Vineyards on De Wetshof
Johann de Wet of De Wetshof Estate
Experience the roots of De Wetshof with a taste of Burgundy
15 February 2013 by De Wetshof Estate
For wine-makers it is a known fact that wine is
made in the vineyard. De Wetshof Estate will be giving wine-lovers an insight
into this vital aspect of wine-making and the importance of vineyard-specific
wine production as well as a tasting of various wines during this year’s Robertson Wine Valley’s
Hands on Harvest being held from 22 to 24 February.
Guests will be given a guided tour of the
pioneering De Wetshof winery before embarking on a vineyard tractor ride to a
vantage point from where De Wetshof’s various vineyards can be viewed. After
the tour marketers Johann de Wet and Bennie Stipp will present a tasting of De
Wetshof’s award-winning wines along with examples of Chardonnays from Burgundy, the ancestral
home of this noble white variety. The tasting will be followed with locally
The tours of De Wetshof will be held on Friday,
22 February at 14h00 and on Saturday, 23 February at 10h00, 12h00 and 14h00.
Due to the personal and attentive nature of the experience, only 15 people can
be accommodated on each trip. The cost is R50, which includes the wine tasting
and home-made refreshments.
For more info and bookings, contact Mariliese Swiegers at De
Wetshof on or telephone +27.236151853.
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