to 90 guests. Guests staying in the cottages receive privileged access to the farm and will be able to savour the best of farm living.
8. Cathedral Peak Wine Estate
Midlands Wedding Venue Cathedral Peak Wine Estate offers exclusive and exceptional wedding ceremonies amidst the manicured vineyards overlooking the Central Drakensberg.
They offer a classic, yet rustic style wedding venue that brings a natural earthy and simplistic style to any wedding. The high ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and wooden furniture brings modern and vintage together in this new and unique venue.
This exquisite venue, Cellar1848 is nestled within the natural splendor of the Little Karoo. Located in a beautiful, lush valley of vineyards and orchards in Montagu and can cater for 100 – 120 guests in the historic family cellar dating back over 150 years. Accommodation is on the beautiful family-owned farm, amidst peaceful and tranquil surroundings in the Baden Valley overlooking the majestic backdrop of the Langeberg-mountain range.
10. Cloof Wine Estate
Cloof Wine Estate is a beautiful winery venue in a natural oasis, a perfect setting in which to start your journey together. The estate is a proud conservation champion partnering with the WWF and not only do they encourage our natural surroundings to thrive but the venue limit their impact.
11. Deannie Landgoed
Deannie Landgoed like to provide couples with a blank canvas to plan the wedding of their dreams. They feel honoured to make a couple’s special day feel uniquely theirs. Deannie Landgoed are a new and upcoming Guest Farm. The venue boasts with spectacular views of surrounding mountains, ample birdlife and neighbouring wine farms. Deannie Landgoed offers peace and tranquility all in one.
12. Diamant Estate
Overlooking acres of vineyards and lush countryside, Diamant Estate at the foot of Paarl Mountain is a treasure in the Agter-Paarl and a perfect wedding venue. Over three centuries have passed since the first buildings were erected here and today, these masterfully restored historic structures offer superior wedding, function and guesthouse facilities. At Diamant Estate they will help you create new memories to last a lifetime.
13. DuVon Wine and Wedding Estate
A part of the old wine cellar was renovated into a beautiful modern farm Wedding Venue. It can seat from 50 up to 200 guests with a dance floor and bar area which all forms part of the reception area. The garden and wine cellar at DuVon gives bridal couples different options for ceremonies and pre-drinks, either under the old “Karoo Boer Boon” tree in the summer with guests overlooking the vineyards or in their boutique Chenin Blanc wine cellar in the winter.
14. Eikenhof Estate
The estate boasts a brand new wedding venue, aptly named Cap Classique, that can comfortably accommodate up to 120 people in a banqueting set up. The design of the walk way leading from the parking area to the venue is a striking match of wooden pergola and natural stone barrier walls, creating the perfect setting for a wedding ceremony under a canopy or an ideal location for welcome drinks or cocktails.
Serene and scenic views of the countryside allow for spectacular pictures. Fit for any album to help capture those special moments. From firepits lit at night for that little extra to lounging on custom outdoor pallet furniture for all our guests. Next to the relaxing waters, spending and creating quality moments together. Allowing to sit 150 guests comfortably our venue makes for a great intimate to large event gathering and offers a quint little chapel on-site thus bringing all requirements together for your convenience.
16. Haskell Vineyards
“A Slice of Paradise” is a concept that succinctly captures the essence of Haskell Vineyards. It is a feeling, a perception of potential and possibility, built on immutable truths and it is the aim for Haskell’s guests to experience all that while spending their most-valued time with there. Haskell Vineyards and its restaurant, Longtable, is nestled in the shadow of the magnificent Helderberg, a mere 10 minutes commute from the historical town of Stellenbosch; where peace, tranquility and breathtaking views of the vineyards and the Helderberg mountains welcome you.
17. Hazendal Wine Estate
Let Hazendal make your journey one to remember. The exquisite estate offers a range of exceptional wine estate wedding venues, expert culinary teams and an experienced wedding coordination team that will ensure your special day is unforgettable. With 5 amazing wedding venues guaranteed to take your breath away. Enquire with them today.
18. Highberry Vineyards
This premium venue is surrounded by breath-taking vistas of the Hottentot Holland mountain range; lakes, horse paddocks, lush lawns and vineyards – all which can be enjoyed by the large and spacious outside covered patios, making it rather difficult to compete with. A characteristic of Highberry’s strengths has been its commitment to biodiversity.
19. Klein Bottelary Venue
Klein Bottelary, a wedding venue in Stellenbosch is where you can imagine a truly private escape, a farmhouse nestled away in Bottelary Hills, an independent wine farm will be the magical setting for your wedding or function. The character and charm of Klein Bottelary can only be felt not described!
20. Knorhoek Wine Farm
It is this setting with its multitude of seasonal options and locations on the farm that make Knorhoek a perfect wedding venue. Let it be the gorgeous natural backdrop for your special day – think established woods, vineyards, historic architecture and lawns – and may they offer to be your planners and guides? Imagine a single destination, accommodation for special guests, a location in the heart of the Stellenbosch winelands, an in-house events coordinator and your catering needs met, all neatly presented in a rather splendid bouquet.
21. Kronenburg Estate
With majestic mountain views and beautiful sunsets, Kronenburg Estate is the ideal Wedding Venue for a day never to be forgotten. Nestled between vineyards and beautiful lush lawns, this tranquil 36 hectare estate is yours for the day. Sliding doors open up to a big patio for the most beautiful sunsets, while inside the floors and walls are bathed with natural light. The venue has many different layout options for you to choose from.
22. L’Avenir Wine Estate
Cape Winelands Wedding Venue, L’Avenir, which means “the future” in French, offers an exclusive location and amenities for a stylish wedding venue in the Cape Winelands. This historic wine estate is located in Stellenbosch and offers brand new facilities and views to dream of. With 11 luxury accommodation units, the swanky lounge Pinotage and different options for wedding ceremonies, L’Avenir exceeded expectations. One of the biggest attractions is the picturesque scenes on the farm, which is ideal for photography.
23. La Roche Estate
La Roche Estate is an exclusive Franschhoek Valley destination venue for weddings, events, luxury accommodation and premium picnic experiences. With panoramic views of beautifully manicured gardens and vineyards, framed by majestic mountains, the Estate boasts the best of what the event industry has to offer.
24. Langkloof Roses
Langkloof Roses is nestled just outside the town of Wellington, Cape Town. Surrounded by blooming rose gardens and majestic mountains, it sets the perfect backdrop to your special day. The farm retains a serene quality, an essence of the days when life was still allowed to be lived slowly and thankfully. They have always believed in abundance. Nourishment. This is the foundation of the vision they cherish for Langkloof Roses’s weddings and events. Langkloof Rose’s fragrant blooms welcome you.
25. Le Pommier Wine Estate
Le Pommier Wine Estate is an idyllic setting for your wedding venue, set in the Banhoek Valley, between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. It offers a rustic, farm-style setting with gorgeous views over-looking the Simonsberg Mountain. The farm has some breath-taking views around every corner and beautiful vineyards, that will be the perfect backdrop for your weddings photos.
26. Leipzig Country House
Have a unique wedding reception in the historic wine cellar that can seat up to 130 people with a separate dance floor. An outdoor ceremony in the tranquil garden with towering Oaks and the old Manor House will transform your special day into a fairy-tale. Or have a romantic ceremony overlooking the vineyards in the century-old brandy cellar, which is now used for a Chapel.
27. Loch Lynne Wine Estate
With commanding views across the lawns and vines to the Cape mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. It is a welcoming, warm venue in the heart of the Durbanville Winelands. Close to the city, but reveling in the signature beauty and space of the countryside. Its function venue has been designed with the utmost care and attention to detail! With chic interiors and generous proportions, the venue is the epitome of a contemporary space, both supremely graceful and efficiently functional.
28. Lord’s Wines
Nestled away in glorious isolation, at the end of the McGregor valley lies Lord’s Wines. High up the McGregor Mountains, you will find an oasis of lush green lawns, sweeping vistas and indigenous fynbos. With a breathtaking panoramic view and vineyards 500m above sea level, viticulturist Jacie Oosthuizen realised his dream and joined his love for cricket and wine in 2006.
29. Manley Wine Estate
Surrounded by rolling lawns, lush green vineyards, and breathtaking mountain views, as well as a dam that offers picturesque photos for your wedding with the background of the Winterhoek Mountain Range. Manley Wine Estate is the perfect picturesque setting for any wedding, private function, or conference.
30. Morgansvlei Country Estate
Surrounded by the Tulbagh Valley Mountains, Morgansvlei Country Estate is considered one of the most beautiful wedding venues in the Tulbagh area and is situated only 120 km from Cape Town. At Morgansvlei Country Estate every bridal couple’s fairy-tale wedding can be celebrated with the company of friends and family for a wedding weekend you will cherish forever.
31. Nooitgedacht Estate
The Manor House boasts expansive lawns shaded by centuries-old oak trees and is surrounded by orchards, rolling vineyards and magnificent mountains. The original cellar with its rustic atmosphere is used for functions and can accommodate 120-260 guests with a dance floor and 300 without. Adjacent to the cellar is a faunum/chapel for wedding ceremonies that can accommodate 170 guests. Alternatively, couples may prefer to conduct ceremonies in the beautiful gardens.
32. Ongegund Lodge and Conference Centre
The picturesque gardens, lovely lake area together with the exquisite views of the Hottentots-Holland mountain range and undulating vineyards offers the opportunity for splendid photographic backdrops all year round. The Lodge is surrounded by old oak trees some of which also had to be renovated. There are lovely hiking trails on the farm where an active birdlife can be observed and often small wild animals. Ongegund Lodge has ample experience and testimonies to ensure a dream wedding ceremony and reception memories that will live for ever.
33. Rickety Bridge Winery
The idyllic setting of the wine estate provides stunning backdrops for your big day – and Rickety Bridge’s all-inclusive package makes planning easy. The most popular option, is a ceremony on the beautiful lawn in front of the 17th century Manor House, with the adjacent areas that can be transformed with seating pockets and lawn games, for the guests to enjoy during cocktail hour.
34. Saronsberg Cellar
Saronsberg Cellar echoes their wine philosophy by embodying class, simplicity and grace. On a perfect day, their ceremonies take place outside under the magnificent oak trees on their front lawn. Let the view spoil you with its natural beauty and Saronsberg Mountain mirrored in their dam. The perfect setting to let your happy ever after start right here.
35. Steenberg Hotel & Spa
Just 30 minutes from the city centre of Cape Town; Steenberg Hotel & Spa is perfectly positioned for ease of travel for all your guests. An intimate and private ceremony space on the lush lawns in front of the original manor house will set the tone for a day of joyful celebration. The festivities ensue with a refined dining experience at Tryn and culminate in a luxurious stay in a sumptuous room at Steenberg Hotel & Spa.
36. The Cooperage Events Venue
Situated on Anura Vineyards in the Stellenbosch Winelands, The Cooperage Events Venue is an exclusive architectural masterpiece of space and light, with contemporary industrial style finishes. This venue will make the perfect wedding venue for your big day. The building comprises of stone, concrete, steel and African wood with breath-taking 360 degree views of the Simonsberg mountain range, vineyards and water.
37. The Kraal Restaurant
The Kraal Restaurant is a secluded wedding venue space situated in a shaded, stone walled courtyard on the historic Joostenberg Wine Estate in Muldersvlei. Slow, farm-style meals are served at wooden tables set outside in between fruit and wild olive trees; right next to o the winery and the “werf” garden.
The surrounding area is traditionally known for mixed farming and so the chefs are able to source a wide variety of interesting fresh produce right on the doorstep. Menu choices are guided by what is delicious, seasonal and growing locally.
38. Vondeling Wine Estate
Wedding receptions are hosted in the classical function venue. Inside, the high thatch roof creates an elegant space and the influences of old Cape heritage as a common thread tying together nostalgia and minimal modern elegance. During the colder months, there’s a roaring fireplace to keep your guests warm. In summer and spring, receptions can be hosted on the shaded veranda overlooking the magnificent Paardeberg and surrounds or inside the airconditioned venue.
39. Wijnlanden Uitzicht Venue
Wijnlanden Uitzicht Venue is a farm nestled in the heart of the Stellenbosch winelands. Come and Enjoy the magnificent views, a touch of nature, great service that will make you feel right at home.
The venue has a lot of open farm space, birds and a touch of tranquility. Their team invite you to enjoy the great foods and relaxation within their beautiful surroundings. They cater for all events, as well as those who want their own special twist. The entire team is extremely excited to have you join them!
40. Wolfkloof Weddings & Wines
The Wolfkloof Weddings & Wines venue has a warm wooden glow complimented with reed ceilings and poplar beams. Huge double cellar doors create a historic ambiance and truly brings home the Winelands look and feel. The indoor area opens up with high double doors (glass) to the deck area allowing free flow between the two. The deck is covered with a Victorian roof.
41. Zorgvliet Wines
With its glorious vineyard backdrop and the breath-taking views of the majestic Simonsberg and Drakenstein Mountains; situated a mere 10 minutes from Stellenbosch. Tranquil and timeless are two words that come to mind when thinking of this picturesque wine estate, located in The Banghoek valley.
At Zorgvliet Wines they can enhance the awe-inspiring setting and luxury facilities with exceptional service and attention to detail. Your wedding pictures will be spectacular and will offer both authenticity and grandeur.