Lovane Boutique Wine Estate and Guesthouse

Visit this gem in the Winelands and enjoy a tour of the underground wine tasting area and barrel cellar.


  • Affordble four-star luxury guesthouse with 16 well-equipped rooms
  • Award-winning estate wines with vineyard views, farm sights and sounds
  • Personalised wine tasting in the unique underground cellar


Lovane Boutique Wine Estate is a working wine farm that offers affordable luxury accommodation in the Stellenbosch winelands, with all the peace and restfulness a wine farm experience can offer. The boutique farm specialises in Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot grapes on 2,7 Ha of vineyards. Everything in the wine-making process is done by hand. Visit this gem in the Winelands and enjoy a tour of the underground wine tasting area and barrel cellar.


Lovane is one of the smallest wine estates near Stellenbosch and falls under the Coastal Region, District Stellenbosch and the Devon Valley Ward within the South African Wine of origin structure. The boutique wine estate planted it’s first vineyards on virgin land in 2003 and produced it’s first wine in 2006. The plantings consited of 90% cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot. The four-star bed and breakfast guesthouse opened soon after to provide guests with affordable, luxury accommodation in the heart of the Winelands.

  • Special T’s & C’s: Operating hours are subject to amendment as result of lockdown or other regulations.
  • Closed: Christmas and Good Friday
  • Booking required: No

Phone: +27 (0)21 8813827
Website: www.lovane.co.za

Lovane Boutique Wine Estate and Guest House

Advice for visitors

Visit the unique underground cellar and wine tasting facility for a taste of small-scale wine making, and the farm’s unique wines. For the full Lovane experience, book a night or two at the Lovane guest house. There are 16 rooms available to rent, and each room is kitted out with Lovane’s own range of locally produced bathroom toiletries. Wake up to the glorious sunrise and enjoy breakfast outside on the wooden deck on warm mornings or in the restaurant area next to the wood-burning fireplace in winter. There are a number of different accommodation options to suit any occasion. On the way home pop into the cheetah outreach at Spier and visit the big cats as well as the eagle encounters experience. There is also the Cape Town Lion Park with a number of different lions and species of game at Vredenheim.

Did you know

The wine estate’s name, Lovane, originates from a Xhosa word U’Lovane which means Chameleon. In the old days, it was said that many chameleons could be seen on the farm.

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