Doolhof means labyrinth in Afrikaans. In Greek mythology, the Labyrinth was an elaborate structure constructed for King Minos of Crete and designed by the legendary artificer Daedalus to hold the Minotaur, a creature that was half man and half bull and which was eventually killed by the Athenian hero, Theseus. Daedalus had made the labyrinth so cunningly that he himself could barely escape it after he built it.Using our online itinerary creator, Wellington attractions like Doolhof Wine Estate can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Labyrinths, as opposed to mazes, offer only one entry and exit point – a single pathway to the centre. From time immemorial, Labyrinths have been utilised as a form of meditation. By focusing on the pathway and the intricate turns one calms the mind and realigns the thoughts.
When Settlers first set sight on this magical valley in the early 18th Century they noted the many hills and vales and aptly named it Doolhof.
Today, this labyrinthine topography is harmonised with the positioning of our vineyards, making good use of the many micro-climates and terroirs which are ultimately expressed in the Doolhof Estate wines
Doolhof Wine Estate reviews
Hidden jem! Didn't even know about this estate was just looking for a nice relaxing wine tasting and this popped up in Google. Amazing cheese platter value for money. Beautiful farm will be back! more »
We were staying on the estate; stopped in to do wine tasting and have a bite to eat. Lovely location, pretty outdoor seating, attentive-enough hosts. Not a very informative tasting experience, but... more »
Very nice wine tasting. Their single vineyard pinotage was great!
Friendly helpful great wines and an awesome cheese board.
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