ABOUT VREDE EN LUST Vrede en Lust is nestled at the foothills of the Simonsberg in South Africa's most celebrated Franschhoek wine valley. The history of the farm dates back to 1688 and discloses a story of vision, passion and pride. Vrede en Lust is a family owned and managed wine estate.

OUR WINES We offer award-winning boutique wines renowned for their outstanding balance, elegance and reflection of terroir. These wines originate from our vineyards in the Paarl, Simonsberg-Paarl and Elgin areas. Our range is available for international shipping to selected destinations.

WEDDINGS AND FUNCTIONS Our wedding venue is known to be one of the most popular wedding and events destinations in the Cape Winelands. The Vineyard Terrace is surrounded by frameless glass walls allowing guests to enjoy the scenic amphitheatre created by the vineyards and Simonsberg Mountain-range surrounding the venue.

ACCOMMODATION Leave feeling relaxed after enjoying the breathtaking views of our unspoilt natural surroundings and encountering our crisp, modern interior and spacious design. Accommodation options range from the Historic Manor House, to the Jonkmanshuis Cottages and Luxury Vineyard rooms.

TASTING & TOURS Taste some of the best wines in South Africa whilst enjoying the panoramic views of the Simonsberg-Paarl mountains. Our professional and knowledgeable tasting room ambassadors, better known as the Red Ladies, will guide you through our range of wines.

LUST BISTRO & BAKERY There is nothing like a familiar welcome to create an atmosphere of warmth and a sense of coming home to food prepared with love. Enjoy beautiful breakfasts, bistro lunches and a wide selection of freshly baked artisan breads available daily.

THE VREDE EN LUST PROMISE Passionate for more than 300 years




Day Open
Monday 08h00 - 17h00
Tuesday 08h00 - 17h00
Wednesday 08h00 - 17h00
Thursday 08h00 - 17h00
Friday 08h00 - 17h00
Saturday 08h00 - 17h00
Sunday 09h00 - 17h00
Public Holidays 09h00 - 17h00

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