021 Magazine - Doing it Differently

“We have only s tart ed to see the tourism potential of the Winelands,” declares Raphael Dornier, as we stroll from the Sir Herbert Baker-designed homestead, past the 18th-century barn which now houses the Bodega Restaurant, down to the wine cellar, which his father Christoph designed in 2002. “Many wine estates don’t take into account that people rarely come for wine alone, but rather for unforgettable moments. They want to see beauty, and don’t want to be bored before they get hungry. Then they want to eat and yes, they might drink wine. Our job is to offer them all that."