Cheers to Pinotage!

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The story of Pinotage is a proudly South African one. A new grape variety was created in the Cape winelands in 1925 by Professor Abraham Perold. He crossed 2 red grape varieties called Pinot Noir and Hermitage to create Pinotage. 

Welcome to Beyerskloof, the house of Pinotage

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Beyers Truter, founder of Beyerskloof in Stellenbosch, is the undisputed ‘King of Pinotage’. His love and passion for Pinotage has resulted in Beyerskloof appropriately being called 'the people's Pinotage' because it's so popular. 

Beyerskloof's faces of Pinotage

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Beyerskloof is devoted to advancing the many styles and potential of Pinotage. This quest is aptly captured in their three distinct expressions starting with South Africa's most popular one - Beyerskloof PInotage. The Reserve is a progression in depth and dimension whilst their flagship, Diesel, is captivating both in its sheer complexity as well as its story. 

Who we are

At Meridian we are passionate about connecting our portfolio of premium wines with people to add to their enjoyment of life while building a sustainable future for our brands and our company.

Meridian are hosting Cell C #TakeAGirlChild

Meridian Wine Merchants will be participating in the 15th year of Cell C's Take a girl child to work day initiative and will be hosting girls from Grade 10-12 on Thursday, 25th May 2017. We invite girls who are interested in careers in sales, marketing, human resources, supply chain and logistics or information technology to register via the link below: