Did you Know?
Hadji Taliep Solomon progressed into being a renowned entrepreneur in the Constantia area. He was one of the few Black farmers who exported grapes through Deciduous Fruit Board (DFB). Such was his farming prowess that he won five medals for is grapes at the Imperial Fruit Show in London. We have picture of the medals which have been encased in a frame and which we are very proud of:
1937 – Silver for Red Hanepoot
1938 – Bronze for White Hanepoot
1939 – Bronze for White Hanepoot
Unknown year – Bronze for White Hanepoot
Unknown year – Bronze for Raisin Blanc