Collection: Ludite Wines

Welcome to Luddite Wines

Nestled in the scenic Bot River Valley of South Africa's Western Cape, Luddite Wines invites you to experience the passion and artistry behind their exceptional wines. Established by Niels and Penny Verburg, Luddite is a boutique winery renowned for its commitment to crafting limited-production, handcrafted wines that reflect the unique terroir of the region.

Luddite Wines takes its name from the Luddites, early 19th-century English textile artisans known for their craftsmanship and resistance to industrialization. Similarly, Luddite Winery embraces a hands-on approach to winemaking, emphasizing quality over quantity in every bottle produced.

The estate's vineyards benefit from the cool maritime climate and ancient soils of the Bot River Valley, ideal for growing premium grape varietals such as Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Luddite's wines are known for their depth, complexity, and distinctive character, embodying the essence of the rugged landscape from which they originate.

Visitors to Luddite Wines are invited to explore the estate's tranquil vineyards and cellar, where they can enjoy personalized tastings guided by the Verburg family themselves. The intimate setting and warm hospitality provide a unique opportunity to connect with the winemaking process and taste the fruits of meticulous labor.

For those seeking an authentic wine experience amidst breathtaking scenery, Luddite Wines promises an unforgettable journey through the flavors and passion that define South African winemaking. Whether you're a connoisseur or new to the world of wine, Luddite Wines welcomes you to discover the artisanal spirit and outstanding wines that make it a hidden gem in the Bot River Valley.