We strive to be a critical thinking company. Using the latest technology available to best ensure long term sustainability for the future generations.
We believe as Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Investing in our future by continuing to play an active role at De Rust Futura School, started by the late Mrs Getrude Clüver in 1957.
Our wine business forms part of larger holistic farming business called ‘De Rust Estate’. In addition to the vineyards and cellar, there are apple and pear orchards and a Hereford stud.Our estate forms part of the UNESCO world heritage site, the Kogelberg Biosphere, established in 1998. The 1st biosphere to be proclaimed in South Africa with UNESCO. With in the greater Biosphere we have formed the Groenlandberg conservancy in 1994 with our neighbours and have set aside 60% of our estate for conservation into perpetuity. Paul Cluver Wines has been a Conservation Champion since 2008.
Our farming practices focus on actively conserving the entire water catchment area and being cognisant of Climate Change we apply the following farming practices;
In addition to these farming practices the following conservation initiates are run in conjunction with WWF, Cape Nature, Working for Water, various Western Cape Universities and Working on Fire;