Karusa Wines and Craft Brewery

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-33.476053, 22.243061
Unnamed Road Western Cape ZA

Trading Hours

Monday to Friday:  09h30 – 16h00
Saturday:  10h00 – 14h30
Sunday:  Closed
Public Holidays:  10h00 – 14h30 excluding Good Friday, 25 & 26 December & New Year

General info

Proprietor:  Karusa Partnership
Estate Manager:  Theo Landman
Cellar Master:  Jacques Conradie
Viticulturist:  Jacques Conradie; Theo Landman
Marketing:  Jacques Conradie; Saretha Conradie
PRO:  Saretha Conradie
Area under vines:  10 ha
Brands: Karusa Lifestyle Collection; Reserve Collection; Karoo Classique Collection
Wines:  Selection of white wines, terroir driven red wines and hand-crafted beer.
Wine Tourism: Wine tasting and sales. Light lunches.
For all our friends in Europe who would like to order Karusa wines-please contact:
Wolfgang Bildhauer / Yvonne Astley at info@big5shop.de

More about us

Karusa Wines and Craft Brewery is set at the foothill of the majestic Swartberg, en-route to the world-famous Cango Caves. Their tasting facility is an intimate and rustically styled room, dating from the late 1800’s and leads out to the wine garden, giving the tasting facility a warm and inviting feel.

The use quality stemware, correct refrigeration and lighting and ample information to help you make your choice when buying their unique wines as easy as possible.

Karusa is well-known for its Cap Classique and Mediterranean-styled wines. Their unique exposition of terroir produces wines of complexity, character and distinction and is handcrafted by their cellar master to ensure its full potential.

This specialist producer with an organic approach to viticulture and winemaking prides itself on being a dynamic, innovative and leading premium producer in the region while respecting and encouraging a sustainable approach towards the natural elements.

Meet the winemaker

Jacques Conradie

Jacques Conradie

Jacques Conradie is a partner and winemaker for Karusa Vineyards in Oudtshoorn. He describes himself as a lifelong student, constantly inquisitive, reading, exploring, creating and experimenting.

His favourite wine from Karusa

Karusa Double Black Petite Sirah. Its unique – non commercial and fits the extreme climate of the Klein Karoo – and its everything that wine snobs do not want! Pitch black, intensely aromatic with overripe jammy and black spice flavours, a huge tannic wine and over extracted with a 14.5%+ alcohol – not for the faint hearted wine drinker and winner of the Unusual Red Wine Trophy at the 2013 Klein Karoo/Southern Cape Bottled Wine Show.

Fact about Jacques you probably did not know

I live (and love) my hobby of winemaking…for a sideline brewing craft beer is my pet project with the production of red wine vinegar and making artisan cheese in the near future….

Restaurant

Our wine garden with the great Swartberg Mountains as a backdrop is the perfect site to savour our exquisite wines and hand-crafted beer over a relaxed tapas-style lunch.

The Karoo Victorian-style homestead and relaxed atmosphere creates that tranquil “Karoo feeling”. Mix and match your Karoo Tapas lunch selection, perfectly complimented by a crisp white or rose – perfect for those warm Karoo days. From ostrich carpachio and Karoo olives with fresh bread and a variety of cheese – a sensual experience of the Karoo with locally produced delicatessen being used throughout.

Product range

Photo: Ilsa Jordan

At Karusa we do not just produce exceptional estate wine and craft beer – but also a range of delicatessen including olive oil, honey,  jams and chutney adding to our portfolio of estate grown and made products.

 

 

Accommodation

Photo: Ilsa Jordan

Karusa has now opened two luxurious farm cottages situated in the midst of the orchards and vineyards:
The Farm Cottage Deluxe Suite – Flip’s House (Queen size bed. Sleeps 2).
The Family Farm Cottage – Freek’s House (Double bed, tri bunk bed and optional double sleeper couch. Sleeps 4 to 6).

For bookings, please visit http://www.karusaaccommodation.co.za

Activities

Picnics

Photo: Ilsa Jordan

This farm styled experience offers open, free, endless space and time to safely enjoy the outdoors and tranquillity of mother nature’s artwork.

We offer three picnic options, namely the sweet, the salty and the family option. Each hamper includes a bottle of wine or grape juice and water. Also available to take away.

 

Photo shoots

Photo: Ilsa Jordan

Perfect venue for photo shoots for every occasion in any season. Whether it is to celebrate love on your wedding day or to capture milestone moments … making memories matters! Bookings are essential.

 

 

 

 

Working farm tours

Photo: J. van Staden

Experience a full on working farm during peak season (October to April). Visit the orchards, pack house and restaurant. We discuss topics such as sustainability, using resources to optimize production (solar energy, integrated water recycling system and roof water catchment) farming and technology, quality vs. quantity and more.

 

 

 

Hiking trail

Photo: J. van Staden

This 5km long scenic trail through the orchards and vineyards with a river-crossing, is most definitely a breath-taking experience.  Savour the views over the historical Cango valley with landmarks such as the Cango valley church tower and much more.

 

 

 

 

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