OUR LABELS

Sharing what we believe to be some of the Cape's most extraordinary wines, stories and personalities with our friends around the world.

Our business started in 2019 when our founders, Sean “Harry” Harrison and Marcel Hartman, decided to share some of their favourite wine produced in the Cape and beautifully labelled by Sean.

STORY BEHIND THE LABEL | coracle

A coracle or a 'cwrwgl' as it was originally named in Welsh, is a small, round boat. It was used more than 2000 years ago and is still used today as a fishing boat.

We chose this name to represent our maiden journey, setting sail together in a simple fashion, using age-old tradition in a modern way. At the start of each voyage, there are obstacles and risks, and yet some set sail anyway. Coracle is a tribute to all those who have taken a chance to do what they love.

STORY BEHIND THE LABEL | Church

It is always exciting to compare Chenin Blanc's expressions from different terrains. The diversity of the South African Winelands compelled us to produce two Chenins from two sought after Chenin regions.

The church sketched on the Stellenbosch Chenin is the old Lutheran Church on Dorp Street, an iconic Stellenbosch street. Here heritage meets with contemporary and devotion is found and practised in both.

The Swartland church is in Darling, a small, picturesque, uniquely South African town. Here time seems to pass at a slower speed and the crisp air is surprisingly softer than expected.  We think you'll find a favourite church between them.

STORY BEHIND THE LABEL | summer

When swallows start to fill the sky, summer approaches with her long, languid days. This is the time to be outside and feel the warmth of the sun. Our spirits lift, and the birds lead the way into a new season. 

Our Summer label epitomises this celebration of a new season, a fresh attitude and the joy of warm summer days ahead.

STORY BEHIND THE LABEL | somesay

It seems there is some confusion as to whether it is Shiraz or Syrah. It is in fact the same grape varietal, a different style. Old World, New World, light, full, there's beauty everywhere and we find it right here in this wine.

Some say Shiraz, some say Syrah, we dont really mind what you call it, as long as you enjoy it as much as we do.

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