Mooi participates in SATI Chinese promotion campaign

Above: Mooigezicht Estates MD Francois Rossouw (right) and SATI Communications Manager Clayton Swart with grapes packed for the SATI promotional campaign. Below left: SATI promotional stem tags on Crimson. Mooi participated in the successful promotional programme for South African [...]

April 29th, 2021|

Kobie Bekker appointed as Chairman of the Mooigezicht Estates Board

Following the passing of Mooigezicht Estates Founder and Chairman Stephanus Rossouw in September, the Mooigezicht Estates board has appointed non-executive board member Kobie Bekker as the Chairman of the company’s Board. Bekker served as a director of PricewaterhouseCoopers and [...]

November 30th, 2020|

Mooigezicht Estates Chairman Stephanus Rossouw passes away

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mooigezicht Estates chairman Stephanus Rossouw. Stephanus (78) passed away suddenly on 10 September. He is survived by his wife Laetitia, and his children Francois, Jeanne-Mari, Jeanine, Stephan [...]

September 14th, 2020|

Celebrating much needed rainfall and snow during June and July

During June and July our region has received excellent rainfall and successive thick snowfalls on the mountains in our valley. The good precipitation and cold weather is extremely good news for the dormancy of our grape vines and for [...]

July 26th, 2020|

We are installing overhead nets to improve our quality and production

This year, we are undertaking a considerable new task as we are currently installing overhead netting over 16.39ha of our vineyards. The overhead nets create a moderate microclimate in the vineyards which optimises the growing conditions of the vines. The [...]

June 28th, 2020|

Hanrick and Rachelle Minnie receive long service certificate of appreciation from Mooigezicht Estates

  Above: - Mon Repos management couple Hanrick and Rachelle Minnie (centre), receiving their certificate of long service recognition from Mooigezicht Estates Chairman Stephanus Rossouw (left) and MD Francois Rossouw (right). Hanrick and Rachelle Minnie have been managing the [...]

September 15th, 2019|

Francois Rossouw Jr. appointed production manager on our Eilandia production unit

Francois Rossouw Jr. recently returned from his three month internship at IFG grape breeders in California. As the post of production manager at Eilandia recently became available, Francois has been appointed as the production manager on this production unit. [...]

November 15th, 2018|

Mooigezicht Estates visits Roode Elsberg Dam to give thanks for good winter rains

One of the main sources of our surface water supply is the Roode Elsberg Dam in the Hex River mountains. On 12 September a group of Mooigezicht Estates management and staff members visited the dam to celebrate and give [...]

October 15th, 2018|

Mooigezicht Estates sponsors the tertiary education of two local community students

Above: Angelique (left) is pictured with her mom Petro Swarts. At the start of 2017 the management of Mooigezicht Estates undertook to sponsor the tertiary education studies of the top matriculant achiever for the year per school from two [...]

December 27th, 2017|

Celebrating and giving thanks for a bumper harvest

Above: Mooigezicht Directors Guillaume Rossouw, Nico Verster, Stephanus Rossouw (Chairman) and Francois Rossouw (MD) celebrating the milestone of this season’s bountiful harvest. The 2017 final harvest volumes have been the highest Mooigezicht Estates has ever achieved and this also [...]

June 3rd, 2017|

Mooigezicht Estates completes highly successful SIZA ethical audit

  Results of our SIZA Ethical Audit: ZERO % non-compliance! During October Mooigezicht Estates completed the SIZA (Sustainability Initiative South Africa) Ethical Audit. (SIZA is the universal, globally accepted South African Ethical Auditing Standard and oversees the fruit industry’s [...]

November 17th, 2016|

Improving irrigation for optimal efficiency and moisture conservation

During 2015 we converted the irrigation systems on two of our production units to Motorola systems, one of the best systems available internationally, and we are implementing the same conversion of a further two of our production units during [...]

August 16th, 2016|

Mooigezicht Estates has bought Bonne Esperance, the original Rossouw Family farm in the Hex River Valley

Bonne Esperance Farm is a 30,43ha farm north of De Doorns and is located very close to our head office and to our other production units. This farm was the original Rossouw family farm in the Hex River Valley, [...]

September 23rd, 2015|

Our harvest production figures were 11.5% higher than estimated

  Total production figures 2015 Our total production for the 2015 harvest amounted to 1 273 606 cartons (4.5 kg equivalents). This was in excess our estimate for the harvest. This has exceeded our original harvest estimate of 1 [...]

August 18th, 2015|
Go to Top