Painted Wolf Wines


NEW Tasting and Sales Venue : Simondium Guild, R45, Simondium. (Paarl to Franschhoek road) Postal: P.O. Box 1483, S Paarl, 7624
Member Number: 203867 Tel: +27 21 8632492

Painted wolf in a nutshell

  • Jeremy and Emma started Painted Wolf Wines in 2007
  • Fuelled by a fusion of passions & experience in wine with our love of the bush and wildlife (working in Lloyds camp, Chobe, Botswana) & our commitment to conservation
  • We have a range of 14 wines, with three price tiers. These are some of our latest awards :- 
    Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2019 – Top producer overall.
  • Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 2021 - Gold
  • Decanter World Wine Awards 2021 - Silver
    8 x John Platter 4.5* and 4* - 2021
    Michaelangelo Gold 2020
    Tim Atkin South Africa report 2021 - 90 - 92 points
    Winemag Prescient reports – 91 and 93 points
  • Our story is unusual and enjoyed by the press 
  • All wine purchased benefits the highly endangered African wild dog through a donation from each bottle sold going to the EWT in South Africa or TUSK
  • NEW Tasting & Sales venue open - Simondium Guild, R45 (Paarl to Franschhoek Road)
  • We have distribution in South Africa, UK, US, Canada, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Australia,  Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Kenya, Russia and Namibia so far
  • We are building a community – a large pack of like-minded individuals
  • We have a high standard of artwork to be enjoyed on our labels
  • We are committed to our mantra of being ‘Remarkably Persistent, Persistently Remarkable’
  • Painted Wolf Wines draws inspiration from the painted wolf or African wild dog. Our focus is to produce carefully hand crafted, distinctive wines whilst actively supporting the conservation of the African wild dog. We purchase organic and sustainably farmed grapes from the vineyard owners in our ‘pack’.
  • We support conservation projects throughout Southern Africa through donations from wine sales, the creation of advocacy opportunities and evangelizing for conservation on an ongoing basis. We are delighted to be associated with some of the most respected conservation organizations operating in southern Africa including the Tusk Trust, the Endangered Wildlife Trust, and Children in the Wilderness. .

Please contact me if you would like any further information:- Emma Borg:

Where we operate

  • Botswana
  • Kenya
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Australia
  • United Kingdom
  • Portugal
  • Canada
  • United States
  • Hungary
  • Russia
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Netherlands

Activities offered

  • Retail
  • Eco tourism


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Pedals 4 Paws

PEDALS 4 PAWS is a charity supporting southern Africa’s rarest and most endangered carnivore, the wild dog. Periodic cycle rides through the African wilderness raise money for the conservation of rare and endangered African Painted Wolves.


27 April 2022

Painted Wolf Wines Turns 15!

The Painted Wolf Wines pack is celebrating its 15th birthday this month. Founders Jeremy and Emma Borg are proud to have contributed more than R3m to African wild dog conservation to date.

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14 February 2022

Remembering African Wild Dogs Book Launch

Painted Wolf Wines is delighted to be hosting the South African launch of 'Remembering African Wild Dogs' on Tuesday 22 February.

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24 November 2021

Painted Wolfs New Tasting Venue & ATTA Offer

To celebrate a successful ATTA networking event in Cape Town and the Grand Opening of our new tasting venue, Painted Wolf Wines is offering an exclusive 20% discount to all ATTA members until midnight on Saturday 27 November.

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09 September 2021

How to Move House - Painted Wolf Style

At the end of July the Painted Wolf Wines team were proud, excited and relieved to hear that 14 intrepid Painted Wolves (African wild dogs) had been successfully transferred from South Africa and Mozambique to Malawi, through a collaboration between the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and African Parks.

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17 June 2020

Painted Wolf Wines donates R20,000 to conservation during lock down: June 2020

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28 April 2020

Greetings from a Painted Wolf

Painted wolf Wines are delighted to have been a sponsor of ATTA since 2012 and many of you have enjoyed our wines at the stand and events over the years. It has been fantastic to get to know so many of you and be part of the dynamic tourism industry through our wines.

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08 May 2019

Painted Wolf Wines invitation to visit

It was fantastic to pour our wines on the Atta stand and at the networking event, for a 7th year! It was amazing to experience exciting energy of the travel and tourism industry and to have grown so many fans of Painted Wolf over those years, thank you for your support! I spoke to many who were not familiar with our wines or our philosophy of donating 4 to 5% of turnover to African wild dog conservation through organisations like TUSK and EWT.

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01 May 2019

Painted Wolf Wines - Hitting the Headlines

In March this year, Jeremy Borg from Painted Wolf Wines was interviewed by Tom Mullen of Forbes magazine for an article about four South African winemakers and their unique approaches. "They include reviving the allure of an almost forgotten grape, mastering wine-making within a culturally and linguistically different environment, learning the benefits of bio-dynamic production and contributing to Africa's wildlife future".

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15 November 2018

Painted Wolf Den is open

Painted Wolf Wines is a family and friends wine company based in Paarl. Founded in 2007, the company has steadily grown and now sells wine in 16 countries. Winemaker, Jeremy Borg describes the Painted Wolf Wines journey: “We have been travelling on a wonderful wine adventure over the past 12 years. We set out to develop a wine company which would allow us to fulfil my personal ambition to be a wine maker with a joint goal of Emma and mine to sustainably fund conservation”

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25 October 2018

All day party at Painted Wolf Wines in Paarl

If you come to Paarl on Wednesday October 31 between 9 am and 4 pm, you will find Jeremy, Emma and the rest of the ‘pack’ ready with a warm den welcome to the Painted Wolf Wines tasting room. This open day celebration is in honour of 11 years of winemaking and the opening of these premises. It is located on the ‘golden mile’ at 125 Main Road, Paarl, in a historic house which is also home to Sit Café.

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31 August 2018

Painted Wolf Wines opens a Tasting Room at 125 Main Road, Paarl

Painted Wolves (African wild dogs) are incredibly hard to find in the wild. They are rare and they are constantly moving. Up until now, Painted Wolf Wines have been almost as difficult to pin down. Not anymore! Jeremy, Emma and the rest of the ‘pack’ are delighted to have found a special space on the ‘golden mile’ in the main road of Paarl, a historic house which is also home to SIT café.

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20 March 2018

Guillermo Swartland Pinotage 2014 launch

Painted Wolf Wine’s delicious Guillermo Pinotage 2013 is almost sold out. The winery will be launching its Guillermo Pinotage 2014 at Prowein 2018 which takes place in Dusseldorf from 18-20 March 2018. Painted Wolf Wines will be exhibiting as part of the Wines of South Africa Pavilion.

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27 April 2017

Wine, food and other crushes

Painted Wolf Wines is in for a busy long weekend. From Thursday 27 to Sunday 30, April, you will have three different way to engage with us at Decorex, Cape Town, at the CICC. Firstly, as the official wine supplier to Decorex, you can take a break for a drink and some food at the Painted Wolf Wine Bar. Secondly, you can come and see us at Stand U19 and buy a bottle or two to take home, or a case or two for delivery later.  Finally, our winemaker, Jeremy, will be cooking up some delicious…

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29 January 2016

Painted Wolf Wines track down Brendan Whittington-Jones

Brendan Whittington-Jones has a range that surpasses that of the African Wild Dog. After spending seven years, relentlessly tracking them for the Endangered Wildlife Trust, he has moved to Oman and, at times, travels back to South Africa. Using complex and sophisticated tracking techniques (aka social media and email) we have managed to persuade him to come see us. On the evening of Thursday February 11, between 5 and 7:30 p.m, he will be our guest at a private evening for our pack at the Cha…

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21 August 2015

Wine & Wild dog weekend at Chilo Lodge, Zimbabwe with Painted Wolf Wines

You may well wonder why hold a ‘Wine and wild dog weekend’ – well, it all started with the maiden vintage of our flagship wine, Pictus 2009, needing a stunning piece of artwork for the label, and a most fortuitous contact with artist Lin Barrie who is as besotted with African wild dogs as we are! To read more

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21 May 2015

A Celebration of Painted Wolves

AA Celebr A Celebration of Painted Wolves is a fund raising adventure hosted by Painted Wolf wines and wine maker Jeremy Borg to help Tusk in their £5 million fund raising drive.  Over three weeks from May 15th 2015 to June 7th 2015 Jeremy will ride a bicycle roughly 850 miles (1400kms) from Padstow in Cornwall to Edinburgh in Scotland. On the way he will host a number of wine tasting events and dinners and present a wild life exhibition and auction. There will be a Pedals 4 Paws c…

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09 October 2014

Painted Wolf Wines in Kenya

Atta Indaba Wine Sponsors Painted Wolf Wines are now available through Wines of the World in Kenya. Please contact Sarah Mwikali for assistance  

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19 May 2014

Painted Wolf Wines at Indaba and beyond

Painted Wolf Wines is delighted by the response to the wines poured at the Atta dinner and on the stand over the three days of Indaba. We are looking forward to a wider distribution of the wines throughout Africa, and have recognised there is demand for the wines in Tanzania, Zanzibar, Uganda, Mozambique, Rwanda to name but a few. We are working on finding importers to these countries and any information or contacts who can help expedite this and any feedback on the wines would be gratefully r…

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12 December 2013

Atta wine sponsor, a vintage performance

Our Guillermo Swartland Pinotage 2010 has been selected by The Wine Enthusiast Magazine- one of the top wine publications in the USA in its list of the top 100 wines of the year.  Each year the magazine tastes and rates about 16000 wines from producers around the world. We were one of two South African wines to make it to the top 100 in 2013 - the other being De Toren Fusion V. The grapes for this wine were grown by Billy (‘Guillermo’ ) Hughes at Kasteelsig Vineyard and vinifi…

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