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25 September 2018
Terroir Restaurant extends its winter offering…
Due to popular demand, Terroir Restaurant situated on the Kleine Zalze wine estate in Stellenbosch, will be extending its hugely popular ...
25 September 2018
Tim Atkin Report 2018: Simonsig Medals of Excellence
We at Simonsig are proud to announce our awards results from this year’s much-anticipated Tim Atkin South Africa Special Report, now in ...
21 September 2018
Asara Vineyard Collection Pinotage Rosé 2018, made for Bazil Stander’s Potato Gnocchi with Tiger Prawns, Garlic, Roast Tomatoes & Tarragon…
Asara Wine Estate and Luxury Hotel is situated in the rolling Polkadraai Hills on the Eastern side of the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation. ...
20 September 2018
Ernie Els Wines is the Top Performing South African Cabernet Sauvignon at IWSC
Continuing the magnificent high of Cape Wine 2018 Ernie Els Wines is excited to announce that their 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon has been rated ...
20 September 2018
Asara #4 The Asara Vineyard Collection Pinotage 2017, good match with Dianne Bibby’s Tunisian Chickpea Soup…
While there are still some cool midweek nights, soup is an excellent option. Dianne Bibby is a great cook, food writer and photographer ...
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 ...
19 September 2018
5 Best ways to celebrate Heritage Day
Heritage Day is in many ways the perfect public holiday. All we really want is to do as little as possible but our excitement over our ...
19 September 2018
18 Pinotage producers confirmed for Gauteng Pinotage & Biltong Festival
Eighteen of SA’s top Pinotage producers have committed to show their wines at this year’s Pinotage and Biltong Festival at Leriba Hotel ...
18 September 2018
Kunjani in Stellenbosch Launches New Spring Menu
The latest addition to the Bottelary Hills sub route of Stellenbosch, Kunjani, has launched their new spring menu which will be available ...
17 September 2018
News from Asara: September - October 2018
In this month’s news from Asara: We host an important group of visitors from Japan, triumph for our Vineyard Collection Pinotage Rosé, ...
14 September 2018
The Jordan results are in - Tim Atkin and Neal Martin scores revealed
The Tim Atkin and Neal Martin 2018 results have been announced with the Jordan wines once again having done exceptionally well.
14 September 2018
Alto Clears The Floor With Spread Of Accolades In Atkin Report
South Africa, Paarl, September 2018; THE announcement this week of this year's brightest stars in international wine authority Tim Atkin's ...
13 September 2018
Conversation focus for WWF Champions in the South African Winelands
There are a number of wine farms who take conservation really seriously, some of whom are World Wildlife (WWF) Conservation Champions
13 September 2018
Kumala Reserve Launches in SA
As South Africa’s leading wine brand in the UK, Kumala focuses on the distinctiveness of South Africa, celebrating this vibrant nation’s variety.
13 September 2018
IWSC Gold Outstanding for Villiera Monro Brut 2012
The IWSC is a prestigious competition and sets the international benchmark for quality. It encourages recognition of excellence in wines ...
13 September 2018
Villiera Scores 90+ ratings on four wines in Tim Atkin’s 2018 SA Special Report
Villiera has reaffirmed its position as a consistent producer of outstanding Cap Classiques and distinctive still wines with three wines ...
13 September 2018
New Wine & Fynbos Cupcake pairing highlights Delheim's eco-passion
Taste the Cape Floral Kingdom in this Stellenbosch estate's unique offering...
13 September 2018
Spier's 21 Gables Chenin Blanc Crowned The World's Best Chenin Blanc
The Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2016 has received the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition’s 2018 Chenin Blanc Trophy ...
13 September 2018
Cape Wine makes me proud to be in the South African Wine industry
The South African Wine industry has pulled out all the stops for Cape Wine 2018
12 September 2018
IWSC celebrates best year yet for South African wines
The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) is celebrating its biggest and best year yet for South African wines, as the competition ...
12 September 2018
Eikendal Vineyards scores big with Tim Atkin MW and IWSC
It has been a momentous week for esteemed Stellenbosch winery, Eikendal Vineyards, being honoured by both Tim Atkin and the International ...
12 September 2018
UK journalist Tim Atkin hails two South African vintages as “arguably the best ever”
In his seventh annual guide to South Africa, award-winning British journalist and Master of Wine Tim Atkin contends that the 2015 and 2017 ...
12 September 2018
TOKARA triumph in Tim Atkin SA Special Report
TOKARA’s forward thinking vision and commitment to excellence has been richly rewarded with no less than nine wines crossing the 90 point ...
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
13 August 2018
Avontuur Estate Newsletter August 2018
In August we celebrate everything female with special treats for ladies in our tasting room, the annual mares and foals walks later in ...
7 August 2018
Asara The Speciality Collection Carillon 2014, with Dianne Bibby’s Galette with Walnut Frangipane & Caramel…
A Carillon is musical instrument using bells. There is one in the Cape Town City Hall, which, sadly, I don’t think is in use any more. ...
1 August 2018
Stellenbosch Hills gives SA 'twist' to its Biltong & Wine Pairing
"Sisters-and-sweet" will celebrate diversity and heritage
31 July 2018
Delheim's award-winning Edelspatz Noble Late Harvest is back
For two long years, drought has kept Delheim from making its famed Edelspatz noble late harvest wine. This vintage however, the wine that's ...
26 June 2018
Stellenbosch presents an all-new Celebration of Wine
Exclusive vinous weekend puts you in the golden circle of Stellenbosch wine
25 June 2018
Stellenbosch Wine Route embarks on an exciting third-generation chapter
The Stellenbosch Wine Routes board has elected Mike Ratcliffe as its new chairman and under his leadership, the board looks forward to ...
7 June 2018
Taste the Helderberg 2018
A winter celebration of fine food and wine to start a weekend getaway
28 May 2018
Sutherland Reserve Wine Range Showcases Unique Varieties from Elgin
Sutherland, the Elgin property belonging to well-known Stellenbosch winery Thelema Mountain Vineyards, has released its first Reserve Range ...
24 May 2018
Longridge Crowned as Best Winery in Stellenbosch
The Stellenbosch Wine Review has just announced Longridge Wine Estate to be the top winery in Stellenbosch for 2018. Compiled by Cape ...
23 May 2018
Stellenbosch Hills brings cheer to Vlottenburg Primary School’s 34th birthday
Polka Kids Community Project extends much-needed help since 2008
23 May 2018
Add swing to winter with Polkadraai’s latest wine editions
Red or white, you’ll feel just right with Polkadraai by Stellenbosch Hills
9 May 2018
5 Fun Ways to see the Winelands
When you’re out in the winelands you want to be able to see and drink in the beautiful views surrounding you, not scan the road looking ...
8 May 2018
Escape to Clos Malverne this Winter
Make the most of winter this year with a weekend winelands getaway to the picture-perfect Clos Malverne Wine Estate. Situated in the heart ...
8 May 2018
The Lanzerac Pionier Pinotage – A Collector's Dream
Lanzerac Wine Estate’s flagship wine, the Lanzerac Pionier Pinotage, pays tribute to the world’s first bottled Pinotage – a 1959 Lanzerac ...
8 May 2018
Keep cozy this Winter with Bellevue reds
Winter is here, which brings with it cozy fireplaces, comfort food and of course robust red wines to keep away the chill. What better way ...
7 May 2018
22 Years of Cab Franc Celebrated at Avontuur Estate
On 3 May, the Avontuur team, a group of guests and winemaker Jan van Rooyen enjoyed a vertical tasting of Avontuur Cabernet Francs from ...
4 May 2018
Mother's Day at Stellenbosch Vineyards
Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards is celebrating Mother’s Day in true family style on Sunday, 13 May 2018. Chef, Livinia Plaatjies, has created ...
2 May 2018
Simonsig Estate celebrates 50 years of winemaking in Stellenbosch
2018 marks 50 years of continuous production of the iconic South African white wine, Chenin Blanc, at Simonsig.
26 April 2018
Magnificent Merlot
Longridge Wine Estate set a new benchmark for Merlot production in the South Africa when they introduced their ultra-premium Misterie 2015 ...
19 April 2018
Longridge Unveil a First for SA Red Wine
Longridge launch their super-premium red wine
17 April 2018
Longridge Wine Estate Releases 2015 Ekliptika
Longridge Wine Estate has just released the 2015 vintage of their highly acclaimed Ekliptika Bordeaux blend, which was scored 94/100 by ...
28 March 2018
New Chocolate & Wine Pairing launches at Avontuur Estate
Although the straightforward enjoyment of Avontuur Estate’s award-winning wines will always be top of the list at this family-owned wine ...
26 March 2018
Lourensford Chardonnay named Best South African White Wine of Show in Germany
The Lourensford Estate Limited Release Chardonnay 2016 has been awarded Best South African White Wine of Show at Mundus Vini The Grand ...