“Take a leaf from the penguin’s book. Casually cool and charismatic, it is unflappable in any situation. Much like this unpretentiously fun wine, which never fails to deliver pure drinking pleasure. That’s why we call it a PengVino!”

The Atlantic Ocean’s cooling influence results in ideal conditions to produce crisp and refreshing wines in the Western Cape. Another cool aspect of the Atlantic Ocean is the fact that it’s the home of African Penguins.

Once extremely numerous, the African penguin is declining rapidly due to a combination of several threats, including oil pollution and habitat distruction. These charismatic little legends are the inspiration behind the Versus PengVino range.

Produced from cool, coastal vineyards, the Versus PengVino range are characterful, modern and dashing. Besides tasting flipping good, they also stand for a good cause: the sustainable conservation of African Penguins.

Through The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB), Versus PengVino adopted several penguins and a donation is made to penguin conservation efforts for every bottle of Versus PengVino sold.

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PengVino Dry Range

The original easy drinking, easy living wine. These wines go particularly well with light conversation that follows a well-lived day. They are also perfect for those mellow moments when time slows down and acquaintances turn into friends.

That’s why we call it a PengVino!


PengVino Sweet Sensation Range

These easy drinking wines give rise to sweet sensations. They are ideal to be shared with good friends or simply enjoyed by yourself.

They pair perfectly with special occasions and good food.


PengVino Cans

The original easy-drinking wine, only in a can! A fast-chilling and easy to transport aluminium can, which has a lighter carbon footprint and is 100% recyclable. The perfect option for a braai or picnic.

That’s why we call it a PengVino!

VERSUS Wine Collaboration

Historically there were several millions of African penguins in Southern Africa, currently there are less than 20,000 breeding pairs left in the wild. We aim to provide wine drinkers with an exciting and refreshing wine while supporting the endangered African penguin species!

By drinking and supporting our brand you are helping us with conservation VERSUS extinction.

VERSUS PengVino is proud to partner with SANCCOB

PengVino - a brand that had been dreamt about for many years. A brand that has significant potential to impact more than just wine enthusiasts, but to grow awareness around penguin rescue, rehabilitation, and conservation. The PengVino team is honoured to collaborate with a well-known and established non-profit organization such as SANCCOB on a project our team holds dear to their hearts.


(Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds)

SANCCOB is a registered non-profit organisation whose primary objective is to reverse the decline of seabird populations through the rescue, rehabilitation and release of ill, injured, abandoned and oiled seabirds – especially endangered species like the African penguin.

Did You Know?

African penguins’ main diet is sardine and anchovy and the low fish availability is one of the key reasons for the current decline of the species.