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24 June 2019
Lanzerac Wine Estate celebrates 60 years of pioneering Pinotage - Jonkershoek Valley.
Pinotage is having a moment. Whether it’s garnering gold medals in wine competitions or impressing critics both at home and abroad, this ...
24 June 2019
Winemag Merlot Report 2019
The third annual Merlot Report convened by with the backing of official producer body Hallo Merlot is now out.
21 June 2019
Meatballs with Spier’s new Seaward wine
This recipe is a welcome update on your regular beef meatball recipe. Serve these hearty nuggets with pasta, mashed potato or crusty bread. ...
19 June 2019
Zevenwacht The Tin Mine Red 2015, excellent with Carey Bower's recipe
The Zevenwacht Wine Estate is situated in the hills of Stellenbosch overlooking False Bay, which has a major effect on the vineyards with ...
19 June 2019
Crush – 100 South African Wines to drink now, Neethlingshof Gewürztraminer 2018
There have been a plethora of wine shows, festivals and tastings in Johannesburg recently which I have truly enjoyed. Not only the chance ...
18 June 2019
Delheim's new vintages of old classics showcase pro-Pino terroir
Stellenbosch estate sets the trend for Pinotage expression Delheim has unveiled the latest vintages of its classic wines that again show ...
18 June 2019
Winter Odyssey, Top 7 Wineland Escapes
Witness the wonder of winter with these Top 7 Wineland escapes. Cozy up by the fire at historic Spier or mosey on to Le Pommier to indulge ...
14 June 2019
Out & About with - SA Wine Tasting Champs Cape Town I Old Mutual Trophy Awards I Beyerskloof Expedition I Office Party
Jocund June! We witnessed the best of South African wine at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Awards and were blown away by Capetonian supertasters ...
13 June 2019
Bonus Tasting Added To The Ken Forrester 25-Year Celebratory Series
Following the success of the Ken Forrester 25-Year Celebratory Tasting Series, a calendar of the med wine tastings, hosted by Ken himself ...
12 June 2019
Taking Wine Online | A Master Class with Gosia Young
Losing margin on your wine sales? Cut out the middle man by leveraging your direct-to-customer sales avenues.
12 June 2019
Villiera tops the scores in the SAWi Grand Wines Collection
The latest SAWI Grand Wines Collection classifications put Villiera firmly in the top position with the Villiera Prestige Cuvée Monro Brut ...
11 June 2019
Lanzerac Hotel & Spa Crowned South Africa’s Leading Wine Country Hotel…
I remember when I was working at Lanzerac in the 1960s, then a luxury country hotel, the likes of which the country had ever seen. The ...
11 June 2019
Neil Ellis Wines receive gold award for Amica Sauvignon Blanc at the coveted Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show
Neil Ellis Wines were awarded a gold medal for the Amica Sauvignon Blanc 2017 at the recent Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, held on Tuesday ...
7 June 2019
Middelvlei’s Boerebraai – proudly South African yet so unique
Situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands is where you’ll find Middelvlei Wines, which has been owned and run by the Momberg ...
6 June 2019
Steak Braai is back at Middelvlei, Stellenbosch
Greetings to the Middelvlei Wines Extended Family, Winter is finally showing itself as the days get shorter and the nights get colder, ...
6 June 2019
Best Chardonnay Trophy for Jordan at Old Mutual Wine Show
We are delighted to have been awarded the Chardonnay Trophy for the Jordan Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2018 at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show!
5 June 2019
Jazz & Cheese Fondue - Meet our talented local South African artists!
Delheim Jazz & Cheese Fondue Artist Line-Up.
5 June 2019
Avontuur Tutored Tasting celebrates Shiraz in June
As part of the annual Shiraz Week celebrations from 10-16 June, Avontuur is joining in the fun with a tutored tasting planned for Saturday ...
5 June 2019
‘25 years of Stellenbosch Wine’, with Ken Forrester
The second of four public presentations in Ken’s wine journey over the last 25 years saw yet more fantastic wines, some strong opinions ...
4 June 2019
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2019 Results
The results of the 2019 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced at a luncheon at the Mount Nelson Hotel on 4 June. Of the 956 wines ...
4 June 2019
A Stylish, New Look Reflects Kunjani’s True Character
A gesture that symbolises a greeting between friends and a simple yet clear message on a wine label that invites people to enjoy the good ...
4 June 2019
Tutored Tasting, Specials and more at Avontuur Estate
In June South Africa celebrates one of our most popular varietals, and one for which Avontuur has also won many awards for over the years – Shiraz!
31 May 2019
Visit Stellenbosch
An integrated approach for inclusive tourism innovation in Stellenbosch
29 May 2019
Stellenbosch heats up winter with Stadsaal Soirees
Stellenbosch Wine Routes is adding a warm touch to its incredibly popular Stellenbosch Street Soirees, by hosting a series of winter events ...
17 May 2019
Longridge Wine Estate hosts a series of talks on the topic: ‘Cancer: what you were never told… and need to know!’
Longridge Wine Estate, a leading estate in organic winemaking, will host a 15-part series of talks by survivors and those treating survivors ...
10 May 2019
The 27 Best Restaurants in Stellenbosch 2019
The historic and cosmopolitan city of oaks is justifiably famous for its heritage architecture, view-drenched wine estates, quirky art ...
10 May 2019
Stellenbosch Dominates Cabernet Report
SA’s historic wine region rules the 2019 Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report.
2 May 2019
8 restaurant views that remind us how beautiful South Africa truly is
The Western Cape’s wine farms have made a name for themselves not only for their world-class restaurants but also their incredible views.
30 April 2019
Stellenbosch Wine Routes reflect on a challenging, but ultimately rewarding 2019 harvest
In 2018, the Western Cape experienced the crescendo of one of its most severe droughts in decades. On average crops were 15% lower than ...
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 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 ...