A LEGACY LIKE NO OTHER

Nooitgedacht is a 270ha 17th century estate in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, with a rich history and strong tradition. Graced by 230-year-old oaks and stately Cape Dutch gables, the farm takes pride of place in its landscape, surrounded by other premier wine estates. Join the story and share the heritage, vibrancy and diversity of this incredible location.

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HISTORY & HERITAGE

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Nooitgedacht is a 270ha 17th century estate located in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, with a rich history and strong tradition. Graced by 230-year-old oaks and stately Cape Dutch gables, the history of Nooitgedacht begins in the year 1692, when a fine piece of land in the Stellenbosch Winelands was granted to a blacksmith from Magdeburg, Germany.

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1923

THE WIRTH ERA BEGINS

THE WIRTH ERA BEGINS

Fritz Otto Wirth purchases Nooitgedacht. The Wirth Family becomes the estate’s new custodians. Their vision stretches into the 21st century. Today we welcome others to join the Nooitgedacht story and share our magnificent heritage.

FARMING

FARMING

Nooitgedacht is a flourishing working farm with hectares under vine and with abundant cultivated orchards.

Nooitgedacht Estate currently produces an exclusive number of premium Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot wines. Its abundant orchards produce fruit for export to Europe and Asia. Projects in progress include expanding into sustainable organic farming. Produce will be sold to estate residents.

WEDDINGS

WEDDINGS

Begin your Nooitgedacht story with a fairytale winelands wedding.
Nooitgedacht Estate is a premier Stellenbosch Winelands wedding venue, specialising in exquisite, handcrafted weddings for over 25 years. Many a blissful couple has chosen to celebrate their special day and their lives together at Nooitgedacht Estate.

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CORPORATE EVENTS

CORPORATE EVENTS

Make your next Stellenbosch corporate function venue legendary! Our spacious, well-equipped facilities and convenient setting makes Nooitgedacht Estate the perfect location for any special occasion. Join the story at Nooitgedacht.

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NOOITGEDACHT VILLAGE

NOOITGEDACHT VILLAGE

At Nooitgedacht Village our aim is to cater for all phases and aspects of the human life cycle. We offer a choice of homes for every life stage. Whether you’re a young married couple starting out, looking to start or raise a family, or retire in the perfect setting, we have the perfect home for you. Come and write some new chapters in your life story with us!

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COMMERCIAL SQUARE

COMMERCIAL SQUARE

The perfect place to make stories and memories! Our upcoming commercial square will be the hub of Nooitgedacht Village and will feature a pub, pizza takeaway, deli, crèche, laundromat, micro distillery, offices, a rugby museum with conference centre and the Bronz Editions art foundry.

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BRONZ EDITIONS ART FOUNDRY

BRONZ EDITIONS ART FOUNDRY

A story of community upliftment and iconic art in Stellenbosch. Read about the incredible Bronz Editions art foundry located on our estate and learn of the art that will grace Nooitgedacht Village eco-park.

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