Equitania Boutique Wine Farm is nestled against the lower slopes of the Helderberg (clear mountain), with views of False Bay and Table Mountain. This exquisite section of Earth is perfect for the production of top-quality wine. Equitania boasts two of the classic red varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The governor of the Cape, Willem Adriaan van der Stel, was the first to produce wine in the Helderberg region in 1706. This region, which takes its name from the imposing Helderberg, is part of the wine-producing hub of Stellenbosch in the Western Cape, and home to some of the best-known wine labels.

The Equitania team includes Consulting Winemaker Ronell Wiid and Consulting Viticulturist Francois Hanekom. Both are focused on producing exceptional boutique-style red wines. The vineyard is maintained by a team of specialists, who immediately set out to improve viticulture practices to embody the saying: Great wine is made in the vineyard, not in the cellar. The Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc vineyards were planted in 2000, and registered as single blocks in 2016. The farm’s homestead, once featured in Top Billing, serves as Head Office to the business. The Institute of Mine Seismology, a leading provider of microseismic-monitoring technology to mines, took ownership of Equitania in 2016.