With our unique area that stretches from Dwarskerbos in the West to Tulbagh in the East, we have seven different climate zones in our producing region. The regions Dwarskersbos, Piketberg, Bergrivier, Porterville, Halfmanshof, Riebeeck and Tulbagh deliver wines with unique character, which gives us the opportunity to produce complex wines with a combination of aromas from the different regions. The cool Sauvignon Blanc vineyards, 800 meters from the sea, gives intense asparagus and grass aromas where as the Tulbagh Sauvignon Blanc show more tropical characters. With a variety of meso-climates and soil conditions that has such an intense influence on the wine, we have the perfect circumstances to make exceptionally good wines!
Tulbagh Winery has a variety of premium white- and red cultivars to its disposal where Chenin Blanc and Pinotage make out the most. Other red cultivars include the noble grape varietal Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot; the classic blending partner for Cabernet.The vineyards is planted in a wide area, which gives us the opportunity to make combinations of wines with different characteristics.
Tulbagh Winery lies in the picturesque, secluded valley at the foot of the Witzenberg Mountains in Drosdy, Tulbagh. A town with a rich history, from given out by Willem Adriaan van der Stel in 1699. Tulbagh Winery founded in 1906 shares in these times gone by being the oldest co-operative cellar in South Africa, reaching the 100 year old landmark in 2006. Starting with 12 farms in 1906 Tulbagh Winery has over 80 farms that grows grapes and are members of the company that was established in 2012. The total hectares which is planted with grapes is 2500 and the main cultivars consist of the following, 1000 Chenin Blanc, 40 Sauvignon Blanc, 150 Chardonnay, 170 Pinotage, 120 Shiraz, 90 Merlot and 140 Cabernet Sauvignon.