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  • Spier supports the Launch of SA’s first black-owned Wine Lab

    Former Spier employee, Merecia Smith, has launched South Africa’s first black-owned wine analysis laboratory. Merecia joined our farm in 1998 as a general worker and first started working in the wine analysis laboratory four years later. Her hard work and passion for accuracy saw her rise through the ranks, from being an assistant to ultimately […] More

  • Carlucci’s Home Meals are now available!

    Who ever said home meals can’t be exciting!  Carlucci’s has some of the best breakfasts, lunches and dinners this side of the mountain. With mouth-watering ingredients and a natural passion for food thrown in, their chorizo breakfasts, raw juices, meat and cheese boards, cheesy pizzas and burgers are hard to find anywhere else. Order in […] More

  • Takeaway 2-for-1 Pizza Special at Carlucci’s Meerendal

    Don’t miss out. Carlucci’s pizza menu will set you drooling with the classic, the spicy and the fancy. With toppings like parma ham, fresh rocket, avo, brie, fig and sweet caramelised onion, as well as the classic tomato and cheesy goodness, it’s too good to pass up. And you don’t have to, because you can […] More

  • New Takeaway Menu at 96 Winery Road

    They’re doing things a little differently. 96 Winery Road is your favourite place to go to for hearty winelands cooking, right? In the current challenging times, you can still enjoy the best that the Winelands has to offer with 96 Winery Road making changes to ensure that all staff & guests are as safe as […] More

  • Enjoy Live Music & Food at Bellevue Wine Estate

    Bellevue will be hosting another exciting live music event! On the 1st Friday of every month, spend the night with good friends, eating farm fresh winelands produce, sipping on a glass of something refreshing and enjoying live entertainment. At the end of the work week is there really any better way to unwind? Let’s celebrate the […] More

  • Salad & Wine Special at The Franschhoek Cellar

    Light and fresh. The Franschhoek Cellar is the perfect place to spend a lazy day having a long lunch, strolling through the gardens, tasting your favourite wines or even hosting your special event against the backdrop of the charming winelands. Enjoy authentic winelands cuisine with that signature country twist. Come to Franschhoek Cellar this March […] More

  • Francois van Coke is coming to Franschhoek Cellar

    Mark your diary now. Besides offering quality winelands cuisine in a variety of restaurants and some of the best bouquets this side of the Simonsberg, Franschhoek Cellar also plays host to some of the greatest local musicians! Get ready, because Francois van Coke is coming to The Franschhoek Cellar!  Plan ahead to 13 June, because […] More

  • Easy Freak Live! at Backsberg Wine Estate

    What is better than music and wine? The Backsberg Wine Estate Picnic Concert Series runs every Sunday for the summer months and sees the best South African talent coming together to entertain guests while they lounge in the sun. 15 March sees Easy Freak gracing the Backsberg stage. Doors open at 3pm with the opening […] More

  • Malbec Festival at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate

    Celebrate this award winning wine. Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate has an extensive list of wines for every palate under the sun – no really. A whopping 13 wines, with a couple of variations within some variants, will feed your love of sauvignon blanc, cabernet franc, syrah, rosé, Semillon, chardonnay . . . well, you […] More

  • De Grendel Wine wins Gold in Japan

    De Grendel Viognier 2019 and Merlot 2017 earned gold medals at the 2020 Sakura Japan Women’s Wine Awards. The awards, now in its 7th edition, were judged by the blind tasting of 560 Japanese female wine professionals consisting of winemakers, sommeliers, buyers, educators and journalists. They tasted over 4300  wines from 29 countries. Japan is […] More

  • Brampton Wines Rosé ticks all the right Boxes!

    A new season needs a new wine. Brampton Wines takes a unique approach to wine, personalising and moulding each as if it were a work of art. Experience flavours like never before in their variations of chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, cabernet sauvignon, pintoge or feisty Roxton bull. …or as the seasons change, pair your favourite dishes […] More

  • Savoury Cheesecake & Wine Pairings are Back at Vondeling Wines

    Vondeling Wines’ savoury cheesecake and wine pairing was so popular that they’re back with yet another event! Vondeling Wines prides itself on allowing nature to do most of the work in making their award-winning wines. With minimal interference from them, their grapes retain as natural a footprint as possible and it’s easy to see why […] More