Polo is as much in our blood as farming is. Perhaps because both need discipline, grit and patience. And because what you get out of them comes from what you put in.
Whether it’s representing South Africa, training world-class ponies or as the official wine supplier to the Plett Polo International, we love the sport, and we spend a lot of time enjoying it.
We also love that other polo players and their families spend a lot of time at Newstead. Polo groups often come to our farm for lunches after practices and games. And our polo evening every April – a sunset picnic in the vineyards – is keenly anticipated and fondly remembered. Far from being pretentious, polo is always about fun, family and informality. It is, and always has been, a big part of our life.
Polo in the press
The Lunds and Newstead wines have been regulars at Kurland over the last decade. At the same time, polo playing friends, families and fans have been great supporters of theirs, visiting the estate for tastings, lunches, picnics in the vineyards, summer solstice parties or bespoke events… read more