The winery is located in the South African wine-growing district Paarl
on the border to Stellenbosch
, It was bought in 1983 by cousins Jeff and Simon Grier, who have doubled in size to this day. The vineyards cover 300 hectares of vineyards. They are with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc (Steen), Gewürztraminer, Merlot, Pinotage
, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz planted. The flagship products are the Bordeaux blend "Cru Monro" and the "Villiera Merlot Reserve". Sparkling wines from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are also produced. Around 1.2 million bottles of wine are produced annually.