And for a tiny hint at what is in store, here is the menu, delicious food and wine, great people and good times ahead!
Today we are processing the last of our red grapes. It has been a long picking season for us; the Shiraz and Cab Sav especially took their time in ripening. Sugars were high enough a good 2-3 weeks ago but they just were not ready to be taken back then. An often frustrating [...]
OUR WINE COLLECTION
– Lindsay Callaghan - Click here for full review
As well as working towards biodiversity on their farm and in their winemaking; Haut Espoir also produces a beautiful range of wines with Rob creating different variations of buchu brandy and mead too.
– Franschhoek Tatler - Click here for full review
Haut Espoir, well known as being one of the most environmentally conscious wineries in the Franschhoek Valley, recently commissioned an artificial / constructed wetland to treat cellar effluent.
– Dax - Click here for full review
Do yourself a favour and go for a walk around the estate and see the work being done with the local fynbos (and enjoy the magnificent views at the same time).
– Jamie Who - Click here for full review
The smell is spicy and reminds me of poached plums. In the mouth it is incredibly smooth, with cracked peppercorns and even a bit of aniseed coming through.
– krisztinav - Click here for full review
Besides making good wine, the Armstrong family has based Haut Espoir on a biodiversity philosophy that includes allowing…vast tracts of land on the farm to revert to its original fynbos plant ecosystem.