The Venue

What we offer

functions | weddings | corporates

Situated on Anura Vineyards, The Cooperage is an exclusive architectural masterpiece of space and light, with contemporary industrial style finishes. The building comprises of stone, concrete, steel and are African wood with breath-taking 360 degree views of the Simonsberg mountain range, vineyards and water. As the name suggests, much like the work of a barrel cooper, The Cooperage is our hand-crafted, artisanal event space. 

The Cooperage has the ability to transform to your needs, whatever your event design may be. 


The Cooperage's design is such that we can adjust our venue to meet your dreams for your big day.


The Cooperage can accommodate anything from 40 to 300 guests seated, or 850 standing.


The Cooperage can accommodate big corporate events and tailor-make a package to meet your needs.


The Cooperage caters for events, film shoots and car launches to name a few. This venue can transform to your wishes.


The Cooperage can accommodate from 40 to 300 guests seated, or up to 850 guests cocktail style. The lawns surrounding The Cooperage are able to accommodate extensive temporary structures. 

The venue offers a separate bridal change room and restroom, as well as state of the art and wheelchair friendly restrooms.

The Cooperage contains an industrial style semi-equipped kitchen for outsourced catering, walk-in refrigeration and back access for service providers and staff restrooms.

Ample parking close to the venue is available as well as a front door drop-and go area, for valet parking or for car launch displays. The front door of the venue is able to accommodate vehicle access. 

The Cooperage is well suited for car launches, with the ability to showcase up to 18 vehicles inside the venue.

coopers bar

Included in the venue is Cooper’s Bar – an elegant, suave and charismatic bar. 
Unique elements, such as wine barrels suspended from the ceiling, raw copper finishes and exposed light bulbs, makes this space ideal to use as is, with no décor required, for more intimate events.

Coopers Bar can be used with separation from the main event space and can accommodate 50 guests seated or 80 —100 cocktail style, and extends onto the expansive deck of The Cooperage.

the deck

The deck is extensive and wraps the west side of The Cooperage venue. Providing the ideal spot for sundowners and outdoor entertainment. 

With unlimited views of the surrounding mountains and vineyards, this deck provides the idyllic venue for a celebration.


The Cooperage has been created in such a way as to accommodate anything from 40 to 300 guests seated, or, conservatively, up to 850 guests cocktail style, without compromising atmosphere, acoustics or use of space. 

The lawns surrounding The Cooperage are able to accommodate extensive temporary structures, should you require space for a very large event or festival. 

Anura Vineyards has parking capacity for up to 150 vehicles at a time.