Spier is one of the oldest wine farms in South Africa, with a recorded history dating back to 1692. This hour-long tour will introduce you to the farm’s many facets: from art and wines to hospitality and heritage. You’ll also discover our efforts to forge a sustainable future, through biodynamic farming, the rehabilitation of fragile indigenous ecosystems and our eco-friendly wastewater plant and water-wise winery.
Spier Werf, Wastewater treatment plant, biodynamic farm
Begin this tour at the entrance to Spier Hotel. You reach this by following the signs to the hotel when you reach the entrance to Spier farm on the R310 (Baden Powell Drive) just outside of Stellenbosch. There is ample parking right next to the hotel.
Places to stop along the way:
Eight restaurant, Spier Tasting Room, Treepreneurs
Best time to walk:
If it's been raining a lot, parts of the farm can get a bit muddy.
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