September 15, 2023

Introducing our Sensational new menu

The menu features a delectable selection of dishes that are sure to tantalise your taste buds. It starts with a variety of snacks, including a rosette […]
August 29, 2023

Oaked vs Unoaked Chardonnay

Are you an unoaked, oaked, or “Anything but Chardonnay” kind of wine drinker? Let’s break down the differences between the styles, and give you a peek […]
August 29, 2023

Cavalli Experiences

As the winter chill gives way to the vibrant colours and fresh scents of spring, this is the perfect time to enjoy refreshing treats that pair […]
August 3, 2023

Q & A with Winemaker – Rianie Strydom

Cavalli Estate welcomes Rianie Strydom as Head winemaker. A graduate of the University of Stellenbosch, Rianie comes with a wealth of experience. She worked a vintage […]
August 2, 2023

Toasting to Woman’s Day with Cavalli’s Woman and Wine

This Women’s Day we celebrate each woman at Cavalli Estate and dedicate a wine in their honour. “Cheers to women who swirl, sip and conquer the […]
June 30, 2023

Escape the cold at Cavalli Estate, a destination for a day.

There’s nothing quite like cosying up by a fireplace during these chilly winter days. Cavalli is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic dinner for two, […]
January 31, 2023

A Duo Exhibition By Elizabeth Gunter And Jacques Dhont

“In Heed | Here, I exhibit charcoal drawings of three animal species that soon will no longer inhabit the earth. They are the African Wild Dog […]
January 31, 2023

Cavalli Adds A “Reserve Chardonnay” To An Award-Winning Portfolio Of Wines

Chardonnay is well-known as the “King of whites” – and rightfully so. This well-loved wine is deservedly popular due to its high quality and refined elegance. […]
November 24, 2022

Time To Celebrate In True Cavalli Style

December is the time to eat, drink and be merry with loved ones and great friends – and where better to enjoy all this than Cavalli […]
November 17, 2022

Cavalli Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 Wins Top 10

Cavalli Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 wins top 10 in Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2022. Cavalli’s Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 has been awarded 95 points and placed 2nd in […]
October 26, 2022

Winemakers Table – An Exclusive Dinner

Save the date, 10 November, for an unforgettable evening. The Winemakers table will be an intimate long table setting, with Winemaker Malie and Assistant Winemaker Eric, […]
October 6, 2022

A Day in the Life: Cavalli’s Horticulturist

Garden Week in the Stellenbosch Winelands “Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” – Rumi With the […]
September 8, 2022

Cavalli Gets a Fresh New Look

New Wines, New Labels The adage goes; change is as good as a holiday – and as the 10-year anniversary of Cavalli creeps closer, we’re using […]
August 3, 2022

Spotlight Staff Members

“Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” Cavalli Estate is proud to have created a workplace where […]
August 3, 2022

Message From Our Founder

Founder, managing director, architect, a true aesthete in every sense and very recently, ‘mother’ – it has been a busy ten years for Lauren Smith, with […]
July 18, 2022

Chef Lucas Carstens: The Man Behind Cavalli’s Culinary Masterpieces

Chef Lucas Carstens delights our guests with unforgettably delicious dishes inspired by fresh ingredients and nature.  In this blog, you will learn more about his background, […]
July 7, 2022

Cavalli Estate Winter Specials

This winter, treat yourself to unforgettable culinary experiences with our restaurant specials at Cavalli Estate.   Winter Special  Join us for a 3-Course meal at the […]
June 2, 2022

Explore the “Unfathomable Wild” at Cavalli Estate Gallery

“We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious […]
May 11, 2022

Cremello 2021 Proves Worth in Prescient Cape White Blend Report 2022

Cavalli’s Cremello 2021 has won recognition as one of the ten best wines in this year’s Prescient Cape White Blend Report. 26 producers entered 27 wines […]
April 21, 2022

Q & A with Winemaker

1) When did you first become interested in becoming a winemaker? I come from a family with a great appreciation for wine. I always loved the […]
February 24, 2022

Winemaker’s Dinner Series

Being the best is no easy feat. It requires the persistent and unwavering pursuit of perfection, with relentless attention to detail and no opportunity for shortcuts. Let […]
February 10, 2022

Cavalli Estate Launches Picnics

AWARD-WINNING ESTATE, Cavalli , welcomes families on the lawn of their beautifully manicured garden and invites them to indulge in their limited gourmet picnics, overlooking the vineyards […]
January 20, 2022

Cavalli Introduces New Winemaker

We are pleased to announce that the Cavalli team has welcomed our new winemaker, Malie McGregor. Located on the edge of the Berg River between the mountain range of Paarl, Malie grew up on a fresh-cut herb farm, where both her parents are born and bred farmers.
December 7, 2021

Christmas Eve & NYE Dining

The festive season is here again, so we have carefully prepared the perfect dishes to delight you and your loved ones this Christmas Eve and New […]
December 7, 2021

Share the festive cheer with Cavalli’s gift boxes.

Enjoy the festive season with us by purchasing one of our available gift boxes.   The Colt Cabernet Sauvignon Gift Box Celebrate the festivity with the […]
November 19, 2021

Cavalli Filly 2020 takes top honours!

We are excited to announce Chenin Blanc Filly 2020 has stood out this year, winning awards at this year’s prestigious Prescient Top 20 Wines SA […]
October 26, 2021

Cavalli Estate’s wines receive prestigious awards!

At Cavalli Estate, we aim to produce intriguing and sustainable wines of superior quality. Each one of our wines, red and white, are passionately crafted with […]
September 17, 2021

Championing Conservation-Minded Farming in South Africa

We are proud to share that Cavalli Estate was recently inducted into the WWF Conservation Champions programme, making us the fiftieth wine farm to receive this […]
January 1, 2021

Covid Update

UPDATE: Due to new level 3 regulations: – Winetasting closed for duration of ban. – Extended lunch hours from 12:00 to 18:30. – Please continue to […]
December 22, 2020

It’s nearly time to pop some bubbles and cheers to the festive season ????????

A reminder of our operating hours over the festive season for our wine tasting, art gallery and boutique: 24 December: 10h00 – 18h00 25 December: ONLY […]
December 18, 2020

#SABRAGEIT with Cavalli Estate and Capreo.

December 17, 2020

Event Venue at Cavalli Estate

Picture perfect in the Conservatory ✨ We have a number of incredible event spaces at Cavalli Estate, to suit your exact needs and vision for your […]
December 3, 2020

We Have A Winner…

Congratulations to Andre De Kock for winning our Wine Club Membership giveaway and a very big thank you to everyone who signed up. Wine Club
November 25, 2020

Thursday’s at Cavalli Estate????

A reminder of our incredible #ThursdaySpecial, which has been extended to dinner as well as lunch. Join us every Thursday for a main course with a […]
November 16, 2020

Somerset Fresh Fine Wine Dinner at Cavalli Estate

Join us on Friday, 11 December at 18h30, for Somerset Fresh Fine Wine Dinner at Cavalli Estate. Enjoy for a four-course dinner with canapés and petits […]
November 5, 2020

Thursday’s at Cavalli Estate ????✨

A reminder of our incredible #ThursdaySpecial, which has been extended to dinner as well as lunch. Join us every Thursday for a main course with a […]
November 3, 2020

Cavalli Boutique Has Reopened

We are so pleased to announce that our Cavalli Boutique has reopened – and just in time for the festive season. Looking for that perfect Christmas […]
October 22, 2020

Join us for lunch at the Cavalli Restaurant terrace

Looking for the perfect weekend plans? Join us for a delicious lunch and enjoy the warmer weather in the Winelands, on our beautiful terrace Featured dish: […]
October 18, 2020

Giveaway Time

Sign up to the Cavalli Wine Club before 30 November and stand a chance to win a case of our Pink Pony Rosé, dinner for two […]
October 14, 2020

Boutique Wedding Package at Cavalli Estate

All-inclusive wedding package for up to 50 guests R100 000 incl VAT (Valued at R165 000 incl VAT) Available dates between October 2020 and February 2021 […]
October 9, 2020

A Recent Warren Stone Wedding Setup

How stunning was this setup created by Warren-Stone Weddings for Brittain & Wesley’s perfect day in our sunken garden at Cavalli Estate Contact our events team […]
October 6, 2020

Shop for your favourite Cavalli Estate wines online.

If you haven’t heard yet we have moved our wines online and the process couldn’t be easier…all you have to do is click, shop and then […]
October 1, 2020


Boutique Wedding Package All-inclusive package for up to 50 guests R100 000 incl VAT (Valued at R165 000 incl VAT) (available dates between October 2020 and […]
October 1, 2020

Picture perfect at Cavalli Estate

The perfect setting for any occasion. Contact our events team on for more information. Venue: @CavalliEstate Photography: Jani B Photography Repost: @ Nicola Jane Weddings […]
September 28, 2020

Chef Michael Deg talks about our exciting new menu.

“Spring is my favourite time, with amazing fresh produce on the menu that’s grown in our estate garden: peas, broad beans, tender stem broccoli and the […]
September 19, 2020

Spring is here and with it a brand new delicious menu from Michael Deg.

Featured here the grilled line fish with Saldanha Bay mussels and roasted sweet pepper with bisque and pairs perfectly with our Cavalli ‘Filly’ Chenin Blanc 2019. […]
September 16, 2020

Cavalli Thursday Special

THURSDAY SPECIAL ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Brand new to Cavalli Estate, join us on Thursday for a fish or lamb mains with a choice of side AND a […]
September 1, 2020

Cavalli Wine & Dine Members Club

The Cavalli Wine & Dine Club is a family of wine connoisseurs and foodies that share a passion for our brand. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: – You’ll receive […]
August 17, 2020

It’s time to restock those wine fridges & cabinets

August 15, 2020

We are now open for Saturday night dinners

The Cavalli Restaurant is now open for Saturday night dinners. Book now & join us for the perfect Winelands weekend date Restaurant operating hours Wednesday – […]
August 13, 2020


Buy two cases of any premium wine & automatically qualify for Cavalli Estate’s Wine Club membership. Membership entitles you to a 20% discount on wine purchased, […]
August 4, 2020

Winter Lunch Special

A reminder of our incredible winter lunch special. For only R180pp, enjoy a selection of breads and butters, a main course and a choice of sides. […]
August 2, 2020


Buy two cases of any premium wine (Capriole, Cremello, Warlord, Colt, Filly and Foal) and automatically qualify for Cavalli’s Wine Club membership. Membership entitles you to […]
July 17, 2020

Why not do business in style? ⠀⠀

Enjoy Cavalli Estate business luncheon special in the Wineland’s most exclusive meeting space, the conservatory. ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Our business luncheon special includes a private meeting space, […]
July 16, 2020

Try from our selection of winter menu’s

To start ⠀ ⠀ Wild Atlantic prawn croquettes with kimchi, curry aioli, pickled ginger, lime and coriander. ⠀ ⠀ Winter Set Menu: R400 for 6-courses ⠀ […]
July 8, 2020

Our Delicious New Winter Menu

Back in the kitchen & chatting to Chef Michael Deg about our delicious new #WinterMenu: ⠀ ⠀ “The chefs are very excited to back in the […]
July 3, 2020

Brand new to our Vegetarian Winter set menu.

Winter mushroom herb tagliatelle with chestnuts, vegan chive ricotta, Swiss chard and shiitake purée ???? Winter Set Menu: R400 6-courses Vegetarian Winter Menu: R350 6-courses. Click […]
June 29, 2020

We will be opening our restaurant doors again this Wednesday

We are so pleased to announce that we will be opening our restaurant doors again this Wednesday, for lunch only. ⠀ We are so excited to […]
June 24, 2020

Have you tried our “At Home Dining” experience? ????⠀

Swipe through to view our various menu options and contact our team on to book. ⠀ ⠀ • Bookings close at 5pm for the next […]
June 11, 2020

Warren-Stone Weddings And Cavalli Wine Promotion 2021

We are excited to announce an incredible wedding promotion for a limited time only, in partnership with Warren-Stone Weddings. The first 10 couples who confirm both the Cavalli Wedding […]
June 9, 2020

A heavenly three-course dinners and indoor picnics for enjoyment at home.

“This feted stud and wine farm, with its waterside restaurant, is offering heavenly three-course dinners and indoor picnics for enjoyment at home.” (Shared by the Inside […]
June 4, 2020

Cavalli Estate is now open to the public for wine sales

It’s nearly been a week since #LockdownSA has moved into level 3 and we couldn’t be happier to be sharing our delicious #CavalliWines with you once […]
June 3, 2020

Wine Sales Open From Today

We have some really exciting news! Cavalli Estate will be open from today onwards for wine sales ???? ⠀ 10h00 – 14h00, Monday to Thursday’s. View […]
May 29, 2020

Dinner At Home & Wine Sales

We have some great news for our Food and Wine lovers! ✨????⠀ ⠀ Cavalli Estate wine sales will be open on Monday, 01 June for off-consumption […]
May 20, 2020

At Home Dining – Order Yours Here

May 18, 2020

Buy wine and qualify for Wine Club membership, find out more.

“Buy two cases of any Premium Range wine and automatically qualify for Wine Club membership, and receive a 20% discount and a 20% discount voucher off […]
May 9, 2020

REMINDER: 20% off wines during lockdown???? ⠀⠀

A reminder of our special offer which will be available to interested Cavalli Wine Club Members only, during #SALockdown. As you may know, we cannot deliver […]
April 30, 2020

We chat to our winemaker, Craig Barnard, about our premium range “Filly” 2019 Chenin Blanc

“Filly Chenin Blanc, now in its third vintage at Cavalli Estate, has really cemented itself as a force to be reckoned with within our portfolio of […]
April 9, 2020


April 7, 2020


April 2, 2020

Lockdown Day 7

March 25, 2020

2018 Capriole MCC achieves a Top 10 position

March 19, 2020

Dinner Service Notice

March 10, 2020

New Grilled Line Fish Dish

March 5, 2020

Cavalli Estate is currently #2 on TripAdvisor

We are so pleased to announce that Cavalli Estate is currently #2 on TripAdvisor. ⠀ ⠀ Thank you to all our guests who have taken the […]
February 13, 2020

Cavalli Estate Features in Real Brides Magazine

February 10, 2020

Outdoor wine tasting deck

February 6, 2020

Pink Pony 2018, a fragrant Grenache Rosè

February 3, 2020

Valentines Menu

January 24, 2020

New fresh summer à la carte dishes

Summer fresh ✨ We have a few new dishes that have been added to our à la carte menu. Featured here is Michael Deg’s delicious Tuna & […]
January 13, 2020

Try out our new dish, braised Springbok shoulder

Food or art? Both. ⠀ ⠀ A beautiful new dish at Cavalli Estate. Braised Springbok shoulder with chorizo ragout, fresh horseradish, butternut and sauté mushrooms.⠀ ⠀ […]
January 13, 2020

That Friday Feeling

The perfect setting for that hard earned sundowner or a pre-dinner drink on our beautiful terrace. ⠀ ⠀ Contact our restaurant team on to book […]
January 1, 2020

Wine & Dine at Cavalli

December 16, 2019

It’s Competition Time at Cavalli Estate via Inside Guide

Win a Three-Course Lunch + Wine For Two at Cavalli Estate Worth R2 000 “One lucky reader stands the chance of winning a three-course lunch for […]
December 9, 2019

Stable Tours During The Holidays

Looking for some fun December activities? Our equestrian center offers a little something for everyone ? ⠀ ⠀ Free stable tours: every Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays […]
December 2, 2019

Seasonal menus at Cavalli Estate ☀️

Head Chef Michael Deg believes in serving delicious, fresh, whole foods prepared in a way that honours the season – and he and his team forage […]
December 1, 2019

Do not go gentle into that good night, a solo exhibition by Justin Southey

Thank you to all who joined us for the opening of “Do not go gentle into that good night”, a solo exhibition by Justin Southey, which […]
November 14, 2019

“do not go gentle into that good night”, a solo exhibition by Justin Southey.

Cavalli Estate Gallery is proud to present “do not go gentle into that good night”, a solo exhibition by Justin Southey. Please join us for the opening […]
November 11, 2019

Wedding Arrival By Helicopter At Cavalli Estate

WOW!!! This is how you arrive at your wedding in Cape Town at Cavalli Estate. Video by Agapé Studio. Photo & Video Productions. Bride preparation venue and pick […]
November 6, 2019

Faces of Cavalli

The lovely ladies behind all the wedding magic at Cavalli Estate. Meet Shèna & Jodi, who are responsible for creating some rather special memories for so […]
October 31, 2019

A Recent Wedding By Trunk Events with Photo’s By Claire Nicola

Dream Wedding earlier this year at Cavalli Wine Estate for our couple. All the Planning took place via email & skype with our couple who who […]
October 24, 2019

Cavalli voted as one of the best fine dining restaurants in the Travellers Choice Awards

Cavalli Restaurant has been voted as one of the best fine dining restaurants in the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Awards.
October 17, 2019

A day with Keith Kirsten at Cavalli

Horticulturalist supremo Keith Kirsten designed Cavalli Estate‘s resplendent indigenous gardens in 2013 and continues to keep a watchful eye on the estate’s extraordinary landscape. Now, Cavalli […]
September 29, 2019

Perfect Wedding Venue In Stellenbosch

Our sunken garden is the perfect setting for your special outdoor vows & is the perfect wedding venue in Stellenbosch. The formal, hedged space situated right […]
September 18, 2019

The opening of BORDERLESS, a solo art exhibition

Thank you to all who joined us for the opening of BORDERLESS, a solo exhibition. In this exhibition, Rodan Kane Hart explores experiential structures and sculptures. […]
September 17, 2019

The Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards

Last week Friday saw the glamorous awards evening of Africa’s largest drinks competition – the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards. We are so pleased to […]
September 11, 2019

Sauvignon-esque Chenin

Chenin Blanc was also the star of the show at a tasting at Cavalli family cellar in the golden triangle of the Helderberg. An architectural showcase […]
September 10, 2019

Have a look at the Spring Set Menu at Cavalli Estate

The days are getting warmer and our garden is starting to bloom, which can only mean that Spring is here – and with it, an exciting […]
September 5, 2019

Cavalli Warlord Ranked 92 Points by Tim Atkins

We are so pleased to announce that Cavalli Estate has been lauded by respected British Master of Wine, Tim Atkin with the release of his much-anticipated […]
May 22, 2019

Cavalli restaurant, a restaurant with a fireplace

Our fireside seating is the perfect spot to ‘wine and dine’ this winter. A reminder of our great #WinterSpecial of 6-courses for R350, 6-courses with wine pairing for […]
May 22, 2019

A clients feedback on our winter menu

“Yesterday we indulged in Cavalli Estate’s winter menu. Even though it was windy and overcast outside, we were wrapped in a snug blanket of hospitality inside […]
April 24, 2019

Head Chef Michael Deg, Arno Carstens & The Food Fox 

Our Cavalli Restaurant Head Chef Michael Deg, Arno Carstens & The Food Fox have all teamed up to bring us something rather special via VIA TV on Wednesday, 01 May.⠀ ⠀ Remember […]
April 24, 2019

Cavalli’s 2016 Cremello

✨⠀The perfect pairing to a long weekend, our 2016 Cremello is a well balanced and complex wine showcasing the best from each varietal. Beautiful oak integration […]
April 16, 2019

Cavalli included in a recent article in Business Tech News

Review this article titled “8 restaurant views that remind us how beautiful South Africa truly is” This beautiful place that we get to call home. Thank […]
March 11, 2019

Sundowner Sessions at Cavalli Estate⠀

Join us for our Sundowner Sessions at Cavalli Estate⠀ ⠀ We are so excited to share this brand new offering at Cavalli Estate. Join us EVERY FRIDAY […]
March 7, 2019

Variations of Summer Fig

Home-made soft cheese, pickled mustard seeds, and a poppy seed crisp, plated to perfection and proving to be the best way to hold onto the last […]
March 1, 2019

Equestrian Tours at Cavalli Estate

Cavalli Estate Equestrian Tours now free to the public ? ⠀ Please note that due to popular demand, we will now be hosting our stable tours on two additional […]
February 28, 2019

Cavalli’s Foal Nominated for the People’s Choice Wine Label Design Awards

We are so pleased to announce that our Foal has been nominated for the “People’s Choice – Wine Label Design awards 2019“. Follow the link below […]