The name Oude Compagnies Post
stems from the historical Verenigde Oost Indiese Compagnie (Dutch East India Company) who started the outpost in 1699 in the beautiful Tulbagh valley.
Owner Jerry Swanepoel and his wife, Henriette are both lawyers practicing as an advocate and attorney respectively. They moved to Tulbagh 1995 to raise their children in the country side. Since then they have planted several hectares of vines on the farm and started making wine under the Compagnies Wijn label.
Today their son Dirk a qualified winemaker is managing the farm activities and making wine in the old stone cellar on the farm. His future plans are to develop accommodation and eco tourism on the farm as well as developing a new rage of wines under the Swanepoel label.
Accommodation at Oude Compagnies Post: Green room
A cozy thatch roof farm cottage nestled against the mountain with a standard double bed looking out onto the mountain slopes. The room includes an in house bathroom and kitchenette with all the necessary utensils.
A cozy thatch roof farm cottage nestled against the mountain with 2 Standard Double beds and a sleeper couch. The room includes a bathroom and shower as well as a kitchenette with all the basic utensils.
Both units have access to an outside fireplace and braai area as well as hiking trails on the property.
If you are looking for peace and quiet, for horses to ride on through vineyards, for time to spend lying on green lawns, soaking in the sun or sitting under old trees, for long walks surrounded by arum lilies and trees, for enjoying making your own pizza'
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