Asara Estate

Established in 1691, the farm's history dates back to the earliest days of winemaking in the Cape.

Today, Asara Estate is owned by the Rahmann family.

The name Asara is derived from the names of the African gods of Earth, Sun and Sky - Astar, Asis & Asase.


  • Red - Bell Tower Estate Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Cape Fusion, Ebony and Avalon

  • White - Chardonnay Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay Unwooded, Ivory, Rose and Sauvignon Blanc

  • Dessert - Noble Late Harvest and Pineau de Charentes

Wine Vinoteque

Most of the red wines will only get better with the correct cellaring and ageing.
Limited stock available of select vintages are available in the Vinoteque.

Asara Wines, Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Town

Asara Wines


The Asara Cellar was originally the old manor house on the estate but was transformed into the wine cellar in 1953.
With two open top wooden fermenters imported from France and two stainless steel open fermenters equipped with a punch-down system traditional red wine making methods are combined woth modern techniques.

Wine Tasting hours

Monday to Saturday: 10h00 - 18:00
Sundays: 10h00 - 16h00


The Asara Hotel is a 37 bed-roomed hotel providing five-star luxury accommodation.

Asara Hotel, Asara Estate, Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Town

Asara Hotel Coutyard, Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Town


Asara's main restaurant offers classic European style cuisine .
The three private dining rooms within the restaurant (Chef's Table, Amber Terrace Room & our Belvedere) are ideal for small private functions or intimate dinners.

Raphael's Restaurant, AsaraEstate, Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Town

Raphael's Restaurant

Bistro & Tapas @Asara
The Bistro & Tapas @Asara serves light Tapas style meals alongside some more rustic Bistro fare.
The menu is designed in such a way that you are able to enjoy a number of different tasters without overindulging.


Delicatessen & confectionary - Hand crafted chocolates, pastries, breads, oils & vinegars as well as homemade ice creams.
Asara Clothing - The Asara Clothing Boutique offers golf shirts, jerseys, caps & polo shirts in a variety of colours, styles & sizes.
High End Kitchens @ Asara - This store carries the best of everything for the foodie, food professional and kitchen connoisseur.

Emporium, Asara Estate, Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Town

Asara Clothing store

Emporium, Asara Estate, Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Town

Yummy pastries at the confectionary

Emporium, Asara Estate, Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Town

High End Kitchens

Contact details:

t: +27 21 888 8000

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