Quality Exclusive Limited Unique Local Handcrafted Wines from Organically Grown Vines

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Our Wines

PLEASE NOTE: The minimum order quantity for wines is six or more. Feel free to mix the wines in your order.

The Past, Present, and FUTURE

Our Dreams

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The heart, the passion, the dedication, the soil and the elements all contribute to the personality of our wines.

The spirit of the valley, its history and heritage, add to the unique characteristics of our wine’s palate and nose.

The old, the young, our dreams….our wines.

The story of Esona is handwritten….

Esona… ‘The Very One’

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The wine shows prominent red fruit on the nose with a hint of black pepper and leather. 

Tannins are well structured with a lengthy finish. It will drink well now up to 10 years. It shows the fruity characteristics of the Grenache and the spice of the Shiraz. 

For Wine Lovers and Collectors

High-quality wines with a maximum release of one thousand five hundred bottles of each.

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Take a tour through the vines and roses to Esona

The Winery

Wine Tastings & Estate Tours

A multi-sensorial experience as music and food are paired with the wine while admiring the artwork that flickers in the candlelight around. 

Wine and Dine

Caryl's Bistro & Private Events

Our upstairs bistro has a small but enticing menu that focuses on supporting local products.

It also has a large deck surrounded by vineyards, overlooking the Breede River with views of the mountains.

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The Esona Story

Caryl and Rowan purchased the farm Groenland between Robertson and Bonnievale in 2003 – about eighteen years ago. With an itch to buy a small farm due to the couple visiting the ‘platteland’ and experiencing the restful environment. Most weekends for Rowan include running half marathons, and the fit would be perfect…

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