The vineyard area named after the small town of the same name (Ward) in South Africa
counts to the district Paarl
(Coastal Region) and is located north of the city Paarl. The hot climate favors the production of red wines from the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz and Pinotage
, Specialties include sweet dessert wines from Gewürztraminer and port wine-like products. The most famous wineries are Bovlei, Claridge, Linton Park, Mont du Toit
(with German participation), Wamakers Vallei and Wellington Wynkelder.