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Val de Vie Wines

Whether you’re an amateur quaffer or a true wine connoisseur, you’re sure to appreciate the sophistication of Val de Vie’s fine wines. There are 13 permitted Châteauneuf-du-Pape varietals and 22 varietals in the Rhône Valley, of which Val de Vie will eventually produce 15 grape varieties. The estate grows Rhône varietals in 15 hectares of […]

Events at Val de Vie

You may have heard through the grapevine of the private functions hosted at Val de Vie, including a lavish celebration for CEO Martin Venter. But we’re excited to announce that the estate’s events venue recently opened to the general public, making it the ultimate setting for special occasions. Whether you would like to host an […]

Life at Val de Vie

Visitors at Val de Vie often marvel at what life must be like on this beautiful estate. With its natural and spacious surroundings, Val de Vie is indeed a special place to call home. Only forty minutes from Cape Town, Val de Vie offers a luxury rural setting that remains close to all the amenities. […]

Polo at Val de Vie

Val de Vie is fast becoming South Africa’s top polo venue and our first operational year has been nothing less than spectacular. With an ever growing local and international client base, we’ve enjoyed a very busy season with high profile events such as the glamorous BMW International, held on 28 February 2009. The exclusive event […]

Introducing Sabrage Lounge Bar

Val de Vie is thrilled to announce Sabrage Lounge Bar, a sophisticated new addition to the estate. Set to be launched in May 2009, Sabrage is housed in the Val de Vie Pavilion and will offer guests the chance to savour fine wines and drinks in a truly chic setting. Watch this space…

Welcome to the Val de Vie Blog

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the Val de Vie blog, an online showcase of all the latest news and highlights from our beautiful winelands estate. From international polo games and high society events to showing off our award winning wines, you’ll find it first at the Val de Vie blog.


In the Beginning...

The idea of "Val de Vie" started almost 30 years ago when the visionary Martin Venter had a vivid dream of a place in the winelands his family could call home.

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