This farm extends to 59 ha in a rural, yet accessible location less than 10 km from the centre of Wellington. Enterprises conducted on the farm’s productive and fertile farmland consist of wine grapes, vegetables and winter grain crops.
A breakdown of the 24,7 ha vineyards under drip irrigation is as follows: 5,85 ha Cinsaut planted 1992; 1,67 ha Pinotage planted 1996; 2,0 ha Cabernet Sauvignon planted 2001; 3,29 ha Shiraz planted 2001; 0,86 ha Merlot planted 2002; 1,57 ha Cabernet Sauvignon planted 2002; 1,68 ha Chenin Blanc planted 2002; 1,47 ha Chenin Blanc planted 2007; 1,86 ha Shiraz planted 2009; 1,76 ha Shiraz planted 2011; 2,7 ha Shiraz planted 2012. Delivery rights in the form of cellar shares attached to a well-known wine cellar are included in the price.
While drip-irrigated tomatoes (6 ha) and sweet potatoes (6 ha) are planted during the summer months, korog gets usually planted on approximately 16 ha in winter.
The main water source is the 20 ha allocated rights from the local irrigation scheme at an annual total volume of 100 000 cub meters (5 000 cub meters per ha) supplemented by a large storage/catchment dam with a capacity of 100 million liters. A strong borehole of 8 000 l/hour supplies drinking water while 2 other boreholes delivering 4 000 l/hour each are not in use.