This was my first stop exploring the Plettenberg Bay
This winery is about a 7-hour drive from Cape Town in an area known as the Grags of Plettenberg Bay. It’s a booming area for new vineyard growth and wine styles such as Sauvignon Blanc and MCC. When they talk about a Plettenberg Wine Route, they sure are right…there is literally a road to all the wineries.
A short gravel road drive leads you to Kay and Monty. What was once a polo estate that had a
For a boutique winery, they certainly do have an exceptionally large tasting room with panoramic views that
In the winter, it’s great too as there is a fireplace.
Kay and Monty Vineyards planted their first vines in 2004, produced their first vintage in 2012, and were awarded Gold for their 2013 Sauvignon Blanc at the prestigious Old Mutual Wine Show.
These wines are extremely boutique and are therefore not available anywhere else as they sell out at the venue. As you can see, the labels are quite unique, honouring the owner’s grandparents – Kay (Grandpa) and Monty (Grandma).
Taste 3 wines for R40. As this winery is still developing, I am excited to see what the future holds for these vines as they age and the unique style is refined. I particularly enjoyed the MCC called ‘Champu’.
“At Kay and Monty Vineyards the intention is to keep the production small in order to deliver unique, hand crafted and appealing new flavours.”
Enjoy a cheese and meat platter for R220. There
The views are stunning! Expect to see horses/cows in the open fields and breathe in the fresh air. Other wineries in the area are Lodestone, Newstead and Bramon.
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Here’s a short video of my experience exploring the Plettenberg Bay Winelands. Please do feel to ask me any other questions.