Bergsig Estate is situated in one of South Africa’s most picturesque wine valleys: the Breedekloof Wine Valley.
Situated at the foot of two big mountain ranges – the Drakenstein and the Hex River Mountains – our vines are fed by water accumulated from mountain streams which can run throughout summer, as these mountains are often snow-capped in winter, storing a life source until the sun melts it into much-needed water for our grapes.
When not snow-capped, these mountains create a funnel effect, creating cooling winds that provide our vines with a reprieve from the South African sun. The Mountains fall to the valley floor, where they become ancient soil – some of the oldest in the world – creating a unique terroir that gives our wines their distinct taste.
At Bergsig we recognize this gift of nature, which is why conservation is a strong focus of the estate. We are IPW certified, meaning we embrace environmentally-friendly farming methods. The mountain, river, and valley terrain on our estate is protected and eliminated of alien species.