Neil Ellis is considered to be one of the most influential pioneers of the modern-day South African wine industry. His vision, the pursuit of quality, extended out of the cellar and into the vineyards where varieties would excel and best express a particular style of wine reflective of their environment. Today, the experience and knowledge of the past are applied to modern techniques and technologies for a new generation of winemaking. The team at Neil Ellis Wines believes in responsible environmental practices. They are committed to respecting the soil, cutting water use, recycling and reducing energy use and greenhouse emissions. They are a member of the IPW, a voluntary environmental sustainability program, and comply with their regulations.
“Neil Ellis has been at the forefront of the premium wine movement in South Africa for the past 40 years and he has passed on his passion and skill to son. Warren continues to craft amazing wines that display the wonderful character of South Africa’s diversity with a touch of French-inspired traditions. A beautiful range of wines that take you on a journey of discovering the beauty of the Cape region.”