Montagu Wine Cellar

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-33.776246, 20.132227
1 Cinsaut Street Montagu Western Cape 6720 ZA

Trading Hours

Monday to Friday:  09h00 – 12h30 | 13h30 – 17h00
Saturday,
Sunday & Public Holidays:  Closed.  Wine available at Montagu Cape Dry Fruit Wine Boutique and at Platform62, Ashton

General info

Proprietor:  Montagu Cellar members
Manager:  Hermias Vollgraaff
Winemaker:  Chris de Villiers
Viticulturist:  Hermias Vollgraaff
Marketing:  Mari-Louise Lamprecht
PRO:  Mari-Louise Lamprecht
Area under vines:  700 ha
Production:  16 000 ton
Brands:  Montagu
Wines: Selection of white and red wines. Muscadel.
Wine Tourism:  Wine tasting and sales.

More about us

The cellar was established in 1941, producing wine of the variety of the day, namely Muscadel. Just grapes of the highest quality with a minimum of 24° B were used. Monis’ marsala and moscato had its origin in this cellar and this special and unique method is still used.

In later years the cellar moved into making dry table wines as well and today, the cellar is proud of the variety of trophies that were received for all their champion wines. The cellar has several times been the Champion Co-op Cellar of the region and their red Muscadel was already four times chosen for the Nederburg Wine Auction where it was described as “the best wine for the price anywhere in the world”.

Meet the manager

Hermias Vollgraaff

Hermias Vollgraaff

Hermias Vollgraaff is the senior winemaker and manager at Montagu Wine Cellar. He is involved with product development – from sourcing the grapes in the vineyard to making the wine and bottling. It is in this way that he can live out his passion for winemaking.

His favourite wine from the cellar

The Chenin Blanc, always a winner, and the Red Muscadel!

More about Hermias

He is crazy about sport and moved his focus from rugby to mountain biking and golf – anything to be outdoors and in nature.  Montagu is naturally the ideal place to do all this.

Meet the winemaker

Chris de Villiers

Chris de Villiers is the winemaker at Montagu Wine Cellar. He is involved with product development – from sourcing the grapes in the vineyard to making the wine and bottling. It is in this way that he can live out his passion for winemaking.

His favourite wine from the cellar

The Cabernet Sauvignon, an exceptional wine.

More about Chris

He loves the outdoors and developing something.  His motivation for becoming a winemaker was in seeing a result and having an end product, something that he had a hand in creating.

Meet the tasting room personnel

Mari-Louise Lamprecht

Mari-Louise Lamprecht is the front of house manager at Montagu Wine Cellar. She is responsible for admin, marketing and wine orders.

Her favourite wine from the cellar

“I personally prefer a semi-sweet wine I have to give in to my sweet tooth, but the Montagu Chenin Blanc is an absolute winner with its fruity aroma it’s an absolute dream to your pallet. And don’t forget about our famous Montagu Muscadel.”

More about Mari-Louise

Mari-Louise is a very friendly, too curious to control herself, outgoing and spontaneous person.

Meet the financial manager

Wehan de Kock

Wehan de Kock  handles the administrative functions and finance at Montagu Cellar.

His favourite wine from the cellar

The 2016 Chenin Blanc it is very easy drinking wine, light and fruity.

More about Wehan

He is an energetic, family orientated outgoing, people’s person and can not say no to a braai or fishing.

 

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