Hermanus, Western Cape
Cradled amid the hills of the Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) valley,
Bouchard Finlayson is widely acclaimed as one of South Africa’s leading boutique wine cellars.
With a terroir defined by both ancient soils and a cool maritime climate, the vineyards of Bouchard Finlayson are famous for producing award-winning
Pinot Noir, elegant Chardonnay and terroir-driven Sauvignon Blanc, while inspired blends showcase the depth of skill and innovation in our winemaking team.
The Bouchard Finlayson cellar is conveniently located a scenic 90 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, close to the world-famous whale-watching centre of Hermanus.
Our restaurants are consistently rated amongst Cape Town’s best, from the refined and special retreat of Azure Restaurant, to the laid-back charm of The Café Grill, infamous for Sushi By The Sea. Executive Chef Christo Pretorius uses only the finest, sustainable and organic ingredients, accompanied by hand-crafted wines from our sister vineyard Bouchard Finlayson, selected by our sommelier Gregory Mutambe.
Voted South Africa’s Best Hotel Restaurant at the 2020 World Culinary Awards, Azure blends panoramic sea views with a menu of exceptional Cape cuisine.
With sweeping views of the Table Mountain National Park, this relaxed dining destination offers an all-day menu of fresh and healthy café-style fare.
Sommelier Gregory Mutambe has a true passion for wine and food, and the wine list he has created is truly impressive. Discover an outstanding collection of the great names of the wine world and an intriguing selection of lesser-known vintages. Many of the wines are available by the glass, including a selection from the celebrated South African estate of Bouchard Finlayson, our sister vineyard.