NORTHERN CAPE (Geographical Unit)

  • WHITE=   |   RED=   **Refer to Districts/ Wards For Varietal Information
  • GEOGRAPHY– South Africa(South-West)
    • DISTRICTS: Douglas, Sutherland-Karoo
    • BORDERS: Atlantic Ocean(West), Indian(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous” On~Orange~River~

CENTRAL ORANGE RIVERWard     @Kakamas

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Colombard, Muscatel, Muscat Alexandria, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinotage, Shiraz, Tannat
  • GEOGRAPHY– “Northern Cape”, LATITUDE: 28* ‘S’
    • North of Cape Town-City(650km.), @Hw.#8/ 10/ 14
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling”, On~Orange~River~
    • (Vineyards On Island Between Forks In River)
  • SOILS=
  • CLIMATE= “Semi-Arid” With “Continental” Influence
    • Estates/ Producers– Orange River, Bezalel

PRIESKAWard     @

  • WHITE=              |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– “Northern Cape”, “No District”, @Hw.#10
    • BORDERS– Central Orange River(West), Douglas(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling”, On~Orange~River~
  • VITICULTURE–     ha.
    • Estates/ Producers

DOUGLASDistrict     @Douglas

  • WHITE=             |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– “Northern Cape”, LATITUDE: *    ‘S’
    • South-West of Kimberley-City(   km.), @Hw.#R357
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”, On~Riet/ Vaal~Rivers~Tributary~Orange~
  • VITICULTURE–     ha.
    • Estates/ Producers

SUTHERLAND-KAROODistrict     @Sutherland

  • WHITE=             |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– “Northern Cape”(South) , @Hw.#R354/R356, LATITUDE: * ‘S’
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly”, +Alt.   SLOPES/ Roggeveld Mountains, On~Riet~River~
  • CLIMATE= “Semi-Arid” With “Continental” Influence
  • VITICULTURE
    • Estates/ Producers

HARTSWATERWard     @

  • WHITE=              |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– “Northern Cape”, “No District” ???
  • VITICULTURE–     ha.
    • Estates/ Producers


WESTERN CAPE (Geographical Unit)

  • GEOGRAPHY– South Africa(South-West)
    • REGIONS: Olifants River
    • BORDERS: “Northern Cape”(North), Eastern Cape(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly, Valley”
    • On~Coast/ Atlantic~Ocean~(West), On~Coast/ Indian~Ocean~(South)
    • TECTONIC PLATE– Folding and Uplifting Creating High Peaks and Valleys

OLIFANTS RIVERRegion    @

  • WHITE=   |   RED= **Refer to Districts/ Wards For Varietal Information
  • GEOGRAPHY– South Africa “Western Cape”(North-West), LATITUDE: * ‘S’
    • DISTRICTS– Citrusdal Mountain, Citrusdal Valley, Lutzville Valley
    • BORDERS: Coastal Region(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling/ Valley(Olifants)”, +Alt.     , SLOPES/ Cederberg Mountain
    • On~Coast~(North-West), On~Olifants~River~
  • SOILS= “Sedimentary”, Sandstone, Red-Clay Loam
  • CLIMATE= “Continental”

LUTZVILLE VALLEYDistrict    Wards– 1      @

  • WHITE=              |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– “Western Cape”, Olifants Region(North-West), @Hw.#R363
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Valley(Lutzville)”
    • On~Coast~(Atlantic)~On~Olifants~River~
  • SOILS= “Sedimentary“, Alluvial, Schist
  • VITICULTURE
    • Estates/ Producers

  • KOEKENAAPWard     @Koekenaap
    • WHITE=              |   RED=
    • GEOGRAPHY– “Western Cape”,Olifants River, DISTRICT-Lutzville Valley, @Hw.#363
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Valley(Lutzville)”, On~Olifants~River~
    • VITICULTURE–     ha.
      • Estates/ Producers

Olifants River/ No District

  • BAMBOES BAYWard     @
    • WHITE=              |   RED=
    • GEOGRAPHY– “Western Cape”, Olifants River(North-West)
    • VITICULTURE–     ha.
      • Estates/ Producers
  • VREDENDALWard     @Vredendal
    • WHITE=              |   RED=
    • GEOGRAPHY– “Western Cape”, Olifants River(North-Interior), @Hw.#R27
      • “Stand Alone Ward/ No-District”, BORDERS– Lutzville(North-West)
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”, On~Olifants~River~
    • VITICULTURE–     ha.
      • Estates/ Producers
  • SPRUITDRIFTWard    @Vredendal
    • WHITE=              |   RED=
    • GEOGRAPHY– “Western Cape”, Olifants River(North-Interior), @Hw.#R362
      • “Stand Alone Ward/ No-District”, BORDERS– Vredendal(East)
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Valley, On~Olifants~River~
    • VITICULTURE–     ha.
      • Estates/ Producers

CITRUSDAL MOUNTAINDistrict    Wards– 1

  • WHITE= Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Grenache, Shiraz
  • GEOGRAPHY– “Western Cape”, Olifants Region(South-West)
    • North of Cape Town-City(160 km.), @Hw.#7
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly,  SLOPES/ Cederberg Mountain
  • VITICULTURE
    • Estates/ Producers– Magnetic North Mountain
    • Vineyards– Alhelt, Botanica

  • PIEKENIERSKLOOFWard     @Citrudal
    • WHITE=              |   RED=
    • GEOGRAPHY– “Western Cape”, Olifants River
      • DISTRICT-Citrusdal Mountain(South)
      • @Hw.#7/ R303
    • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Cederberg Mountain
    • VITICULTURE–      ha.
      • Estates/ Producers– Tierhoek

CITRUSDAL VALLEYDistrict     @Citrudal

  • WHITE=              |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– “Western Cape”, Olifants Region(South), @Hw.#7/ R303
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Citrusdal)”, On~Olifants~River~
  • VITICULTURE
    • Estates/ Producers

Western Cape/ No Region/ No District

  • LAMBERTS BAYWard     @Lamberts Bay
    • WHITE=              |   RED=
    • GEOGRAPHY– “Western Cape”,
      • “Stand Alone Ward/ No Region, No-District”, @Hw.#R364
    • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling”, On~Coast~(Atlantic)
    • VITICULTURE–     ha.
      • Estates/ Producers



**Refer to ‘BIBLIOGRAPHY/ SOURCES” For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced