OranjeRivier Wine Cellars, also known as Orange River Cellars, are the largest co-operative wine cellars in the southern hemisphere and the second largest in the world. Established in 1965, its administrative headquarters are located in Upington, and four other cellars are situated at Groblershoop, Grootdrink, Keimoes, and Kakamas. It sources wines from over 750 farmers, in an area that extends over 300km.
As its name implies, this developing wine producing region has its vineyards nourished by the Orange River. These farms produce exceptional quality wines, and the area is surrounded by mesmerizing Kalahari landscape which makes for fantastic views.
The wines of this region have a flamboyant colour, as well as a unique flavour and aroma. Because of the huge geographical region over which these wines are sourced, the OranjeRivier Wine Cellars boast an extremely wide variety of wine. Tours and wine tasting sessions are conducted regularly.