After travelling extensively in Portugal and Austria learning his craft Craig Hawkins returned to South Africa and became the winemaker at top Swartland estate Lammershoek. Craig now makes his own wines from various small, organic vineyard sites in Swartland and makes his wine naturally, with as little intervention as possible. Based in Bandits Kloof, Eendekuil, Piketberg, Swartland.
Jurgen worked with Eben Sadie for a vintage in Spain (at Terroir Al Limit in Priorat) and also South Africa. He did further stints in France (at Matassa with Tom Lubbe, Stephane Ogier, Roc d’Anglade) and in New Zealand and Russia (where he made the premium wines for a big winery during 2008 and 2009). Subsequently, he worked for 4 years at Lammershoek with Craig Hawkins, but since January 2015 has solely concentrated on Intellego and renting vineyards for his project. Based in Paardeberg and Kasteelsig, Swartland.
What are we pouring?
Testalonga Baby Bandito ‘Keep On Punching’ 7.5
Testalonga ‘Hallelujah Chicken Run’ 11.5
Intellego Chenin Blanc 9
Testalonga ‘Mangaliza’ SKIN 11.5
Intellego ‘Elementis’ SKIN Chenin 10.5
Testalonga Bandito ‘Monkey Gone Heaven’ 11.5
Testalonga Bandito ‘Queen of Spades’ 11.5
Intellego ‘Kedungu Red’ Blend £7.5
Intellego Syrah 9.5