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The Western Cape Sights

Twee Jonge Gezellen

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If you stand in front of the church on Van der Stel Street, you will see a wine barrel indicating the road to Twee Jonge Gezellen, which is about 8 km (5 mi) from town. One of the finest and oldest wineries in the area, it's a family-run estate best known for its fantastic Cap Classique—Krone Borealis Brut. But many Capetonians are more familiar with the old, tried, and trusted TJ39, an easily drinkable, well-priced blend of weisser (white) Riesling, chardonnay,

chenin blanc, and sauvignon blanc that has been making a regular appearance on local tables for years. The Krone Engeltjipipi (referring to—er—a certain body waste of little angels) is a blend made from grapes naturally infected with botrytis (a type of fungus) and considered a gift from the cherubs. The grapes are harvested by hand over a number of nights at the end of the season.

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Sight Information


Twee Jonge Gezellen Rd., Tulbagh, 6820, South Africa



Sight Details:

  • Tastings free
  • Weekdays 9–4, Sat. 10–2; cellar tours weekdays at 11 and 3, Sat. at 11


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