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17 October 2018
The Prescient Chardonnay Report 2018
The eighth annual Chardonnay Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. There were 117 entries ...
16 October 2018
Cabernet Weekend Provides A Rare Preview Of Alto Estate Champions
South Africa, Stellenbosch, October 2018; Award - winning red wine specialist Alto Estate will present a rare pre-release tasting of its ...
16 October 2018
A "Triple Gold" at Veritas for Neil Ellis Cabernets three years in a row
Neil Ellis Wines’ reputation as one of SA’s leading Cabernet Sauvignon producers was re-affirmed at the 2018 Veritas Awards when the Neil ...
15 October 2018
Fleur du Cap Laszlo achieves coveted Double Gold Medal at Veritas 2018
Fleur Du Cap receives an impressive ten awards at this year’s Veritas Wine Awards including a Double Gold for the Laszlo 2015.
15 October 2018
FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Winners Show Terroir and Accurate Winemaking
The Durbanville Wine Valley dominated this year’s FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Competition, South Africa’s leading wine competition dedicated ...
14 October 2018
Africa does well at the World Blind Tasting Champs
Twenty-three countries participated to The World Blind Tasting Championships held at Chateau Saint Pierre de Serjac on the 13th of October ...
12 October 2018
Terroir Entrenched as top SA Eatery with a Place on the Esteemed American Express list
Terroir Restaurant, situated on the family owned Kleine Zalze Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, has further entrenched itself as one of the ...
11 October 2018
Stellenbosch Vineyards wins gold at Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards 2018
Constantly striving for authentic excellence, Stellenbosch Vineyards won five gold medals at the 2018 Michelangelo International Wine and ...
10 October 2018
Veritas accolades brings fresh acclaim to Alto Wines
The excellence of Alto wines was reaffirmed in dramatic fashion at the illustrious Veritas Awards on Saturday when every wine entered by ...
9 October 2018
Every bottle of Mulderbosch Rosé contributes to Breast Health Awareness
Mulderbosch continues its partnership with The Breast Health Foundation with the release of the 2018 Mulderbosch Rosé.
8 October 2018
Experience the new Terroir Tasting at Jordan Wine Estate
The friendly wine ambassadors at Jordan Wine Estate are well known for their knowledge, passion and charm. Join us for our new Terroir ...
8 October 2018
Engage in an authentic Pinotage experience at De Waal Wines
Saturday 13 October, International Pinotage Day...
8 October 2018
Most tightly contested Veritas ever
The Veritas Vertex Award for the overall champion wine from among a record number of 1 677 entries for the Veritas Awards this year, was ...
5 October 2018
Fleur du Cap Raises Michelangelo Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc
The Fleur du Cap winemaking team walked away with three Gold medals and the Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc during the annual Michelangelo ...
5 October 2018
It’s Gold for Kunjani at Michelangelo Awards
The latest wine farm addition to the Bottelary Hills from Stellenbosch has scooped their very first Gold medal for their Kunjani ungathi ...
4 October 2018
International Pinotage Day 2018 - Events and promotions
A list of some of the events and promotions planned for #PinotageDay
4 October 2018
Simonsig Wine Estate News Letter 2018
Spring is in the air and thanks to the good rainfall the vineyards are turning the Cape Winelands into a lush green paradise.
4 October 2018
Kleine Zalze makes history with Michelangelo double trophy for Stellenbosch Shiraz
Kleine Zalze Estate made history this weekend following its resounding success at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, ...
4 October 2018
Pinotage Day 2018 a chance to celebrate at Avontuur
Local grape varietal a reason for celebration
4 October 2018
Tim Atkin scores five Morgenster wines in the 90’s
British Master of Wine, Tim Atkin, has scored five Morgenster wines over 90 points in his South Africa 2018 Special Report.
3 October 2018
Asara wins big at Michelangelo 2018
Asara Wine Estate is celebrating an excellent result at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards for 2018, having received ...
3 October 2018
Contemporary Cuisine at Idiom
Fresh inspiration for contemporary cuisine as Idiom Restaurant turns 2
3 October 2018
Asara wins big at Michelangelo 2018
Asara Wine Estate is celebrating an excellent result at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards for 2018, having received ...
2 October 2018
Avontuur Estate October 2018 Newsletter
As October arrives we shift into high gear for the Holiday season with many overseas visitors starting to pop in for wine tasting and lunch. ...
2 October 2018
Morgenster updates visitor experience, plants vineyards and releases four wines
Morgenster has completed major renovations and redecorated its tasting room in time for the summer visitor season. Alessandra Bertrand ...
20 September 2018
Stellar praise for Hartenberg Estate by leading industry commentators
Last week the buzz in the wine industry was electric, with the start of Cape Wine 2018, as well as the release of Tim Atkin MW’s highly ...
4 September 2018
Chenin blanc takes flight again in Delheim's latest Wild Ferment
Bobbejaan & Ou Jong Steen produce yet another glowing ambassador for holistic farming
30 August 2018
Stellenbosch Hills reveals its latest 'magnificent seven'
New release wines reflect premium-level excellence and skill
13 August 2018
Avontuur Estate Newsletter August 2018
In August we celebrate everything female with special treats for ladies in our tasting room, the annual mares and foals walks later in ...
7 August 2018
Asara The Speciality Collection Carillon 2014, with Dianne Bibby’s Galette with Walnut Frangipane & Caramel…
A Carillon is musical instrument using bells. There is one in the Cape Town City Hall, which, sadly, I don’t think is in use any more. ...
1 August 2018
Stellenbosch Hills gives SA 'twist' to its Biltong & Wine Pairing
"Sisters-and-sweet" will celebrate diversity and heritage
31 July 2018
Delheim's award-winning Edelspatz Noble Late Harvest is back
For two long years, drought has kept Delheim from making its famed Edelspatz noble late harvest wine. This vintage however, the wine that's ...
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
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 ...
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