South Africa, Wellington, 9 February 2024: Doolhof Wine Estate has appointed widely acclaimed winemaker Rüdger van Wyk. Having built a solid record of internationally awarded wines, Rüdger now becomes part of the exciting evolution underway at the renowned Limietberg estate near Wellington.

“It’s with great excitement that we welcome Rüdger to the team,” says Doolhof owner Philip Richards, who acquired the estate in December 2020. “We are establishing Doolhof as one of the Cape’s top wine destinations and his appointment brings us a step closer while also amplifying the story of the incredible terroir behind our wines.”

Summer in the winelands are spectacularly seductive surrounded by lush vineyards, picture-perfect scenery as well as world-class wines and great cuisine. The warm hospitality at the tasting room of Wellington Wines in the Bovlei building offers visitors to this quaint Boland town a signature welcome.  Even younger visitors are catered for with a specially adapted tasting.  Bring along your own picnic basket or order a platter from the Bains Café coffee shop.