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  • De Grendel Dazzles in Red at The Sommeliers Selection 2018

    The Sommeliers Selection is South Africa’s first South African wine competition judged solely by a panel of South Africa’s Top Sommeliers, in categories moulded around those of a “wine list.” The South African Sommeliers on the panel all have extensive local and international judging and work experience. Their in-depth knowledge of international and local markets […] More

  • Marianne Wine Estate

    Originally from Bordeaux where our family owns 3 wine estates, we fell in love with South Africa during our many travels to the country. Our dream was to combine both, the Old & the New World, to make wines close to our vision of perfection. Therefore, we decided to purchase this boutique wine estate of […] More

  • 3 Wine Tastings at Marianne that you need to know about!

    Marianne is a young estate producing small batches of very high quality wines from their elevated Simonsberg terroir. The entire winemaking process: from the viticulture, harvest, winemaking and bottling all takes place on the farm – strictly estate and one of the influences of their Bordeaux heritage (owner Christian Dauriac has been producing wine for […] More

  • The Restaurant @ Clos Malverne

    Guests are invited to come and enjoy a languid afternoon on our wraparound balcony, where you become one with nature with our prized vineyards right there in front of you. We have all the right ingredients including award-winning wines, a diverse, world-inspired menu and priceless views, to get your groove back for the week that […] More

  • Herb & Wild Food Dinner at The Werf with Boschendal

    Join Boschendal for the first Werf Restaurant Collaboration dinner. Guest will enjoy a forage orientated menu highlighting wild flavours and ingredients prepared by Foliage chef, Chris Erasmus. Foraging collaboration dinner hosted by herbalist, Lisen Sundgren, Foliage Restaurant owner and executive chef, Chris Erasmus and Boschendal chef Christiaan Campbell The evening will start with a guided Werf Food […] More

  • 14 Benefits of joining the Backsberg Wine Club

    Backsberg’s Wine Club has been created for those who love world class wines, the environment, and a good deal. The wine club offers you the inside track on wine specials, exclusive old wine sales, vertical tastings, harvest functions and lots more, all aimed at getting you to enjoy more Backsberg wine and learning more about […] More

  • More than just a Breakfast for Women’s Day at Wiesenhof

    More than just your ordinary breakfast! Join Wiesenhof on the 9th of August for a breakfast at Boschenmeer Golf Estate along with a range of inspirational guest speakers, entertainment, demonstrations, gift bags and lucky draws. Tickets are R295 per person – together you can make a different! Book your table now! Directions to Wiesenhof at […] More

  • Simonsig Vintage Wine Day 2017

    An opportunity to taste history as Simonsig opens its doors for its 6th annual Vintage Day Celebrations. The annual Simonsig Vintage Day has become one of the most-anticipated events on the Winelands calendar. Offering not only family-friendly entertainment on the beautiful Simonsig wine estate, but also giving true wine connoisseurs the unique opportunity of sampling […] More

  • Soup & Wine Winter Special at Brampton Wine Studio

    This is the perfect special to keep you warm! With winter in full force and the cold winds blowing through the streets of Stellenbosch, we’re all trying to find ways to keep warm. Brampton Wine Studio on Church Street is doing their bit to come to our rescue. During the winter months, they are offering […] 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

  • The Red Table at Nederburg

    Nederburg presents the country-style restaurant, The Red Table, situated in its iconic manor house, a protected heritage monument.  It has been passionately created in collaboration with well-known Cape Town foodie, Andrea Foulkes, and offers locally-sourced, fresh food in a comfortable and historic atmosphere. The accent is on tasty, simple but superb eating with flavours to […] More

  • Boschendal appoints Jacques Viljoen as new Winemaker

    Iconic wine estate Boschendal has added another exceptional member to its innovative, award-winning winemaking team. Jacques Viljoen will take up the position of Cellar Master on the estate from 1 August 2018 and will bring with him a deep passion for the art of wine-making as well as experience on estates and in regions the […] More