White Wines

Easy Breezy | Crispy, fruity & fresh as anything. Light on the palate. 
Butter Baby | Creamy, dreamy lemon curd. Golden delights with body. 
Flower Power | Here to remind us just how sweet life truly is. Light bodied.
Luddite Saboteur White Wine Bottle, Bot River, South Africa
Luddite

SABOTEUR WHITE

$373

By Luddite

WHITE | BUTTER, BABY
A little serious, this one. It has plenty of heart and so much to share

WHAT WE TASTE
White peach, honey blossoms, almond

PERFECT PAIRING
Mild curries and Thai food
TEMP CHECK
To really see what this one is about, take it out of the fridge and crack the crown cap about 10 minutes before serving or just lose the ice bucket.
ABOUT LUDDITE

“A dope-smoking political anarchist meets an upstanding young goody-goody sportsman at a mutual friends 21st” – 35 years and 3 kids later, they are the family behind Luddite Wines. After a few years abroad, Niels and Penny returned to South Africa and found their plot of land in Bot River. Niels had a definite plan as to how he wanted to make wine and Penny knew that she wanted to farm as “green” as possible. Everything had to be about the wine. No intervention, no shortcuts and staying true to only bottling what, hand on heart was the best.

OUR FAVE THING ABOUT THIS WINE
This little babe of a blend includes Chenin, Viognier and ‘Fumé Blanc’ – which is just a fancy way of referring to the style in which the Sauvignon Blanc is made - partly on skins and partly in barrel. Not one for doing anything just for the sake of being fancy, winemaker Niels’ rationale here is that he just can’t bring himself to put the varietal on one of his labels.
THE TECHNICAL STUFF
Place: Cape South Coast, South Africa
Grape: Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
Style: Rich but racy
Ingredients: Grapes + a splash of sulphur (as little as possible!)
Atlas Swift Shelter Chardonnay White Wine Bottle, South Africa
Atlas Swift

SHELTER CHARDONNAY

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By Atlas Swift

WHITE | EASY BREEZY x BUTTER BABY
The best of four very distinct worlds of Chardonnay, all together in one bottle. It’s an absolute delight! Easy Breezy meets Butter Baby

WHAT WE TASTE
Lemon curd, pear skin, hazelnut brioche

PERFECT PAIRING
Thai green curry, Manchego, good company
TEMP CHECK
Chilled but no need to be icy cold
ABOUT ATLAS SWIFT

Just unpacking the name of the brand gives you a sense of how proprietors Martin & Welma Smith view the world. Atlas, the titan of perseverance, tasked with holding up the sky represents how very seriously they take their commitment to protecting the lands on which they grow their grapes. It also speaks to the maps on which the terroirs they work with are laid out. Swifts, one of the fastest and most aerial of the bird species, represents their nimble exploration to find said terroirs. The project, which on the surface, focuses on site-specific Chardonnays from distinctive places scattered across the Western Cape of South Africa, carries with it so much more than just beautiful wines of exceptional texture (Martin is the KING of texture! – Cami). It carries with it the dreams of some of the most authentic souls we have the pleasure to know.

THE GOOD THINGS THEY DO
Martin & Welma see Atlas Swift as an opportunity to raise their young children in an environment where work can be fuelled by passion, where the land and the importance of protecting it, is paramount. They are shaping the next generation to be conscious and responsible for the unique place they hold in the world.
OUR FAVE THING ABOUT THIS WINE
We love how each of the four very different places that Martin & Welma source their Chardonnays show up in this wine – there’s sea salt from the Cape South Coast, ripeness from warm Wellington, elegance from Robertson and bracing acidity from the high-altitude Cedarberg.
THE TECHNICAL STUFF
Place: Western Cape, South Africa
Grape: Chardonnay
Style: Best of four worlds
Ingredients: Grapes + limited sulphur
Atlas Swift Wellington Chardonnay White Wine Bottle, South Africa
Atlas Swift

WELLINGTON CHARDONNAY

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By Atlas Swift

WHITE | BUTTER, BABY
Now, if your Chard vibe is 'the bigger, the better' - Wellie is so far up that alley, she is the alley!

WHAT WE TASTE
Buttered popcorn, salty pineapple, almonds

PERFECT PAIRING
Risotto, oozy cheeses and Middle Eastern mezza
TEMP CHECK
Chilled, just like the vineyard it comes from
ABOUT ATLAS SWIFT

Just unpacking the name of the brand gives you a sense of how proprietors Martin & Welma Smith view the world. Atlas, the titan of perseverance, tasked with holding up the sky represents how very seriously they take their commitment to protecting the lands on which they grow their grapes. It also speaks to the maps on which the terroirs they work with are laid out. Swifts, one of the fastest and most aerial of the bird species, represents their nimble exploration to find said terroirs. The project, which on the surface, focuses on site-specific Chardonnays from distinctive places scattered across the Western Cape of South Africa, carries with it so much more than just beautiful wines of exceptional texture (Martin is the KING of texture! – Cami). It carries with it the dreams of some of the most authentic souls we have the pleasure to know.

THE GOOD THINGS THEY DO
Martin & Welma see Atlas Swift as an opportunity to raise their young children in an environment where work can be fuelled by passion, where the land and the importance of protecting it, is paramount. They are shaping the next generation to be conscious and responsible for the unique place they hold in the world.
OUR FAVE THING ABOUT THIS WINE
There's something so cosy and comforting about this wine - it's like a big bear hug from Martin himself, in a glass. 
THE TECHNICAL STUFF
Place: Wellington, South Africa
Grape: Chardonnay
Style: Rich and ravishing
Ingredients: Grapes + limited sulphur
Khayelitsha's Finest Wines

WHITE BLEND

$205

By Khayelitsha's Finest Wines

WHITE | EASY BREEZY
This babe walks into a room and everybody knows it! She’s loud, she’s proud and she’s a heck of a lot of fun!

WHAT WE TASTE
It’s a juicy, fruity party in your glass!

PERFECT PAIRING
Warm sunshine-y days, egg sandwiches and rice paper rolls
TEMP CHECK
Keep it coooool
ABOUT KHAYELITSHA'S FINEST WINES

Khayelitsha, located on the fringes of Cape Town, is a sprawling township a hangover from the Group Areas Act of the Apartheid regime. Lindile Ndzaba, who was born and raised, and still lives in Khayelitsha is looking to transform the narrative of wines in South Africa. In a country where the vast majority of citizens don’t have access to transport to visit wine farms or the money to spend in expensive city restaurants or bars – he realised he needed to bring fine wine culture to his community, and by doing this also start shifting the mindset of wine for consumption to wine for appreciation. Good wine he believes should be available to all South Africans and not just the privileged. And so, he launched Khayelitsha’s Finest Wines.

The vision of KFW is to see the townships develop and have their own resources to produce products without outsourcing. Not only does Lindile aim to grow his business internationally, he also wants to encourage the community to work together to further the mindset of “supporting local brands.” He aims to continually provide jobs and, in essence, fight unemployment in the community of Khayelitsha.

OUR FAVE THING ABOUT THIS WINE
Both the White and Red Blends are the perfect gateway wines for folks who are looking to dip their toes into getting to know wines – they’re fruit-forward, full of life and wonderfully approachable price-wise too!
THE TECHNICAL STUFF
Place: Stellenbosch, South Africa
Grape: Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
Style: Ultra approachable!