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Ernie Els Wines

From the world-renowned Helderberg region of Stellenbosch comes an award-winning range of wines named after South African golf legend, Ernie Els, and skillfully crafted by winemaking legend, Louis Strydom.

Epitomising the beloved character and celebrated prestige of our namesake, our four collections – Signature, Major Series, Big Easy and Proprietor’s – deliver iconic wines of characteristic style, exclusivity and generosity. Whether applauding exceptional accomplishment, upping the entertainment game or toasting great friendship, Ernie Els Wines always make it an occasion par excellence.

The winery was officially opened in 2005, and since then, the focus has been on producing a range of wines, with a particular focus on Cabernet Sauvignon. Recent renovations have transformed the winery into an iconic symbol of the Helderberg region.

The Journey Is Its Own Reward

Confidently new world. Nestled in the Golden Triangle of Stellenbosch. This is our wine journey.

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Big Easy Box

Big Easy Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

Big Easy Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2023

Big Easy Chenin Blanc 2023

Big Easy Red Blend 2021

Big Easy Red Blend Magnum 2021

Major Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

Major Series Merlot 2021