Once an 18th century outpost for the Dutch East India Company, Compagnes Drift farm in Bot River, is now home to Beaumont Wines, a family-run winery with a proud tradition of making individualistic wines from ancient clay-rich soils in the Walker Bay region. Founded by Raoul and Jayne Beaumont in 1974, the business is now run by son Sebastian Beaumont. With merely 34 hectares under vine, the vast majority of the 400-hectare farm is pristine fynbos-rich mountainside, part of the Groenlandberg Conservancy in the Kogelberg Biosphere. The farm is a treasure for both nature- and culture-lovers. The historic water mill is being restored to produce a limited amount of stone ground whole wheat flour while two beautifully restored historic cottages offer authentic farm accommodation.

Owner:
Sebastian Beaumont
Contact:
Nadia Beaumont
Phone:
+27 (0)28 284 9194
Cellphone:
+27 (0)72 893 8377
Email:
Website:
Week:
09h00 – 17h00
Saturdays:
10h00 – 15h00
Sundays:
Closed
Publ. Holidays:
10h00 - 15h00
Closed 25th, 26th Dec & 1st Jan
Latitude:
-34.22487
Longitude:
19.206665
Directions:
Wine Tasting & Sales
Accomodation
Farm Cottage
Self Catering
Picnic
Catering
Function Venue
Wedding Venue
Mountain Biking
Child Friendly
Accommodation

Beaumont Family Wines Cottages

Relax and enjoy the views from the stoep, or cosy up inside with open fireplaces in the kitchen & wood-burning stoves in the living rooms. Cool off in the dam on the hot summer days. Self Catering Farm Cottage 028 284 9194 stay@beaumont.co.za Beaumont Wines
Event

Myrun

Free fun-runs every Sunday
25 November 2018 to 25 November 2018

Be the Movement! Whether you are running or walking, come and join us at one of our 2.5km or 5km events. They are free, for all levels of fitness, and Discovery members can earn points for participati…

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Genevieve MCC open day

Pop in for a glass of bubbles!
22 December 2018 to 22 November 2018

Start off the festive season at Genevieve MCC, pop in for a glass of bubbles and selection of snacks!…

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PaardenKloof Xmas Lunch

Celebrate Xmas at Ecology Lifestyle Farm
25 December 2018

Join PaardenKloof and Create Special Memories with Friends & Family at Ecology's Rustic Country-style Restaurant!…

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Recent News by Beaumont Family Wines

New Kin Releases

A beautiful Cabernet Franc (the second single varietal bottling) and a fantastic 2016 Tinta Barocca. If you’re a member of The Kin, you’re fortunate enough to be one of the first to have received our brand new releases, Cabernet Franc and 2016Tinta Barocca, bottled specially for you. Keen to join the exclusive wine tribe of Beaumont Family Wines? Not only...

Winter News

After last year’s dry spell, this winter’s rain is such a blessing. With every drop, the rain is nourishing the soil in preparation for planting season. As winter draws to a close we are getting ready to plant new vines into two great sites with beautiful soil. The grape varietals going in are Chenin Blanc, Mourvedre,...

New Releases

Chenin Blanc 2018 – fresh, fruit-driven style beautifully pure and delicious to drink. Ariane 2016 – Classic Bordeaux-style blend driven by Cab Sauv and Merlot with small amounts of Cab Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Like its namesake, my sister, it’s elegant and complex. This vintage is going to be one of our best ever! Dangerfield Syrah...

2015 Bot River Rainfall

Some interesting browsing on our history of weather. (41 years!) Each year Sebastian Beaumont from Beaumont Wines sends out a brief of the rainfall he’s measured over the year.Have a look, although 2015 felt quite dry in Bot River we’ve had drier! [table id=1 responsive=flip /]