Rijk’s is situated in the small town of Tulbach, 120km north east of Cape Town and 90km east of the Atlantic coast in a Mediterranean climate area. Steeped in history, the beautiful Church Street has 32 national monuments. The valley is surrounded by the majestic Winterhoek, Saronsberg and Witzenberg mountains, often snow-capped in winter. Cold winters with rain and snow and very dry summers with fresh south easterly winds keep our vineyards healthy and disease free. Because of the mountains, we have cool summer nights.
Elegance, finesse, complexity and concentration of fruit are the hallmarks of the wines of Rijk’s Private Cellar. Situated in the picturesque valley of Tulbagh, South Africa, they produce fine food wines to satisfy the sophisticated palate of wine enthusiasts from around the world. Their wines are grown in the vineyards. With pride and patience, their team are dedicated to producing optimum quality grapes from each vine. Picked in the cool of the night, their philosophy of gentle handling and minimum interference reflects the true character of our terroir, labor, soil and climate.