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Alvi's Drift Private Cellar

A Journey in Good Taste

Alvi’s Drift Private Cellar is a producer of wines of the highest quality. We are a family owned wine producer founded in 1928. We are passionate about and dedicated to producing interesting and exciting wine styles.

Our Flagship red, the 2008 AD Drift Fusion is a dual gold medal winner with Gold medals from the 2010 Michelangelo International Wine Awards and 2011 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. Similarly our Flagship whites have won the following accolades. The 2010 AD CVC won Gold, Best in Class at the 2011 International Wine and Spirit Competition in London. The 2010 AD chardonnay was the winner of the Alice Malan Trophy for the South African Champion chardonnay at the 2010 SA Young Wine Show.

The Cellar is situated between Worcester and Villiersdorp in the newly named and unique Scherpenheuvel Ward of the Breede River Valley.

Wine Types

Red, Rosé, Sparkling, White

Wine Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Muscat de Frontignan, Pinotage, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Viognier


  • Winemaker: Alvi van der Merwe

Trading Hours

Current Status:

  • Monday to Sunday: By Appointment
  • Public Holidays: Closed
  • Religious Holidays: Closed

Seasonal hours may apply. Phone ahead before visiting to confirm times and avoid disappointment.


Cellar tour

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Wine sales

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Wine tasting

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Game viewing

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Last updated 16 May 2016. Report an error.

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