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16 July 2018
Local sommeliers and wine professionals invited to fly high with PIWOSA at Cape Wine 2018
Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa (PIWOSA), well-known internationally for their execution of innovative marketing programmes ...
13 July 2018
Flagstone launches popcorn & wine pairing
The Pop Art Cart is an example of the Flagstone creativity being brought to life. It is a rather novel way to do food and wine pairings ...
12 July 2018
Spoil yourself with a sophisticated wine experience at Lanzerac Wine Estate
Lanzerac Wine Estate, home to the world’s first bottled Pinotage and one of the oldest heritage farms in the Western Cape dating back to ...
12 July 2018
An opportunity to taste history as Simonsig opens its doors for its 6th annual Vintage Day Celebrations.
The annual Simonsig Vintage Day has become one of the most-anticipated events on the Winelands calendar. Offering not only family-friendly ...
11 July 2018
In this month's news from Asara: July - August 2018
There's an air of energy and excitement in the wine cellar following the appointment of Johan Joubert as Cellar Master, a Veggie Guru joins ...
10 July 2018
Lego enthusiast aims for Lego Architecture Line with Cape Dutch Model
The Lego Architecture Line comprises iconic landmarks around the globe and destinations that shape our life.
10 July 2018
10 Things We Love About Kleine Zalze
Nestled in the heart of the Cape Winelands, just outside of Stellenbosch, is Kleine Zalze Wine Estate. From world-class wine to an award-winning ...
9 July 2018
Harvest review with Francois Malan
This year marks the fiftieth vintage for Simonsig, and we look back on and celebrate 50 great years of bottling and labeling our own wines ...
9 July 2018
Avontuur Estate Newsletter July 2018
July is a time of rest and hibernation at Avontuur with much-needed rain filling up our dams at the moment giving us hope for a more normal ...
9 July 2018
Kleine Zalze newsletter July 2018
2018 started on a high with the annual Stellenbosch Wine Festival Harvest Parade on the 27th of January. The Harvest Parade celebrates ...
5 July 2018
Perfect White Wines for Winter
Winter is here but that doesn’t mean that its time to pack away the white wines just yet!
5 July 2018
Introducing PIWOSA’s #Liquidart programme during Cape Wine 2018
Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa (PIWOSA), well-known internationally for their execution of inventive marketing programmes ...
4 July 2018
Beat the Winter Chills with Delheim!
Winter in the Winelands calls for warm locally cooked meals, good wines and a cosy setting. Here at Delheim we have all three, to help ...
28 June 2018
Top Performers in the Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report 2018
The fourth annual Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report was recently released by – 33 wines out of a total of 81 entries received ...
27 June 2018
Middelvlei Sunday Potjiekos
Winter time is Potjiekos time! Join us for a hearty meal at the Middelvlei Boerebraai Restaurant on Sunday 1 July 2018.
27 June 2018
Come wine with me
When I first read about a little innovative event idea that combined good food and amazing wines with fun dining venues and good company ...
26 June 2018
Flagstone Press Juice - June
Being a dad, much like our winemaking process, involves creativity, hardwork and perseverance. Here’s to a month of celebrating dads.
26 June 2018
A taste of what's to come
Need an excuse to visit the Stellenbosch Winelands? Here’s a great reason to pop in at our tasting room: we’re releasing three exciting ...
26 June 2018
Stellenbosch presents an all-new Celebration of Wine
Exclusive vinous weekend puts you in the golden circle of Stellenbosch wine
25 June 2018
Chrysalis revealed at Lourensford Estate
Lourensford Estate has unveiled the debut vintages of its elegant new flagships, the Chrysalis Red Blend 2015 and Chrysalis White Blend ...
25 June 2018
Stellenbosch Wine Route embarks on an exciting third-generation chapter
The Stellenbosch Wine Routes board has elected Mike Ratcliffe as its new chairman and under his leadership, the board looks forward to ...
23 June 2018
Ten reasons not to miss the Taste of Tygervalley Wine Fest this year!
The annual Taste of Tyger Valley wine festival is fast becoming an institution in Winter. The 2018 event is set for Friday 29 June from ...
22 June 2018
Asara Vineyard Collection Shiraz 2015, the partner to Sansibar’s Slow Roasted Springbok Shank…
Asara Wine Estate and Luxury Hotel is situated in the rolling Polkadraai Hills in the Western part of the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation. ...
21 June 2018
New vintage release of Delheim's vegan-friendly Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc
A pair of Delheim's latest wine releases is sure to put a spring in the step of wine-lovers who are vegans. That's because unlike most ...
7 June 2018
Taste the Helderberg 2018
A winter celebration of fine food and wine to start a weekend getaway
28 May 2018
Sutherland Reserve Wine Range Showcases Unique Varieties from Elgin
Sutherland, the Elgin property belonging to well-known Stellenbosch winery Thelema Mountain Vineyards, has released its first Reserve Range ...
24 May 2018
Longridge Crowned as Best Winery in Stellenbosch
The Stellenbosch Wine Review has just announced Longridge Wine Estate to be the top winery in Stellenbosch for 2018. Compiled by Cape ...
23 May 2018
Stellenbosch Hills brings cheer to Vlottenburg Primary School’s 34th birthday
Polka Kids Community Project extends much-needed help since 2008
23 May 2018
Add swing to winter with Polkadraai’s latest wine editions
Red or white, you’ll feel just right with Polkadraai by Stellenbosch Hills
9 May 2018
5 Fun Ways to see the Winelands
When you’re out in the winelands you want to be able to see and drink in the beautiful views surrounding you, not scan the road looking ...
8 May 2018
Escape to Clos Malverne this Winter
Make the most of winter this year with a weekend winelands getaway to the picture-perfect Clos Malverne Wine Estate. Situated in the heart ...
8 May 2018
The Lanzerac Pionier Pinotage – A Collector's Dream
Lanzerac Wine Estate’s flagship wine, the Lanzerac Pionier Pinotage, pays tribute to the world’s first bottled Pinotage – a 1959 Lanzerac ...
8 May 2018
Keep cozy this Winter with Bellevue reds
Winter is here, which brings with it cozy fireplaces, comfort food and of course robust red wines to keep away the chill. What better way ...
7 May 2018
22 Years of Cab Franc Celebrated at Avontuur Estate
On 3 May, the Avontuur team, a group of guests and winemaker Jan van Rooyen enjoyed a vertical tasting of Avontuur Cabernet Francs from ...
4 May 2018
Mother's Day at Stellenbosch Vineyards
Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards is celebrating Mother’s Day in true family style on Sunday, 13 May 2018. Chef, Livinia Plaatjies, has created ...
2 May 2018
Simonsig Estate celebrates 50 years of winemaking in Stellenbosch
2018 marks 50 years of continuous production of the iconic South African white wine, Chenin Blanc, at Simonsig.
26 April 2018
Magnificent Merlot
Longridge Wine Estate set a new benchmark for Merlot production in the South Africa when they introduced their ultra-premium Misterie 2015 ...
19 April 2018
Longridge Unveil a First for SA Red Wine
Longridge launch their super-premium red wine
17 April 2018
Longridge Wine Estate Releases 2015 Ekliptika
Longridge Wine Estate has just released the 2015 vintage of their highly acclaimed Ekliptika Bordeaux blend, which was scored 94/100 by ...
28 March 2018
New Chocolate & Wine Pairing launches at Avontuur Estate
Although the straightforward enjoyment of Avontuur Estate’s award-winning wines will always be top of the list at this family-owned wine ...
26 March 2018
Lourensford Chardonnay named Best South African White Wine of Show in Germany
The Lourensford Estate Limited Release Chardonnay 2016 has been awarded Best South African White Wine of Show at Mundus Vini The Grand ...
23 March 2018
Easter Fun At Stellenbosch Vineyards
Hop on over to Stellenbosch Vineyards for a family-themed Easter Sunday when the Easter bunny will be favouring those visiting the beautiful ...
15 March 2018
Fun in the Sun: Winelands Activities before Winter Hits
We’ve all felt that nip in the air, seen days get shorter with a later sunrise and earlier sunset. A change of season is coming, but the ...
13 March 2018
Your Ultimate Guide to Kid Friendly Wine Estates in South Africa
Parents, we feel you. You're longing for a relaxing day out, sipping on crisp cultivars, surrounded by rolling vineyards and enjoying a ...
4 March 2018
False Bay Vineyards
Revenant gives new life to legendary Loire blend
1 March 2018
History in the (Wine)Making
Waterford Estate may be fairly young, but it has many fascinating stories to tell. One of these is how, serendipitously, a one-of-a-kind ...
26 January 2018
The historic Lanzerac Hotel set to open in October 2018
It is with great pleasure that the Lanzerac Hotel announces that their Reservations Department is open again and taking bookings from 1 October 2018.