Agulhas Wine Triangle

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Members of the AWT include wine cellars, estates and brand owners within and have Wine of Origin wines form Elim, Cape Agulhas, Napier, Malgas, Buffeljags, Stormsvlei, Sunday’s Glen and Overberg Highlands. 

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AGULHAS WINE TRIANGLE

BLACK OYSTERCATCHER WINES

GHOST CORNER WINES

LAND’S END

LOMOND WINES

OLIVEDALE PRIVATE VINEYARDS

SIJNN WINES

STRANDVELD VINEYARDS

THE DRIFT ESTATE

THE GIANT PERIWINKLE

TRIZANNE SIGNATURE WINES

Frequently asked questions

The Agulhas Wine Triangle is a collective established in 2019 by a group of pioneering winemakers to showcase the elegant wines of this corner of the world.

Members of the AWT include wine cellars, estates and brand owners within and have Wine of Origin wines form Elim, Cape Agulhas, Napier, Malgas, Buffeljags, Stormsvlei, Sunday’s Glen and Overberg Highlands.

The soils found here are a combination of cool laterite, sandstone and broken shale with pockets of quartz and limestone found as well. The ancient ebb and flow of erosion with the soils here being at least 300 million years old, the prevailing winds that constantly sweep the region cooling it in Summer and keeping it disease free in Winter, and the close proximity of the cooling Indian and Atlantic Oceans that meet at the apex of the triangle that makes up this regionchanging climatic conditions, create ideal conditions to creating distinctive and elegant wines.

Minerality and defined fruit expression are key characteristics that typify wines from the region. The wines from the Agulhas Wine Triangle are elegant, clean, layered, with restrained power and defined floral notes. Fruit expression tends to be held back and the varietals that thrive here are some of the most engaging, fresh wine styles seen from South Africa in recent years.

The impact of climate change on vineyards around the world is not underestimated here either. However, for the members of the Agulhas Wine Triangle, the cooler climate of the region means that they are well placed to continue to craft their wines of elegance and experimentation with hardy, drought resistant varietals is ongoing as the members seek to secure their future.​