Thelema sits at the top of the Helshoogte pass between Stellenbosch and Paarl. Gyles Webb bought the then-dilapidated fruit farm in 1983. Fruit orchards were pulled out and vines were planted. Since then, Thelema has risen to become one of the preeminent South African wineries. Respect for Thelema wines is rooted in adherence to estate tradition (the winery does not buy grapes from off the estate) and the wines' ripe and pure-fruited style.
  • Location   Simonsberg mountains, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Origin   Stellenbosch and Elgin
  • Owner   Gyles Webb
  • Winemaker   Rudi Schultz

Sutherland Sauvignon Blanc 2017

  • 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Prominent aromas of fresh citrus and passion fruit. These follow through on the palate with a lovely long mineral finish. This wine is fragrant and... read more...

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$ 9.99 per bottle


Sutherland Syrah 2015

  • 100% Syrah

This Syrah is full bodied with inviting aromas of black berries, plums and savoury spice. The wine has great texture on the palate and a long, juicy... read more...

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$ 18.99 per bottle


Thelema Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Complex and stylish, with aromas of ripe blackcurrant, dark chocolate and pencil shavings. This wine is bone dry, yet exhibits a lovely sweet fruit... read more...

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$ 29.99 per bottle


Thelema Chardonnay 2016

  • 100% Chardonnay

Aromas of ripe peach, grapefruit marmalade, blossoms and complex yeasty flavours compliment the toasty oak in the wine. The palate is clean with a... read more...

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$ 19.99 per bottle


Thelema Mountain Red 2014

  • 28% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 28% Merlot
  • 21% Grenache
  • 21% Petit Verdot
  • 1% Cabernet Franc
  • 1% Syrah

This wine shows inviting aromas of juicy black fruit, mulberries, plums and hints of warm spice. After spending 18 months in barrel, the palate is... read more...

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$ 12.99 per bottle


Thelema Rabelais 2018

  • 93% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 7% Petit Verdot

François Rabelais was a sixteenth-century French writer. His first novel describes an abbey on the banks of the Loire named Thélème where only one... read more...

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$ 62.00 per bottle


Sutherland Pinot Noir 2014

  • 100% Pinot Noir

Coming from Elgin, one of the coolest regions in South Africa, this wine shows pure strawberry fruit aromas with a lovely perfumed forest floor... read more...

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$ 14.99 per bottle