4 places with the best natural wine selections in Cape Town 2021

One of the trends in Cape Town is certainly that of natural wines, a wine free from the chains of systematic spraying regimes and the oppression of dominant cultivated yeast strains imparting its fruit counter​ flavour. Below are three spots that have a high proportion of this wine inclination.

  1. Cape Town Launch Partner

    Rupert & Rothschild is a Star Wine List Cape Town Launch Partner.

  2. Address: 11D Kloof Nek Road, Gardens, Cape Town

    Pretty much their ethos, natural wines and small scale is their thing!

  3. Phone: +27 21 422 0128

    Address: 92 Bree Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town

    Walking into the recently re-branded Chefs Warehouse Winebar & Pinchos, you are transported to Spain. Vibey music with a rustic bodega feel. They have eight tables outside that put you right in the mix of the heart of Cape Town on Bree St. The quintessentially Spanish menu has all the classics, like croquetas, gambas, jamon, and of course, plenty of chorizo options. The potato and chorizo croquetas are a must! For those with a sweet tooth, they do have traditional churros and crema Catalana. The wine list is curated by Penny Setti (of Penny Noire) and Lennox Lewis, featuring a great range to...

  4. Phone: +27 21 422 0800

    Address: 72 Wale Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town

    At Openwine you'll find so much wine by the glass that you are bound to find almost anything you are looking for, but there is a clear incline towards the new, hip and progressive.

  5. Phone: +27 76 042 0224

    Address: Shop 28, De Oude Schuur, 120 Bree Street, Cape Town

    Bagel shop by day, cosy wine bar by night. Leo's Winebar on Bree Street has a vibe all of its own. The intimate space has about six seats at the bar, and comically, there is ONE table available for reservations which seats four. Most people congregate outside the bar for people watching and mingling with passersby. The wine list changes daily with 15-20 wines on any given night, but they pick the creme de la creme – smaller allocations, hard to find producers, and all things local and interesting. You're guaranteed to find a good selection of natural and minimal intervention wines. This intim...

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    Nederburg is a Launch Partner for Star Wine List Cape Town.