On the foothills of the Simonsberg Mountain, in the centre of a panoramic circle of mountains, the soil consists of decomposed granite with a high clay content, allowing good drainage and the vines to grow deep roots. The soil in the Western Cape is known as one of the oldest viticultural soils in
Fruit of the collaboration between a team of Swiss and South African architects, the 6,000 m2 building was erected in 2009 as one of most modern wineries in the continent.
Besides providing a unique tool for the winemaker, functioning by gravity flow on 5 floors half underground, it helps keep a
A world class winelands destination with a convivial bistro, a tasting room with a view and a private glass collection
May de Lencquesaing started a new adventure on South African soil in 2003 at the age of 78: Glenelly Estate was reborn. Today, 13 years later, alongside her two grandsons Nicolas B
Continuing its journey, Glenelly reveals a series of new vintages and rebranded packaging
May de Lencquesaing started a new adventure on South African soil in 2003 at the age of 78: Glenelly Estate was reborn. Today, 13 years later, alongside her two grandsons Nicolas Bureau and Arthur de Lencquesa
The presentation of the extensive private collection of glass acquired by May de Lencquesaing has been totally redesigned. Situated in the underground of the winery, you’ll be taken on a journey through 2000 years of glassmaking, with the 160 pieces of the collection each telling