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Experience the tastes and aromas of our wine and beer




The Black Oystercatcher experience




Create your own country lunch with fresh snacks from our deli. Choose from our selection of farm-fresh bread, cured meats, delicious cheese, and much more. And enjoy your choice on our veranda (or in our venue). (Deli options are subject to availability). We're also serving wood-fired pizza, with a selection of toppings on our tasty farm-style crispy base. Order your pizza from the bar counter, and enjoy it while overlooking the infinity pool and Agulhas countryside. 

Experience the cool-climate Black Oystercatcher wines with our knowledgeable tasting team - from vertical tastings, to reserve tastings. Or try a Fraser's Folly craft beer tasting - from light, easy-drinking summer beers to the famous Moer Koffie Stout.

Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:00. Saturday 10:00 to 15:00. Closed Sunday & Public Holidays. (No off-consumption on Saturday, as per lockdown regulations). 

Our venue is OPEN for private functions and weddings (we strictly adhere to lockdown regulations). Please contact us for more info, or to book your event. Email: venue@blackoystercatcher.co.za; or Tel. 028 482 1618.

Our online shop is OPEN, with free delivery throughout South Africa. 

Our cottages are OPEN (adhering to the lockdown regulations). 

We continue to use our kitchen and brewhouse as the base for the Food Relief Programme coordinated by the Nuwejaars Wetlands Special Management Area and partners. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the Black Oystercatcher.



Fill up your senses

Taste our Black Oystercatcher wine, and Fraser’s Folly craft beer, in our Tasting Room on the Black Oystercatcher Wine Farm. The Tasting Room is next to the venue. The building is the original (early 1900) farmstead, and although renovated, still maintains its unique Strandveld character, with historical touches like the exposed original brickwork and wooden beams. A fireplace provides the perfect setting for winter days, while we open up the doors in summer to bring in our cool Cape Agulhas temperatures.

Wine & Beer Tasting and Sales

If you’re keen to taste our range of wine and beers, just let any of our Black Oystercatcher staff know. Our Wine Tasting Manager will introduce you to the tastes and sensations that accompany our cool climate wine and Fraser’s Folly craft beer.

To enquire about private wine club tasting by the winemaker, get in touch.


Online Wine Shop

Keen to stock up, even when you’re at home? Browse our online shop, and we’ll deliver to your door.

Cool climate wines


Our grapes, grown in the cool tip of Africa winds in the Agulhas Wine Triangle, are smaller than usual – with more intense flavours as a result. Once the grapes are ripe, they are handpicked, and worked with in the softest possible way. The Black Oystercatcher standard range include five wines (Sauvignon blanc, White Pearl, Rose, Cabernet Merlot and Triton (red blend)) and over the years, Dirk has added a host of reserve wines to the selection. Like the Reserve Sauvignon blanc, the Blanc Fumé, Wild Ferment, the Noble Late and the Méthode Cap Classique. Find out more about our wines


What Visitors Say

Great winery

“We were driving by and recognized the name as we just had a bottle of their Sauvignon Blanc at a restaurant last week. We stopped for a tasting and left with a 7 bottle assortment of their wines. The white is my favorite but I liked the Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot blend as well.” – DixiePeach, Kansas City

We have a range of Wine Tasting options for you


Black Oystercatcher Standard Tasting


This takes you through our 5 standard range wines (Black Oystercatcher Sauvignon blanc, White Pearl (Sauvignon Semillon blend), Rosé, Cabernet Merlot, Triton and 3 of our reserve range wines – showcasing the intense tastes and aromas of our unique terroir.


Black Oystercatcher Tutored Sauvignon Blanc Tasting

(R85/person – All tutored tastings limited to groups of between 10 and 20. Or contact us if you’d like to customise your visit. By appointment only.)

Five vintages of the Sauvignon blanc, along with our Standard Tasting options.


Black Oystercatcher Tutored White Pearl Tasting

(R85/person – All tutored tastings limited to groups of between 10 and 20. Or contact us if you’d like to customise your visit. By appointment only.)

Three White Pearl vintages, along with our Standard Tasting options.


Craft beer from the southernmost brewery in Africa


We craft a range of beers from our Fraser’s Folly Brewhouse, on the Black Oystercatcher Farm. It’s the most southerly craft brewery in Africa. Here we craft distinct, small batch beers with serious personality. For us, quality is key.

Frasers Folly Craft Beer Tasting


Standard Beer Tasting


This takes you through our range of 5 Fraser’s Folly craft beers:

– Hoppy Lager

– Pale Ale

– Wild Berry

– Moerkoffie Condensed Milk Stout

– Speciality Beer

And when you’re finished your tasting, don’t forget to browse through our deli and gift shop – full of tasty snacks, and original, quality crafts and products for yourself or a loved one. 

Look out for home-made crockery, stylish bags and a range of sensuous beauty products.

Wine News

Want to know more about our Black Oystercatcher Wine Club?

As a #BOCWineClub member, you’ll also join an exclusive gathering of wine lovers. Together you’ll accompany founder and winemaker Dirk Human on his winemaking journey, crafting our cool-climate favourites here at the cool tip of Africa.

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