Its Southern Right brand is named for the species of whale that frequents Walker Bay. The winery donates some profits from each bottle to whale conservation.
Wine to Try: Minerally 2009 Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc ($19)
The winery's annual wine auction supports a number of local charities and raised $500,000 last year. Among the charities is mothers2mothers, which helps impoverished mothers with HIV/AIDS.
Wine to Try: Tobacco-scented 2008 The Winemaster's Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon ($11)
One of the most widely distributed South African brands in the U.S., Indaba gives a yearly scholarship to disadvantaged students in Stellenbosch University's viticulture and enology program.
Wine to Try: Crisp 2009 Indaba Chenin Blanc ($10)
Worthwhile Wine Company
Among the various charities Worthwhile supports is Isipho, which supplies aid to the remote Zulu community of Nzinga.
Wine to Try: Peppery 2009 Vrede en Lust Malbec ($20)