Van Ryn’s Distillery is a hidden gem just off the R310 on your way to Stellenbosch. When entering the chateau-style distillery, you encounter a quiet, tranquil and very welcoming space. Van Ryn’s is a must for all brandy lovers and everyone else interested in a unique and special experience.
They invite visitors to experience the full luxury and sumptuousness of our internationally award-winning prestige range of brandy, through their distillery tours and unique brandy pairing options.
Visitors can either explore the display of old copper vats and distilling equipment displayed in their launch or join them on a guided tour through the distillery. Their tour starts off in the distillery area, where numerous gleaming copper potstills still turn base wine into brandy each year. It then moves on to their own cooperage and ends off in their maturing cellar. After the tour guest receives a tasting, included in the tour’s price.
Their tours start at 10:00, 11:30 & 15:00 on Mondays-Fridays and on 10:00, 11:30 and 13:00 on Saturdays and Public Holidays
Van Ryn’s also offers a selection of tasting option (all of which can be combined with a tours through their distillery). These options include: a brandy, coffee and chocolate pairing; a brandy and Florentine pairing, cocktail tasting, a brandy and coffee granite tasting, as well as a tasting of their 10 and 12 year old brandies.
Opening Times Tastings:
Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:00 (until 18:00 between October and April)
Saturday & Public Holidays: 09:00-16:00
Sundays: 11:00-16:00 (October to April)