Specialising in Bordeaux varietals grown on their cool climate Sondagskloof farm, its wines all wear quirky Afrikaans names. Why? Because whilst they’re serious about making good wine, they don’t take themselves too seriously. Their view on life in the wine business? Smile Mêrim Smile… “
You’ll find the wine cellar with the longest Afrikaans name in the world hidden at the end of a cul-de-sac in The Village, on the corner of the R43 and the R320. What brand of wine would use a sheep as it’s spokesperson? The one and only Hermanuspietersfontein. Why? They claim were it not for Hermanus Pieters, the Dutch teacher after whom the village was named in 1855, and his flock of sheep, they’d have no name!