De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp has just opened a beautiful new tasting room, deli and bistro, in time for the holiday season! According to Retief van der Walt, who is in charge of the deli and bistro, guests can expect hearty, healthy and quality dishes ranging from different breakfast options, open deli sandwiches, light lunches, a selection of gourmet burgers, salads, all paired with wines from De Krans, as well as somespecial desserts for the sweet tooth.

In the deli visitors will find some of the best products made in Calitzdorp and the Klein Karoo, including a whole range of locally made cheese from Latana, olives and olive oil, as well as canned fruit, dried fruit and preserves from the area. Other delicatessens include home-made rusks, Calitzdorp honey and many more specialities from Calitzdorp and the Klein Karoo.

In the tasting room, which is now part of the deli and bistro, guests can taste more than 18 different award-winning wines and ports from De Krans. De Krans has again shined with its wines at wine shows in 2015, having won numerous medals and awards, including an 11th consecutive 5-star rating for one of its port wines in the 2016 Platter’s Wine Guide.

Guests to De Krans can now enjoy our wines and a wonderful lunch at De Krans, with tables inside as well as outside in the shade of the trellised Hanepoot vineyard. There is also a playground for children, making De Krans a wonderful place for the whole family to visit this summer.

From approximately 16 – 30 December guest to De Krans also have the chance to pick their own tasty Oom Sarel peaches from 9am until 4pm daily Monday - Sunday. During February 2016 guests will again have the opportunity to pick their own Hanepoot grapes on the farm 7 days a week – an opportunity not to be missed!

The tasting room and deli will be open from 10am – 6pm Monday – Saturday and from 10am – 5pm on Sundays and all public holidays, except Christmas Day and Good Friday, when it will be closed. The bistro will be open the same hours as mentioned above, but will be closed on Tuesdays (except between 16 – 30 December, when it will be open on Tuesdays as well).

The venue is also available for functions in the evenings for groups of 15 guests or more, by prior arrangement with Retief van der Walt.

For more information andbookings, please contact Helet, Bessie or Retief at telephone 044 – 213 3314, or send an email to



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