"Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel. " ~ Augustus Hare


Shiraz 2014

Shiraz showing a combination of sweet cherry and a distinctive white pepper spice on the nose.
Elegant on the palate showing balance with a lingering taste of cherries and spice.



Sauvignon Blanc 2016

A beautiful combination of passionfruit and lemongrass aromas. A sensational, creamy mouthfeel with a crisp finish on the palate.

   2016 / 2015


Weather Girl 2015

Fresh herbs on the nose with hints of white pear and lime. A crisp wine with a mineral aftertaste that lingers on the palate.

   2015 / 2013


Francis Pratt is the owner of The Berrio wines. He too, like the ancient mariners and other explorers intrigued by geographical extremes, is on a quest. Having given the helm over to renowned winemaker David Nieuwoudt of Cederberg Private Cellars to grow and make The Berrio wines, the mission of Francis and his family is to explore and discover the secrets of the vines and the ruggedly beautiful windswept plains on which they grow. To know them, so well, that they reveal more and more of the essence of this special place with each vintage, and ultimately, produce wines that truly capture its essence. In so doing the Pratt family, along with David Nieuwoudt, will be able to share the taste, the spirit, the adventure, the wonder and the majesty of this intriguing corner of the universe. Wine lovers all over the world can join this quest and drink in the wonder of it and share out the majesty of it all, and praise the wind.