About Kanonkop Wine Estate
Kanonkop Wine Estate is a prestigious and historic winery located in the heart of the Stellenbosch wine region, South Africa. With a heritage dating back to the early 17th century, the estate boasts a rich history and a reputation for producing world-class wines. The name “Kanonkop” translates to “Cannon Hill” in Afrikaans, a reference to the cannons that once stood atop the hills to signal ships entering Cape Town’s harbour.
The estate is renowned for its commitment to traditional winemaking practices, with a focus on producing exceptional Bordeaux-style blends and robust Pinotage wines. The fertile soils, optimal climate conditions, and meticulous vineyard management contribute to the production of premium grapes, resulting in wines that reflect the essence of the terroir.