Dellrust Wine Estate

+27 (21) 842-2752 P.O. Box 5666
Helderberg, 7135
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Lower-Rustenburg, home to Dellrust wines, is a historical farm in the Stellenbosch Helderberg area in the Western Cape of South Africa, where the Bredell family started farming since 1863. Johan Bredell, was the first Bredell to start farming in the Helderberg region which forms part of the wines of origin Stelenbosch.In those days they only farmed with wheat and cattle. Vineyards were planted for the first time in the early 1900’s. The first wine cellar was built in 1916 and wines were made mainly for the bulk trade. They only produced mainly semi sweet white wines and ports in those days.Wines were bought by companies like”Castle Wine & Brandy Company” and KWV. Since 1970’s the trend in the market required dry wines and more French cultivars like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc as we know them today were planted.Today the Bredell family is still well known in the industry for their quality wines and Ports they produce. The selling of bulk wine to KWV still continues. Since 1985 Read more »

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Chenin Blanc

    History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...

  • Pinotage

    History of the grape: In 1925, Stellenbosch University Chief Horticulture Professor Abraham Izak Perold created the P...

  • Tinta Barocca

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