Neethlingshof going for conservation champion
Conservation and sustainability are two interlinked themes that run very strongly through the Cape Legends portfolio of estates and wineries.
No less than seven are members of the Biodiversity and Wine Initiative – Alto, the most recent, then Lomond, Plaisir de Merle, Jacobsdal, Theuniskraal, Neethlingshof and Uitkyk, which has the extra distinction of being a BWI Champion. However, it may not be the only one for much longer, now that Neethlingshof has also applied for Championship status.
Neethlingshof has been implementing an extensive biodiversity and conservation programme for several years now. Developed by master viticulturist Prof Eben Archer who was commissioned to re-plan and replant all the vineyards on the farm, the programme has now largely fallen to winemaker De Wet Viljoen to oversee and execute.
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