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30 March 2017
Simonsig Sunbird Sauvignon Blanc 2016
I so remember the time when there was no Sauvignon Blanc in South Africa, no Chardonnay too if the truth be known. And here we have the ...
29 March 2017
Zevenwacht Sauvignon Blanc 2016 gets Gold at Mundus Vini 2017
Zevenwacht Sauvignon Blanc 2016 receives a Gold Medal from the Grand International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI presented recently at Prowein.
28 March 2017
DeWaal Merlot 2014 & Anina Meyer’s Crispy Pork Belly Ribs with Green Sauce & Honey Roasted Potatoes
With its very close ties to Pinotage, one might be forgiven overlooking the other classy reds the DeWaal Vineyards produces.
24 March 2017
Pinotage & Biltong Festival celebrates two SA food Icons
From kudu to grass fed beef and chilli chicken to rooibos & honey; biltong is the one food item most South Africans don’t see themselves ...
24 March 2017
Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc 2016 & Alida Ryder's Low Carb Chicken Satay Salad
Adam Mason and the team at Mulderbosch Vineyards in the Polkadraai Hills in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation are fortunate to have a large ...
23 March 2017
Cape Legends & Artisan Spirits Inter Hotel Challenge
2017 Is the fifth year of the Inter Hotel Challenge, sponsored by Cape Legends fine wines and choice Distell artisan spirits, celebrated ...
23 March 2017
Vergenoegd Wine Estate offers End of Harvest Long Table Lunches
After the success of the Harvest Long Table Lunches at the end of last year’s harvest, Vergenoegd Wine Estate in the Stellenbosch Wine ...
23 March 2017
Vergenoegd Wine Estate offers End of Harvest Long Table Lunches
After the success of the Harvest Long Table Lunches at the end of last year’s harvest, Vergenoegd Wine Estate in the Stellenbosch Wine ...
22 March 2017
Peter Falke Pinot Noir 2015 & Justine Wall's Beef Broth Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes
Groenvlei Farm, in the Helderberg part of the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation, is the home of Peter Falke Wines.
22 March 2017
Peter Falke Pinot Noir 2015 & Justine Wall's Beef Broth Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes
Groenvlei Farm, in the Helderberg part of the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation, is the home of Peter Falke Wines.
20 March 2017
Best chardonnay of the world 2017: a unique international awards list
The 24th annual Chardonnay du Monde® wine competition was held March 8-10, 2017 at Château des Ravatys, the wine estate of the Pasteur ...
20 March 2017
Valuable insights gleaned from famed wine makers
It was hardly an ordinary day in the winelands. It began with an hour-long tasting and discussion with Pierre Lurton, who heads up Chateaux ...
17 March 2017
Best Chardonnay du Monde 2017 Awards
24th International Competition of the Best Chardonnay Wines in the World
17 March 2017
Middelvlei Steakbraai and Live Music
On Friday 24 March 2017 we will once again be hosting our popular Steakbraai and Live Golden Oldie music at the Middelvlei Wine Barn. ...
17 March 2017
DGB Wines to be honoured as Best South African Producer at world’s largest wine fair, ProWein
South Africa’s largest independent wine and spirit producer and distributor, DGB, (producer of iconic wine brands such as; Boschendal, ...
16 March 2017
The Vineyard Revolutionary that is Neil Ellis
There is one thing a wine maker cannot learn or buy or initiate, and it is not something he or she is born with, either. This is a gift ...
16 March 2017
The Vineyard Revolutionary that is Neil Ellis
There is one thing a wine maker cannot learn or buy or initiate, and it is not something he or she is born with, either. This is a gift ...
14 March 2017
Circle of Excellence makes a difference
Empowerment, mentorship and encouragement go hand in hand in the Circle of Excellence project.
14 March 2017
Het wilde noorden van Zuid-Afrika - Wellington, Piekenierskloof en Skurfberg
Constantia, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are beautiful and symbolize the Cape wine industry. But the Cape Winelands also has a rough and ...
13 March 2017
The Power of Trusting Neil Ellis Wines
There are wine brands that I grow into trusting. Others delicately instil trust through providing impressionable bits of joy and genius. ...
9 March 2017
Wineries & Biltong flavours confirmed for PinotBiltong Fest!
From kudu to grass fed beef and chilli chicken to rooibos & honey; biltong is the one food item most South Africans don’t see themselves ...
9 March 2017
Entrepreneur feature: Koni Wines
Moneyline catches up with owner of Koni Wines, Koni Maliehe, to discuss her business journey as one of a few black female winery owners ...
9 March 2017
Tasting wine in a 50 year old mountain cellar
Few passing by would suspect that within a few metres of the busy Adam Tas part of the R44 through Stellenbosch there lies the resting ...
9 March 2017
Wineries & Biltong flavours confirmed for PinotBiltong Fest!
From kudu to grass fed beef and chilli chicken to rooibos & honey; biltong is the one food item most South Africans don’t see themselves ...
8 March 2017
Wine and Pizza... is always a good idea
The exciting Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival is back and no matter how you ‘slice’ it, a weekend filled with pizza and wine ...
8 March 2017
Lourensford launches seasonal instagram competition
Lourensford Estate has launched a #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram-based photographic competition and invites the public to capture the ...
8 March 2017
Wine and Pizza... is always a good idea
The exciting Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival is back and no matter how you ‘slice’ it, a weekend filled with pizza and wine ...
8 March 2017
Top of the Hill Fun Walk - Saturday 18 March 2017
Autumn is setting in and a lovely freshness is felt in the mornings in the Stellenbosch Kloof. The harvest is slowly but surely coming ...
7 March 2017
Lanzerac releases maiden Chenin Blanc and first Syrah in more than 10 years
Lanzerac Wine Estate, situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands and regarded as one of the country’s leading wine producers, ...
7 March 2017
Avontuur Estate March 2017 Newsletter
Harvest 2017 a Good One! | New Confectionary Tasting Will Be a Hit | Tasting Room Specials Now On-Line! | Stud News | Durbanville Sale ...
2 March 2017
Villiera Blanc Fumé is back
This time from a single old Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc Vineyard
13 February 2017
Rosé for the win in Stellenbosch
Rosé wines are making a fashionable comeback – especially when you are looking for a cold, refreshing drink for these hot summer days. ...
10 February 2017
Get your loving on in the Stellenbosch Wine Routes…
Love is in the air everywhere I look around; Love is in the air every sight and every sound; And I don't know if I'm being foolish; Don't ...
8 February 2017
Stellenbosch Wine Routes becomes a triple champion
Tourism dynamo clinches top spot at international Wine Tourism Challenge
6 February 2017
10 Reasons to attend the Stellenbosch Wine Festival presented by Pick n Pay 
It’s almost time for the hugely popular Stellenbosch Wine Festival presented by Pick n Pay. Returning to the picturesque Coetzenburg Sports ...
3 February 2017
Simonsig sees lighter grape yield, but superb quality in harvest 2017's early days
Two dry growing seasons in a row, and it is no surprise that grape yields in the Simonsig vineyards are lighter this year. “The bunches ...
2 February 2017
Eikendal amuses with Weintaufe Harvest Carnival
Playground of Winelands pleasures for young and old
31 January 2017
A new benchmark in excellence for Eikendal Chardonnay
Latest must-have release radiates complexity and elegance
27 January 2017
Join Lanzerac for their popular Winemaker Dinners
In case you missed out on the popular Lanzerac Winemaker Dinners last year, you’ll be thrilled to hear that they are back. The series of ...
18 January 2017
Wineries invited to join in the 2017 Pinotage & Biltong Festival
If you are the proud producer of a great Pinotage, and especially if you’re using our “national” grape for a sparkling wine or MCC, a Rosé, ...
17 January 2017
The 2017 Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival
The 2nd edition of the Stellenbosch Vineyards Pizza & Wine Festival is happening on 25 and 26 March 2017 at the picturesque Welmoed Farm ...
13 January 2017
Wine Press: 6 delicious, low calorie white wines under $13
Years ago, Miller Lite used to have ads featuring fans of the beer arguing over what was the best thing about it.
12 January 2017
Stellenbosch Harvest Parade brings fanfare to City of Oaks
Colourful community and its ‘chariots’ celebrate winemaking camaraderie
11 January 2017
Stellenbosch Street Soirees back in full swing
City of Oaks’ popular bi-monthly street parties a summer hit
10 January 2017
Morgenster production largely unaffected by fires
On 3 January 2017 Morgenster Estate experienced two fires, one from the west and one from the east. Approximately 50 ha of uncultivated ...
2 January 2017
Stellenbosch Street Soirees back in full swing
City of Oaks’ popular bi-monthly street parties a summer hit
15 December 2016
A golden year for Lourensford
2016 has been a golden year for wine at Lourensford Estate in Somerset West, with the Limited Release Chardonnay 2015 and Limited Release ...
13 December 2016
SA's premier wine festival set to be better than ever
The Stellenbosch Wine Festival Presented by Pick in Pay looking great for 2017
12 December 2016
The Muratie team is incredible proud to share in Yvonne Dyum’s fantastic academic achievement
The Muratie team is incredible proud to share in Yvonne Dyum’s fantastic academic achievement.
12 December 2016
Stellenbosch entrepreneur Leonard Arangies scores big at World Beverage Innovation Awards 2016
Leonard Arangies, CEO of The Art of Taste CC and proprietor of House of Amir, has just clinched the illustrious World Beverage Innovation Award.
8 December 2016
Yonder Hill Wines Summer 2016/2017
Summer Newsletter
8 December 2016
Lanzerac Wine Estate - December 2016
Lanzerac Wine Estate - December 2016
8 December 2016
Lanzerac supports the Pebbles Project
The festive season represents a time where we all should be looking externally into our communities to see how we can bring a little Christmas ...
7 December 2016
Hidden Valley Wines launch unique white blend ahead of the summer!
In the continued quest to create a truly unique experience for visitors, a very special and unique white blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier ...
1 December 2016
Neil Ellis Wines release their maiden Whitehall Chardonnay 2015
A Terrain Specific Single Vineyard Limited Release from the Elgin Valley
29 November 2016
A phoenix rises from the ashes for Delheim’s Harvest Festival
Bring the family to celebrate the Start of Harvest 2017
21 November 2016
Glenelly relaunches in Stellenbosch
Glenelly opens their revamped tasting room & restaurant in Stellenbosch
16 November 2016
Stellenzicht Vineyards reveals brand new speciality range
Stellenzicht Vineyards in the heart of Stellenbosch’s Golden Triangle has revealed their new Speciality Range, showcasing the very best ...
15 November 2016
Top places to eat with children in the Cape Winelands
For the parents of young children, going out for a relaxing weekend meal with the family requires a laborious amount of planning: restaurants ...
11 November 2016
Ease into summer with an Eikendal Experience
From light pizza and wine pairings to a lazy vineyard walk
11 November 2016
Superb summer offerings await you at The Lanzerac Deli
When you’re next visiting the spectacular Lanzerac Wine Estate, situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, be sure to include ...
8 November 2016
Bottelary Hills gets festive with a fish-inspired 'Pop Up' Lunch
Fall hook, line and sinker for Chef Bertus Basson’s all fired-up feast
8 November 2016
5 Star Flagstone Wine in the 2017 Platters Guide
The Platter’s Wine Guide 2017 by Diners Club South African was launched at Cape Town’s The Table Bay Hotel on 31 October 2016.
7 November 2016
Lanzerac Wine Estate - November 2016
November 2016 Newsletter
3 November 2016
Meerlust Excels at Platters Wine Guide 2017
The Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2017 was launched at Cape Town’s The Table Bay Hotel on 31 October 2016 with over ...
2 November 2016
Stellenbosch Vineyards receives top honours from Platter's Guide 2017
Wines from the pioneering Stellenbosch Vineyards received top ratings in the 2017 Platter Wine Guide. No less than four wines were regarded ...
1 November 2016
Lanzerac Wine Estate welcomes General Manager, Barend Barnard
Stellenbosch, South Africa – Lanzerac Wine Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Barend Barnard to the position of General Manager ...
1 November 2016
Stellenbosch at Summer Place 2016
Jozi celebrates sheer Winelands opulence
31 October 2016
Golden terroir shines through every Eikendal wine
Portfolio-wide excellence reveals true champion status
29 October 2016
Ivan Xelelo - excels as top SA Cellar Worker
Driven and committed to succeed, Ivan Xelelo had one goal this year – to be South Africa’s top cellar worker.
20 October 2016
Stellenbosch reigns supreme over 2016 Eat Out nominations
Seven restaurants from the area deliciously represented on the shortlist
14 October 2016
Stellenbosch Vineyards Unveils new Corporate Identity
Introducing the Stellenbosch Vineyards Collection of Fine Wines
12 October 2016
Neethlingshof Wines triumph at Veritas Awards
Neethlingshof’s reputation as one of SA’s premier wine estates was re-affirmed at the Veritas Awards on Friday night when no less than ...
11 October 2016
A golden night at Veritas: acclaim for Spier’s winemaking heritage
Spier was one of the top award winners at the 26th Veritas Wine Awards on Friday night, 7 October. A jury of five international and more ...
10 October 2016
Out of Africa and into Little Italy on Simonsig
Having cycled the entire length of Africa, the last thing the young man expected to find was a little bit of history honouring his homeland, ...
7 October 2016
Celebrations and picnics this summer at Hartenberg
Pack away the winter garments and embrace the warmth and beauty that summer brings with it. This is also the perfect excuse to venture ...
6 October 2016
Grand Gold for Longridge's great lady
The Emily, a tribute wine crafted by Longridge cellar master Jasper Raats, received a Gran d‘Or or double gold medal at the recently held ...
5 October 2016
Lanzerac Blanc de Blancs Brut, a MCC perfect for the festive season
What better way than to celebrate the year’s successes and end off on a high note than with a glass of chilled bubbly. Adding something ...
5 October 2016
Meet the winemakers at exclusive dinner at Stellenbosch Vineyards
Join winemaking duo, Abraham de Villiers and Bernard Claassen on 27 October for an exclusive food and wine pairing dinner. Partnering with ...
5 October 2016
International panel awards Gold Medal to Neethlingshof Estate’s Noble Maria
Sometimes the world’s most heavenly wines are born from remote hilltop vineyards closest to the sky. It certainly holds true for Neethlingshof ...
4 October 2016
Lanzerac Winemaker Dinner
Sample fine wines and delicious food creations at the next Lanzerac Winemaker Food & Wine Pairing Dinner which takes place on Thursday, ...
3 October 2016
Pinotage is famously South African
On Saturday 8 October we are celebrating the birth and roots of Pinotage across the globe.