A look back into our past
The dream was to create a world-class and sophisticated wine tourism destination. That dream is happening now.
– PENNY STREETER, OWNER
As one of the Western Cape’s most prominent wine and lifestyle estates, Benguela Cove is the epitome of luxury living. The lush farmland was developed to create a vineyard, state of the art winery, lifestyle estate and olive groves.
During World War II: The Bot river lagoon was established as an emergency base for the landing and refuelling of Catalina flying boats.
2003 - 2007
Vineyards Planted at Benguela Cove
Benguela Cove Estate acquired by Penny Streeter and her husband Nick
State-of-the-art, gravity fed winery opened at Benguela Cove.
Penny has since taken her vision to two properties in the UK. Creating new vineyards in Sussex at England’s first golf and wine estate in 2017, and Grade I Listed Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens in 2018.
Benguela Cove has established a reputation for itself as a leading wine and eco-tourism destination.
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