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3 April 2020
The hottest wine tasting venue, your couch: All the best upcoming virtual wine tastings
The first week of #LockdownSA didn't manage to get the wine lovers down. Unable to visit tasting rooms, some of the well-known wine personalities ...
2 April 2020
#WINEFORGOOD: Pebbles completes the circle
When The Pebbles Project opened its doors 15 years ago, Jamie-Lee Plaatjies was in primary school. She attended the Pebbles After School ...
1 April 2020
#WINEFORGOOD: Spier supports the launch of the wine industry's first black-owned, independent wine lab
Former Spier employee, Merecia Smith, has launched South Africa’s first black-owned wine analysis laboratory. With Spier’s support, Merecia ...
31 March 2020
Twenty Vintages.....the die is cast! The past has paved a subtle future
The SA Icon is known to nearly every wine geek, wine consumer, and it is surprising how open people speak about their first bottle of Meerlust ...
30 March 2020
Jordan Wine Estates #21daysoflockdown: 27 March 2020
We want to encourage all our customers to stay safe at home during the lockdown but this does not mean that you can’t plan ahead to have ...
27 March 2020
Villiera: Pioneers in the wine-making industry
Villiera is a family owned and run winery in the Stellenbosch, South Africa. They are a pioneering quality wine company committed to preserving ...
26 March 2020
Concours Mondial du Sauvignon: South African Gold & Silver
12 South African wines were awarded Gold medals at the 2020 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon with a further 12 earning a Silver medal in one ...
24 March 2020
Neethingshof from Stellenbosch takes Rare Gold at International Concours Mondial du Sauvignon
Neethlingshof Estate in Stellenbosch won one of only 12 gold medals awarded to South African wine producers at this year’s Concours Mondial ...
20 March 2020
A Message From Spier CEO Andrew Milne on COVID-19
The South African government has declared a national state of disaster and announced a range of extraordinary measures designed to minimize ...
20 March 2020
Hazendal - Business Unusual
Hazendal celebrates family and loves being the destination for all your journeys. This current journey is a bit of a rocky road, but we ...
19 March 2020
Results of the Prescient Cap Classique Report 2020 are out
Cap Classique is South African sparkling wine made by means of wine undergoing a secondary fermentation in bottle. The bottle is filled ...
19 March 2020
Delheim - We're Still Here
We thank you for your support during this time - The Sperling family and Delheim team.
19 March 2020
Meerlust Wine Estate closes to the public until further notice
Following the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 announced by President Ramaphosa Meerlust management has decided to close the ...
18 March 2020
Delheim gives flight to its single variety Cabernet Franc
Only a limited amount of Vaaldraai Cabernet Franc 2014 is available.
18 March 2020
Avontuur Estate Newsflash
With the last few warm days of Summer still to be enjoyed and cooler Autumn weather on our doorstep, there are few drinks better than ...
18 March 2020
Stellenrust operational Corona Virus outbreak update
Dear Stellenrust Friends and family, After careful consideration as the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation evolves rapidly, we have implemented ...
18 March 2020
Temporary Closure Of Kleine Zalze Hospitality Facilities
Following the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 as announced by President Ramaphosa Sunday night, we regret to inform you of the ...
17 March 2020
Winery closures in response to Covid-19
Announcements of the temporary closure of the hospitality sectors of certain wine farms have been streaming in since Monday, following ...
17 March 2020
Mundus Vini awards Kleine Zalze 'Best Producer: South Africa'
With the 2020 harvest in full swing, the winemaking team at Kleine Zalze wine estate received very welcome news and recognition for their ...
16 March 2020
What's Bubbling - Harvest 2020 at Villiera Wines
The 2020 Harvest began early January, approximately 3 weeks earlier than in 1984, when we harvested our first Cap Classique. This indicates ...
12 March 2020
De Waal Sits Atop The Pinotage Hills - This article was written by Dr Peter, from the Cape Wine Lovers Society.
De Waal, branded as DeWaal, lies at the end of the cool Stellenbosch Kloof Valley to the South-West of Stellenbosch. It is a familiar tasting ...
12 March 2020
Elevation at exclusive Quoin Rock Manor House
Quoin Rock Wine Estate may be known for its exceptional wine and cuisine, but one of the defining features of this award-winning estate ...
30 January 2020
8 Fun Wine Harvest Festivals
Get a sense of the grape’s journey from vine to barrel with these eight harvest festivals:
27 January 2020
Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective Harvest Celebration
Join us for an inspired harvest-themed lunch on the lawns of Rust en Vrede, whilst engaging with winemakers over specially bottled magnums ...
22 January 2020
321 Harvest Stomp with Ken Forrester
A fun day of harvest activities, lunch and wine to celebrate the farm's 321st birthday!
15 January 2020
Waterkloof unveils its charming Cape Coral 2019 Mourvèdre Rosé
Celebrated Helderberg wine estate Waterkloof has drawn back the curtains on the latest creation in its Circumstance range for premier, ...
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 ...
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
Limited release MCC joins Sense of Place range of flagship wines
Maiden vintage 2018 Anna Christina MCC is a proud addition
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
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
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
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.
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 ...
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