La Vierge Winery, Winemaking Journey Since 1997

La Vierge is a family-owned winery that has been producing outstanding and unique wines for more than ten years. The the name of the winery means ‘virgin’ in French, and takes its inspiration from the nearby Hemel-en-Aarde Valley in the region of Overberg. The area is also famous for the whale-watching town of Hermanus. The Johnson Family originally designed the winery in 1997, and was purchased by the La Vierge family the same year. Renovations at the winery were completed in 2007, and now boasts state-of-the-art machinery and modern winemaking facilities.
La Vierge Winery produces some of the most unique wines in the country, and their wines have a great reputation all over the world.
The north side of the renovated winery has a double volume production facility while there is a sunken maturation room with unique oak barrels on the south side. La Vierge Winery creates excpetionally crafted wines growing both their brand name and vineyards since their origins. The winery produces some of the most unique wines in the country, and their wines have a great reputation all over the world.

The Winery uses Organic Methods, with No Irrigation in the Vineyards

The vineyards at La Vierge Winery are located on the slopes of the Bokkeveld Series rock formation. The vineyard workers use organic methods with no additional irrigation of the vines. The vines are spaced closely to one another, which allows for a higher concentration of flavor and texture. There is a low yield of grapes but of very high quality.

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, and Riesling

The main types of grapes that grow at La Vierge Winery 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 South African wines.

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Services / Facilities:
Reduced Mobility Access available Reduced Mobility Access
Not Organic Producer Organic Producer
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Cellar Door Sales
Appellation:
Hemel-En-Aarde Ridge
Wine Types:
Red Wine, White Wine,
Grape Varieties:

Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Sangiovese, Semillon, Riesling, Shiraz, Petit Verdot, Merlot

Location:
Farm 12, Hemel-En-Aarde Valley Road, R320, Hermanus, Western Cape, 7200, South Africa See it on map
Visiting Hours:

Tasting Room
10:00 - 17:00
July: Closed

Spoken Languages: English

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Farm 12, Hemel-En-Aarde Valley Road, R320, Hermanus, Western Cape, 7200, South Africa

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