With more than 10,000 bottles of South African wine in our collection, one might say we’re a bit obsessed. Perhaps it was inevitable that we create our own. And perhaps it was kismet that one of the country’s brightest young winemakers, Erika Obermeyer crossed our path just as we were challenged to create a blend that speaks to Ellerman House.

We still cannot contain our excitement over the release of The Ellerman 2018 by Erika Obermeyer Wine. Awarded 5 stars by the prestigious Platter’s Wine Guide for 2021, this red blend is elegant, multi-layered and approachable … just like Ellerman House itself!

Want to know more about how an award-winning wine is born? Watch here:

On his online show “Dan Really Likes Wine,” beloved South African wine personality Dan Nicholl sat down fun virtual interview with Erika Obermeyer, our head sommelier Wayve Kolevsohn and our director of operations and sommelier Manuel Cabello for a lively discussion about how The Ellerman journeyed from brilliant idea to bottle. Watch here:

You also can read more about The Ellerman Story story here.

If your tastebuds are tempted and you’re in South Africa, please visit Port2Port to order this and other bottles from our collection, including the new Ellerman 2019, or email us at info@ellerman.co.za.

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