About McErick Winery

Company mission

Our mission at McErick Winery is a passionate quest to uncork the finest premium wines, each bottle brimming with an explosion of flavour. Crafted from meticulously selected, top-tier grapes, our wines are a testament to the art of winemaking, a delicate dance that cherishes the unadulterated essence of each grape variety without excessive intervention.

Our unwavering commitment is to curate an exceptional wine experience, one that transports you to the heart of our vineyards, where the sun-kissed grapes and terroir converge to create pure liquid poetry. We pride ourselves on maintaining the utmost integrity of each grape variety, allowing them to express their unique character, while our skilled artisans weave their magic.

At McErick Winery, we are not just wine enthusiasts; we are custodians of flavour, stewards of quality, and creators of unforgettable moments. Our journey is a relentless pursuit of excellence, and our dedication to professionalism and expertise is the guiding star that illuminates every step of your wine adventure with us.

From the vine to your glass, we invite you to join us on this extraordinary voyage, where every sip is a harmonious symphony, every bottle a masterpiece, and every moment a celebration of life’s richness. Discover the allure of our wines, and let us elevate your wine experience to new heights. 

Meet Yaya McErick: A Visionary Winemaker

Yapelo McErick, a dynamic and visionary entrepreneur, is the driving force behind McErick Winery, a new and exciting chapter in Botswana’s winemaking journey. With a vibrant spirit and a wealth of experience in sales, marketing, and product development, Yapelo has embarked on a remarkable mission to create and curate exceptional wines that capture the essence of Botswana.

Yapelo’s journey in the corporate world, where she honed her skills working with blue-chip companies, provided her with invaluable insights into the art of delivering excellence. Her unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and the art of fine wine has now culminated in the establishment of McErick Winery.

She holds a certification from Cape Wine Academy and a Level 1 WSET, Yapelo brings her unique perspective and dedication to crafting wines that not only showcase the vibrancy of Botswana but also pay homage to the world’s renowned wine regions. Her ability to blend the traditions of the Old World with the spirit of the New World results in wines that are a true reflection of her passion for the craft.

Yapelo’s journey is not just about wine; it’s about the celebration of life, culture, and the spirit of collaboration with esteemed producers in France. Her visionary approach has fostered partnerships that bring the best of both worlds to the discerning wine lovers of Botswana.

Introducing Abel J McErick: The Business Visionary

Abel J McErick, the Chief Business Development Officer at McErick Winery, is a driving force in the world of wine. With extensive experience in international business development and customer experience management, Abel’s career is a testament to his commitment to excellence.

Having successfully managed customer experience departments and championed process improvement, Abel ensures that every interaction with McErick Winery is exceptional. As CBDO, Abel’s dedication to quality and innovation shines through in every aspect of the winery.

Abel’s presence at McErick Winery promises a commitment to excellence and a vision of creating wines that resonate with the soul. Cheers to Abel J McErick, a visionary business leader adding a new chapter to the world of fine wine.

Our Market


Our target market extends to wholesale to supermarkets, hotels, wholesalers, restaurants, bars, liquor retailers, online liquor shops that will buy in bulk depending on their needs.


We cater for weddings, showers, birthday parties and offer customized wine labelling for the events.

Corporate Gifting

All special requests made through corporates for their personal use/gifting for which the shop will provide the service in full.