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The Jonker Family

Jakkalsvlei, directly translated as Jackal’s Marsh, is a family owned winery nestled in the beautiful, world famous Garden Route.

Since 1972

The Jonker family has been proud owners of Jakkalsvlei Wine Farm since 1972, and today it is farmed by the 3rd generation Jonkers on the farm.

Jackal’s Marsh

The wine farm was called Jakkalsvlei because of all the foxes, jackal’s and wild cats seen in the mountains surrounding the farmland…read more


This 34ha vineyard is situated 40km from the Indian Ocean at the foot of the Langeberg mountains. The combination of the southern and northern slopes of these mountains allow for the cultivation of quality grapes…read more

Varieties grown
  • Reds – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Pinotage, Ruby Cabernet, Shiraz
  • Whites – Chenin Blanc, Colombard, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay
  • Dessert – Hanepoot, Red Muscadel, White Muscadel

Yield Percentage

We produce 400 tons which translates into 15000 cases or 175 000 bottles of wine per year.

Yield per 1 year
Red Grapes
White Grapes
Mucat Grapes

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Red Wines

Jakkalsvlei Pinotage - Cabernet Sauvignon

White Wines

Jakkalsvlei River Cuvée - Sauvignon Blanc

Dessert Wines

Jakkalsvlei red Muscadel - Hanepoot

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Some Fun Facts

Bottles of Wine Produced
Guest Capacity
Fantastic Wines
Wine Awards
Craft Beers


Come visit our brand new tasting hall and taste the Garden Route.

We now offer ‘create your own’ cheese platters, picnic baskets and pizzas at our wine farm.
Be sure to visit our new deli section with a variety of homemade rusks, jams and our very own range of olive preserves and olive oil.

Open 7 days a week 10:00 – 16:00
Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day

Cheese Platter & Pizza Menu

"Taste the Garden Route"

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Spring Food & Wine Pairing 05 November 2016 2016

Jakkalsvlei MTB Race 29 October 2016

The Jackal Trail Run 29 October 2016

Explore Jakkalsvlei

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Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar welcomes summer with a special evening of food and wine pairings

Jakkalsvlei’s ever-popular Food & Wine Pairing evenings are back and this time, they are celebrating the start of summer! Chef Thomas Potgieter has compiled an impressive five-course menu that will satisfy even the toughest food critic’s taste buds. Well-known saxophone player Boesman Keyser will be providing live entertainment at the event that is set to take place on 5 November.

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Cycle the vineyards

Cycle the vineyards and run with the jackals

The Jakkalsvlei MTB and Jackal trail-running events, celebrating its third year this year, will take place on Saturday, 29 October on the Jakkalsvlei wine farm. Both events are organised by TriSport who specialises in event management, sports travel, coaching and sports tourism, and is well-known for their top-class event organisation.

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Jakkalsvlei, Garden Route

Jakkalsvlei, directly translated as Jackal’s Marsh, is a family owned winery nestled in the beautiful, world famous Garden Route.

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2015 Michaelangelo award winning wines

Local cellar wins three golds at prestigious awards

Three of Jakkalsvlei’s wines honoured at Michelangelo Awards.

Local wine cellar Jakkalsvlei received gold medals for three of its wines at the prestigious Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Awards. This is the first time Jakkalsvlei has entered wines into the competition which is judged by international & local judges and owner and winemaker Jantjie Jonker was ecstatic with the results. “To win only one gold would have been excellent,” he commented, “but to have won three by far exceeded our expectations!”

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Contact Info

  • Jakkalsvlei Office
    Tel: 028 735 2061
    Fax: 086 593 0123
    E-mail: info@jakkalsvlei.co.za
    P.O. Box 79, Herbertsdale 6505
  • Info / René Kraft
    Tel: 028 735 2061
    Fax: 086 593 0123
    E-mail: info@jakkalsvlei.co.za
  • Sales / Klara Jonker
    Cell: 072 482 2994
    Tel: 028 7352061
    E-mail: sales@jakkalsvlei.co.za

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