Testalonga was started in 2008 by Craig & Carla Hawkins in Swartland, South Africa. After travelling extensively in Portugal and Austria to learn 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. In 2015 they purchased some land (their farm Bandits Kloof) in the northern mountains of the Swartland. The first vines were planted in 2018, the focus is on Mediterranean cultivars. The first wines from Bandits Kloof will be released this year!

Imported by: Les Caves de Pyrène

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