Nic Van Aarde

Winemaker
Oldenburg Vineyards
Nic has both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture (Oenology and Viticulture), and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, from Stellenbosch University.

He has quickly gained a reputation as one of South Africa’s leading winemakers, working at various leading wineries in Stellenbosch. Nic has also spent time working in Australia, New Zealand, USA, France and also India.

His passion is to explore the intricacies of the vineyard, viticulture and winemaking techniques, and the potential for making super premium wines by combining these major variables together.