Things To Do in TulbaghTulbagh Winery
Where? Tulbagh, Breede River Valley, Western Cape
When? Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 16h00.
Saturday from 10h00 to 13h00.
How? Call +27 (0)23 230-1001
How much? Price on request
Dutch Settlers first began cultivating red and white wines, olive oils, peaches, grain, pears and plums in 1658. Tulbagh Winery was established in 1906 in Tulbagh valley called Het Land van Waveren. This estate’s cellar achieved many firsts such as becoming the first export cellar, the first cellar to produce sparkling wine and also the first cellar to launch a ship.
For years they have produced incredible wines and recently won two Gran D'Or awards at Michelangelo International Wine Competition 2012 for the Tulbagh Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 and Klein Tulbagh Merlot 2011. They also achieved silvers for Klein Tulbagh Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Tulbagh Chardonnay 2012 and Colombard / Chenin Blanc 2012.
Tulbagh Winery mainly grows cultivars of Chenin Blanc and Pinotage. Other red cultivars include the noble grape varietal Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot; the classic blending partner for Cabernet.
They have release a sparkling wine produced from Pinotage grapes. The chocolate, dark berries and plums are something delicious to taste with bubbles. Come for a tasting of their Muscat Ottonel grapes which is great for any special occasion.