Abendruhe is a fourth-generation family-owned farm located in Wellington, South Africa. Originally bought in 1972, the farm is currently owned by Pierre Blake Snr and his two sons, Robert and Pierre Jnr.
Situated next to the picturesque Bergriver, Abendruhe enjoys an average annual rainfall ranging from 400 – 450 mm. With access to abundant water resources, the farm is able to sustain its diverse agricultural activities throughout the year. In addition to Abendruhe, the family also owns two other farms: Koornlandsdrift in Hermon and Botterberg in Philadelphia. These farms contribute to the overall structure of the family business and further expand their agricultural activities.
Covering a total area of 307 hectares, Abendruhe focuses on cultivating various crops. The farm dedicates 64 hectares for growing stone fruit, which is harvested from week 43 up until week 6. Additionally, the farm allocates 13 hectares for cultivating pomegranates, which are harvested from week 4 to week 16. Finally, Abendruhe boasts 230 hectares dedicated to the production of wine grapes.
Overall, Abendruhe Farm stands as a testament to the Blake family’s hard work, innovation, and generational knowledge. With their ongoing commitment to excellence, this fourth-generation family-owned farm will continue to be a source of pride for the Blake family and a symbol of agricultural success in Wellington, South Africa.