Founded in 1918 by local growers, the aim of KWV was to improve the wine industry standards and quality in South Africa. Currently, KWV has a collection of various wines including the classic, reserve, sparkling and Concordia, in addition to the Abraham Perold Heritage Collection.
For the spirits, there is a vast range to suit a variety of taste buds.
There is a wide choice depending on the maturity from KWV, which has been aged for a minimum of 5 years, up to KWV Nexus, which has been aged up to 30 years.
KWV Brandy has been aged for 15 years
Wild Africa Cream
This one is packed full of fresh cream, and caramel. Inspired by the animal Leopards, it is blended to perfection to give that thick, velvety taste.
Described as a boutique brand according to thespiritsbusinesse.com, the rustic spirit it is made from a range of ingredients including honeybush tea, coriander, rooibos, aniseed, cardamom, and almonds, creating an extra smooth finish, fresh from the Kalahari truffles.
“We wanted to create a special gin with botanicals typical to South Africa and knew we needed a special ingredient to complement the flavours of the other botanicals,” said master distiller Pieter de Bod.
Regardless what the occasion is, there is a KWV drink to suit everybody. Their commitment to producing high quality of wines and spirits have earned them accolades from national and international places.
Currently, KWV is present in over 100 countries including Japan, Germany, and the Americas. This is slowly putting South Africa on the map. As their motto states:
” When you enjoy KWV Wines, you experience a part of South Africa – a unique and diverse country with vibrant and hospitable people and a lifestyle, culture, natural treasures and cuisine like no other. South Africa is enriched with remarkable places, incredible experiences, and world-renowned people. Wherever you go, KWV wines reflect the social and diverse nature of the Rainbow People, offering wine for every taste and every occasion.”