Moremi wild dogs by Saskia von Sperber.
Featured on Pictus II label
Winemaker Jeremy Borg
inspects the vines
Snare in the moonlight by Lin Barrie
Featured on Pictus I label
Wild dog watercolour by Lori Bentley
Featured on the Pictus V label
REMARKABLY PERSISTENT, PERSISTENTLY REMARKABLE
We are dedicated to the production of authentic, distinct and delicious wines, and to the conservation of African Wild Dogs and their natural habitat.
Our pack wanders the world presenting our wines, raising funds for conservation and hosting interesting events. Take a look at our events calendar to keep track of our movements (coming soon).
Painted Wolves or African wild dogs are Southern Africa’s rarest and most endangered African mammal with between 5500 and 7000 dogs remaining in the wild. Their long term survival is pivotal to the natural balance in the wilderness.
They have many conservation challenges and besides this they are charismatic, altruistic, persistent, social, elusive, inquisitive and playful.
Painted Wolf update from the field
Earlier this month, Jeremy recieved an email from Cole Du Plessis of the Endangered Wildlife Trust, giving an update on his work in the field with African wild dogs (he refers to them throughout as Painted Wolves which we can’t fault). Cole’s report Early in…
In the pink
Rosé wine is one of the fastest growing categories in the wine world. Between 2007 and 2014, rosé wine sales in South Africa trebled. The Rosé Rocks competition started 3 years ago, and last year our 2016 Den Pinotage Rosé was in the Top 11…
20 places to meet Jeremy and try our wines during September in the UK
Jeremy is off to the UK for a wander between wine tastings. Actually, some days it’ll be less of a wander and more like a frenzied dash across the country. He is looking forward to catching up with old friends and meeting new ones. He…
Where do our donations go?
Charitable contributions are sometimes looked at with scepticism. When we say a portion of our profits go towards African wild dog conservation, it is hard to quantify exactly where it makes landfall and which specific programmes it goes towards, unless it is a direct contribution…
A label designer, a wine promoter and the road less travelled
On the last day of July, Amanda (Jeremy’s sister and the Gauteng Painted Wolf Wines promoter) and I set off from Johannesburg in the Painted Wolf vehicle, laden with what seemed like way too much stuff. We were making a dash for the border, specifically…
The third ‘Wine & Wild dog’ weekend at Chilo Lodge, Zimbabwe 2017
If you are looking for a taste of wild and remote pristine wilderness, look no further! You HAVE to go to Gonarezhou! Drive in or fly in, that is the hardest decision you will have to make! Once there, everything is taken care of and…
ENJOY AMAZING WINES!
Our social wine club is to be shared with friends and family. Be at the heart of our Wild Dog community, and enjoy amazing wines together regularly!