We love what we do
From the very best of local design and art to cuisine, wine and hospitality, Ellerman House strives to offer a world-class guest experience that remains authentically South African.
As much an expression of South African culture as its art, wine forms a fundamental part of who we are at Ellerman House. Each of the 9,000 bottles in the collection is carefully stored and monitored until it reaches optimal maturity, only then being released onto our wine list.
Many of these fine wines are also available by the glass without compromising on quality, thanks to the Le Verre de Vin preservation system. The depth and diversity of the wine list allows guests to try verticals of varying vintages as well as multiple labels sharing the same varietal, demonstrating the influence of technique and terroir.
Integrating outstanding contemporary architecture with breathtaking sculptural elements and cutting-edge design, the Ellerman House Wine Gallery is not only a showcase for this extensive, award-winning wine collection but offers guests a unique, interactive journey into the world of wine.
It brings to life South Africa’s 350-year old heritage of winemaking, providing an environment for tasting and learning about local wines as intriguing and inspiring as the wine itself. Sophisticated storage is provided in state-of-the-art wine racks and separate, temperature-controlled maturation cellars for white and red wines. The gallery incorporates an interactive multi-media wine library and brandy tasting lounge. There is also a Champagne cellar, stocked exclusively with rare and special vintages of Dom Pérignon.
Daily complimentary wine tastings accompany the start of sunset every day at Ellerman House, allowing guests to sample a variety of interesting and unique bottles from our outstanding selection of South African wines during their stay.
Showcasing the very best of South Africa, from exceptional experiences and spirit-stirring art to mouthwatering cuisine, the world’s finest wines and the calm oasis of our in-house spa.