A word from Lars


"Winter season is hibernation period for the vineyards, but for our various teams at Buitenverwachting it's high time. The cellar team is rushed to get the new vintage into the bottle, which mean evaluating all wines, blending, stabilising, filtering and finally bottling. The vineyard team is pruning fast and furious and preparing the soils for new plantings and our office is busy attending to high season sales in all northern hemisphere markets. Even our flock of sheep has the strenuous job of raising their young, with over 20 new born lambs so far".

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OPEN 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
9am – 3pm Saturday

Delicious breakfasts and light lunches too.
Incredible value; great service and mouth wateringly delicious…
Cosy and inviting and the Coffee is so good!
Cappuccino (we love this description)
A cappuccino is an Italian coffee drink which is traditionally prepared with espresso, hot milk, and steamed-milk foam. The name comes from the Capuchin friars, referring to the colour of their habits.
Barista, Wezo makes a fantastic Cappuccino using our special Relationship Blend or the freshly roasted special blend of the week. Your choice.

and then there is Breakfast!
Two of the most popular items
Eggs Benedict
Two poached Eggs on Toast with Ham, Broccoli Shoots and Sauce Hollandaise
Soft scrambled Eggs
with smoked Salmon Trout, Chive Fromage Blanc, Avocado & fresh Tomato set on Croissant
It goes without saying that the cakes are delish …

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The Restaurant is closed for its winter break. It will be open again mid-August.

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Cellarmaster Hermann Kirschbaum says of harvest 2013 “Tough on winemakers this year but the wines will make up for the worries and the hard work”. It took skill on the part of the winemakers to handle the volume of grapes. They did and Hermann says “Probably one of the best vintages of red so far! Nice fruit and aromatics in the wine. Colour is also nice. Analysis good for the white as well.” It all sound good for vintage 2013 and we look forward with great anticipation.


Intrepid winemaker Brad Paton is making the white this year and says that the Sauvignon Blanc is looking good.
Two of his Limited Vintage wines are to be released soon and will only be available at the farm:
Maximus 2011
3rd Time Lucky 2012
There is a whisper that another very special wine he has under wraps may also be released very soon, watch this space…


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Tasting Room


Charming Courtney Forster welcomes visitors to Buitenverwachting’s Tasting Room open times:
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 3pm

With a comprehensive of the wines and her friendly personality tasting is a pleasurable experience. Courtney is busy compiling Wine and Food Pairing Notes for those that are interested.


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Bespoke Jewellery

By Appointment

Meagan Maack and Colette Martin design and make beautiful jewellery in a wonderful, original Cape Dutch Building at Buitenverwachting. Both award winning designers their jewellery can be seen in the Tasting Room; even more special you can have that exclusive, individual piece made to suit you.
To obtain this exceptional service telephone:
Meagan on 082 785 9309 or Colette on 082 895 2349


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Buitenverwachting, Klein Constantia Road, Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa
Telephone: +27 (0) 21 794 5190  |  Facsimile: +27 (0) 21 794 1351  |  Restaurant: +27 (0) 21 794 3522
Email: restaurant@buitenverwachting.com  |  Website: www.buitenverwachting.co.za

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