Frequently Asked Questions

General Stuff

No, we sell online only. Our orders are prepared and dispatched from our premises in County Kildare, Ireland.

Using our in-depth knowledge and experience of the South African wineries, we are fully committed to bringing you only top quality wines.

For us it's personal; We only source wines that we enjoy drinking ourselves.

It’s no secret that alcohol is expensive in Ireland, wine in particular carries heavy import costs – In fact, in Ireland we pay the highest excise duty on wine in Europe, roughly €3.20 per bottle (Sparkling wine carries a €6.40 excise). Then we have to pay a VAT charge of 23% on top of the cost price and excise duty.

Yes, when you sign up to our newsletter you'll be given a code to get 10% off your first order when spending €80 or more. You'll also be the first to hear about our promotions, new wines and other specials.

A phrase coined by the famous Archbishop, Desmond Tutu. The Rainbow Nation refers to South Africa's diversity of people, but it has other significant meanings too. For us it means hope, vibrancy and excitement. We wanted to align our business with the modern-day winemakers of the Cape, who employ people from many different backgrounds and ethnicities, and who are fiercely resilient during challenging times, as well as excited and hopeful for the wine industry in this wonderful region.

Ordering

Absolutely! get in touch and we'll happily provide recommendations based on your budget and taste preference.

Yes - We host our site via Shopify, who use all the latest encryption to ensure customers personal data and transactions are kept safe & secure.

Shopify are fully PCI compliant. You can read more about how they are keeping our site safe HERE. 

Yes - If your order is a gift please add the gift message to the order notes in your cart, or contact us and we'll include the note once you've placed the order.

Shipping

Delivery is free when spending €150 in ROI. Delivery is €7.95 for any orders under €150.
Shipping to Northern Ireland is €12 per order.

*Single bottles normally delivered within 3 days.

*6 Bottle Cases and Magnums Delivered 10th-20th following month.

For 6 Btl cases and Magnums we operate a delivery cycle of once per month (Orders are delivered between 10th-20th day of the following month). This allows us time to import your chosen cases of wine from our suppliers.

*Note we cannot deliver on Sundays or Public Holidays

Delivery takes place within the Rep. of Ireland and Northern Ireland only.

Please see our shipping page for more info.

We are unable to ship to international addresses (Outside ROI).

Wine importing, sales and distribution carries substantial shipping and logisitcs costs, which we have to cover to be able to run the business and offer you our fantastic wines. Check out my blog where I highlight the costs involved in wine sales.