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Who is the owner of Spier Wine Farm?

Who is the owner of Spier Wine Farm?

Richard Enthoven
Richard Enthoven is a South African billionaire businessman, the owner of the casual dining chain Nando’s, the Hollard Group of insurance companies, and Spier Wine Farm.

Can I take my own picnic to Spier?

No outside food or beverages allowed. The picnic spaces are public; however, we can accommodate group bookings in semi-private areas if booked in advance. Bookings for groups larger than 8 can be done by email to [email protected]

How much does a wine farm cost?

Farms in the Franschhoek valley tend to fetch the highest prices and can range to about the R1 million to R1. 2 million per hectare at the top end. Stellenbosch farms sell for about R800 000 to R1 million per hectare, and for about R400,000 to R600,000 per hectare in the Paarl Valley.

What can you do at Spier?

Five ways to explore Spier wine farm with your kids

  • Take a Segway tour through the vineyards. A Segway tour around the estate couldn’t be any more fun.
  • Protea gardens. A hot, dry summer has left dried proteas along the walkways.
  • Have a bite.

Are wine farms open during lockdown Level 4?

With alcohol sales prohibited under level 4 lockdown, the Western Cape has asked the government to ease some of the lockdown restrictions to assist the wine industry. In his address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said the sale of alcohol and all gatherings, whether indoors or outdoors, were prohibited.

Can wine farms sell wine?

The Western Cape government has welcomed a decision to allow the Sunday trade of wine at registered wineries and wine farms under the country’s new lockdown rules. “Visiting a wine farm that is following careful health and safety protocols is an example of safe tourism behaviour during this difficult time.

Can you picnic at Vergelegen?

“Men and women today do not spend whole days at the dining table and ten-course meals have disappeared. It is in this spirit that we welcome you to the Picnics at Vergelegen! …

Are wine farms profitable?

Although vineyards are associated with a relatively high investment (compared to annual crops), they can be very profitable. Winegrape growers have two options: selling grapes to cellars and brokers, or making their wine and selling it.

How much is wine tasting in Stellenbosch?

Wine tastings at Stellenbosch Hills are R30 per person. All visitors can choose up to a maximum of 5 wines to sample.

Is the Spier Wine Farm in Cape Dutch?

Inspired by creativity and craft – both old and new – we’ve meticulously restored the farm’s beautiful Cape Dutch buildings. Inside these as well as across our grounds and in the Spier Hotel, you’ll find artworks from the Spier Art Collection – one of the largest collections of contemporary works in the country.

Who is the cellar master of Spier Wine Farm?

Cellar Master Frans Smit has harnessed more than three centuries of winemaking history to transform Spier from a small cellar into a major, award-winning Stellenbosch wine farm. Frans and his team are passionate about crafting wines with minimal interference that are truly expressive of their South African terroir.

Where to go for a wine tasting at Spier?

Join us for a wine tasting in our airy Tasting Room or a food platter and glass of wine on our shady stoep which has gorgeous mountain and dam views. Settle in and admire the iconic Heath Nash chandelier – made from 334 recycled Spier wine bottles and weighing 370kgs – which hangs above the tasting counter.

Where to go for a wine tasting in Cape Town?

Located near a quiet dam with views of the Helderberg Mountains, it offers outstanding wine and stunning scenery. A collection of daring wine tastings test the senses at Spier. The traditional tasting includes a sample of Spier’s range including Spier Signature, Spier Creative Block and 21 Gables.