Ploughman’s Platter packs a homegrown punch at Waterkloof Estate

Smorgasbord of taste sensations elevates wine tasting experience ‘in the sky’.

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Where: Tasting Lounge, Waterkloof Estate

Tuesday - Sunday from 10h00 till 15h00

Contact: 021 858 1292 or

Cost: R130 per person

Waterkloof, the awe-inspiring cellar ‘in the sky’ outside Somerset West, elevates its wine tasting experience with a newly improved Ploughman’s Platter brimming with local tastes and tidbits.

This hearty offering of homegrown goodness includes the estate’s own olives as well as Waterkloof’s 12 month naturally matured Healey’s Cheddar, which excelled as the country’s finest Round Cheddar at the prestigious 2013 South African Dairy Championships.

Chef Grégory follows a ‘little is big’ mantra and supports smaller, local yet top notch quality producers to guarantee that the freshness and taste of its Ploughman’s Platter is paramount.

Other delicacies on this tantalising tray of delights include cured meat, fresh bread, pickled onions, gherkins and fig preserve.

Waterkloof’s golden thread of sustainability runs right through every aspect, from their bio-dynamic vineyards to their tasting lounge and restaurant. 

People love the romance of harvesting ingredients from nature and knowing where the food that they eat comes from.

What makes the Waterkloof experience so unique is that one feels part of the farming and winemaking process, no matter if you are outside on the balcony or inside, enjoying wine in the lounge.

The tasting area with its over scaled, picture like views of the farm and nature in progress, allows visitors to be at the centre of the farm, celebrating the culmination of winemaking and tasting.

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