Region | BREEDE RIVER VALLEY • District | ROBERTSON • Ward | HOOPSRIViER
The history of Mont Blois Wine Estate and the Bruwer family begins in 1869 when the first farm was bought. Six generations later, Ernst Bruwer now manages our three farms in Robertson: namely Mont Blois, La Fontaine and Sunshine. The Mont Blois Wynlandgoed cellar was built in 1884.
The farm is named after the picturesque town of Blois in the Loire where the Bruwers came from. Owner Ernst Bruwer took over from his Grandfather Ernst Bruwer Sr. He believed in sustainable farming and that older vineyards should be cared for.
Winemaker Nina-Mari and Ernst met whilst studying Viticulture & Enology together at Stellenbosch University. Nina-Mari joined the Mont Blois team in 2008. In 2014, Nina-Mari was awarded with the prestigious title of Cape Wine Master. The husband and wife team are passionate about making site specific quality wines.