"GREAT WINES ARE BORN FROM THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE PLANT, SOIL AND CLIMATE OF A SPECIFIC SITE, TOGETHER WITH THE CREATIVE ART OF WINEMAKING AND BLENDING. THIS IS OFTEN A TIMELESS PURSUIT, BUT WHEN IT COMES TOGETHER, THE REWARD IS ETERNAL"
Colleagues are wonderful, but mentors are even more important. And at Waterford Estate, mentorship is starting to play a key role in ensuring the long-term prosperity of our team. Producing wine is a physical business: there’s the growing, picking, sorting and crushing of the grapes, and the fermentation, bottling and labelling of the wine. But […]
The Waterford Way is to flow with nature’s cycles and to farm in an environmentally responsible way that not only protects the indigenous flora and fauna on the estate, but also the winery’s future. Have you visited Waterford Estate before? Then you might know that the estate stretches over 120Ha of magnificent land in the […]
International wine lovers, take note: Waterford Estate’s award-winning wines can be found at restaurants, hotels, retailers – and via our agents – across the globe. Browse to TripAdvisor.co.za and you’ll quickly notice that Waterford Estate is #2 on the list of “150 things to do in Stellenbosch,” and the #1 singular wine-farm experience. Situated in […]
Diverse soils and the unique factors on Waterford Estate’s farm make for the production of some seriously interesting Mediterranean wines and blends – an opportunity Kevin Arnold identified and started to explore 22 years ago. Before planting the Waterford Estate vineyards, the winemaker also wouldn’t have known that these drought-resistant varieties would play an important […]