Calitzdorp Wine Cellar

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-33.538208, 21.686153 Andries Pretorius Street, Calitzdorp
Saayman Street Calitzdorp Western Cape 6660 ZA

Trading hours

Monday to Friday:  09h00 – 17h00
Saturday:  09h00 – 13h00
Sunday:  Closed
Public Holidays:  09h00 – 17h00 excluding Good Friday & Christmas day

General info

Proprietor:  Calitzdorp Cellar members
Marketing:  Angelique Botes
Winemaker: Danie van der Westhuizen
Area under vines:  300 ha
Production:  5 000 ton
Brands:  Calitzdorp
Wines: Cape Ports. Hanepoot. Muscadel. A selection of white and red wines including wine made from Portuguese cultivars.

More about us

Since 1928, when fifteen farmers founded the Calitzdorp Wine Cellar in order to export Hanepoot grapes, this cellar in the heart of the “Port capital of South-Africa” has offered choice products to discerning clients.

Wines on offer includes off-dry white, dry white, dry red, Port and dessert wines.

The cellar is situated overlooking the beautiful Gamka River Valley, with a big stoep where wines can be tasted while enjoying the view.

Meet the winemaker

Danie van der Westhuizen

Danie van der Westhuizen moved to Calitzdorp in December 2017. Previously winemaker and viticulturist in the Tulbagh area, Danie sums up winemaking in three words: Patience…, patience…, patience…

His favourite wine from the cellar

His favourite wine from the cellar is Sauvignon Blanc.

More about Danie

He enjoys hunting, fishing and braai with friends and family.

Meet the marketing representative

Angelique Botes

Angelique Botes is the marketing representative at Calitzdorp Wine Cellar

Her favourite wine from the cellar

Her wine of choice is the 2018 Pinotage blanc de Noir.

More about Angelique

She likes to keep fit by jogging and long lazy lunches.

Meet the assistant winemaker

Abraham Pretorius

Abraham Pretorius

Abraham Pretorius started working as a gardener in 1996 at Calitzdorp Wine Cellar and worked his way up to assistant winemaker. Abraham went on an exchange program in 2006 to France for 3 months where he gained some experience on French winemaking and received his national certificate in winemaking in 2015.

His favourite wine from the cellar

His favourite wine from the cellar is the Muscadel and Hanepoot. He definitely has a sweet tooth!

More about Abraham

He loves cooking and listens to Gospel music.

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