Heritage


SA wine history: The freed slaves who owned land in Stellenbosch’s Jonkershoek Valley

6 May 2021

Article by ∗Joanne Gibson, published on Winemag.co.za On a circa 1688-1690 map that shows the oldest Stellenbosch farms in the names of their first owners, including Roelof Pasman of Rustenberg and Gerrit ‘Grof’ Visser of Blaauwklippen, it’s hard to miss two tracts of land clearly marked as belonging to ‘Antony de Kaffer’ and ‘d’Swarte Anthonie’. In fact Anthony […]