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21 September 2017
From picnics to gourmet treats: the Spier Farm Kitchen launches overlooking Spier’s historic Werf
The Spier Farm Kitchen offers everything visitors need to make their own tasty farm picnics – as well as a delicious array of produce to ...
21 September 2017
Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - Celebrating 25 Vintages
We are immensely proud to announce the release of Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - celebrating 25 vintages of this living legend! Author ...
21 September 2017
From picnics to gourmet treats: the Spier Farm Kitchen launches overlooking Spier’s historic Werf
The Spier Farm Kitchen offers everything visitors need to make their own tasty farm picnics – as well as a delicious array of produce to ...
21 September 2017
Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - Celebrating 25 Vintages
We are immensely proud to announce the release of Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - celebrating 25 vintages of this living legend! Author ...
20 September 2017
Marthélize Tredoux: Breakfast with Distell
This week, I along with some other wine media and industry members cracked an invite to have a sit-down with the head honchos at Distell. ...
20 September 2017
Fleur du Cap strikes Gold at International Wine & Spirits Competition 2017
The Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Merlot 2014 was recently awarded a coveted Gold Award at the 2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition.
19 September 2017
Scooping two global accolades, Spier garners international acclaim for its wines
The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2017 awarded the Spier 21 Gables Pinotage 2014 with a “Gold Outstanding” medal score ...
18 September 2017
Simonsig Takes Top Honours for Record-Breaking 4th time at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge
Simonsig Estate, the pioneering Stellenbosch winery responsible for making the first Méthode Cap Classique wine, became the most-awarded ...
18 September 2017
New Look for Welmoed Wines from Stellenbosch Vineyards
Welmoed wines has launched its new vintage with a bold new look, set to be available in leading liquor retail outlets nationwide.
18 September 2017
Zevenwacht wins Gold at IWSC
Zevenwacht strikes gold at the 2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition
18 September 2017
New Look for Welmoed Wines from Stellenbosch Vineyards
Welmoed wines has launched its new vintage with a bold new look, set to be available in leading liquor retail outlets nationwide.
18 September 2017
Simonsig Takes Top Honours for Record-Breaking 4th time at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge
Simonsig Estate, the pioneering Stellenbosch winery responsible for making the first Méthode Cap Classique wine, became the most-awarded ...
18 September 2017
Zevenwacht wins Gold at IWSC
Zevenwacht strikes gold at the 2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition
15 September 2017
5 Undiscovered Wine Farms In and Around Cape Town
A glimpse into some of Cape Town's most unique wineries, where the captivating history and scenery of each farm complements their distinct, ...
13 September 2017
Three Medals of Excellence for Villiera in Tim Atkin’s 2017 SA Special Report
Villiera, recognised for producing outstanding Cap Classiques and a range of distinctive wines has achieved three Medals of Excellence ...
13 September 2017
South Africa should be proud of its world class wines – Tim Atkin
In his sixth annual guide to South Africa, award-winning British journalist and Master of Wine Tim Atkin argues that the Cape is making ...
13 September 2017
Simonsig’s Heritage Cultivars Shine at International Mundus Vini Wine Competition
Simonsig Wine Estate from Stellenbosch saw two wines made from varieties on which the estate’s reputation was founded each win Gold at ...
13 September 2017
Eikendal Vineyards scores big with Tim Atkin
Eight wines scoring more than 90/100, Classique 2015, excelling with 95 points.
13 September 2017
Lucky Thirteen for Longridge
Longridge Wine Estate is once again showing off its superlative wine portfolio with thirteen wines being scored more than 90 points by ...
13 September 2017
Simonsig’s Heritage Cultivars Shine at International Mundus Vini Wine Competition
Simonsig Wine Estate from Stellenbosch saw two wines made from varieties on which the estate’s reputation was founded each win Gold at ...
13 September 2017
Eikendal Vineyards scores big with Tim Atkin
Eight wines scoring more than 90/100, Classique 2015, excelling with 95 points.
13 September 2017
Lucky Thirteen for Longridge
Longridge Wine Estate is once again showing off its superlative wine portfolio with thirteen wines being scored more than 90 points by ...
12 September 2017
Stellenbosch Vineyards presents: Swirl - Wine & Food Experience
Stellenbosch Vineyards is proud to announce the opening of Swirl, its one-of-a-kind wine and food experience on Welmoed Farm, just outside ...
12 September 2017
Stellenbosch Vineyards presents: Swirl - Wine & Food Experience
Stellenbosch Vineyards is proud to announce the opening of Swirl, its one-of-a-kind wine and food experience on Welmoed Farm, just outside ...
11 September 2017
Accolade Wines Celebrates Creativity by Partnering with Enchanted Cirque
Flagstone Wines and Da Luca Prosecco partner with a new world-class production and experience that brings together the best of local South ...
11 September 2017
Celebrate International Pinotage Day with Lanzerac Wine Estate
International Pinotage Day is just around the corner and what better way to pay homage to South Africa’s unique grape varietal than at ...
8 September 2017
Alto Rouge 2015, a Stellenbosch icon, awarded by The Sommeliers Selection Awards
Mention a few truly South African icons and the Alto Rouge will be just as well-known as Kook & Geniet, koeksisters, Table Mountain and ...
8 September 2017
Superhero Suipers: Meet SA’s wine heroes battling the dark underbelly of wine tasting world
Last weekend, HDS got to meet the unbreakable Anita Streicher-Nel, captain of the South African wine tasting team ahead of her trip to ...
6 September 2017
Tokara's Releases their new Reserve Range Vintages
On Monday, 28th of August, guests were treated to an exclusive preview of TOKARA's new vintage release wines.
6 September 2017
Tokara's Releases their new Reserve Range Vintages
On Monday, 28th of August, guests were treated to an exclusive preview of TOKARA's new vintage release wines.
5 September 2017
Avontuur Estate September 2017 Newsletter
Spring time at Avontuur | Miss Frankel shows her speed | New Luna de Miel released | Long weekend opening times | Tutored tasting: music ...
5 September 2017
Cape Wine Auction Trust’s Beneficiary Workshop
The Cape Wine Auction Trust has held its yearly beneficiary workshop at Boschendal Estate in the Western Cape.
1 September 2017
Child Friendly Restaurants in the Winelands for Lunch
Here are some of my favourite child friendly restaurants for lunch in the Winelands.
29 August 2017
Delheim releases latest vintage of its flagship Grand Reserve
Latest vintage crowns Stellenbosch stalwart’s red wine portfolio
29 August 2017
Asara Vineyard Collection Merlot 2014 & Ina Paarman’s flattie in a frying pan
Asara Vineyard Collection Merlot 2014, such a good match with Ina Paarman's Flattie in a Frying Pan. The post Asara Vineyard Collection ...
29 August 2017
The 15 Best Rosé Wines from Around the World, According to Sommeliers
According to recent Nielsen data, rosé has graduated from being a cheap, sweet, porch pounder to being the wine to drink in America right ...
17 August 2017
News from DeWaal Wines - August 2017
We are happy to announce that our 2017 Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc were bottled recently and we are looking forward to their release ...
15 August 2017
GVK-Siya Zama: Keeping Western Cape Wine Farms in Grape Shape
Tourists pour into the Western Cape to witness the wonders of its winelands. Not only do the wine estates that dot the Cape’s 18 picturesque ...
15 August 2017
Lanzerac Wine Estate - August 2017
Lanzerac Wine Estate - August 2017
15 August 2017
Consol Collaborates with wine producers to promote Stellenbosch and its Quality Wines
Introducing a new glass bottle that celebrates the unparalleled quality of Cabernet wines from the Stellenbosch region – superior packaging ...
14 August 2017
Introducing Vriesenhof Vineyards’ refreshed range
Nestled at the foothills of the Stellenbosch Mountain is where you’ll find Vriesenhof Vineyards, home to a range of superb wines suited ...
14 August 2017
Getting up close and personal with Avontuur’s equine stars
Although usually inaccessible to the public, Avontuur Estate between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, offers horse lovers one chance annually ...
11 August 2017
Eikendal Vineyards 2017 Winter Pizza & Wine Pairing Experience
Eikendal coaxes senses with Pizza & Wine Pairings until end of September
9 August 2017
Mr Chenin Blanc and three of his must-try South African wines
Widely known as Mr Chenin Blanc, Ken Forrester is a charis­matic and tireless ambassador for South Africa’s unofficial national grape, ...
9 August 2017
PF Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - A "must-have" in your wine collection
Peter Falke Wines, the exclusive boutique winery situated in the heart of Stellenbosch’s winelands, has announced the release of the highly-anticipated ...
8 August 2017
Yonder Hill Wines - Winter 2017
Many of our newsletter readers and visitors to the Cellar will have seen the incredible photographs on permanent display in the tasting ...
8 August 2017
The Sommeliers Selection regards Hartenberg’s Alchemy as one of the ‘ultimate’ wines for 2017
The Sommeliers Selection Wine Competition has revolutionized local wine competitions. It is a competition with a difference, as it is judged ...
7 August 2017
Stellenbosch Vineyards makes the ABSA Top 10 Pinotage List
Stellenbosch Vineyards is proud to announce its signature Bushvine Pinotage 2015 has been selected as one of South Africa’s best Pinotage ...
4 August 2017
ABSA Top 10 Pinotage provides glimpse of Delheim excellence
Stellenbosch estate sees two of its wines rank among judges’ favourites
4 August 2017
Lourensford unveils limited edition Cuvee 89 MCC
Lourensford Estate in Somerset West, in keeping with a tradition of creating premium, limited release wines, has launched the exclusive ...
3 August 2017
DeWaal Wines Signal Rock 2014 & Tracy Foulkes’s Melanzane Parmigiana
Every wine has a story, sometimes clinical vineyard and cellar stuff, sometimes a real story filled with history and nostalgia. On a long ...
2 August 2017
Lourensford soars at Terroir Awards with three National Winners
Lourensford Estate in Somerset West is celebrating being one of the top performers at the Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards this week, with ...
31 July 2017
The Fingerprint of a Harvest
Bartinney launch their premium Skyfall Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 & Hourglass Chardonnay 2015
25 July 2017
Join Bottelary Hills for a Scottish Braai at its next Pop Up Lunch
What on earth is a Scottish Braai? Join the Stellenbosch wine route of Bottelary Hills and acclaimed chef George Jardine for a special, ...
19 July 2017
Melt the cold away with Swiss Cheese Fondue at Eikendal Vineyards
What better way to escape the chill of the Cape winter than a cosy evening with friends, a shared Swiss cheese fondue and exquisite wine ...
19 July 2017
The Most Unique Wine Tasting Experiences in the Cape
Move over, Gin and Craft Beer! Wine is making the mother of all comebacks!
18 July 2017
Hartenberg Merlot 2015 heralds bumper season
The 2015 harvest was hailed by the industry as a bumper vintage and Hartenberg Wine Estate’s latest offering, the Hartenberg Merlot 2015, ...
13 July 2017
Hugh Lovel’s Quantum Agriculture Workshop at Avondale
Avondale recently hosted a first for South Africa - a Quantum Agriculture Workshop by Hugh Lovel, the internationally acclaimed Biodynamic ...
11 July 2017
A bubbly launch of the 2010 vintage of Armilla
Avondale is delighted to present Armilla 2010, the latest vintage of our classically-made Blanc de Blanc MCC.
10 July 2017
Does Wine taste better in a glass?
Tasting Aims To Answer Wine Glass Question. Avontuur Estate’s winemaker Jan van Rooyen is tackling an interesting question in his tutored ...
3 July 2017
Transformation and integration - #wineforgood
The South African wine industry, like the country itself, has lived through political turmoil and a fair amount of negativity with regards ...
30 June 2017
South African Wine Tourism Goes Digital
The winelands and its tourism offering are now a click away with the newly launched wine tourism portal, www.visitwinelands.co.za, inspiring ...
30 June 2017
Hartenberg Wine Estate ‘warms’ winter with its soul food
As winter slowly creeps through our window panes and settles in our bones, Hartenberg Wine Estate is guaranteed to keep away the chill ...
21 June 2017
Eikendal Vineyards 2017 Winter Pizza & Wine Pairing Experience
June, August & September 2017
21 June 2017
New developments at Stellenbosch Vineyards
“The recent success of our wines in competitions have sparked the birth of a great new wine and food experience,” states Eduan Steynberg, ...
20 June 2017
Lanzerac’s Mrs English Chardonnay 2016 pays homage to an industry icon
Part of the brand’s Heritage range, the Lanzerac Mrs English Chardonnay 2016 is a true reflection of the elegance and sophistication of ...
16 June 2017
Amateur & Expert opinions mesh at Cab Franc Carnival
After the announcement of the Top 6 in this year’s official Cabernet Franc Challenge at Avontuur Estate in March, it was interesting to ...
15 June 2017
Kleine Zalze Cabernet Sauvignon shines in the 2017 Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon report
From oaked to opulent styles to more fruit-driven reds, there’s a Kleine Zalze Cabernet Sauvignon for every palate. In particular, the ...
15 June 2017
Great score for Longridge in Eedes' Bordeaux Report
There is no better cure for the winter blues than enjoying great South African red wines. And if you want to try one of the country’s best ...
15 June 2017
Lanzerac’s Tasting Room open for the Winter Season
A fire, which broke out in the early hours of 28 May, may have caused immeasurable damage to the iconic Lanzerac Hotel, but it has not ...
15 June 2017
#SeasonsOfLourensford Autumn Instagram Winners
Lourensford Estate has announced the winners of the Autumn #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram competition, with Megan Hutton of Somerset West ...
14 June 2017
The Rise of South African Chenin Blanc: Signature Varietal Celebrated on #DrinkChenin 2017
Wines of South Africa (WOSA) USA (http://www.wosa.us/), the industry association which promotes the exports of South African wine, is excited ...
13 June 2017
Slay your winter blues at Taste the Helderberg epicurean fest
Get the inside track on the best of Helderberg wines
12 June 2017
Lourensford hosts HGG Gala for Good Gourmet dinner in aid of Masincedane
This year Lourensford brings a brand new and exciting black tie event to the calendar. The first ever HGG Lourensford Gala for Good aims ...
12 June 2017
Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report 2017
Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the third annual Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report (previously the Red Hot Wine Awards) featuring Bordeaux-style ...
12 June 2017
Lanzerac Wine Estate - June 2017
Lanzerac Spa and Lanzerac Tasting Room & Deli will reopen for business on Monday 12 June 2017.
9 June 2017
Avontuur Estate happy with sponsorship of Cab Franc Carnivals 2017
Gauteng takes to Cab Franc at carnival...
9 June 2017
Chenin Day: Pioneering Simonsig Estate’s Chenin Blanc Roots Run Deep
Besides being recognised as the pioneer of Méthode Cap Classique, Simonsig Estate in Stellenbosch has its roots firmly grounded in Chenin ...
8 June 2017
Avontuur Cabernet Franc Carnival - Sunnies out, Fedora's on!
The fourth annual Cabernet Franc Carnival was held on 21 May on the Avontuur Wine Estate located along the R44. The rolling green lawns, ...
7 June 2017
Avontuur Estate June 2017 Newsletter
Winter is starting to bite and although the Cape is still very short of rain, the little bit we’ve had, is ensuring a lovely green sheen. ...
7 June 2017
The early bird catches the worm
The initial registration period for The Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference, taking place at Spier in Stellenbosch on 20 September, ...
7 June 2017
New Winter Wine Pairing at Stellenbosch Vineyards
Stellenbosch Vineyards will be celebrating ‘the great indoors’ during the winter season with a new wine pairing specially made to celebrate ...
5 June 2017
Lanzerac Fire, Stellenbosch
Devastated by a fire in the early hours of Sunday morning, 28 May 2017, the heart of the iconic and beloved Lanzerac Hotel of Stellenbosch’s ...
2 June 2017
Tutored Tasting Winter Series kicks off at Avontuur Estate
Avontuur Estate winemaker Jan van Rooyen and the Estate’s Tasting Room team are planning a trio of “Tutored Tastings” for the winter months. ...
2 June 2017
Tokara Crowned Overall Champion at Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2017
South Africa, Stellenbosch; THE superiority of wines by Tokara Wine Estate was re-affirmed this week when the Stellenbosch farm once again ...
1 June 2017
Ken Forrester Wines: 2017 BCX SuperSport Shootout
A celebration of talent - come rain or shine!
1 June 2017
Hartenberg’s Grand Dame shines at Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show
Hartenberg Wine Estate’s The Eleanor Chardonnay 2012 excelled at the 2017 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, scoring an impressive 94 points ...
31 May 2017
First Cape Winemakers Guild Viticulture Protégé kick starts his career
The first graduate to complete the Cape Winemakers Guild Viticulture Protégé Programme has made his debut in the wine industry with a full-time ...
31 May 2017
Spier – two jewels in the crown…
Die Vine Intervention is a series of podcasts which John Fraser, broadcaster, financial journalist, business editor and publisher of ZAConfidential.com, ...
30 May 2017
Neil Ellis Wines Shine in the 2017 Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report and the 2017 10 Year Old Wine Awards
Re-affirming the distinguished pedigree of Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon
29 May 2017
Hartenberg’s Gravel Hill Shiraz earns Gold
Known for producing award-winning Shiraz wines, Hartenberg Wine Estate in Stellenbosch has another reason to celebrate. The estate’s Gravel ...
29 May 2017
New Owners of Stellenzicht Wines
Over the past 17 years Ernie Els Wines has been on the forefront of premium winemaking in the Helderberg region of Stellenbosch. With a ...
29 May 2017
Neethlingshof - Long History, Short Stories
South Africa, Stellenbosch, September 2015; ALL great wines have a story to tell. They speak of the soils where gnarled vines send down ...
26 May 2017
Like Father Like Son... Warren Ellis continuing the Neil Ellis Legacy
When you have to think of one or two words to sum up a winery and it’s wines, it can sometimes be quite difficult… but sometimes not. After ...
26 May 2017
Simonsig Merindol Takes Rare Gold at Syrah du Monde
A single-vineyard Syrah from the Cape‘s 2010 vintage made on Simonsig Estate won one of the few Gold medals awarded at this year’s Syrah ...
25 May 2017
The Signature Peter Falke Exclusive Blend 2014 & Ina Paarman's Penne wiith bacon & mushrooms
I was out at Peter Falke Wines last week on the most perfect autumnal day, blue skies and brilliant sunshine. There were guests tasting ...
24 May 2017
Ernie Els Wines Co-Owner Buys Historic South African Winery Stellenzicht
The co-owner of Ernie Els Wines is expanding his Stellenbosch presence, buying the neighboring Stellenzicht winery. Baron Hans von Staff-Reitzenstein, ...
24 May 2017
Third Cab Franc Carnival at Avontuur a success for the varietal
The third Cabernet Franc Carnival, presented by Avontuur Estate took place again on Saturday, 20 May 2017 on the terraces and expansive ...
22 May 2017
20 things to do in the Winelands for under R100
When times are tight, a visit to the Winelands seems unlikely – if you start adding up how much a meal at a restaurant is going to cost, ...
19 May 2017
The Bottelary Hills Pop Up Lunch returns to Hartenberg Wine Estate
Hand-crafted wine and soul food are a match made in heaven and Hartenberg Wine Estate, situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, ...
19 May 2017
Stellenbosch Cabernet | The Collection | One night only
Stellenbosch Cabernet – The Collection – promises Gauteng wine lovers an extraordinary once-off experience. On 22nd June – for one night ...
18 May 2017
Avontuur releases new Cab Franc in time for Carnival
The release of the 2014 Avontuur Estate Cabernet Franc celebrates the production of a single varietal of this wine for 21 years. “We’re ...
12 May 2017
Hartenberg wines impress yet again
Hartenberg wines impress yet again
12 May 2017
Wine Roots: from farm worker to winemaker
Christo Hanse is the assistant winemaker at Eikendal Wine Estate near Stellenbosch. Elizma talks to him about his roots and the great leaps ...
10 May 2017
Winemaker Miles Mossop Spreads His Wings
TOKARA announces with regret that Winemaker, Miles Mossop, will be leaving to pursue opportunities to develop his own brand.
10 May 2017
Sparkling Kaapse Vonkel and the Oysters from Heaven
Sparkling wine and oysters have traditionally been seen as a match made in heaven, but this combination has reached even greater heights ...
9 May 2017
Bottelary Hills Pop Up Lunches pay homage to heritage fare
Chef George Jardine to enthral with traditional tastes and champion wines
5 May 2017
Book now for Delheim’s Jazz and Cheese Fondues
Escape the cold with a warm-hearted feast at famous Stellenbosch estate
5 May 2017
Ernie Els Wines Newsletter - May 2017
All the latest releases, news and offers from the team at Ernie Els Wines.
5 May 2017
Mother’s Day at Lanzerac Wine Estate | 14 May 2017
Treat Mom to something extra special this Mother’s Day with a visit to the picture perfect Lanzerac Wine Estate, situated in the heart ...
5 May 2017
Avontuur Estate May 2017 Newsletter
In May we celebrate one of our favourite varietals, Cabernet Franc. With the release of the 2014 vintage this month, winemaker Jan van ...
4 May 2017
Delheim goes Cape Malay in May
Fire up winter with a hearty, traditional meal at Cape wineland’s icon estate
4 May 2017
Another Top 100 for Jasper Raats
Longridge Wine Estate and its cellar master Jasper Raats continue showcasing the exceptional quality of their wines by being included in ...
3 May 2017
Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi Sec 2015 & Anina Meyer’s Cinnamon & Nutella Buns with Fudge Sauce
Simonsig Wine Estate founder, Frans Malan was a passionate pioneer in the Cape wine world in the 60s, 70s and 80s. Early estate bottlings ...
3 May 2017
The Chenin Kings On The Beach
Graham Howe reports on the first major tasting of the year - The Magic of Chenin Blanc - a showcase for consumers held in Cape Town in April.
2 May 2017
It’s Brunch Time at Simonsig!
With Cap Classique being the most ideal wine to enjoy at that special meal known as brunch, the wine farm where the first Cap Classique ...
2 May 2017
Wine Challenge Awards haul for Avontuur Estate
Winemaker Jan van Rooyen attended the Awards Ceremony for the 2017 National Wine Challenge last night to collect our awards, with the high ...
26 April 2017
DeWaal Top of the Hill Pinotage 2014 & Ina Paarman’s Whole Fillet of Beef over the Coals with Four Sauces
The DeWaal Top of the Hill Pinotage 2014, is part of DeWaal Wines that is steeped in the tradition of Pinotage in South Africa. The Estate ...
26 April 2017
95 At Morgenster restaurant temporary closure for winter recess
95 At Morgenster, which is a partnership between chef patron Giorgio Nava and Giulio Bertrand, owner of Morgenster Estate, will close for ...
21 April 2017
Alto reveals its latest MPHS champion blend
Few wines have been as eagerly anticipated as the new MPHS blend produced by Alto Estate, the red wine specialist in Stellenbosch. The ...
19 April 2017
Spier’s Free time on the Farm
Time to catch your breath and ease the pace. Enjoy three nights of peace and quiet, with farm meals and picnics, award-winning wines, plenty ...
11 April 2017
Joys of the Ocean with Cape Classique in Stellenbosch
I come from hardy rural Afrikaner Boere stock where most of the older folk who dared to do so say they only ever tasted an oyster twice: ...
11 April 2017
Easter Activities at Stellenbosch Vineyards
Escape to the winelands this Easter as you enjoy some quality family time on the beautiful estate of Stellenbosch Vineyards. This year, ...
11 April 2017
Peter Falke Ruby Blend 2014
Groenvlei Farm, home of Peter Falke Wines, sits in an important part of the Stellenbosch wine appellation, on the foothills of Helderberg ...
11 April 2017
Kleine Zalze, our current wines this week…
Two recent arrivals from which we have had much pleasure this week.
10 April 2017
Easter Lunch at Lanzerac Wine Estate
Where better to spend a joyous family Easter than in the heart of City of Oaks.
10 April 2017
We're celebrating Cab Franc country-wide this year
After two successful years of the Cabernet Franc Carnival, presented by Avontuur Estate, fans of unusual varietals in Gauteng will also ...
10 April 2017
Bodega Easter Sunday Lunch
In celebration of ​Easter this​ year​,​ Head Chef Carolize Coetzee​ will be presenting a delectable range of culinary creations, all ​perfectly ...
10 April 2017
Mulderbosch Chardonnay 2015 & Lizet Hartley’s Pork Shank Ragu with White Wine & Fennel
There are Chardonnays and there are Chardonnays, and for me the most appealing are those which have a story. The Mulderbosch Chardonnay ...
7 April 2017
Waterford Estate new website launch - stand a chance to attend the official launch party
On Thursday, April 20th 2017 Waterford Estate will be launching their new website.
7 April 2017
Artisanal confectionary tasting at Avontuur Estate
Although the straight-forward enjoyment of Avontuur Estate’s award-winning wines will always be top of the list at this family-owned wine ...
6 April 2017
Stellenbosch Wine Routes invites the whole family to taste, eat and play…
Are you stressing about keeping the kids busy during the holidays? Stress no more, here are 5 THINGS TO DO on the Stellenbosch Wine Routes ...
5 April 2017
Time to battle it out for the 34th Annual Blaauwklippen Blending Competition
The time has come once again to put your wine knowledge to the ultimate test and prove to everyone you’re the expert you always claim to ...
3 April 2017
Pinotage diversity celebrated with Lanzerac menu
From deep dark red to sweet and sparkling to white and ice cold, the diversity of South Africa’s home-grown grape varietal Pinotage, is ...
30 March 2017
Simonsig Sunbird Sauvignon Blanc 2016
I so remember the time when there was no Sauvignon Blanc in South Africa, no Chardonnay too if the truth be known. And here we have the ...
23 March 2017
Vergenoegd Wine Estate offers End of Harvest Long Table Lunches
After the success of the Harvest Long Table Lunches at the end of last year’s harvest, Vergenoegd Wine Estate in the Stellenbosch Wine ...
22 March 2017
Peter Falke Pinot Noir 2015 & Justine Wall's Beef Broth Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes
Groenvlei Farm, in the Helderberg part of the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation, is the home of Peter Falke Wines.