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Wellington Tourism

Halfway between the bright lights of Cape Town and the statuesque mountains of the Western Cape, lies the hidden valley of Wellington, full of surprises and variety, heart and soul.

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    Wellington Tourism Bureau
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    +27 (021) 873-4604/8
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    +27 (021) 873-4607

Previous Successes

Sunday, 12 January 2014 10:53 Published in Successes

Wellington received top accolades in the SA Terroir Awards when it was proclaimed SA Terroir Top Wine Area 2010. The great wines which contributed to this prestigious award were:  Signatures of Doolhof Petit Verdot 2008, Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Pinotage 2008, Schalk Burger & Sons Weldbedacht Chenin Blanc 2005, Merlot 2007, Cricket Pitch 2006.

In the Michelangelo International Wine Awards Dunstone Shiraz 2008, Welgegund Pinotage 2009 and Mischa Estate Merlot triumphed with Double Gold.

Dunstone Winery made Wellington proud in achieving a 5 star Platter for their Shiraz 2008, then followed it up with an Old Mutual Trophy Gold Award and an International Wine Challenge Gold.

Doolhof Signatures Malbec 2008 won Gold in the sought after Decanter Awards.

Schalk Burger & Sons was one of the Absa Top Ten Pinotage with their Welbedacht Wine Estate Pinotage 2008.

Veritas yielded 2 Double Golds and 5 Golds: Signatures of Doolhof Merlot 2007 and Wellington Cellar Port 1982, Bovlei Centenary Collection Merlot 2007, Welbedacht Bush Vine Chening Blanc 2005, Welbedacht Merlot 2007, Wellington Cellar Chardonnay  2008, Wellington Cellar Chardonnay Methode Cap Classique 2008.

In the Quest for the Best judged by esteemed judges chaired by Dave Hughes, Wellington honoured its own winemakers: Bovlei Cellar Selected Shiraz 2009 (Top Wine), Wellington Cellars Chardonnay 2010 (Chardonnay Best), Bosman Family Vineyards Optenhorst Chenin Blanc 2009 (Best Chenin Blanc and Best Overall White Wine), Bovlei Cellar Selected Shiraz 2009 (Best Red), Diemersfontein Thokozani SMV 2009 (Best Red Blend), Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Pinotage 2008 (Best Pinotage) and Bovlei Cellaer Selected Shiraz 2009 (Best Shiraz).

Wellington Wine Harvest Festival

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 14:12 Published in News & Events

Boland Chic Art Exhibition

Monday, 11 November 2013 15:33 Published in News & Events


Monday, 14 October 2013 14:51 Published in News & Events

At the recent Veritas and Decanter Competitions, Wellington once again brought home gold. Well done to Wellington Wines and Doolhof Wine Estate to make us proud with the following accolades:
Decanter Gold

Doolhof Signature Malbec 2010
Doolhof Unwooded Chardonnay 2011
Wellington Wines La Cave Cabernet Sauvignon 2010


Doolhof The Minotaur 2009



Doolhof Cabernet Franc 2009

VDC Chardonnay 2012

VDC Four White Legs 2012


Veritas Gold

Wellington Wines La Cave Cape Blend 2011
Wellington Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2010



Wellington Wines Moscato Frizzante

Signatures of Doolhof Malbec 2011

Linton Park Proprietor Reserve 2010

Welbedacht Bohemian Syrah 2008

Dunstone Shiraz 2012

Wellington Wines La Cave Shiraz 2010

Wellington Wines Chenin Blanc 2013

VDC Four White Legs 2012

Douglas Green Chardonnay 2013

VDC Chardonnay 2012

Douglas Green Chenin 2012

Mont du Toit Les Coteaux 2008

Mont du Toit 2007

Alkmaar The Old School Master 2010



Diemersfontein CD Malbec 2011

Douglas Green Pinotage 2013

Linton Park Proprietor’s Reserve Shiraz 2008

Linton Park Shiraz 2010

Nabygelegen Lady Anna 2013

Bosman Adama 2012

Linton Park Louis Fourie Chardonnay 2013

Douglas Green St Augustine 2012

Nabygelegen 1712 2009

VDC Black Countess 2011

Wellington Wines La Cave Cape Blend 2011

Linton Park Cabernet Sauvignon 201


Upcoming Events

Klein Olyvenbosch Forest Garden
Tue Sep 16 @10:00 - 05:00PM
Klassieke Musiek Lente - Nina Schumann & Luis Magalhães
Sun Sep 28 @17:00 - 06:15PM
Klassieke Musiek Lente - Wessel van Wyk & Hanli Stapela
Sun Oct 05 @17:00 - 06:00PM
Pinotage on Tap
Sat Oct 11 @12:30 - 07:00PM
Spring Open Garden - Klein Optenhorst
Sat Oct 25 @09:00 - 05:00PM

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