Nestled in South Africa’s fertile Breede River Valley region, Alvi’s Drift winery boasts a long and storied history. Meet our family and get to know our farm, our vineyards, our cellar, and our award-winning wines.
Blessed with an ideal Mediterranean microclimate, the cooling night-time Atlantic Ocean breeze, diverse topography, soils, and an abundance of water, the Alvi’s Drift vineyards are ideally positioned for producing remarkable South African wines of singular character and complexity. The location of each vineyard is a matter of meticulous planning, and the soil type, topography and sun and wind exposure that best aligns with each grape varietal are carefully considered.
It is to this remarkable combination of climate, soils, and topography, together with an abundance of water from the Breede River, that Alvi’s Drift wines owe their distinctive, fruit-driven character and complexity. Elegantly expressing the extraordinary terroir of their vineyards, Alvi’s Drift wines are infused with a true sense of place, along with the passion of all who brought them into being.