IS WRITTEN IN RICH SOIL
a piece of land 90 hectares wide and four generations deep.
A legacy of pioneers
maps bloodlines and plot lines across a unique terroir:
where the soil speaks of heritage, home and superior wines.
The Overgaauw venue/hospitality area is the result of a continuous restoration project of the 116 year old buildings and “plaaswerf” on the historic Overgaauw Wine Estate.The different spaces presents very special and unique hospitality options which are hailed by all whom have been hosted on the Estate.
The metered strides of the first Van Velden winemaker laid out a legacy of family, heart and a respect for the land – a heritage trodden deep into the DNA of people and place, to be cemented and enriched by each generation that followed.
Overgaauw recently featured on PRONTUIT in a series about WineFarms, please click below to view.
Wine and wine farms are an important part of South African history and heritage. We visited a few of these farms that boast a long history of winemaking in the country.
Big companies and international individuals increasingly invest in South African wine farms. Only a few wine farms in SA, that have been owned by local families for generations are still in local hands, we visited some of these farms.