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Where comfort, award-winning wines and relaxed fine dining combine to offer a complete Winelands experience

In the news   |   June 2015:  Kleine Zalze awarded New World Producer of the Year at the Sommelier Wine Awards. Read full story


Kleine Zalze’s award-winning wines are known for their distinctly South African character, boasting lively, full-bodied flavours that reflect the local climate and terroir.

With their classical composition and complimentary relationship with food, our wines ensure a refreshing experience reminiscent of the Stellenbosch countryside.

Our Philosophy
Wine makers
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Our winemaking philosophy is underpinned by a three-pronged stragegy of nurturing and developing all the components involved in the process: the vineyards, the cellar and the people. Continue reading...

Kleine Zalze wines are marked by classical structure and complexity matched by a vibrant flavour intensity. Discernibly South African in style, they are refreshing, beautifully balanced and well suited to food. Continue reading...

The winemaking team represents depth of experience balanced by a youthful and adventurous energy, and a desire to explore new taste boundaries. Continue reading...

Kleine Zalze offers a unique wine tasting experience. Twenty-one wines to choose from, each with a uniquely South African style. Continue reading...


Honey glazed pork belly

Terroir opened in October 2004, and has since become one of the most sought-after gourmet destinations in the Cape Winelands, placing Stellenbosch prominently on the culinary map.

The setting, under ancient oaks, is both refined and relaxed, with a view over the De Zalze golf course and surrounding gardens and vineyards. The serene atmosphere is ideal for the enjoyment of fine food and excellent wine.

The Chef

Terroir's menu evolves with the seasons and the inspiration of Chef Michael Broughton. Michael describes his style of cooking as 'deceptively simple' and has this to say about his approach to food: Less is definitely...Continue reading...

Michael Broughton started cooking in Johannesburg, opening his first restaurant, Broughton's, in Parkview in 1997 to critical acclaim. The locals loved it, and awards soon followed, including two Eat Out 'Top 10' awards...Continue reading...

'Their consistent performances at Platter and other shows reflect the care and craftsmanship pursued from the vineyards to the cellar and into the bottle' - Kobus Basson Continue reading...


In addition to 24-hour security, all accommodation is air-conditioned, fitted with underfloor heating, satellite tv, internet access, room safes and even European wall plugs. Open photo gallery

The Kleine Zalze Lodge, with its stylish 47 rooms and suites, is set alongside the first fairway of the championship ‘De Zalze Golf Course’.

The rooms enjoy breathtaking views of the Stellenbosch Mountains and are surrounded by 150 acres of vineyards. Guests can enjoy a full or continental breakfast overlooking the first green while being shaded by old oaks.


Kleine Zalze Estate is a wonderful winelands venue for a range of events - from professional conferences to memorable functions and weddings. Continue reading...

The lodge, with its stylishly decorated 47 rooms and suites, is set alongside the first fairway of the championship 'De Zalze Golf Course'. The clubhouse is just on the other side of the Blaauwklippen River and within walking distance. Continue reading...

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