Join a Tequila Masterclass and Agave Experience in the Karoo

Visit our Karoo Agave Farm in Graaff-Reinet for the full experience

Meet Tim Murray, who farms of the incredibly diverse and majestic agave plant. With 22 years of experience farming agave, Tim has a wealth of knowledge and an abundance of stories to share.

The Setting – Rhoode Bloem Farm House

In the heart of the Karoo, tucked between the layered mountains of Graaff-Reinet, lies a field of liquid gold – the ancient agave plantations, and the humble roots of Leonista.

Graaff-Reinet (also known as The Gem of The Karoo) is the fourth-oldest town in South Africa and still holds onto much of its 19th century charm. The Karoo is mostly known for its vast number of livestock and game farms and this quaint town makes for a great stopover on a Karoo road trip.” 

The Tour

In Graaf Reinet you will be introduced to the agave plantations and farming activities or the regions. Tim explains the cultivation process, history and the story of agave in South Africa, as well as the uses of the agave plant and its role in our agricultural society.

Taste six different agave spirits!

Tim will present a tasting of six local and imported agave spirits, mezcal and tequila. The perfect opportunity to  explore the complicated and varied flavours and tastes, discuss the various production processes and develop a palate for agave spirits.

End the tour on a high note with one of Tim’s cocktails, blended with his own Karoo Agave Spirit and citrus grown on the farm.

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