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15 November 2019
Wine and Biscotti pairing a first at Avontuur
Channel your inner Italian this weekend at Avontuur Estate between Stellenbosch and Somerset West and join in for a pop-up pairing of five ...
15 November 2019
Sauv-Sem Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report 2019
Sauvignon Blanc is South Africa’s fourth most widely planted variety with 9 533 ha in the ground, the equivalent of 10.2% of the national ...
14 November 2019
Romance package at the Jordan Luxury Suites
Enjoy 2 nights of luxury accommodation in a Classic Suite, including breakfast at The Bakery on both mornings.
14 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 ...
14 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 ...
13 November 2019
Join us in celebrating two generations of Alto Winemakers
Alto as the name suggests is a lofty wine estate on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain near Stellenbosch, set within what is known as ...
12 November 2019
Out & About - Swartland, Stellenbosch and Hermanus
We went tripping through the Swartland with Eben Sadie, Babylons Peak and Lammershoek. Then up the hill at Neethlingshof to see the journey ...
12 November 2019
Wim Truter Joins Meerlust as Head Winemaker
Wim Truter is to join Meerlust Estate as Head Winemaker/Manager. He becomes the third winemaker on this renowned Stellenbosch estate which ...
11 November 2019
Platter 5 Stars for Neil Ellis Amica Sauvignon Blanc
Neil Ellis Amica, the grande dame of South African Sauvignon Blanc received an impressive 5-star rating at the 2020 Platter’s South African ...
11 November 2019
Platter’s by Diners Club launches the 2020 South African Wine Guide The 40th Anniversary Edition of the Best-Selling Annual
Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2020 was launched at Cape Town’s Table Bay Hotel on 8 November 2019 with the wine producers ...
8 November 2019
Vriesenhof Vineyards release new wines for a new decade.
Vriesenhof’s newly released vintages are the Unwooded Chardonnay 2018, Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2016, Grenache Rose 2019, Pinot Noir ...
8 November 2019
Middelvlei Sunset Carols
Celebrate the start of the festive season with family and friends at this year’s Middelvlei Sunset Carols, which takes place on Sunday, ...
4 November 2019
What's bubbling this summer at Villiera
Our planet is suffering both climatically and politically. Concerned humans are certainly going to protest against the current direction ...
4 November 2019
Avontuur newsletter November
The Avontuur team delivered 25 foals in 2019.
1 November 2019
Dreaming of white Christmas? How about drinking red wine instead! Holiday Festivities at Quoin Rock Wine Estate
Quoin Rock opens its doors to a range of new culinary activities offering guests a fully immersive experience, with Christmas and New Year’s ...
30 October 2019
The Spier Farm Café celebrates local food & design
Housed in a graceful gabled Cape Dutch building, the Spier Farm Café is now serving breakfast and lunch served by friendly, attentive staff ...
30 October 2019
Jordan Wine Estate | Deliciously Deluxe package
Do you have a spare night and nothing to do?
29 October 2019
Taste 2019's Top 10 Chenins at Celebrate Chenin Fest!
A rare opportunity to taste the 2019 Standard Bank Top 10 Challenge Chenin Blanc’s forms part of the experience at the first “Celebrate ...
29 October 2019
The Spirit of Papa Spatz: Every bow-tie tells a story
Top winemakers and old family friends celebrated the eightieth anniversary of Delheim Wines – to pay tribute to the enduring legacy of ...
28 October 2019
Out & About - Delheim 80th I Bosjes I Peter Falke I Cape Fine and Rare Wine Auction
One of the most special events of the year saw Delheim celebrating 80 years of winemaking and honouring the legendary Spatz Sperling. Peter ...
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 ...
25 October 2019
Historic night for Spier as it breaks the record for most double gold medals won by a wine producer at Veritas wine awards
Spier Wine Farm received nine Double Gold medals and seven Gold medals at the 29th annual Veritas Wine Awards gala dinner in Cape Town. ...
25 October 2019
Hot ticket items
“Build it – and they will come.” It’s a line from the baseball movie, Field of Dreams, starring Kevin Costner. As Fiona McDonald writes, ...
24 October 2019
Spier wins award for service excellence
Earlier this month, Spier won the Service Excellence Accommodation Award for the hotel category at the Western Cape Provincial Lilizela ...
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...
4 July 2019
South Africa’s gourmet capital to host Fine Wine and Food Festival - Stellenbosch chefs and winemakers unite for ultimate culinary showcase
The Stellenbosch FINE Wine and Food Festival takes place on Saturday 3 August 2019, from 17:00 to 23:00, at Stellenbosch’s Town Hall in ...
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 ...