The journey of that began in 1997 – La Vierge winery
La Vierge is a family-owned private winery that has been producing outstanding and unique wines for more than ten years. The meaning of the name of the winery is ‘The virgin’ in French, and it takes inspiration from the nearby Hemel-en-Aarde Valley in the Overberg region. The place is also famous for the whale-watching town of Hermanus. The Johnson Family originally designed the winery in 1997, but the La Vierge family bought it. The renovations of the winery finished in 2007, and now it boasts state-of-the-art machinery and modern winemaking facilities.
The winery produces some of the most unique wines of the country, and its products are famous all over the world.
The north side has a double volume winery while there is a sunken maturation room with unique oak barrels on the south side. The estate has a great, crafted wine farm that has grown both its brand name and vineyards since it first started. The winery produces some of the most unique wines of the country, and their products are famous all over the world.
The winery uses organic methods, and there is no irrigation in the vineyards.
Their vineyards are present on the slopes of the Bokkeveld series. The workers use organic methods, and there is no irrigation of the vines. The vines are close to each other, which allows for a higher concentration of flavor and texture. There is a low yield of grapes but of very high quality.
Some of the planted varieties are Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, .
The main types of grapes that grow here are Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Semillon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Shiraz. The best grapes go into the production of their high-quality red and white wines.