Karusa Vineyards

Klein Karoo Wine Route


Karusa is the Khoi-San word for 'land with little water' and describes the semi-arid plateau of the Klein Karoo home to the wine and fruit farm. Acquired in 2004 by business consultant Johann Landman, Karusa is family operated and managed, and incorporates a craft beer brewery and tasting facility situated in a room that dates to the late 1800s. The farm specialises in Mediterranean cultivars suited to the climate – varieties including Shiraz, Viognier, Mourvedre, Grenache Noir as well as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinotage.


White and Dessert Wines

White Blend, Rosé, Muscat d’Alexandrie, Methode Cap Classique, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay

Red Wines

Red Blend, Grenache (Red), Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinotage, Shiraz, Merlot




Karusa Farm Cottages are renovated farmworker houses, dating back to the 1950’s and are the product of passion and dedication as all renovations has been done after hours and by hand only. Not only does this farm stay offers spectacular mountain and landscape views midst the vine yards and orchards but also enables you to engage with nature and explore new adventures. The setting is ideal for a simple, peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.


The Karoo Victorian-style homestead and relaxed atmosphere creates that tranquil “Karoo feeling”. Mix and match your Karoo Tapas lunch selection, perfectly complimented by a crisp white or rose – perfect for those warm Karoo days. From ostrich carpachio and Karoo olives with fresh bread and a variety of cheese – a sensual experience of the Karoo with locally produced delicatessen being used throughout.


Outdoor Experiences

Hiking Trails