visits Raka Wines near Stanford visits Raka Wines near Stanford (just half an hour from Hermanus - in the Overberg) which is owned and run by the Dreyer family. The Raka brand was named after Piet Dreyer's fishing vessel. The farm is 17 kilometres from Stanford in a glen in the Kleinrivier Mountains, through which the Klein River flows.. The Kleinrivier Mountains is the southernmost mountain range in Africa and its slopes provide a variety of aspects and soil types.