Producer Profile

Thorne and Daughters

Thorne and Daughters is a dynamic winery located in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Founded by John and Tasha Seccombe, along with their talented team, the winery is committed to crafting wines that reflect the unique terroir of the Western Cape. They focus on sustainable viticulture practices and minimal intervention winemaking, allowing the true character of the grapes and the land to shine through in every bottle. With a diverse portfolio of wines, Thorne and Daughters continues to captivate wine enthusiasts with their innovative approach and dedication to quality.

Where The Wines Come From

Western Cape

Natural wine production in the Western Cape of South Africa embodies a movement towards authenticity and sustainability within the region's esteemed wine industry. Embracing the rich tapestry of terroir offered by the Western Cape's diverse landscapes, natural winemakers prioritize minimal intervention in both vineyard and cellar practices. Indigenous grape varieties like Chenin Blanc and Pinotage thrive alongside international cultivars, reflecting the region's spirit of experimentation and innovation. With a commitment to organic or biodynamic farming methods and native yeast fermentation, these wines express a purity of flavor and sense of place. Vibrant acidity, nuanced aromatics, and a distinctive minerality characterize the tasting experience, while food pairing opportunities abound, from fresh seafood to hearty stews. In the glass, Western Cape natural wines offer a true reflection of the land and a testament to the artistry of low-intervention winemaking.