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Glen Carlou


In 2012 Glen Carlou celebrated its 25th vintage – a comparatively young Estate in the South African wine industry – yet we are proud to say, we have built a reputation as one of South Africa’s leading producers. Under the ownership and management of the world-renowned Hess Family, we continue to produce wines of exceptional quality and consistency, growing from strength to strength. Since 1985, we have only had three winemakers – whose collective passion has ensured that Glen Carlou has produced consistently exceptional wines for almost three decades. For us, creating classic, award-winning wines is a wonderful and gratifying journey, but it is not the destination. Producing truly great wine, consistently, takes a very special passion and attention to every facet of its slow, meticulous production, Even the word production doesn’t sit well with us – we prefer to call it Curatorship. It permeates everything we do – our respect for the environment and its unique terroir, the way we nurture our people and the painstaking care and judicious practices that go into producing every bottle of Glen Carlou. Consistency, expertise and a commitment to always deliver beyond expectation is what we strive for with every bottle of Glen Carlou wine. Where to find us: Simondium Road, PO Box 23, Klapmuts, 7625, South Africa. T: 021-875-5528. E: welcome@glencarlou.co.za. W: glencarlou.co.za