OUR STORY
IS WRITTEN IN RICH SOIL

a piece of land 90 hectares wide and four generations deep.

OUR FAMILY

A legacy of pioneers

OUR STORY

maps bloodlines and plot lines across a unique terroir:
where the soil speaks of heritage, home and superior wines.

Overgaauw wine

DC CLASSIC

2012

An ultra-premium wine made as a tribute to the pioneering work of 2nd generation owner and winemaker, David Conradie van Velden.

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Overgaauw wine

TRIA CORDA

2014

Our flagship blend consists of “three hearts” of the Estate: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.

Overgaauw wine - merlot

MERLOT

2015

The Overgaauw Merlot 1982 was the maiden bottling of this cultivar in South Africa. To this day, it remains a classic expression of Merlot.

Overgaauw wine

TOURIGA NACIONAL

2015

Still made from the original planting of Touriga Nacional in South Africa. A very accurate expression of this Portuguese cultivar.

Overgaauw wine - sylvaner

SYLVANER

2015

Overgaauw remains the only producer of this Riesling family cultivar since 1971. One hectare of vines allows for a truly unique dry white wine experience.

Overgaauw wine - souvignon blanc

Shepherd’s Cottage

SAUVIGNON BLANC

2017

Taking its name from Shepherd’s Cottage, the home of the last two generations of newlywed Van Veldens, this wine is an introduction to Overgaauw winemaking excellence.

Overgaauw wine - shepherds cottage cabernet

Shepherd’s Cottage

CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT

2015

Taking its name from Shepherd’s Cottage, the home of the last two generations of newlywed Van Veldens, this wine is an introduction to Overgaauw winemaking excellence.

Overgaauw wine - port

CAPE VINTAGE

2015

Our Cape Vintage Port is made from 6 Portuguese cultivars, fortified with 3-year-old brandy spirits and matured for at least 20 years in the bottle before release. A truly remarkable wine.

THE SHED

The Overgaauw venue/hospitality area is the result of a continuous restoration project of the 116 year old buildings and “plaaswerf” on the historic Overgaauw Wine Estate.The different spaces presents very special and unique hospitality options which are hailed by all whom have been hosted on the Estate.

THE RESTAURANT

The kitchen at Overgaauw Restaurant is owned and run by chef Jason Comins. Trained at Ballymaloe Cookery School by Darina Allen, his cooking is simple and straightforward, relying on the quality of seasonal ingredients sourced as locally as possible, from small producers and farmers.