The fruit for the Villiera Chenin Blanc comes from 3 blocks including 40 % old bush vines. On the palate, it is rich with a hint of freshness and is well balanced with a long finish. It has the structure to last for many years but can also be enjoyed young.read more »
The grapes for the Villiera Sauvignon Blanc are picked at optimum ripeness, mainly in the early morning to take advantage of cooler conditions. It reflects the trend towards fruit driven wines displaying intense varietal characters. The inclusion of some wine from our old Bushvine vineyard providread more »
The Clan reflects the Griers’ close family unity, Scottish heritage, and commitment to quality.
This luxury wine is made from a special block of Cabernet Franc. It is complemented by a small percentage of Carignan to create a point of difference and add a touch of freshness to the wiread more »
Monro Merlot is our Reserve red wine bottled under the historic family name “MONRO”. Barrel matured for approximately 18 months this wine is intensely aromatic with hints of dark cherry fruit, spice and vanilla. The complexity will ensure that Monro Merlot should keep for up to 10 yearead more »
We continue the journey of sampling our Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes. Xander is checking the sugar levels to determine when the grapes should be picked. Only when they reach optimum ripeness for our Cap Classiques will the blocks be harvested.read more »
We've had some things to celebrate this week. This year we’re also celebrating 50 years of Cap Classique in South Africa and 37 years of Villiera Tradition. Join the conversation and celebrate with us.read more »
Simon is taking random samples of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay so that sugar levels can be checked and the blocks can be picked at optimum ripeness for Cap Classique.read more »
Villiera Wines, just outside Stellenbosch, is home to a 220ha Wildlife Sanctuary. It includes 12 dams plus marsh areas which attract a huge variety of bird-life. Over 100 000 indigenous trees have been planted to date.
A number of mammals have been introduced in the Wildlife Sanctuary:&nbsread more »
Villiera Wines is home to the Pebbles Project who enrich the lives of 1000’s of Children in the Winelands of the Western Cape by focusing on 5 key areas: Education, Health, Nutrition, Community and Protection. Villiera is also home to The Owethu Clinic.read more »
In the Villiera Wildlife Sanctuary, conservation efforts for both game and vegetation take place alongside a determined indigenous tree- planting project. Well over 100 000 indigenous trees have been planted in an attempt to green fallow land and provide mitigation for our carbon footprint.read more »
Villiera scoops the Michelangelo African Cellar Supppliers Cap Classique TROPHY for their prestige cuvee, Monro Brut 2014. Monro Brut is the flagship cuvee in Villiera’s Cap Classique stable and has won numerous accolades including a SAWI Platinum and Best Cap Classique in South Africa, a 5read more »
Villiera has over 40 bee hives and we sell pure honey in our tasting room. The Bees are very happy and productive on Villiera. We have moved away from cultivation in the vineyard using natural weeds to form mulch. Most of these flower and are a good source of food for insects such as bees. The maread more »