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25 April 2019
Zevenwacht 360 Sauvignon Blanc 2018 with a touch of Semillon adding gravtias
Zevenwacht Wine Estate situated on the beautiful Stellenbosch Wine Route is a modern wine farm with a 300-year history.
24 April 2019
An Investment in the Future #wineforgood
At Waterford Estate, we believe in nurturing and developing the children who grow up on the farm – a task that’s made possible with the ...
22 April 2019
All in the family: Fathers and Sons
The passing of the baton from father to son – and occasionally, father to daughter - has been one of the themes of recent tastings at family ...
19 April 2019
Peter Falke Wines on Groenvlei Farm, well worth the drive…
Groenvlei Farm is situated in the foothills of the Helderberg in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation, a wine area that is known for its wonderful ...
19 April 2019
Happy Easter with Zevenwacht Wine Estate
The 2019 harvest was generally a challenging one with a lot of uneven bud-break and fruit set in the vineyards making for difficult decisions ...
19 April 2019
All about the Distell Inter Hotel Challenge
“When you get into a hotel room, you lock the door, and you know there is a secrecy, there is a luxury, there is fantasy. There is comfort. ...
19 April 2019
#wineforgood: Great things are done by a series of small things brought together
While it may seem small, the ripple effects of small things is extraordinary. Many wine farms are making changes in their communities with ...
18 April 2019
Cabernet Franc Challenge 2019 rewards top producers
The 4th Cabernet Franc Challenge once again highlighted quality wines produced by some of South Africa’s most passionate winemakers. Showcasing ...
18 April 2019
J.C. Le Roux sparkles as best brand in South Africa's townships
J.C. le Roux, the much-loved sparkling wine brand and South Africa’s first dedicated house of sparkling wines, has been awarded for the ...
17 April 2019
Wines of South Africa Returns to VinExpo
This year the South African wine industry will once again have a presence at VinExpo Bordeaux with representation from over 20 South African ...
16 April 2019
Kids join in the fun at Le Pommier for family Easter
What better way to enjoy your family Easter weekend than by relaxing with your loved ones among the picturesque mountain & vineyard landscape ...
16 April 2019
#wineforgood: Spier, Woolworths and Sustainability Institute Launch Community Learning Farm
Spier has partnered with the Woolworths Trust, Sustainability Institute and AgroEcology Academy to launch the Living Soils Community Learning ...
15 April 2019
The Easter Bunny Hops in at Middelvlei
As Autumn approaches the winelands, Middelvlei is offering up the perfect excursions to compliment the cooler season.
15 April 2019
A Celebration of South African Food and Wine in Asia
Chef Chantel Dartnall – recognised both locally and internationally as one of the country’s most acclaimed chefs – is showcasing the best ...
15 April 2019
#wineforgood: Stellenbosch Change in Action - Renowned Chefs unite for Social Development
Driven by a mandate to affect real change, Stellenbosch Wine Routes introduced Tasting Stellenbosch, which will be upskilling the community ...
12 April 2019
#wineforgood: PIWOSA Women In Wine Initiative
In October 2012, Kathy Jordan from Jordan Wine Estate (a member of PIWOSA - Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa) launched the ...
12 April 2019
Dornier Semillon 2018 scores 90 points in the Winemag Alternative Varieties Report
Dornier is proud to announce the 90 point score received for Dornier Semillon 2018 as recently judged in the Alternative Varieties Report, ...
12 April 2019
Family fun at Jordan this Easter long weekend!
Soak up the last of summer and spend the upcoming long weekend on our tasting room deck enjoying a wine tasting!
12 April 2019
Results of the Winemag Alternative Varieties Report 2019
Semillon, Cabernet Franc to the fore in the second annual Alternative Varieties Report. The second annual Alternative Varieties Report ...
11 April 2019
Recognizing hidden talents : Sanna Hendricks from De Waal Wines and Salomé Maasdorp from Kaapzicht #wineforgood
We enter tasting rooms and rarely think of the faces we find in them, curating the perfect wine tasting experience for us. Some have walked ...
11 April 2019
New vintage of Vriesenhof unwooded Chardonnay released
Pour a glass of Vriesenhof Unwooded Chardonnay 2018 and enjoy a wine of true Stellenbosch origin.
10 April 2019
#wineforgood: A little mentorship goes a long way - Siwela Wines and Denzel Swarts
Siwela Wines is a South African black female owned brand producing premium quality wine and a symbol of transformation in the South African ...
5 April 2019
Pinotage and Biltong Festival a sea of purple and white
Get your purple and white outfits ready, round up some friends and don’t miss out on the this year’s Pinotage and Biltong Festival at Perdeberg ...
12 March 2019
The Stellenbosch Wine Festival 2019 presented by Pick n Pay, announces new venue & dates…
The Stellenbosch Wine Festival presented by Pick n Pay announced that it would be hosting its wine festival on April 6th and 7th, 2019 ...
18 February 2019
Longridge Langtafel: a starry night of wine and dine
Longridge Wine Estate will host their annual Langtafel event on 7 March 2019; as much a celebration of the harvest which takes place during ...
18 February 2019
Stellenbosch Hills celebrates its 30th year of Muscat de Hambourg
Winery releases the latest vintage of this rare and outstanding wine
8 February 2019
Valentine’s Day at Stellenbosch Vineyards
This Valentine’s Day, Stellenbosch Vineyards will be offering a selection of romantic experiences for past, present and future couples. ...
1 February 2019
Stellenbosch Change in Action
Renowned chefs of the Stellenbosch Wine Routes unite for social development as ‘Tasting Stellenbosch’
24 January 2019
Happy 2019 to our Middelvlei extended family
Here at Middelvlei, we are more than just a little excited that 2019 has arrived, as this marks Middelvlei’s 100 year anniversary!
24 January 2019
False Bay Vineyards' Revenant Red breathes new life into a South African classic
Many of the great, long-lived Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignons of the 1950s, 60s and 70s conspired over a secret ingredient. Cinsault was ...
22 January 2019
Stellenbosch pulls out the stops for its 2019 Harvest Parade
Wineries and workers take to the streets in the heartland of SA wine
22 January 2019
Avontuur Estate Newsletter: Cape Yearling Sale, Valentine's and New Releases
With the first Yearling Sale of 2019 just around the corner and the grape harvest having started at the farm, the crew at Avontuur Estate ...
13 December 2018
Foreign Ownership of South African Wineries
The recent purchase of Warwick and Uitkyk wine estates by Eileses Capital, a US-based investment fund, has sent many a tongue a wagging ...
11 December 2018
Life is a picnic at Jordan
Choose from one of our four private picnic pods, on the lawn with breathtaking views of the Stellenbosch Kloof Valley to relax and tuck ...
11 December 2018
A New Release At Avontuur!
The new Merlot 2016 Magnum from Avontuur is a great Christmas gift for any red wine lover.
30 November 2018
The launch of the Stellenbosch Art Route
Famous the world over for its wines, Stellenbosch near Cape Town in South Africa, has quietly but surely been building an international ...
21 November 2018
Stellenbosch wines win big
Heartland of South African wine records another vin-torious year. Stellenbosch has long been a centre of excellence across diverse fields, ...