Reasons to join the Vrede en Lust Wine Club

Join the Vrede en Lust Wine Club today and enjoy the exclusivity of our distinctive hand-crafted wines and value-added offerings in the form of discounts on products and accommodation on our beautiful estate.


Vrede en Lust Artisan Blanc Fume seals FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 Spot!

Vrede en Lust, the majestic wine estate situated at the foot of the Simonsberg between Paarl and Franschhoek, has added to its impressive awards tally in 2017.


Vrede en Lust Introduces Cellar Tours

Join one of the Vrede en Lust Red Ladies on one of their informative and educational cellar tours. See and learn more about our wine production facility, winemaking equipment, winemaking techniques and how they affect the style of our wines.


Susan bids Vrede en Lust farewell after 11 years at the winemaking helm

It is with sadness but great appreciation that we say goodbye to our head winemaker of 11 years, Susan Erasmus, at the end of this month.


South African Winery installs the first charging station for electric cars in the winelands

Vrede en Lust Wine Estate outside Franschhoek has installed the first BMW-i charging station at the property, in conjunction with Paarlberg BMW and BMW-South Africa.


Spiced Duck with Vanilla-Celeriac-Potato-Puree and Ported-Blueberry Jus

A restaurant-style dish of duck with a homemade jus.


Living for the Love of Wine

It was at the Fruit and Wine Pairing during Vrede en Lust’s recent Harvest Celebration in March that this beautiful bright winemaker’s innate passion for and astounding knowledge of winemaking struck me for the first time.


Vrede en Lust Takes Top Honours at NWC for Best White and Red Bordeaux Blend

Vrede en Lust Wine Estate has shown its mastery in the making of both red and white blends with an impressive performance at the annual National Wine Challenge (NWC).


Lust Bistro & Bakery

As many of you may know, Cape Town is notorious for it's famous wine farms, in particular Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Franschhoek is one of my favourite areas to go to as it's known for it's beau


What makes a braai broodjie great?

The first braai broodjie was probably born out of what was available in the fridge: bread, cheese, sliced tomato, onion, and Mrs Ball’s chutney. Nonetheless it was an ingenious invention.

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Intersection R45 and Klapmuts Rd Simondium Western Cape South Africa
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Nestled within a natural amphitheatre shaped by the vertical cliffs of the spectacular Simonsberg Mountain, lies Vrede en Lust Estate.
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