De Trafford Wines

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  • Blaauwklippen Road Stellenbosch
  • Western Cape
  • SOUTH AFRICA
  • +27 (0)21 880 1611
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Who are we?

De Trafford Winery is situated on the beautiful Mont Fleur farm set at the top of a dramatic valley above Stellenbosch, 380m up between the Stellenbosch and Helderberg mountains, right at the end of the Blaauwklip road, between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. The history of wine growing on this mountain farm started with the purchase of the property in 1976 by the Trafford family as inaccessible grazing land. Many of the high altitude slopes were deemed suitable for high quality red grape varieties. Unfortunately, due to the absurd quota restrictions, planting a commercial vineyard had to wait 18 years. In 1983 a small vineyard was established to produce experimental wines – consumed by family and friends! These were our learning curve years ( 1984 – 1991 ), which included lots of help and advice from local winemakers and working experience in France, particularly in the Bordeaux area.

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Recent Activity

October 30

Community Manager @De Trafford Wines: Platter Five Stars & Red Wine of the year. Something of a David vs. Goliath story as our Blueprint Syrah 2012 received the award for the Platter Red Wine of the Year. Being the most affordable wine on our list, this offers super value for money..http://bit.ly/1u9vndn

5 years ago


December 09

Janice Scheckter @De Trafford contributed to the wiki Profile Message

6 years ago

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