A sublime lunch at Glen Carlou

When the Swiss-based Hess Family Estates entered the wine industry in 1978, its mission was clear: to focus on the production of premium quality wines. Today, Hess Family Estates owns six New World cellars and vineyards: the Hess Collection and Artezin Wines in Napa, California; Sequana Wines in Russian River, California; Bodega Colomé

Glen Carlou

Glen Carlou, a 145 ha vineyard near Paarl, is one of the region's finest wine estates. Purchased several years ago by well-known South African winemaker, Walter Finlayson, twice named as Diner's Club Winemaker of the Year, who recognised its potential for producing wine grapes of outstanding quality. No stranger to the rehabilitation of wine farms