Nestled in a valley in the north-west of Stellenbosch, the land was first cultivated in 1692 and by 1718 was home to 10 000 vines. Ken Mackenzie purchased Hartenberg in 1987 and today his daughters continue a programme of investment in the farm, focusing on three key areas: the replanting to specific sites of premium varietals, the development of production facilities, and upliftment, through knowledge and skills for employees.
Hartenberg’s holistic approach encompasses all aspects of the farm, including everyone who lives and works here. The Mackenzie family, strive continuously to safeguard Hartenberg and their philosophy is to “leave Hartenberg in a better condition than when we started”.
We produce soft, rich, yet elegant wines that all have the ability to age and retain brightness of fruit – wines that are timeless, classic and fresh. This is achieved through combining decades of in-depth knowledge of our terroir with constant innovation and attention to detail. Overseeing all aspects of winemaking and sustainability at Hartenberg is our Cellar Master Carl Schultz who has been with us since 1994.
- Established: 1692
- Proprietor: Mackenzie Family
- Winemaker: Carl Schultz
- Annual Production: 35,000 Cases
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