Spier is an award-winning wine farm near Stellenbosch in the Cape winelands. One of the first farms to be established in the area in 1692, Spier has a rich cultural heritage, including a restored Manor House, an impressive collection of Cape Dutch gables (21 in total), and the oldest dated wine cellar in the country (1767). Enjoy one night at this acclaimed hotel with your partner and get the second night free, for R950.
While rooted in this heritage, Spier has a vibrant and conscious energy and explores contemporary South Africa through food, wine and art – all to great acclaim. The wines are made under the skillful guidance of celebrated Cellar Master, Frans Smit. For two consecutive years, Spier has been the most awarded winery in South Africa at the Veritas wine competition, and Frans has recently been invited to join the Cape Winemakers Guild – a prestigious association of South Africa’s top winemakers.
The four stars Spier Hotel was one of the first luxury hotels in South Africa to be awarded the Fair Trade in Tourism in SA accreditation in 2004. This means that wherever possible, the Spier Hotel looks for ways to support local industry and communities aiming to minimize its impact on the environment. Spier takes great pride in achieving this while still offering guests a luxury experience.
The Spier Hotel has an elegant restaurant, which offers á la carte fine dining for guests, while at the popular Spier Wine Bar guests can enjoy sundowners, healthy light lunches, bar snacks and a variety of award-winning Spier wines.
Spier stands on the banks of the Eerste River, near the historic town of Stellenbosch and is just a 20-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport.