Award winning wines complemented by excellent service at Rivendell Estate

Tourists and locals alike enjoy the Rivendell experience

Rivendell provides an ambience for high quality, exclusivity and personal attention

Rivendell is synonymous with superb food and select wines

Producers of superior quality Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz in South Africa

Processed according to South African standards, our wines are crafted to perfection


Superb Food

Light pairing food is offered at the Wine Tasting Venue and the Function Venue 300m North invites to enjoy your palate by a lovely menu designed on your taste.


Superb Wine

Our awarded wines are well complemented by excellent service and friendly staff and are processed according to South African standards, state of the art technology and environmentally friendly practices.


Cultural Heritage

The history of Austria as a country and its winemaking tradition plays a vital role in understanding Rivendell's wine making process.

Rivendell Wine Estate

Whether you are a food or wine connoisseur or a passer-by, you are cordially invited to visit us and enjoy our select wines and superb food.

Situated on the R43 en route to Hermanus, Rivendell is the ideal stopover for nature lovers on their way to catch a glimpse of Southern Right Whales frolicking in the ocean or golf enthusiasts on their way to the exclusive Arabella Golf Estate.

As a bonus, majestic fish eagles can be spotted as they soar over the farm. Its distinctive cry, is for many, evocative of the spirit or essence of Africa. This makes a visit to Rivendell an unforgettable experience for visitors from Europe and the rest of the world.

Boutique Wine Farm

As one of the most prestigious boutique wine farms in South Africa, Rivendell is synonymous with superb food and select wines and forms part of the Bot River Wine Route.  It provides the ambience for high quality, exclusivity and personal attention to local South Africans as well as tourists from Europe and the rest of the world.

Rivendell believes that the understanding and appreciation of good food and wine provide an extra dimension to the otherwise daily routine of eating and drinking, transforming such obligation into a pleasure, an everyday necessity into a celebration of life. Our passion lies in producing quality not quantity, i.e. quality food, wine, and experiences.

Visitors will be tempted by delicious cuisine from our restaurant, headed up by Chef Thomas Sinn, and lured into a leisurely tasting of Rivendell's premium wines. It is also the ideal location for the whole family to relax and spend some quality time together.

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A splendid setting, enjoyed with delicious wine and carefully crafted food!  After the traffic of Cape Town, we had the privilege to experience the scenic drive around the coast to Rivendell, where we received a warm welcome and spent a lovely afternoon soaking up the culinary delights on offer.


- Johannes