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12 December 2019
Karoo Calling: Fundraiser to raise funds in support of communities of the drought ravaged region
To help support communities that are continuing to experience some of the worst and prolonged drought conditions on record, a group effort ...
12 December 2019
Stellenbosch Wine Routes encourages responsible wine drinking with #SoberStellies this festive season
Stellenbosch Wine Routes is leading by example this holiday season. With thousands of tourists and holiday goers flocking to the Cape Winelands ...
10 December 2019
Delight with premium South African wine this festive season
Pulling a cork on a bottle of the flagship red blend, Vriesenhof Kallista 2016, will evoke a feeling of luxury on any special occasion ...
5 December 2019
Call-to-action: #CheninParty2020
With ocean view decks, beach area and the charm of the bustling Cape Town
5 December 2019
Sundowners at Avontuur this summer
Avontuur is open for Sundowners on Friday evenings this December
5 December 2019
Middelvlei Unoaked Chardonnay 2019 – just in time for Summer
The current release of Middelvlei Unoaked Chardonnay 2019 is the perfect full-bodied white wine to enjoy during these hot Summer days.
5 December 2019
Middelvlei Unoaked Chardonnay 2019 – just in time for Summer
The current release of Middelvlei Unoaked Chardonnay 2019 is the perfect full-bodied white wine to enjoy during these hot Summer days.
4 December 2019
Hello Hazendal
As a farm that borders a big city, Hazendal offers an uplifting outdoor meeting place for urban souls, its gently sloping werf lined by ...
4 December 2019
Limited release MCC joins Sense of Place range of flagship wines
Maiden vintage 2018 Anna Christina MCC is a proud addition
3 December 2019
Top 25 wines of 2019
Kaapzicht The 1947 Chenin Blanc 2018 - 96 points
2 December 2019
Saxenburg Appoints New Winemaker
Saxenburg Estates is proud and excited to announce the appointment of Dirk van Zyl, as our 4th ever Head Winemaker.
29 November 2019
Black Friday at Neethlingshof Estate
On Friday the 29th November we will be offering a massive 30% discount on all our wines - both online and in-store!
29 November 2019
Avontuur Estate: Festive news and Black Friday Deals
The Festive Season has arrived in the Winelands with visitors from all over the world popping in to experience some of the world’s best ...
29 November 2019
Avontuur Estate: Festive news and Black Friday Deals
The Festive Season has arrived in the Winelands with visitors from all over the world popping in to experience some of the world’s best ...
28 November 2019
Limited Edition Fleur du Cap Gift Set
The reserve range of unfiltered Fleur du Cap wines all reflect the freedom of expression captured by the talented winemaking team as they ...
28 November 2019
Ten reasons to celebrate Stellenbosch’s nomination as Wine Region of the Year 2019
Stellenbosch’s recent nomination by revered multi-channel wine marketer in New York, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, as global Wine Region of ...
28 November 2019
Black Friday wine deals at Avontuur Estate
We’re offering 40-50% off deals from our tasting room at the Estate, and also via our new online wine shop, for those unlucky wine fans ...
28 November 2019
Ten reasons to celebrate Stellenbosch’s nomination as Wine Region of the Year 2019
Stellenbosch’s recent nomination by revered multi-channel wine marketer in New York, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, as global Wine Region of ...
27 November 2019
Cross the Rubicon, and Never Turn Back
Because it is greater than that, true art is immune to the voice of the critic. Here South Africa has one red wine that transcends ratings, ...
27 November 2019
The Year of Vegan-Friendly Wine
Vegan-friendly wines and vegan wine pairings were one of the major emerging trends at wine tastings in 2019.
27 November 2019
The Year of Vegan-Friendly Wine
Vegan-friendly wines and vegan wine pairings were one of the major emerging trends at wine tastings in 2019.
26 November 2019
Give the Perfect Gift this Festive Season with Lanzerac
This year, Lanzerac is taking the effort out of selecting the perfect gift for that special client, team members or loved one, with their ...
25 November 2019
Let us tempt you with the anticipated release of the Adam & Eve 2019 Limited Merlot Collector’s Edition
Vergenoegd Löw The Wine Estate welcomes Adam & Eve 2019 Limited Merlot Collector’s Edition, a bespoke collection made from pure Merlot ...
25 November 2019
2019 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year Awards announced
The winners of the 2019 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards were announced at a black-tie gala dinner at La Residence ...
25 November 2019
Bubbling over with innovation
The first ever MCC was made in 1971 at Simonsig, the now famous Kaapse Vonkel (Cape Sparkling). Though it was only in 1992 that the term ...
25 November 2019
Let us tempt you with the anticipated release of the Adam & Eve 2019 Limited Merlot Collector’s Edition
Vergenoegd Löw The Wine Estate welcomes Adam & Eve 2019 Limited Merlot Collector’s Edition, a bespoke collection made from pure Merlot ...
22 November 2019
A quick-and-easy treat for any occasion
With festive season social occasions just around the corner, Spier has the perfect quick-and-easy dish for your guests – and it goes wonderfully ...
22 November 2019
Our award-winning Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France. The grape most likely gets its name ...
21 November 2019
Festive feasting: four mouthwatering ways to celebrate the season at Spier
Whether it’s a leisurely picnic under the ancient oaks of Spier’s historic Werf or a lavish Christmastime courtyard buffet, there’s a whole ...
21 November 2019
Join the Fun at Elgin Vintners this Summer
We are thrilled to be bringing the RADIO KALAHARI ORKES to Elgin Vintners on 15 December. This band stole the hearts of many a South African ...
28 October 2019
Unity, collaboration and mutual benefits for all stakeholders the key themes explored at inaugural Stellenbosch Mega Info session
Unity, competitor collaboration and a commitment to a sustainable and mutually beneficial future were the key themes of the first-ever ...
22 October 2019
Classic Cape Roots: On Aristotle, Alto and Braais
Do you believe that everything has a purpose? The big philosophical question was posed at the celebration of the twentieth vintage of Tokara, ...
22 October 2019
Stellenbosch is first Southern Hemisphere wine region to sign the Porto Protocol to combat climate change
Reaffirming the importance of sustainable environmental practices, Stellenbosch Wine Routes today signed the Porto Protocol, committing ...
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
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 ...