Bouwland

Started by
Beyers Truter and Jan Hendricks

Beneficiaries
Farm workers

Where
Stellenbosch

Date started
1996

How was it done?
This Bottelary farm is 74% owned by Deelnemings Trust – the 60 trustees are workers at Bouwland, Kanonkop or Beyerskloof.The Beyerskloof team, who worked with them on their very first vintage under new ownership, assists them in all aspects, from viticulture to winemaking and marketing.

Social and Economic Implications
The farm workers were empowered with a stake in the business