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  • Boschendal’s new 1685 Cabernet Sauvignon is perfect for Cab Sav Day!

    With International Cabernet Sauvignon Day on 30 August 2017, now is the opportune time to celebrate the addition of a sophisticated Cabernet Sauvignon to Boschendal estate’s prestigious 1685 range by award-winning red winemaker Richard Duckitt. In a time when demand is high for the much loved ‘King of Reds’ but supply is limited due to […] More

  • The Rosendal Jubileum 2014 has just been released

    When the Rosendal Jubileum 2013 was released last year, it was sold out within 5 weeks. The 2014 vintage has just been released. This is a limited release blend of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. When pouring the Rosendal Reserve Jubileum, a dark purple rim in the glass will appear that shows the intensity […] More

  • Simonsig Vintage Wine Day 2017

    Wine-lovers will once again be given a rare chance to taste and buy older vintages of wines made on the Simonsig Estate, one of Stellenbosch’s best-known and lauded wine farms. The fourth Simonsig Vintage Wine Day is to be held on the Estate on Saturday 12th of August where visitors can taste a range of […] More

  • Warm up this Winter with Fairview Shiraz

    As mid-winter bring with it colder temperatures, we dust off our boots and straighten out our warm jackets. Recipes like homey soups, stews and slow-cooked meals are suddenly back on the menu. And if spending a chilly evening indoors and getting cosy in front of the fireplace with a fluffy blanket seems like the best […] More

  • Anthonij Rupert Wyne launches SA’s first premium Rosé

    Anthonij Rupert Wyne has introduced another first for South Africa, a premium Provençal style rosé that pays homage to Jean Roi, the French Huguenot from Provence who pioneered the L’Ormarins Wine Estate’s 300-year-old viticultural history The Jean Roi Cap Provincial Rosé 2016 – a blend of Cinsault, Grenache and Shiraz – is a premium style […] More

  • 7 Benefits of the Rosendal Tasting Room Wine Club

    The Rosendal Tasting Room Wine Club is an exciting delivery of 6 fantastic new wines to your door every quarter for only R990. Not only will you receive a great sample collection of award-winning wines, but you will qualify for a number of additional benefits. Every Tasting Room delivery includes: • New release wines • […] More

  • Tapas & Grande Provence wines at Franschhoek Uncorked

    Savour fine wines and tuck into flame grilled tapas when Grande Provence embraces Braai4Heritage during the annual Franschhoek Uncorked Festival on the weekend of 24 – 25 September 2016. As one of the participating wineries, Grande Provence will offer Franschhoek Uncorked ticket holders complimentary tastings of their easy drinking Grande Provence Rosé and Angels Tears […] More

  • Ooh Box Delivery Review

    Presents are the best. But waiting for your birthday to get one is no fun. That’s why we should buy them for ourselves. Ooh Box Delivery Review “Join and get boutique wines, artisanal delicacies and foodie must-haves delivered to your door for that once-a-month deserved spoil.” The OOH Box is a monthly national service that brings you […] More

  • Cederberg Sunday Wineday at La Mouette

    It’s time to get ready for the Cederberg Sunday Wineday at La Mouette! You know what’s more fun a night out with a few drinks? Day drinking. The sun is shining, the clothes are relaxed, the wine is flowing and the food is perfect. It’s my ideal weekend activity. As if made specially for me, La Mouette […] More

  • Fleur du Cap wine and salt pairings at Die Bergkelder

    Chocolate pairings. Canape pairings. Dessert pairings. We’ve had it all. But Fleur de Cap Wine and Die Bergkelder have done something a little different. This unique experience pairs these high-end wines with artisanal, salted delicacies offered daily at Die Bergkelder – a range of locally sourced savoury treats, prepared using traditional methods such as curing […] More

  • La Mouette Summer Menu and News

    Look out the window! THE SUN IS SHINING BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND (well, it was when I wrote this). Summer is here and that means that La Mouette Summer Menu and News is out! The new menu will run into early January 2016 along with the a la carte menu. To take advantage of our stunning weather, […] More

  • Floreal at the Marianne Wine Estate

    I’m from Durban. Durbanites don’t like driving far. Driving from Atlantic Seaboard to the ‘burbs even freaks me out. So when I schlep (and I mean schlep) somewhere far, like Stellenbosch (gasp!), I want it to be an experience. Enter: Floreal at the Marianne Wine Estate This new bistro-chic style restaurant opened it’s doors in October. […] More

  • Lanzerac Chardonnay 2014 – perfect for summer

    The recently released Lanzerac Chardonnay 2014 is the perfect full-bodied white wine to enjoy during these hot summer days. A Gold medal winner at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards as well as a 4-star rated Platter wine, the grapes for this award-winning wine were sourced from seven different blocks from Lanzerac’s vineyards […] More

  • Grande Provence Wine and Dine Collab Dinner 25 September

    Spring is in the air! It’s that time of year where we all have the daily struggle of figuring out whether or not Cape Town is going to give us some sunshine, or if the day is going to turn miserable. But the miserable days are definitely getting fewer and fewer. To celebrate spring, Grande […] More

  • Fleur du Cap goes Platinum at 2015 SAWi Wine Awards

    Fleur du Cap’s star studded Noble Late Harvest has been rated Platinum by the South African Wine Index (SAWi), the highest rating that can be achieved by any wine in this annual barometer of wine excellence. The 2015 SAWi Wine Excellence Awards recognises wines that have stood the test of time, based on the combined […] More

  • Nederburg’s new Flagship Spanish-style Blend

    The latest addition to Nederburg’s flagship Ingenuity range, a blend of Spanish varietals Tempranillo and Graciano, once again showcases the winery’s originality. Big and bold, but at the same time fresh and lively, this racy red pairs perfectly with robustly-flavoured dishes prepared with a hint of spice such as paella or chorizo or Serrano ham […] More

  • Terra del Capo Pinot Grigio 2014

    For wine aficionados who prefer an Italian styled wine look no further than the Terra del Capo Pinot Grigio 2014 from Anthonij Rupert Wyne. The Italian-inspired range was originally developed by the late Anthonij Rupert who not only believed that South African soils were well-suited to growing Italian grape varietals, but also had a love […] More

  • Lanzerac Blanc de Blancs Brut, an MCC for any occasion

    The latest offering to emerge from Lanzerac Wine Estate will most certainly be music to the ears of bubbly aficionados. The maiden vintage Lanzerac Blanc de Blancs Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) is perfect for any occasion – be it a birthday, romantic dinner with a loved on or simply a social tipple, this MCC is […] More