Spier, near Stellenbosch, is one of South Africa’s oldest wine farms with a recorded history dating back to 1692. While rooted in this heritage, we’ve got a vibrant and conscious energy, and are home to one of the largest collections of contemporary South African art.
Our wines are among the most awarded in the country. Visit us, and enjoy them paired with wholesome, tasty food made with ingredients grown either on our farm or by trusted, nearby farmers. If you feel like lingering, our Hotel and conferencing facilities offer inspiring Winelands getaways in the tranquility of nature.
Spring Tasting (R120 pp): Launching 1 September, the Spring Pairing at Spier’s Tasting Room celebrates the new season with four wines paired with an elegant array of canapés. Each of these tasty treats are made from seasonal ingredients sourced from the Spier farm as well as other nearby, ethical producers: From 1 September until 30 November,
Spier Tasting (R40 pp): Choose three wines from our Signature range and one from each of the three premium wine ranges, 21 Gables, Creative Block and Seaward
Chocolate and wine tasting (R70 pp): Inspired by our Spier Signature Méthode Cap Classique and our Spier Creative Block blends, the chocolatier has carefully crafted chocolates that complement and unlock nuanced flavours in each of our liquid treasures.
Winemaker Selection (R90 pp): The two premium wine ranges plus Spier’s organic red wine called First Stone.
Children’s Grape Juice Tasting (R40 pp): The ideal way to keep the youngsters busy. Includes a fun lucky packet, a tasting of two different grape juices and an educational activity sheet.
Tastings take about 45 minutes. Cheese, olive and charcuterie platters can also be purchased.
Tasting Price: ($$$) R40 - R700 per person depending on experience.
Eagle Encounters has been going strong since 2001, rehabilitating and releasing birds of prey, promoting conservation and education, on land donated by Spier. Birds of prey keep the farm’s ecosystem in balance, making it possible to naturally control pests, without pesticides.
Enjoy up-close-and-personal interactions with eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, kites, buzzards, snakes and lizards. Take part in heart-stopping falconry displays, where we fly birds to you. Kids will also enjoy our piglets, rabbits, tortoises, chickens and unique playground.
Explore Spier’s fascinating history, immerse yourself in nature, encounter extraordinary art pieces and learn about our sustainability ethos on one of our self-guided walks for free.
A beautiful meander along coral tree-lined avenues, through indigenous gardens and past historic buildings such as the 1822 Manor House. Along the way, info boards explore Spier’s environmental, social and architectural heritage as well as its commitment to a sustainable future. The circular route can be joined at any point, though we recommend you begin at the Tasting Room or Hotel. Although it takes roughly 90 minutes you can end your walk at any time. There are also two callout points that add about an hour onto the walk. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Two-wheeled, self-balancing, battery powered personal transporters: Segways are the coolest way to do a breezy lap around the farm. Glide through the vineyards. Breeze through the River Garden. Take a turn past the yin-yang water recycling and re-energising plant.
This winery offers Cheese Platters at the tasting room or restaurant.
This winery offers event space on their property. Learn about hosting weddings, private parties, company meetings or custom events.
This winery offers a variety of wines paired with food.
This winery offers cured or smoked meats in addition to their wines.
This winery is known for its Great Views on the property.
This winery is popular among visitors for its Kid Friendly facilities.
The property has indicated that they feature live music events on certain days and times.
This winery includes lodging on or nearby the property.
Enjoy beautiful mountainous scenery at this property while tasting wine.
This winery is popular among visitors for its museum.
There are areas to relax, eat and drink outside.
There is a restaurant on-site.
This winery offers small plates of food during wine tastings. Typically in the form of cheeses, meats or small sandwiches.
This winery is popular among visitors for its Spa facilities.
This winery is popular for its vineyard views.
This winery offers a wine club that you can join.
This winery offers wine tastings on the property either by walk-in or appointment.
This winery offers wine tours on their property. Either of the winery facility, vineyards and/or cellar space.