IN PURSUIT OF BALANCE
Nature is as nature does. We nurture the vast, micro-climate soil pockets of Stellenzicht to sustain what mother nature provides each year. It’s a match made in earth.
Stellenzicht’s vineyards and winery is nestled on the slopes of the Helderberg in Stellenbosch. As custodians of this beautiful farm, we believe in protecting our natural resources through sustainable farming. These efforts help create an eco-system that protects our dragonfly population as well as our fauna and flora. This philosophy of sustainability drives our daily activities, as we consistently pursue balance.
In honouring our history, and existing soils, we spent a great deal of time determining your soil types in order to plant the right varieties on the ideal site. This gives the vines the best possible chance to root itself within the ideal terroir. In order to nurture this terroir and the biodiversity around our vineyards, we look to mother nature and her natural indicators, adjusting our sustainable farming and winemaking practices in order to best express our soils and terroir through our grapes and wines.
Nature has adapted around the farm throughout the years. This is most prevalently seen by the return of the dragonfly population on the farm- a positive sign as a dragonfly is extremely sensitive to environmental changes. This highly adaptive creature symbolizes our future. We adapt when needed in pursuit of balance.