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  • A Wealth of Awards for Boschendal in 2018

    As the year is coming to an end, Boschendal is looking back and raising a glass to the number of prestigious accolades they received this year for their wines. With every award they are reminded that the hard work put into their beautiful estate and their commitment to creating exquisite, high quality, premium wines is […] More

  • De Grendel Triumphs at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards 2018

    In one of the most competitive line-ups in the 22 year history of the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirts Awards, De Grendel walked away with pride winning the African Cellar Suppliers Pinot Noir Trophy with their Op Die Berg Pinot Noir 2015 as well as 3 double gold medals. Double Gold medals were awarded to […] More

  • De Grendel has proudly won at the most influential wine and spirits awards in the world – CWSA – China Wine and Spirits Awards. Winning a Gold and Double Gold CWSA medal is the ultimate seal of approval in China – soon to be largest wine and spirits market in the world. This year, De […] More

  • Delheim’s vegan-friendly Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc

    A pair of Delheim’s latest wine releases is sure to put a spring in the step of wine-lovers who are vegans. That’s because unlike most other wineries, the famous Stellenbosch winery used zero animal products traditionally used in winemaking to produce its 2018 Delheim Pinotage Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc. These vegan-friendly wines are available at […] More

  • Wine Tasting at Brampton Wine Studio

    Join Brampton Wine Studio for a wonderful wine tasting experience in the heart of Stellenbosch. Brampton Wine Studio is a creative social space, bringing together interesting people with colourful ideas. An eclectic hub where urban chic meets rustic recreation, combined with great wine, food, and company to match. Join them every single day of the week to […] More

  • Brampton Wine Studio introduces fun Wine Tasting Cards

    In their usual creative style, Brampton Wine Studio have designed inventive wine tasting cards! These fun wine tasting cards match Brampton Wine Studio’s eclectic spirit. Informative and tongue-in-cheek, the cards tell you a bit about the wines and what they pair well with, as well as set funny challenges. Always trying to add an extra […] More

  • Boschendal Harvest: The secret behind their exceptional wines

    Big wines with big heart During harvest (and every other season in the cellar) Boschendal focuses on creating wines that are savoured by their committed winos, while also catering to newly-introduced wine lovers with complex wines that are easily enjoyed. This is evident, not only through the quality of wine produced (think “1685 Chardonnay”), but also […] More

  • De Grendel toasts the arrival of Three Spades Cider

    A new cider has been produced by De Grendel Wine Estate just in time to celebrate the beginning of autumn.  The premium cider is made in limited quantities with freshly pressed apples from Elgin, one of South Africa’s foremost apple growing regions. With four generations rooted in apples, it is a natural progression for the wine […] More

  • The Epic Blend – a Wine by Val de Vie

    Mountain biking over 700 kilometers of scenic routes, in teams of two in the face of grueling natural elements, is a true test of tenacity and esprit de corps. The Absa Cape Epic is an eight-day adventure traversing through untamed areas of the Western Cape, starting on the majestic slopes of iconic Table Mountain and […] More

  • The Story of MEMO – a Wine by Val de Vie

    His Royal Highness Prince Harry had difficulty staying on his polo pony while playing in the sixth Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Club in 2015. During the event on the polo fields of Val de Vie – the largest one-day charity polo event in the world – the monarch was thrown off twice in one match. […] More

  • Boschendals MCC named a Top 10 MCC over a 10 year period

    Boschendal has started the 2018 awards season with a sparkle. The estate’s Cap Classique Grande Cuvée Brut has been named one of the Top Ten Cap Classiques by South African Wine & Cellar Classifications for the ten year period of 2008 to 2018.   The competition investigates wines’ track records across 30 local and international […] More

  • Introducing the De Grendel Elim Shiraz

    Situated on the Agulhas Plain at the tip of Africa, the charming little village of Elim has fascinated De Grendel winemaker, Charles Hopkins, since 1994 and it is the potential of the area that drew him in. To the incredible benefit of De Grendel Loyalty Club members, Charles’ unique relationship with the Elim area has […] More