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Herbs & Fruit2018-11-24T09:07:29+02:00

Herbs

While it is most widely known for its wine and fruit, the 200ha estate is also ranked among the top three herb growers in the province.

Our herb production set-up consists of 33 hydroponic tunnels as well as a net house.  From these structures more than 1.2 tons of herbs are harvested each week. We are a key supplier to major South African retailers including Woolworths , Pick ‘n Pay, Checkers, Fruit and Veg City and Spar.

Obviously our most important market is the various dining outlets at the Estate itself and where possible our chef tries to incorporate these healthy and fragrant ingredients in our menus.

The range of herbs we produce includes Sweet Basil, Coriander/Dhania, Dill, Fennel, French and Garlic Chives, Rocket (wild and cultivated), Rosemary, Sage, Mint, Thyme, Lemongrass, Oregano, Sorrel, Tatsoi (Spinach Mustard), Watercress, Tarragon and Chervil.

Fruit

Known to be one of the oldest farms in the area with an eventful past . Our fertile soils and ideal location helps produce high quality fruit for global markets .  In excess of 80 hectares of fruit are grown on the estate and we are one of the biggest producers of Sharon fruit (Persimmons) in the Western Cape .

Our range of fruit grown on the Estate includes :

  • Alpine nectarines
  • Packham Triumph Pears
  • Laetitia, Songold, Ruby Nel, Pioneer, Purple Majesty, and Sun Kiss Plums
  • Sharon Fruit (Persimmons)