Frogitt & Vonkel Private Wine Merchants follows the simple principal of knowing their individual clients. With the right information we are equipped to exceed all expectations, making Frogitt & Vonkel one of SA's foremost wine merchants.
We know all of our clients by name and take the time to understand their individual tastes, budgets and desires before we make any recommendations. That way, we find out what is most important to them before selecting wines that fully match their criteria.
Welgemeend was the first in SA to produce a Bordeaux blend in 1979! The tiny Estate (11 hectares under vine) is situated in Klapmuts, Paarl. The name Welgemeend translates to "well intended". The majority of wines produced are done so in a style that lends itself well to aging, and our selection of choice vintages expresses maturity and integration perfectly. Welgemeend blends have been some of the all-time best sellers here at Frogitt & Vonkel.
Douelle takes its name from the French word for the wooden staves employed in making wine casks. This is a well integrated blend, with rich fruit flavours. It's still very youthful at 5 years old and will continue to reward proper aging… Read More
Situated on the foothills of the Witzenberg Mountain range in between Ceres and Tulbagh. Waverley Hills produce fabulous wines under strict conservation and organic conditions. They are certified by the SGS as an organic producer, and all their wines have 50% less sulphur than conventional wines. The farm also produces olive oil, has a deli, a nursery and a conservation centre.
Pinot Grigio 2013
Pinot Grigio has its heritage in Pinot Noir and Burgundy from where it spread across Christiandom due to its popularity with Cistertician monks. Essentially the same as Pinot Gris, "Grigio" is used for clones that came out of Italy and are used for expressions with lots of fresh acidity. This is a must for any white wine lover looking for a change or some adventure. Un-wooded and light in style. Pear and apricot flavours are complemented by fresh tropical aromas with fresh minerality in abundance. ..Read More
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