Grand View

GPS Co-ordinates:

28°40’38.30”S
20°25’16.88”E

Hectares under production:

50ha

PUC Packing Number:

A7270

AJ Basson (Junior Production Manager), Zarene Smit (administration, wages and accreditations) and Frans Smit (Production Manager)
Berend Olifant (Assistant Manager), Doreen Mongala (Assistant Manager), Dorcas Kgetsi (Assistant Manager), Alfred Magabe (Assistant Manager)

In 2012 Alwyn and Pieter Dippenaar bought Melkbosrant and have since renamed this farm Grand View. At the time the farm had 33ha under production. Varieties include Prime, Flame, Ivory, Thompson Seedles, Magenta, Timco, Allison and Merbein. Since then the vineyards have been expanded by a further 17ha.

A new pack house was built in 2013 that has a daily packing capacity of 10 000 cartons. The pack house was fitted with the MARCO packing technology in 2016.