The Piekenierskloof Pass began its life as Grey's Pass after Sir George Grey, governor of the Cape at the time it was built by Thomas Bains. Later, it was renamed Piekenierskloof
What Citrusdal lacks in tall buildings, it makes up for in vast natural landscapes just waiting to be explored. Set off in practically any direction, and you’ll soon stumble across mountain ranges peaked with snow
The narrow 60 000 hectare belt along the West Coast of South Africa is the only place in the world where Rooibos tea can be grown.
As a Fairtrade farm, Piekenierskloof takes the wellbeing of our farm workers and their families very seriously. A portion of our proceeds are allotted to community projects, w
West of Piekenierskloof, just above the sloping hills on which the vineyards are situated, lies the Overlook. From the vineyards, one would never imagine it to be there – for all you know
Citrusdal, as one might imagine, got its name from the vast plantations of citrus farmed in and around the town. With temperatures heating up during the day, the smell of oranges floats through the town during the summer. Throughout the growing season, the specks of orange do
If you’ve ever tried some of our wines, you might have come across the term ‘old vines’. But what exactly do we mean by that? It’s quite simple really.
Newly appointed General Manager and Winemaker, Jaco van Niekerk, hails from two families with deeply rooted farming traditions. The decision to become a winemaker was therefore a natural progression and one which allows him to express his love for nature as well as his convivial personality daily.
Piekenierskloof is a district of Citrusdal. With one of the most sizable Grenache plantings within the Cape, the region could comfortably dub the ‘Grenache HQ’ title.
As much as our wines reflect the terroir of their established roots along the Piekenierskloof mountains, so our labels take inspiration from the soldiers that once protected the pass.