Wilderer Distillery is South Africa’s first and most awarded craft distillery. Founded in 1995 by Helmut Wilderer, a German restaurateur, the distillery was driven by his passion for fine spirits and the country’s abundance of world-class fruits and grapes. Today, Wilderer is a respected producer of Grappa, Eaux de Vie, Liqueurs, Gin, Rum, Vodka, and Moonshine, renowned for its exceptional quality and craftsmanship. The distillery’s unique process, combined with locally sourced botanicals, yields a range of artisanal spirits with unparalleled flavour and complexity. With over 100 international medals and awards, Wilderer stands as a testament to Helmut’s vision and dedication. Each sip of a Wilderer spirit is a testament to the artistry and passion that goes into every bottle.  

Ristorante Pappa Grappa is conveniently located right next door to Wilderer Distillery.

Craft Spirit Tastings
Choose from any 3 Wilderer Craft Spirits.
Long Drink Tastings
Choose from any 3 Wilderer Long Drinks.

‘Blend My Own Gin Experience’
Wilderer offers a ‘Blend My Own Gin Experience’ at the tasting room. This experience allows you to create your own bespoke gin by sampling and mixing from six different variants: ‘Juniper’, ‘Floral’, ‘Citrus’, ‘Christmas Spice’, ‘Buchu’, and ‘Fynbos’. Once you’ve crafted your perfect recipe, you can fill a 500 ml bottle to take home.

Self-Guided Botanical Gin Garden Audio Tour
At Wilderer Estate, you can enjoy a Self-Guided Botanical Gin Garden Audio Tour. This interactive tour allows guests to learn about each of the botanicals that make up Wilderer’s award-winning gin while admiring the beauty of the garden. It’s an experience that is both educational and enjoyable. At the end of the self-guided tour, guests can sample the gin made from these botanicals at our tasting room and truly appreciate the flavours that each botanical contributes to Wilderer gin.

Walk-ins welcome

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