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Our Journey
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1696

A richly fertile piece of land beside the Eerste River was the ideal farm for Pieter de Vos when it was granted to him by Simon van der Stel in 1696. It’s no wonder he called it Vergenoegd, meaning “satisfaction has been achieved”.

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1773

When ownership transferred to Johannes Nicolus Colyn, the homestead saw its first renovation, transforming it from a likely “T” shape to an incomplete “H”. Johannes also built the “holbol” gable, as was fashionable at the time, embossing it with the year 1773 and an incorrectly spelt “Vergenoegt”.

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1820

The farm passed into the hands of a Lutheran minister called Johan Georg Lochner before finally, in 1820, Johannes Gysbertus Faure purchased the estate, after which Vergenoegd Wine Estate remained in the hands of the Faure family for a further six generations. Under the family’s careful nurture, a wine-making tradition was born and today, the estate produces quality wines from its extensive vineyards.

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2015

Vergenoegd changes ownership and a new life is breathed into the farm through upgrades, improvements to all activities and further preservation of one of Stellenbosch's oldest farms.

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Today

Now with carefully designed food and wine experiences on offer – a trip to Vergenoegd is a slice of the unhurried life of yesteryear and a taste of the contemporary return to authenticity. Vergenoegd has a timeless appeal, steeped in the comfortable rhythms of daily farm life and home to both indigenous birds and the famous Indian Runner Ducks.

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Vergenoegd Wine Estate

If you wish to contact us, but find that our landline is engaged, please feel free to call our cellphone number: +27 (0) 76 259 0017.

We here at Vergenoegd cannot wait to meet you, and our ducks will be pretty excited too! To find out more about all we have to offer, feel free to contact us.
HOURS OF TRADE: 8am - 5pm daily.

CONTACT US

+ 27 (0) 21 843 3248 / +27 (0) 76 259 0017 / reservations@vergenoegd.co.za

HOURS OF TRADE

8am - 5pm daily

VISIT US

Baden Powell Drive, Faure, Stellenbosch, 7131

Our wines are delicate, smooth, well-rounded and best enjoyed slow. As are snails....according to our ducks!

Sustainable, eco-friendly pest control management. Come see our ducks at work as they keep our vineyards free of pests!

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Vergenoegd Wine Estate, Faure, Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Town

 

 

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Tel: +27 (0) 21 843 3248

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+27 (0) 76 259 0017

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Vergenoegd Wine Estate, Baden Powell Drive
Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Town