VILLIERA WINES COMPANY SUMMARY
For over 30 years the Griers of Villiera have been unlocking the marvels of nature to create the distinctive wines and Cap Classiques that bear the family name.
Villiera Wines is a family run wine business in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Villiera is a leader in the production of Cap Classique Sparkling wine, but also has a range of red and white still wines. Finding the perfect balance between agricultural production and environment conservation is at the top of the list of priorities for Villiera. The importance of sustainable agriculture is fully understood and recognized by the Griers, the owners of Villiera. Great environmental considerations have been made to rectify past disturbances on natural vegetation as well to ensure the reduction of their present and future carbon footprint.
The Villiera vineyards have been run by Simon Grier since 1983 (ably assisted by vineyard managers Christie Franse and Wayne Daniels) and are approximately 170 hectares in extent. Yields are a conservative 8 tons per hectare to ensure fruit quality.
The varieties planted in the vineyards are 50% red and 50% white. The wines produced are 40% Cap Classique, 30% red and 30% white.