MEET THE MAKERS
We are proud of the producers we represent, hand-picked by Belinda and Damiano, owners of African Wines, for the values we share. We salute the winemakers for their profound and inspiring devotion to self-expression in their wines.
Here are their stories
Ntsiki Biyela | Aslina Wines
As South Africa’s first black female winemaker, Ntsiki Biyela has
forged a path to become one of the most recognized names in the world of
Callan Williams | The Garajeest
Callan Williams, creator of The Garajeest, is a young and fiercely independent yet sentient soul, challenging old norms with masterful, premium and handcrafted wines.
Schalk Opperman | Quoin Rock
Schalk Opperman is a well-established and progressive winemaker who constantly innovates and transforms his premium winemaking skills at the esteemed Quoin Rock.
Marelise Niemann | Momento Wines
Marelise Niemann from Momento wines is known for wines of purity, elegance and honesty with minimal intervention, putting terroir front and center.
Jaco van Niekerk | Piekenierskloof Wines
Jaco van Niekerk hails from a family of farmers and studied Viticulture and Winemaking at Stellenbosch University. His love of nature, terroir and strong belief in ethical winemaking resonates in everything he does.
Cerina van Niekerk | Cecilia Wines
Cecilia is the outcome of a desire to combine a love for music and wine into something that has the potential to give pleasure and to inspire.”