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24 January 2020
Spoil your Valentine with a romantic sunset picnic at Spier
Spier has created a memorable picnic experience to make sure this Valentine’s Day is your most romantic one yet.
24 January 2020
Middelvlei’s Rooster Rosé 2019 – A Rosé Like No Other
Summer’s in full swing, which brings with it long lazy days. Sunset gatherings, socialising with friends at a braai or around the pool, ...
22 January 2020
Stellenrust Wine Estate, winner of the IWSC Chenin Blanc Trophy
South African wine estate Stellenrust, winner of the IWSC Chenin Blanc Trophy for the fourth time, has produced some of the finest wines ...
22 January 2020
A heart full of memories on Valentine’s at Quoin Rock
Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate the extraordinary and Quoin Rock Wine Estate provides the most beautiful backdrop to share in this ...
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!
21 January 2020
2020 SA Wine & Cellar Classifications
The top South African wines and cellars over the past 10 years - best track records from 2010 to 2019, a pooling of expert opinions involving ...
20 January 2020
Love the wine you’re with this Valentine’s Day, at Jordan Wine Estate
Wine and dine with the one you love at The Bakery at Jordan, this Valentine's Day!
17 January 2020
Avontuur launches 2018 Chardonnay Reserve
Avontuur Estate winemaker Jan van Rooyen was thrilled to announce the release of the 2018 vintage of this iconic wine.
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, ...
13 January 2020
Brunch the day away at Jordan Wine Estate
Treat yourself to a truly unique experience to Jordan Wine Estate with our chardonnay brunch experience.
10 January 2020
Durban rides Design Indaba 2020 wave at KZNSA Gallery
Durbanites need not have FOMO! The renowned Design Indaba is coming to the KZNSA in the form of a stimulating three-day live simulcast, ...
9 January 2020
Lanzerac Hotel & Spa New Summer Menu
Lanzerac is thrilled to announce the launch of their new seasonal summer menu that is set to showcase the best of South African produce ...
7 January 2020
Old Wines in New Bottles: Tasting Trends in 2019
Graham Howe says benchmark tastings of older vintages of Cape wines was a highlight of wine trends in 2019 – in an era defined by the constant ...
20 December 2019
Celebrate the season at Spier
The historic Stellenbosch wine farm, Spier is making the most of summer this season! Explore the Light Art magic, enjoy a sunset picnic ...
18 December 2019
Spier Wins Biodiversity Award At The Drinks Business Green Awards For Ambitious Indigenous Replanting Programme
South African wine farm, Spier, won the Amorim Biodiversity Award at the Drinks Business Green Awards 2019 at a ceremony at The Ivy in ...
17 December 2019
New Sarabande Reserve released at Avontuur
Winemaker Jan van Rooyen is proud to announce the release of the 2018 vintage of the multi-award-winning Sarabande Sauvignon Blanc Reserve.
16 December 2019
Neethlingshof Festive Season Newsletter
Welcome to our Festive Season Newsletter. Things are heating up on the farm - and we're not only talking about the weather! With Christmas ...
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
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
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...