Tierhoek Winery – Restored Farm from 1886 with New Life
Tierhoek Winery is a distinguished wine estate filled with natural beauty and diversity. They are located at the border of Cederberg, in the giant peaks of Piekenierskloof Mountain. The climate here is contrasted with hot, dry summers and cool, rainy winters. The cool afternoon breezes from the Atlantic are perfect for the region. The original farm at Sandeval was restored by Shelley and Tony Sandell and is now famous for their exceptional and high-quality wines and the best Rooibos and Buchu of the region. They restored some of the buildings into their original style, also including a horse cart and an old horse mill. Tierhoek Winery was established in 1886 and is one of the oldest farms on the Western Coast of Africa.
Tierhoek Winery’s vineyards are located over an area of around seven hundred hectares in the north of the Western Cape of South Africa.
Crafting Wines with Distinct Flavors and Aromas with True Complexity
Their vineyards are present over an area of around seven hundred hectares. The temperature, rainfall, and soil are perfect in the region for the cultivation of vines. There are a low yields of grapes and a high quality for the creation of exquisite wines. The wines are fermented in barrels to give them their distinct flavor and aromas. Tierhoek Winery wines have a different complexity and truly express the qualities and features of their region.
a Large Varety of Grapes and Biodiversity in the Vineyards
The main varieties of grapes that grow here are Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Mourvedre, Syrah, and Grenache. The best grapes are used to produce their world-famous red, white, rosé, sparkling, and dessert wines. Tierhoek Winery has been a member of the Biodiversity & Wine Initiative (BWI), since 2007.