Lothian Vineyards

Elgin Valley Wine Route

Wedding Venue, Outside Seating, Wheelchair Friendly, Conference and events Venue, Pet Friendly, Spa, Accommodation Available

Originally from Scotland, the Wilson family hail from three generations of Cape winemakers, having grown up on their grandmother’s Rust en Vrede vineyard in the 1950’s and 60’s. Gavin and Ewen have a traditionalist approach to Burgundian-style winemaking that reflects in their choice of winemaker, Master of Wine Richard Kershaw. Due to Elgin’s proximity to the cold Atlantic Ocean and high altitude, the valley’s cool environment makes it the ideal home for varietals such as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling and permits a predominantly non-interventionist approach to wine making. Grapes are harvested by hand and transported to the local Valley Green winery for vinification.


White and Dessert Wines

Chardonnay, Riesling, Rosé, Methode Cap Classique, Viognier

Red Wines

Pinot Noir, Shiraz

Wine experiences

Wine Club



Self-Catering, Guesthouse


No. of rooms


Luxury villa with 8 ensuite bedrooms, surrounded by water on 4 sides and the 3 Elgin mountain ranges


Outdoor Experiences

Farm Animals / Wildlife: Bird Watching
River Rafting or Canoeing

Lifestyle Experiences

Grounds: Public Garden