Mooigezicht Estates has 335 hectares of vineyards and as there are between 650 000 and 700 000 vines to tend, the estate provides a considerable number of jobs. Mooigezicht Estates has approximately 450 permanent employees and most of these people are accommodated on the estate. Before and during the grape harvest season this swells to over 1 500 people with the complement of seasonal staff. The seasonal staff members live close to the estate and commute to work daily with transport provided by the company. As the estate provides in excess of 1500 jobs, this has a significant positive effect on the economy of the local area.