About Allesverloren Wine Estate
Allesverloren Wine Estate is a renowned winery located in the picturesque Riebeek Valley of the Swartland Wine Region in South Africa. The estate has a rich history dating back to the 17th century, making it one of the oldest wine farms in the region. Allesverloren, which translates to “all is lost” in Dutch, is named after a shipwreck that occurred off the Cape of Good Hope. The estate spans over 227 hectares (560 acres) of prime vineyard land, characterized by its unique terroir. The vineyards benefit from the Mediterranean climate of the Riebeek Valley, with warm, dry summers and cool, wet winters. The diverse soil types, ranging from shale to decomposed granite, contribute to the complexity and character of the wines produced at Allesverloren.