Aaldering Vineyards & Wines : One of the Best Wine Producer in South Africa

Aaldering Vineyards & Wines - Business News Japan

Marianne and Fons Aaldering’s aspiration to produce delicious wines began to come into fruition in 2004 when they bought a beautiful winery in Stellenbosch, South Africa. This was the birth of Aaldering Vineyards & Wines, a company focused on delivering premium quality wines to wine lovers all around the world. Along the years a devoted team was gathering which characterises itself as being young, professional, dynamic and international. Aaldering Vineyards & Wines is inspired by the peace and tranquility of the vineyard its natural beauty.

The Aaldering family is dedicated to produce the best wines of South Africa. Continuous investment in high quality as well as sustainability are the main disciplines taken into respect to achieve this goal. Under the watchful eye of a devoted staff, recruited from local communities, the delicate winemaking process in our winery with cutting-edge winemaking technology results in a range of mesmerizing premium wines.

The boutique, artisan Aaldering wines are characterised by their undeniably focused and carefully crafted flavours and aromas. A highly sophisticated wine making process as well as a devoted team have allowed this dream to flourish into a great success.

Very recently, Aaldering Vineyards & Wines has joined Business News Japan Awards 2020 and won Five Gold Medal Awards and Two Silver Medal Awards in this prestigious competition:

Awarded Gold by Business News Japan

Aaldering Sauvignon Blanc / Stellenbosch – 2019

Aaldering Shiraz / Stellenbosch – 2016

Aaldering Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot / Stellenbosch – 2018

Florence by Aaldering “Winemakers Selection” (red) / Stellenbosch – 2018

Florence by Aaldering “Barrel Selection” (red) / Stellenbosch – NV

Awarded Silver by Business News Japan

Aaldering Pinotage / Stellenbosch – 2018

Aaldering Chardonnay / Stellenbosch – 2018

Interview of Gert-Jan Posthuma – Sales & Marketing manager

Question 1: Do you already export to JAPAN ? If yes, where ? If no, what type of importers & distributors are you looking for in JAPAN ?

Yes, we do have an importer in Japan, and we use the awards also to strengthen our relationships.

Question 2: What is the most unique and qualitative part of your products, different from competitors ?

Aaldering Vineyards & Wines is a family owned boutique winery with a very strict focus on quality. Not only the wines, also the packaging and marketing is breathing quality.

Question 3: When did you start to export your brand worldwide, and what is your development plan for the next years ?

We started exporting wines in 2009/2010 and our goal is to reach as much Aaldering Wine lovers around the world as we can. With listings in 1, 2, and 3 Michelin starred restaurants, we have been fortunate to build our brand in over 35 countries worldwide. We have been present in first- and business class at 5 different airlines, as well as 2 cruise lines. And we will continue to reach as many Aaldering wine lovers worldwide as we can.

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