We understand that every client has a unique set of requirements, therefore we approach each product and service we provide as a specialized project where careful assessment is given to every element to ensure that all of our client’s needs are met to satisfaction.

We understand that every client has a unique set of requirements, therefore we approach each product and service we provide as a specialized project where careful assessment is given to every element to ensure that all of our client’s needs are met to satisfaction.

ABOUT US

We are a small, privately owned-and-managed company specializing in ‘bespoke’ wine-production and wineconsultation services to a wide range of clients.

Quality of our wines is not a mere objective: it is our standard. To produce a healthy product for our customers, who live a healthy lifestyle, we aim to work in harmony with nature and to always give back more than we take. We are environmentally and socially conscious, producing and marketing wines that adhere to the highest standards of quality and provide the best value. We believe in establishing a strong supportive spirit, by taking every problem as a challenge. Working with respect for the human spirit, we are committed to sharing information about the enjoyment of wine in a lifestyle of moderation and responsibility.

THE PEOPLE

Matthew Krone
(Winemaker and Director of MK Vintners)

Matthew is a motivated and passionate winemaker, wine consultant and wine marketer. He is a 12th generation winemaker; and his family have been successful and innovative winemakers in South Africa for over 300 years. He produces his own range of premium quality wines as well as consults for various wineries and wine merchants. Over the past 16 years he specialized in the production of bottle fermented sparkling wines (Method Cap Classique), producing millions of bottles as well as consulting on wine and MCC production for a number of prestigious South African wine estates.

Albertus Ziervogel
( Financial and Director of MK Vintners)

Albertus completed a CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) in 1987 as well as IAC and a Diploma in Advanced financial Management. Over the past 25 years he has completed numerous consulting assignments and participated in business ventures on an equity basis. He has managed NGO programs, determining strategy and implementation as well as participated in various social enterprise development programs. He has defined and implemented strategy, management, and financial systems in a number of industries with great success.

Nicolas Charles Krone
(Winemaker and Consultant to MK Vintners)

‘Nicky’ is an 11th generation winemaker and one of the founding members of the Method Cap Classique Association. He was the President of the MCC Association for many years and won the very first Diners Club Winemaker of the Year award for his MCC. He won the SA Champion winemaker of the year twice and Air France competition for MCC twice. He served on the SA Wine Estate Committee for many years and has been involved in numerous social development programmes and community upliftment projects. He is the only South African to ever produce MCC under licence to a French Champagne House.

SERVICES

Wine Consultancy
Having run and managed wine cellars for many years, we understand the logistics of cellar management and the need to adapt processes to existing cellar equipment. We believe in transferring knowledge and skills to each winemaker and cellar, and to include the best processes into their existing set-up and winemaker’s production style. We successfully consult on wine and MCC production at various premium South African estates and facilitate with the development of their products from the vineyards onto the shelves, in both local and international markets.

Wine Related Business Services
We contract produce and source wines for numerous clients. We deal with various local and international wine merchants; selling our wines locally and internationally, and have a broad understanding of all activities and financial flows within the wine industry. Our clients include; private wine cellars, supermarkets, international wine exporters, local and international wine traders and merchants.

WE WORK WITH

Read more about MK Vintners

MK Vintners (Pty) Ltd is a small, privately owned-and-managed company specializing in ‘bespoke’ wine-production and wine-consultation services to a wide range of clients.

We understand that every client has a unique set of requirements, therefore we approach each product and service we provide as a specialized project where careful assessment is given to every element to ensure that all of our client’s needs are met to satisfaction.

We have an extensive network of vineyards, suppliers and wine-cellar service-providers, which we use to get the best quality and keep overall production costs low.

We deal with various local and international wine merchants; selling our wines locally and internationally, and have a broad understanding of all activities and financial flows within the wine industry. Our clients include; various private RSA wine cellars, RSA supermarkets, International Wine Exporters, Local and International Wine Traders and Merchants.

We aim to source grapes and wines primarily from ethically trading producers who are also actively committed to adding value to their communities through training and equity in their businesses/brands. We are committed to the growth and development of our people and to the upliftment of South Africa’s unskilled labour force by providing much needed employment and skills training. As far as possible, all our production processes are labour intensive and generate employment; from the handpicking of our grapes to the hand-turning of our bottle-fermented MCC sparkling wines.

Quality of our wines is not a mere objective: it is our standard. To produce a healthy product for our customers, who live a healthy lifestyle, we aim to work in harmony with nature and to always give back more than we take. We are environmentally and socially conscious, producing and marketing wines that adhere to the highest standards of quality and provide the best value. We believe in establishing a strong supportive spirit, by taking every problem as a challenge. Working with respect for the human spirit, we are committed to sharing information about the enjoyment of wine in a lifestyle of moderation and responsibility.

ABOUT US

We are a small, privately owned-and-managed company specializing in ‘bespoke’ wine-production and wineconsultation services to a wide range of clients.

Quality of our wines is not a mere objective: it is our standard. To produce a healthy product for our customers, who live a healthy lifestyle, we aim to work in harmony with nature and to always give back more than we take. We are environmentally and socially conscious, producing and marketing wines that adhere to the highest standards of quality and provide the best value. We believe in establishing a strong supportive spirit, by taking every problem as a challenge. Working with respect for the human spirit, we are committed to sharing information about the enjoyment of wine in a lifestyle of moderation and responsibility.

THE PEOPLE

Matthew Krone
(Winemaker and Director of MK Vintners)

Matthew is a motivated and passionate winemaker, wine consultant and wine marketer. He is a 12th generation winemaker; and his family have been successful and innovative winemakers in South Africa for over 300 years. He produces his own range of premium quality wines as well as consults for various wineries and wine merchants. Over the past 16 years he specialized in the production of bottle fermented sparkling wines (Method Cap Classique), producing millions of bottles as well as consulting on wine and MCC production for a number of prestigious South African wine estates.

Albertus Ziervogel
( Financial and Director of MK Vintners))

Albertus completed a CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) in 1987 as well as IAC and a Diploma in Advanced financial Management. Over the past 25 years he has completed numerous consulting assignments and participated in business ventures on an equity basis. He has managed NGO programs, determining strategy and implementation as well as participated in various social enterprise development programs. He has defined and implemented strategy, management, and financial systems in a number of industries with great success.

Nicolas Charles Krone
(Winemaker and Consultant to MK Vintners)

‘Nicky’ is an 11th generation winemaker and one of the founding members of the Method Cap Classique Association. He was the President of the MCC Association for many years and won the very first Diners Club Winemaker of the Year award for his MCC. He won the SA Champion winemaker of the year twice and Air France competition for MCC twice. He served on the SA Wine Estate Committee for many years and has been involved in numerous social development programmes and community upliftment projects. He is the only South African to ever produce MCC under licence to a French Champagne House.

SERVICES

MCC Wine Consultant
Having run an MCC cellar as head winemaker for 14 years, I understand the logistics of cellar management and the need to adapt processes to existing cellar equipment etc. My intention is to transfer knowledge and skills to each winemaker / cellar, and to include the best MCC process into their existing set-up and winemaker’s production style. I have already successfully consulted on MCC to various premium South African estates and helped their products go from the vineyard onto the shelves.

Wine Related Business Enquiries
I manage a successful wine business service, and have already contract produced and sourced wines for clients both locally and international. Whether it is a small volume premium quality wine you are seeking, or large volume value-for-money wines / sparkling wines, contact me and I will aim to satisfy your wine requirements.

PARTNERS

Read more about MK Vintners

MK Vintners (Pty) Ltd is a small, privately owned-and-managed company specializing in ‘bespoke’ wine-production and wine-consultation services to a wide range of clients.

We understand that every client has a unique set of requirements, therefore we approach each product and service we provide as a specialized project where careful assessment is given to every element to ensure that all of our client’s needs are met to satisfaction.

We have an extensive network of vineyards, suppliers and wine-cellar service-providers, which we use to get the best quality and keep overall production costs low.

We deal with various local and international wine merchants; selling our wines locally and internationally, and have a broad understanding of all activities and financial flows within the wine industry. Our clients include; various private RSA wine cellars, RSA supermarkets, International Wine Exporters, Local and International Wine Traders and Merchants.

We aim to source grapes and wines primarily from ethically trading producers who are also actively committed to adding value to their communities through training and equity in their businesses/brands. We are committed to the growth and development of our people and to the upliftment of South Africa’s unskilled labour force by providing much needed employment and skills training. As far as possible, all our production processes are labour intensive and generate employment; from the handpicking of our grapes to the hand-turning of our bottle-fermented MCC sparkling wines.

Quality of our wines is not a mere objective: it is our standard. To produce a healthy product for our customers, who live a healthy lifestyle, we aim to work in harmony with nature and to always give back more than we take. We are environmentally and socially conscious, producing and marketing wines that adhere to the highest standards of quality and provide the best value. We believe in establishing a strong supportive spirit, by taking every problem as a challenge. Working with respect for the human spirit, we are committed to sharing information about the enjoyment of wine in a lifestyle of moderation and responsibility.

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