The Klein Karoo
Wine Route in the Southern Cape is arguably the
most diverse of South Africa’s wine regions. It
is the easternmost wine producing region in the
country, stretching along the Cape Route 62 from
Montagu in the west to the Langkloof in the
The Klein Karoo is situated between
spectacular mountain ranges, and its vines are mostly grown on the high
slopes in the fertile alluvial soil along the riverbanks.
The climate is generally drier than that
of the other wine regions, resulting in healthy vineyards which are
grown organically to a large extent.
enable Klein Karoo winemakers to produce a wide variety
of quality wines, including dry wines, fortified wines
and pot-stilled brandies. World-class Port and South
Africa’s champion Muscadel are specialties among the
fortified wines produced here, along with a host of
outstanding red and white wines, which vary from
full-bodied cabernets to lighter styles for easy
More than just
an excellent range of wines, the Klein Karoo Wine Route offers visitors
its unique cuisine, the warmth and hospitality of its people, and the
mystique of its landscape. The Klein Karoo Wine Route invites you to
toast their variety.