The brand is owned by Distell, the largest wine producer in South Africa. Obikwa wines are exported to 43 countries.
The bright yellow ostrich depicted on the label is a symbol of the company. For South Africans, this bird is a major life force and symbol of luck. The brand's name comes from the Obikwa people, one of South Africa's oldest tribes, who previously inhabited the south of the continent.
Famous international grape varieties are used in the production of Obikwa wines, such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, and Pinotage.
The company adheres to environment-friendly methods of growing grapes and producing wines. The ultralight bottle reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 654 tons per year, all packaging materials used are biodegradable, and each bottle is screwed on with an aluminum caps suitable for recycling.