ABOUT ALVI’S DRIFT
The farm also boasts an intensive dairy operation, managed by Johan van der Merwe. Apart from fresh milk distribution, more than a ton of cheese is made daily. The Alfalfa-Feta is the 2006 S.A. Champion Feta. Apart from traditional cheddar, speciality cheeses such as the Alvi’s drift Port, Muscadel and Hannepoot cheddar are made. Plain Havarti, Cumin and mustard Havarti, as well as Mozzarella are also available.
Alvi’s drift private cellar is modern equipped with French, European and American oak barrels, stainless steel tanks and an underground maturation cellar. The services of the veteran ex-Nederburg cellar master, has heralded the dedicated and passionate wine maker, Alvi van der Merwe’s move into making wines from special vineyard and tank selection.