Welcome to Stellar Organic Winery

Stellar Winery is one of South Africa’s top producers and exporters of organic, fair trade wines. Situated just outside of the Namaqualand town of Vredendal, the cellar processes grapes from farms stretching from Bulshoek Dam in the south to the cool climate vineyards of Koekenaap, close to the mouth of the Olifants River on South Africa’s west coast.

The uniqueness of Namaqualand infuses our business and our product. Glorious carpets of spring flowers, hot sunny summer days, cold nights with an awe-inspiring canopy of stars overhead and quirky, straight-talking people are what this region of South Africa’s Western Cape Province is all about. Learn to love our wine and the chances are that you’ll end up loving us too.

Meanwhile, we’d like to invite you to take a quick tour of our small universe. Welcome!

Organic Certification

Stellar Winery is independently audited by ECOCERT. ECOCERT is an inspection and certification body established in France in 1991 by agronomists aware of the need to develop environmentally friendly agriculture and of the importance of offering some form of recognition to those committed to this method of production. For more information about ECOCERT and their organic policies see www.ecocert.com.
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    Bronze Veritas Awards for Running Duck Organic Wines
    The Running Duck range has enjoyed a great reception around the world, and most recently, has roped in three bronze Veritas awards. The Veritas Awards is well respected in the wine world, and we are proud to be honoured by them. The winning wines are: Running Duck Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Running Duck Reserve Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon […]
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    Stellar Winery Wins Gold & a Trophy at The Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards 2016
    Two of our skilled winemakers, Mauritius Naude and Izelle Swanepoel, recently attended the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits awards to receive a gold award and a trophy on behalf of Stellar Winery. Gold Award winner: Sensory Collection Grande Reserve Chardonnay 2014. Trophy: The RX SA Organic Trophy for our Running Duck Reserve Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2016. […]
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    Stellar Wins 4 Gold Awards at Vitis Vinifera 2016
    We’re proud to announce 4 new Gold awards for Stellar Winery at the Vitis Vinifera 2016 Awards. The River’s End Chenin Blanc 2015 Running Duck Sauvignon Blanc 2016 The River’s End Pinot Noir 2014
 Running Duck Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon/Pinotage 2015 Another round of applause for Stellar Winery winemakers and their team!  
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    Stellar’s Live-a-Little Jam Jars & More Get The Madeliefe Makietie Music Festival Going
    The Madeleifie Makietie music festival brought some of South Africa’s best musical talent to the Namaqualand – and for a good cause. The event featured music legends like Dr. Victor & The Rasta Rebels, Kurt Darren and Karen Zoid, and many more. All proceeds have gone towards uplifting schools in the area.  The Stellar Winery […]
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    Stellar Wines at the One&Only Reaching For Young Stars 2016 Competition
    We recently had the pleasure of enjoying the unique culinary creations of the rising stars in the One&Only Reaching for Young Stars 2016 competition. Eight of the most prominent culinary schools in the Western Cape were matched with well-respected wineries to produce a food and wine pairing that would wow the judges. The judging panel […]
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