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2014 Robertson Wine Guide



Garagistes and Boutique Wines

CALEDON

DISPORE KAMMA BOUTIQUE WINERY - Caledon
The only winery in Caledon is owned by Philip Mostert, a medical man who loves winemaking and has successfully produced an outstanding Syrah since 2002. He and partner Hannes Coetzee won gold for the 2008 Reserve and the Garagiste Trophy for the 2008 Syrah at the Michaelangelo Awards in 2011.Tastings by appointment.
Tel: +27 28 2121096 Cell: 083 448 1670


GREYTON

ANDY MITCHELL WINES - Greyton
Andy, a Cape Wine Master, his wife Vikki and daughter Olivia are the team behind the Breakfast Rock Syrah, Crooked Path Shiraz, Nerina Shiraz Rose, Elgin Pinot Noir, Crooked Path Pinot Noir and Swartland Chenin Blanc and their first MCC Chardonnay/Pinot Noir is due for release later next year. They are passionate about their wine and happy to share a glass by appointment. The wine is created in Greyton.
Cell: 083 558 5085


HERMANUS

ELEMENTAL BOB -
What is Elemental Bob? Artisan wines - retro - out of the box - creative - limited release - once-off wines. Old world style with new age attitude... Gravity fed, minimal intervention, natural wine making. Eco conscious, vegan, low sulphur, natural corks used. E mail: elementalbob@gmail.com
Cell: 082 265 1071
RESTLESS RIVER -
Winemaker, Craig Wessels is fanatical about creating expressive wine for wine lovers that seek out rare, highly individual, artisanal wines. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon are produced from vines that he and his wife, Anne, grow on their farm in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Crafted by hand, only a few thousand bottles of each vintage are available. Tasting by appointment. www.restlessriver.com
Cell: 082 6503544


ELIM



STANFORD

BOSCHRIVIER - Near Stanford
The De Villiers Wine Estate near Stanford has been farmed by this family for centuries. In 1998 the first vines were planted in virgin shale soils and have produced award winning single vineyard Shiraz wines since 2003. Tasting, sales and coffee shop open daily. Farm accommodation available sleeping 10 bookings (023 3473313 Ext 3)
Tel: +27 28 3410630 Cell: 076 7360351
STANFORD HILLS - Stanford
The Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay harvests enter their fifth year and the wines have been received with great enthusiasm.
Jackson’s Pinotage remains superb value for money and the maiden Shiraz vintage will be released this year. Tastings by appointment. Accommodation on the estate.
Tel: +27 28 341 0841 Cell: 082 927 0979
VAALVLEI WINES -
Taste the Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz handcrafter wines made on Vaalvlei, close to Stanford. This is a little bit of paradise in a mountain setting – a working farmyard with vineyards, trout fishing, springbok and awesome views. Stay over for mountain bike trails, birdwatching and hiking.
Tel: +27 28 341 0170 Cell: 072 782 3431