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13 September 2019
Experience the Top of the Hill Pinotage vineyard, up-close and personal.
A new season awaits….We are happy to announce that we will be kicking off our popular, monthly Top of the Hill Vineyard Walks on Pinotage ...
13 September 2019
Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction announces exceptional lots
The Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction offers wine enthusiasts and collectors an opportunity to bid on some of South Africa’s most iconic wines. ...
13 September 2019
2019 Amorim Cap Classique Challenge Winners Announced
Cap Classique is in a better and sparklier state than ever, says MD of Amorim Cork South Africa, Joaquim Sá. The best achievers in the ...
13 September 2019
Boschendal Museum Class Wine Takes Top-honours at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge
A Museum Class Cap Classique from Boschendal, the renowned Franschhoek wine estate, was crowned overall winner at this year’s Amorim Cap ...
12 September 2019
Healthy Spring Vineyards on Simonsig
Since being elevated to the position of red winemaker at Simonsig, Michael Malan doesn’t get to spend as much time in the vineyards as ...
12 September 2019
Rosé Rocks - 2019 Results announced
Announcing the 2019 Rosé Rocks winners:
12 September 2019
Being innovative and different is no easy feat, but Hazendal did it
Wine tourism can be a tough nut to crack. Being innovative and offering a wine tourism experience that is totally different is not an easy ...
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...
11 September 2019
Vriesenhof Vineyards raises a glass in the fight against rhino poaching
Vriesenhof Vineyards has joined forces with The Black Rhino Reserve Wildlife Trust to raise funds to fight rhino poaching and aid conservation ...
11 September 2019
Recorking clinic increases iconic wines’ investment value
Unmatched opportunity to secure rare South African wines in guaranteed pristine condition at Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction.
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
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
9 September 2019
Libertas Vineyards and Estates' portfolio shines in Tim Atkin Report
In recognising fine wines in South Africa, Libertas Vineyards and Estate’s portfolio of wines have achieved remarkable scores in the esteemed ...
9 September 2019
Kleine Zalze Chenin Blanc shines at domestic Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge
Kleine Zalze Wines was awarded, for not just one, but two of its Chenin Blancs in the 2019 Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge.
6 September 2019
Creamy Smoked Chicken & Chive Pasta with Spier’s new Seaward Chardonnay
If you are looking for a quick and easy midweek dinner packed with flavour, Spier’s got the perfect recipe for you.
4 September 2019
Simonsig Cuvée Royale 2014: New Robe for an Old Classic
The latest release of Simonsig’s acclaimed Cuvée Royale Blanc de Blancs, the premier offering in this pioneering estate’s Cap Classique ...
4 September 2019
Proudly braai-inspired dishes at Jordan this Heritage Day
Celebrate our proud heritage on the estate on Tuesday, 24th September with proudly South African braai-inspired dishes from The Bakery ...
3 September 2019
Simonsig Classics Shine with top-ratings in 2019 Tim Atkin Report
With three wines rated 93 points and above and an array of wines rated 90pts and higher, Tim Atkin’s 2019 South Africa Special Report represents ...
3 September 2019
Jordan excels in Tim Atkin results | New releases and Spring events
Award-winning wine critic and Master of Wine, Tim Atkin has just released his 2019 results with nine Jordan wines receiving over 90 points! ...
3 September 2019
Villiera wines continue to impress with Four Medals of Excellence in Tim Atkin’s 2019 SA Special Report
Villiera is synonymous with producing outstanding Cap Classique wines garnering a consistent reputation of quality and excellence for over ...
2 September 2019
Winemag Shiraz Report 2019
The inaugural Shiraz Report is now out. 83 entries were received from 67 producers for this year’s competition. These were tasted blind ...
2 September 2019
2019 Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top Ten Challenge Winners
This year’s winners of the Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge provide ample evidence of South Africa’s major advances with the ...
2 September 2019
Alto excellence shines anew in respected UK Wine Report
Wine lovers with a passion for Alto have had their faith rewarded once again following outstanding news from the UK, one of the world-leading ...
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 ...
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 ...