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18 October 2019
Results of the Prescient Chardonnay Report 2019 are now out
Chardonnay is an extremely important category within the South African wine industry – it is the seventh most widely planted variety with ...
18 October 2019
Spier’s Vegan Certification the first in the world
As summer arrives on South African shores, the advent of long, balmy evenings and sunny days provide the ideal setting to indulge in al ...
18 October 2019
Festival on the Docks launches at Life Grand Cafe V&A Waterfront
This summer, Life Grand Café V&A Waterfront will launch their inaugural Festival on the Docks, a day in the sun sampling some of the best ...
18 October 2019
Family Picnic at Jordan Wine Estate
It's picnic season and at The Bakery at Jordan, we have something for the whole family!
18 October 2019
IWSC 2019: South African winners
We congratulate all South African producers with their achievements in the 2019 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC)
17 October 2019
Delheim’s 80th Anniversary honours the life of SA wine pioneer Spatz Sperling
Exclusive Iconoclast Cape Blend reflects a fearless spirit with big heart
17 October 2019
Delheim’s 80th Anniversary honours the life of SA wine pioneer Spatz Sperling
Exclusive Iconoclast Cape Blend reflects a fearless spirit with big heart
16 October 2019
Simonsig Puts in One of Best Veritas Showings to Date
With a haul of four Double Gold medals, Simonsig Estate in Stellenbosch was one of the top performers at this year’s prestigious Veritas ...
16 October 2019
Pinotage shines at Veritas Awards with the most double gold medals
Pinotage wines receive the most double gold medals at the 2019 Veritas Awards.
16 October 2019
Out & About - Neil Ellis 35th I Michelangelo Awards I Cape Wine Academy 40th I Food&Wine Conference
2019 has seen some important milestones and celebrations and iconic Stellenbosch producer, Neil Ellis, celebrated 35 years of winemaking ...
13 October 2019
Exciting results and announcements at Veritas awards
The Veritas Vertex Award for the overall champion wine from among a record number of 1 491 entries for the Veritas Awards this year, was ...
11 October 2019
Sizzling Summer Wines & Events
We are pleased to have two of our vineyards Certified Heritage Vineyards with the Old Vine Project. Whilst old vines are accorded value ...
11 October 2019
Neethlingshof Stars with Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc at Michelangelo 2019
Neethlingshof Estate in Stellenbosch was one of the top producers at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine&Spirits Awards, winning ...
10 October 2019
Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2019/20 Results
Year five brings fantastic winners. The ‘best value’ competitions launches a thrilling set of winning results: Putting consumers first!
10 October 2019
Champion wines highlight brilliant vintage at the 2019 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10
Sauvignon Blanc South Africa and FNB have revealed the winners of the 2019 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition with no less than eight ...
9 October 2019
Celebrating Pinotage Day 2019 - The events, campaigns and promotions
Wine lovers all over the globe have embraced the celebration of South Africa’s national wine and this year's Pinotage Day promises to be ...
8 October 2019
Avontuur Estate: Pinotage month celebrations and new releases
If one of the items on your bucket list is to see whales and sharks up close and personal, this is your chance!
8 October 2019
A Good Chardonnay with Fish & Chips...celebrated sommelier Esmé Groenewald's favourite pairing
Ask celebrated sommelier Esmé Groenewald about her favourite food and wine pairing and she’ll tell you it’s a Chardonnay paired with fish and chips.
7 October 2019
Collector Platter Guides at Jordan Wine Estate
Ever find yourself looking for the Platter rating for that 2015 vintage of the Jordan Cobblers Hill?
5 October 2019
Groot Constantia and Boplaas Glitter at Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards
South Africa’s oldest wine estate, Groot Constantia, and the renowned Boplaas Estate in the Klein Karoo walked off with the laurels in ...
4 October 2019
Middelvlei Free-Run Pinotage 2018 – Celebrating Pinotage in October…
As most people know, Pinotage is a variety unique to South Africa, created in the 1920s by Professor Abraham Perold. The first barrel of ...
4 October 2019
International Beer and Pizza Day with a twist
Celebrate one of the most iconic food and beverage pairings at The Bakery at Jordan between the 9th and 13th October 2019!
3 October 2019
Whale size prize up for grabs if you Buy Avontuur Wine
This time of year in the Cape we welcome Spring and all the beautiful Whales that populate our coastline. This is one of the Cape’s biggest ...
30 September 2019
10 Best White Wines for Summer
Summer is just around the corner. So get ready to sit back and enjoy some of South Africa’s best white wines under the sun.
27 September 2019
All true discipline is rooted in delight
All true discipline is rooted in delight. I realize this when speaking to Rijk Melck, owner of Muratie Wine Estate, Stellenbosch. Rijk ...
19 September 2019
Vriesenhof Grenache range shows that with age comes experience
The value of old vineyards is celebrated around the world, with a belief that older vines, with their lower yields, produce wines of higher ...
19 September 2019
South African Wine & Food Tourism Conference celebrates country's top performers
Nine of South Africa’s top wine and food tourism providers were named honourees in the inaugural Wine & Food Tourism Conference Awards ...
17 September 2019
Cap Classique Pioneer Simonsig Estate Finds Sweet Spot at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge
Simonsig Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa’s pioneering Cap Classique producer, continued its leading ways in the local wine industry ...
11 September 2019
Hidden Valley Wines Launch Limited Edition Hidden Valley Blanc Fumé
Winemaker Annalie van Dyk tries to create something special with every vintage and this year is no exception...
10 September 2019
Sauvignon-esque Chenin
Sauvignon-esque, a new descriptor has entered the wine lexicon to describe a new style of Chenin Blanc. Graham Howe investigates
27 August 2019
Neil Ellis releases top performing 2017 Stellenbosch Cabernet
The release of the 2017 Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon marks the 33rd vintage of Cabernet with a Neil Ellis label. As a pioneer wine producer ...
1 August 2019
The new 'Sense of Place' is the new pinnacle for Stellenbosch wine
Their flagship range is only produced in limited numbers and during exceptional years...
4 July 2019
South Africa’s gourmet capital to host Fine Wine and Food Festival - Stellenbosch chefs and winemakers unite for ultimate culinary showcase
The Stellenbosch FINE Wine and Food Festival takes place on Saturday 3 August 2019, from 17:00 to 23:00, at Stellenbosch’s Town Hall in ...
31 May 2019
Visit Stellenbosch
An integrated approach for inclusive tourism innovation in Stellenbosch
29 May 2019
Stellenbosch heats up winter with Stadsaal Soirees
Stellenbosch Wine Routes is adding a warm touch to its incredibly popular Stellenbosch Street Soirees, by hosting a series of winter events ...
17 May 2019
Longridge Wine Estate hosts a series of talks on the topic: ‘Cancer: what you were never told… and need to know!’
Longridge Wine Estate, a leading estate in organic winemaking, will host a 15-part series of talks by survivors and those treating survivors ...
10 May 2019
The 27 Best Restaurants in Stellenbosch 2019
The historic and cosmopolitan city of oaks is justifiably famous for its heritage architecture, view-drenched wine estates, quirky art ...
10 May 2019
Stellenbosch Dominates Cabernet Report
SA’s historic wine region rules the 2019 Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report.
2 May 2019
8 restaurant views that remind us how beautiful South Africa truly is
The Western Cape’s wine farms have made a name for themselves not only for their world-class restaurants but also their incredible views.
30 April 2019
Stellenbosch Wine Routes reflect on a challenging, but ultimately rewarding 2019 harvest
In 2018, the Western Cape experienced the crescendo of one of its most severe droughts in decades. On average crops were 15% lower than ...