About Stanford Hills Estate

About Us

Discover the charm of Stanford Hills Estate. Learn about Stanford Hills's award-winning wines, people and luxurious accommodation.

EMBRACING EXCELLENCE

Discover the Heart and Soul
of Stanford Hills Estate

At Stanford Hills Estate, we are more than just a vineyard; we are a testament to dedication, passion, and the relentless pursuit of excellence in winemaking. Nestled in the serene beauty of Stanford, our estate embodies a rich history and a deep connection to the land. From our vineyards to our tasting room, every aspect of Stanford Hills reflects our commitment to crafting exceptional wines and providing unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

Jamie, our Owner Manager, leads with a vision for excellence and a passion for hospitality, creating memorable experiences for every guest. Peter Kastner, our Owner and Winemaker, is renowned for his innovative techniques, crafting award-winning wines. Candice oversees Administration & Marketing, ensuring every detail reflects Stanford Hills’ essence. Reinette, our versatile team member, tends to vineyards and creates delightful experiences for visitors, adding invaluable charm to our estate.

As you explore our estate, you’ll discover a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation, where each bottle of wine tells a story of meticulous care and attention to detail. Join us on a journey to uncover the heart and soul of Stanford Hills Estate, where every sip is an invitation to savor the essence of our terroir and the passion of our winemakers. Welcome to a world of excellence, where every moment is crafted with care and every wine is a celebration of the land we call home.

Stanford Hills Estate Owners

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Who We Are

Stanford Hills Estate Team Jami Kastner
Jamie Kastner

Jami brings her passion and vision to the estate, ensuring a welcoming atmosphere and exceptional experiences for all guests. Her dedication to maintaining high standards across all operations contributes to the estate's success and charm.

Stanford Hills Estate Team Jami & Peter Kastner
Peter Kastner

Co-owner and winemaker at Stanford Hills, is the driving force behind the estate's exceptional wines. With his extensive knowledge and expertise, Peter crafts each bottle with precision and care, ensuring that Stanford Hills is synonymous with quality and excellence.

Stanford Hills Estate Team Candice Moos
Candice Moos

Candice oversees the administrative functions at Stanford Hills Estate with precision and efficiency. Her strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail ensure that all administrative tasks are handled seamlessly.

OUR PURPOSE

Our Mission & Vision

Crafting Excellence

At Stanford Hills Estate, our mission is clear – to craft wines of exceptional quality that reflect the unique terroir of our vineyard. Through meticulous vineyard management and innovative winemaking techniques, we strive to create wines that captivate the senses and delight the palate, embodying the essence of Stanford Hills.

Inspiring Moments

Our vision at Stanford Hills Estate is to inspire moments of joy, connection, and celebration through our wines and experiences. We envision a world where every sip of Stanford Hills wine creates lasting memories, where our estate becomes a destination for wine lovers seeking beauty, excellence, and a true sense of place.

Dedication and Integrity

We are guided by values of dedication and integrity, ensuring that every aspect of our operations, from vineyard practices to customer interactions, reflects our commitment to quality and authenticity. Our team is driven by passion and a deep respect for the land, allowing us to produce wines that embody the true character of Stanford Hills Estate.

Harmony with Nature

Our philosophy centers around harmony with nature, recognizing that great wines are born from a harmonious relationship between vine, soil, climate, and human touch. We embrace sustainable practices, respect our surroundings, and strive to be good stewards of the land, creating wines that resonate with authenticity and a sense of place.

A Glamping Adventure

AfriCamps at
Stanford Hills Estate

Indulge in the luxury of nature with our AfriCamps Glamping Tents, strategically positioned on the foothills of the Klein River Mountain range overlooking a tranquil dam and the scenic Stanford Valley. Boasting 10 lavish tents, each unit offers a spacious open-plan lounge area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a dining space complemented by a cozy fireplace, making it an ideal retreat for families or groups of up to five. With two separate bedrooms featuring a queen-sized bed and an additional single bunk, along with a shared en suite bathroom, comfort is ensured during your stay. Enjoy the convenience of air conditioning, a private wooden deck with loungers and braai facilities, and retractable front canvas doors that seamlessly integrate the indoor and outdoor living spaces. For added relaxation, five of our tents feature private outdoor wood-fired hot tubs, allowing you to soak in the stunning views or indulge in stargazing experiences after dark.
 

Our Partners

At Stanford Hills Estate, we believe in the power of partnerships to enhance the experiences we offer. Through collaborative efforts with a range of esteemed organizations, local businesses, and community initiatives, we strive to create exceptional moments and lasting memories for our guests. From sourcing sustainable ingredients for our culinary offerings to organizing engaging activities and supporting local artisans, our partnerships reflect our commitment to sustainability, community engagement, and providing enriching experiences for all who visit our estate.

Join Our Team

Be Part of
Something Special

Are you passionate about hospitality, dedicated to creating memorable experiences, and eager to work in a vibrant and dynamic environment? Join our team at Stanford Hills Estate and become part of a community committed to excellence, creativity, and exceptional service. We offer opportunities for growth, a supportive work culture, and the chance to contribute to the success of a renowned estate in the heart of the Cape Overberg. Whether you’re interested in hospitality, wine production, administration, marketing, or other areas, we welcome individuals who share our values and enthusiasm for delivering exceptional guest experiences. Explore our current openings and take the first step towards a rewarding career with us.

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