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It seems that weather conditions around the globe have had a negative effect on yield over the last year. The 2018 vintage in the Western Cape certainly promises to be one of the smallest on record. A worldwide shortage of wine looms and prices are already escalating which is bad news for wine lovers. On the bright side, better quality should make paying higher prices bearable.

Clearly, the environmental impact of what we do is becoming critical. At Villiera we have always paid attention to this aspect of our business and towards the end of last year we were honoured to receive a major "Green" award. The Drinks Business magazine, based in the UK, announced at an awards ceremony in November, that we were the recipient of their International "Green Company of the year" award.


To ease the Western Cape's water problem, we have ceased using Municipal water. We have started up our boreholes that have been kept in reserve for almost 30 years, but the water has to be treated to ensure potability. This was an expensive exercise, and to compensate we have dramatically reduced water use. Our next project will be to cover some of our dams saving 2 000 litres of water per ㎡.

The 2018 harvest is now in full swing, with the heady aromas of fermenting wine permeating through the cellar. Our experienced team rigorously sets about their work and they are complemented by the youthful energy and enthusiasm of Xander and Nathan, our young winemakers. There are new ideas and numerous plans for experiments, which all adds to the excitement of the vintage.




At the annual "Wine of the Month Club" awards ceremony, our Monro Brut 2011 was selected as first placed Cap Classique by their esteemed panel.

At Veritas we also did well with our Cap Classique, receiving a double gold for our Monro Brut 2011 and gold for our Tradition Brut.


The John Platter guide also endorsed the quality of our Cap Classique with 4½ stars for Monro Brut 2011 and Brut Natural 2013. We also received 4½ stars for "The Clan" and "Barrel fermented Chenin Blanc".


Game Drive Evenings

The busy holiday season is over, and we are planning another series of sunset game drive evenings. A few pleasant surprises will await you to challenge your taste buds. Departure will commence at 17:30 from the Tasting Room on a comfortable open safari vehicle. Sip and savour on a sundowner and snacks, while contemplating a diverse population of antelope and a variety of birdlife. After this 2-hour sunset drive, a Winemaker will welcome you on the terrace at the Tasting Room for a braai and wine tasting.

Dates: Thursday, 15th of February; Friday, 2nd of March; Wednesday, 14th of March.
Arrival time: Guests to arrive at Villiera from 17:00
Departure time: 17:30
End time: 21:00
Price: R450pp (Includes 2-hour Game Drive, snacks, sundowner, informal tasting, braai & wine)
The menu will be limited and small, therefore it can't be altered.
We regret no children.
Bookings: Limited availability, phone us on 021 865 2002 or email




Wine Club

If you have not yet joined our Wine Club, simply email to receive your membership form. For further information and benefits, contact Hannelie on 021 865 2002 or follow the WINE CLUB link on

Our online shop is now available to facilitate ordering Villiera wine for Club members. You can register as a member online on


Queries & Private Wine Tastings

Gauteng   Western Cape
Karen Green
083 2974215
  Villiera Wines
(021) 865 2002 / 3

We are situated 40km from Cape Town, 20 km from Paarl and 10 km from Stellenbosch.
Take exit 39 from the N1 highway.
Travel 2 km down the R304 in the direction of Stellenbosch.
Villiera Wines is on the right corner of the R304 and R101, opposite the Koelenhof winery.



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