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20 February 2019
Quoin Rock: Lasting impressions ...
6 Years ago I was still a Stellies student, looking for the cheapest wine tastings, unaware of the drama surrounding Stellenbosch winery, ...
20 February 2019
Oldenburg Vineyards Series Syrah 2015, so good with Ina Paarman’s French Beef Stew with Shallots…
Appropriate that I should be writing about this wine today as today is International Shiraz Day. Shiraz ad Syrah are the same grape. They ...
20 February 2019
Sizzling sticky hot wings with Spier!
Sticky chicken wings are one of South Africa’s best loved snacks. When having friends or family over, you can’t go wrong with presenting ...
18 February 2019
Two more chances to join our Top of the Hill Walk - DeWaal
It is harvest time and the energy in the vineyards and the cellar is tangible.
18 February 2019
Longridge Langtafel: a starry night of wine and dine
Longridge Wine Estate will host their annual Langtafel event on 7 March 2019; as much a celebration of the harvest which takes place during ...
18 February 2019
Stellenbosch Hills celebrates its 30th year of Muscat de Hambourg
Winery releases the latest vintage of this rare and outstanding wine
15 February 2019
A Brand new journey starts at Waterford
As the 2019 harvest season kicks off, we take a moment to capture the memories that will be bottled with this year’s vintage.
8 February 2019
Valentine’s Day at Stellenbosch Vineyards
This Valentine’s Day, Stellenbosch Vineyards will be offering a selection of romantic experiences for past, present and future couples. ...
7 February 2019
Fijnwyn Wine & Food Festival 2019
We are excited to announce the dates for our 2019 Fijnwyn Wine & Food Festival dates all of which will take place at Shokran Events Venue ...
6 February 2019
Simonsig Harvest 2019 Update
The spring and early summer months were moderate to cool and welcome rains in December and January helped to replenish soil moisture.
5 February 2019
Win a luxury stay at Kunjani in Stellenbosch worth R2,000
The latest wine farm addition to the Bottelary Hills from Stellenbosch, Kunjani Wines, not only boasts fine wines and a contemporary restaurant, ...
5 February 2019
Delheim 2019 Harvest Report
Two weeks ago we kicked off our harvest season by picking the beautifully ripened Pinotage.
5 February 2019
The 2019 Harvest Started at Kleine Zalze
Time flies when you are having fun they say!
4 February 2019
Valentine's Day in the Winelands
Looking for a romantic picnic, special dinner for two or getaway to celebrate Valentine's Day - the winelands has it all
4 February 2019
Alto Friday Sunset Rouge Evenings
Alto Wine Estate is celebrating summer with a series of ‘Friday Sunset Rouge Evenings’ starting on Friday 8 February - it is a red affair ...
4 February 2019
Valentine's Dinner at Zevenwacht
Valid for the 14th February 2019 Only!
1 February 2019
Stellenbosch Change in Action
Renowned chefs of the Stellenbosch Wine Routes unite for social development as ‘Tasting Stellenbosch’
30 January 2019
Zevenwacht Wine Estate: Valentine's Day Special 2019
Looking for the perfect treat for someone special.
29 January 2019
Explore Lourensford vegan-friendly wines this 'Veganuary'
If you are foraging for vegan-friendly wines this Veganuary, be sure to explore the full range of wines from Lourensford Estate in Somerset West.
25 January 2019
Peter Falke PF Chardonnay 2017, happily partnered with Anina Meyer’s Mushroom & Spinach Cauliflower Pilau…
I always get excited when I taste a Peter Fake Wine. Groenvlei Farm, the home of Peter Falke Wine is up the Annandale Road in the foothills ...
25 January 2019
Fleur du Cap Wine & Salt Pairing at the Bergkelder
Fleur du Cap offers a unique Salt Pairing experience at our “cellar in the mountain”, the Bergkelder in Stellenbosch. Discover the unusual ...
24 January 2019
5 Places to visit to get your bubbly fix: The best MCC tastings in the winelands
Keen to find a new favourite bubbly but never see it on the tasting menu? See our list of top places to visit to get your bubbly fix.
24 January 2019
Happy 2019 to our Middelvlei extended family
Here at Middelvlei, we are more than just a little excited that 2019 has arrived, as this marks Middelvlei’s 100 year anniversary!
24 January 2019
False Bay Vineyards' Revenant Red breathes new life into a South African classic
Many of the great, long-lived Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignons of the 1950s, 60s and 70s conspired over a secret ingredient. Cinsault was ...
24 January 2019
Simonsig Woolworths Chenin Blanc Pinotage Reserve Collection 2017, perfect lunch time partner to Lizet Hartley’s Pork and Green Fig Terrine
I am told by the people at Simonsig that this wine is one of the most popular on the Woolworths shelves. I am not surprised. A blend of ...
24 January 2019
Happy 2019 to our Middelvlei extended family
Here at Middelvlei, we are more than just a little excited that 2019 has arrived, as this marks Middelvlei’s 100 year anniversary!
24 January 2019
False Bay Vineyards' Revenant Red breathes new life into a South African classic
Many of the great, long-lived Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignons of the 1950s, 60s and 70s conspired over a secret ingredient. Cinsault was ...
23 January 2019
Netherlands WoSA Sommelier Cup kicks off
On Tuesday, 8 January 2019,  thirteen Dutch sommeliers participated in the Wines of South Africa (WoSa) Sommelier Cup in Amsterdam.
22 January 2019
Stellenbosch pulls out the stops for its 2019 Harvest Parade
Wineries and workers take to the streets in the heartland of SA wine
22 January 2019
Avontuur Estate Newsletter: Cape Yearling Sale, Valentine's and New Releases
With the first Yearling Sale of 2019 just around the corner and the grape harvest having started at the farm, the crew at Avontuur Estate ...
13 December 2018
Foreign Ownership of South African Wineries
The recent purchase of Warwick and Uitkyk wine estates by Eileses Capital, a US-based investment fund, has sent many a tongue a wagging ...
11 December 2018
Life is a picnic at Jordan
Choose from one of our four private picnic pods, on the lawn with breathtaking views of the Stellenbosch Kloof Valley to relax and tuck ...
11 December 2018
A New Release At Avontuur!
The new Merlot 2016 Magnum from Avontuur is a great Christmas gift for any red wine lover.
30 November 2018
The launch of the Stellenbosch Art Route
Famous the world over for its wines, Stellenbosch near Cape Town in South Africa, has quietly but surely been building an international ...
21 November 2018
Stellenbosch wines win big
Heartland of South African wine records another vin-torious year. Stellenbosch has long been a centre of excellence across diverse fields, ...
24 October 2018
Critical Acclaim for Longridge Wines
Longridge Wine Estate continues to impress international and local wine critics with stellar scores in the recently released South Africa ...
24 October 2018
Get in the festive season mood - book now for Fizz & Fudge
Stellenbosch Hills launches its latest taste extravaganza
18 October 2018
Savour sensory ecstasy with Idiom's Wine & Macaron Experience
Exquisite new summer pairing delights from November 2018 till end of February 2018
18 October 2018
Stellenbosch Hills quality shines in flagship white blend’s new vintage
Consistent top-level ratings make Stellenbosch Hills 1707 a champion
9 October 2018
Every bottle of Mulderbosch Rosé contributes to Breast Health Awareness
Mulderbosch continues its partnership with The Breast Health Foundation with the release of the 2018 Mulderbosch Rosé.
3 October 2018
Contemporary Cuisine at Idiom
Fresh inspiration for contemporary cuisine as Idiom Restaurant turns 2
3 October 2018
Asara wins big at Michelangelo 2018
Asara Wine Estate is celebrating an excellent result at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards for 2018, having received ...
20 September 2018
Stellar praise for Hartenberg Estate by leading industry commentators
Last week the buzz in the wine industry was electric, with the start of Cape Wine 2018, as well as the release of Tim Atkin MW’s highly ...
4 September 2018
Chenin blanc takes flight again in Delheim's latest Wild Ferment
Bobbejaan & Ou Jong Steen produce yet another glowing ambassador for holistic farming
30 August 2018
Stellenbosch Hills reveals its latest 'magnificent seven'
New release wines reflect premium-level excellence and skill