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!
Stellar Travel Journal: Prowein in Germany & A Quick Stop in IstanbulStellar Brand & Marketing Director, Leé Griffin, recently headed off to the Prowein Trade Fair in Germany – an annual event in Düsseldorf that brings together thousands of wine and spirits producers from around the world. But first: Istanbul Leé enjoyed a short but wonderful bucket-list stop-off in Istanbul, Turkey before the show. “Istanbul is […]View post
Inspiring Change at the Fry’s Family Foods Annual Green MeetingIf we’re going to tackle environmental issues, there’s one crucial element we simply can’t ignore: food. It’s not just our sustenance, but also the heart of any great gathering, no matter where in the world you’re from. We could even go as far as saying that food is the bridge between humans and nature. The […]View post
Meet Stellar Foundation’s New Clinical PsychologistStellar Foundation has recently employed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Elizabeth Jacobs, to see to the needs of Stellar Winery’s farm and cellar workers. Dr Jacobs will be working closely with Kim Roux, our Medical Officer, to improve the lives of our employees. Dr. Jacobs, or “Tannie (Aunty) Lisbeth”, as she is fondly known, joined Stellar in […]View post
Tegan’s triple Tomato Bredie with The Sensory Collection Grande Réserve ShirazIf you’re in the South, where the days are getting cooler and nights are getting longer, a hearty stew and a glass of red go a long way in lifting the spirits. This time, Molewa’s Kitchen cooked up a traditional tomato “bredie” – that’s what we like to call a stew in South Africa – […]View post
Stellar Winery 2016 Harvest ReportIt is difficult to compare the 2015 and 2016 harvests, but 2016 was definitely the most challenging season that we have experienced to date. It was the driest season for years and also the warmest. Producers received only 50% of their usual annual water allowance. The exceptionally warm and windy conditions during October and November […]View post