Wine Tasting at Ernie Els Wines

Ernie Else Wine Tasting

An adventure for the senses awaits

With the Helderberg Mountains painting the perfect backdrop, Ernie Els Wines offers more than just an ordinary wine tasting experience. The estate, a harmonious blend of premium wine, architecture, and golfing legacy, invites guests to explore the multifaceted wonders of its environment.

At Ernie Els Wines, the portfolio spans across a remarkable range of flavors and styles, meticulously vinified to suit every palate. Their collection includes the Signature, Major Series, Big Easy, and the exclusive Proprietors range. From robust reds to elegant whites, each bottle encapsulates the unique terroir of this premium wine region, promising a memorable sipping experience.

Ernie Else Wine Tasting
Ernie Else Wine Tasting

The Tasting Room

The Tasting Room at Ernie Els Wines is the epitome of warm hospitality, where guests are beckoned to make themselves comfortable in a homely yet expansive setting. This area flows out onto a terrace that has magnificent views of Stellenbosch and the Helderberg Mountains, creating the perfect backdrop for an informative wine tasting presentation. The experience is tailored to both novices and connoisseurs, ensuring an engaging, memorable visit.

For those keen to delve deeper into the winemaking process, the Wine Cellar opens its doors to reveal the heart of operations. Here, large concrete tanks, amphora clay pots, and rows upon rows of barrels contain the maturing wines that define Ernie Els Wines. Guided tours offer an intimate glimpse into the state-of-the-art Fermentation Cellar, showcasing the blend of tradition and innovation that characterizes their winemaking.

Ernie Else Wine Tasting
Ernie Else Wine Cellar

The Trophy Room

Ernie Els’s illustrious golfing career is celebrated in the Trophy Room, where guests can admire an exhibition dedicated to his achievements. Original trophies and awards are on display, offering a unique insight into the life of the golfing legend while connecting his sporting excellence with the world of fine wine.

The Vinothèque and Wine Library

The Vinothèque is a striking modern space within the premises, housing an array of older vintages alongside the current portfolio available for purchase. It’s a haven for enthusiasts looking to explore or acquire something special, while the lounge of the Tasting Room hosts the Wine Library, where guests can browse through a selection of books while enjoying a glass of wine – an idyllic setting for a leisurely afternoon.

Chipping Green

In a playful tribute to Ernie Els’s golfing roots, the estate features its own Chipping Green. Guests are encouraged to participate in a unique chipping activity, hitting a golf ball off a specially designed block – a delightful way to integrate the essence of golf into the wine tasting experience.

Ernie Els Wines in Stellenbosch offers an unparalleled experience that goes beyond the conventional wine tasting. It’s an invitation to enjoy exceptional wines, to explore the rich history and passion behind their creation, and to enjoy the beauty of the Cape Winelands.

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Wine Tasting at Ernie Els Wines

This scheduled group tour will bring you to the most exceptional golf courses in South Africa. Guests will travel in style with internal transfers and charter flights, while enjoying luxurious stays in the finest hotels and lodges. 

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