Interesting facts about Muratie

Where the palm tree is now, is where Lourens would’ve kept his animals at night, protected from lions and leopards...

Farm
42 hectares under vine.
Dry land, irrigate after harvest.
Grapes are handpicked.
Biodiversity: Eco-friendly spray programme.
Turkeys, geese and ducks are used for pest control in the vineyards.

Cellar
Open cement fermenters on the outside of the cellar, where winemaking was started.
The juice was collected and pumped into the holding tanks (today they are open and house the table and chairs in 'the gat' where we have our functions).
Look for the old tartaric acid still stuck on the walls!

Garden
Where the palm tree is now, is where Lourens would have kept his animals at night, protected from lions and leopards. 
All the oak trees are planted in a square formation. Bushes would have been planted in between to also keep out the leopards and lions.
The old oak outside to the left of the cellar door, would have been planted by Lourens Campher or Ansela herself!
The pond outside was used by Canitz as a swimming pool.

Kneipzimmer
This is a small room outside next to the office used as Canitz's drinking room. He would invite his friends to share some of his favourite Muratie wines and allow them to write on the walls.

Muratie Wine Estate
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