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  • Feast of Sauvignon Blanc at Wine and Dine Collaboration at Grande Provence

    Feast of Sauvignon Blanc at Wine and Dine Collaboration at Grande Provence Franschhoek – The Restaurant at Grande Provence – Friday, 24 October 2014 at 19h00 Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most versatile wines out there. But to truely understand this versatility, you need to experience it for yourself. Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek […] More

  • Chocolate & Wine / Brandy Tasting at Laborie

    The natural splendour of the Paarl Valley lies before you, the Paarl and Drakenstein Mountains, and vineyards of the Laborie Wine Estate abound. An incredible vista that surely makes this tasting room one of the most picturesque facilities of its kind and regarded as one of the most scenic tasting venues in the Cape Winelands. […] More

  • MaxMara Summer Collection at Grande Provence

    Join Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek for top Italian fashion brand, MaxMara, on Saturday 15 November 2014. See the latest lines from MaxMara’s 2015 Summer Collection, while enjoying three courses designed by Executive Chef Darren Badenhorst, paired with award-winning Grande Provence wines. Exclusive items from the collection will be available for purchase on the night. Tickets […] More

  • Simonsig Cracks Second Top 10 Award

    The 2nd top 10 award in under two weeks. At the inaugural Standard Bank Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge held on 27 August, pioneering Stellenbosch wine estate won one of the 10 awards handed to South Africa’s best Chenin Blanc wines – just a few days after Simonsig once again secured an Absa Top 10 […] More

  • Simonsig triumphs with four Gold Medals at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

    Simonsig Estate has swept the board as the top South African Gold scorer with a cache of four gold medals at the 20th Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. Showing the versatility of this landmark, family owned estate, the Simonsig Gold medallists are two red and two white wines: Simonsig’s Cape Blend Frans Malan 2010, Redhill Pinotage […] More

  • 3rd generation Simonsig torch bearer steps up as Tasting Room Manager

    Powered by a deep rooted passion for wine, Denzel Swarts, Simonsig’s new Tasting Room Manager proudly represents the third generation of his family to work for the Malans on this landmark Stellenbosch wine estate. Following in the footsteps of his late father, John Plaatjies, Denzel was always on the lookout for opportunities to earn extra […] More

  • Simonsig Wine Club – Award winning wines at your finger tips

    Join the Simonsig Wine Club and get the golden key to the full range of award winning Simonsig wines and a host of benefits designed to satisfy your love of good wine and food. As member of the Simonsig Wine Club, you’ll not only have access to special limited release wines, but also qualify for […] More

  • Feast of the Grape

    1-2 March 2014. Hosted by Durbanville Wine Valley Association on D’Aria wine farm. Itching for grape amusement? Kick off your shoes for some squishing and splatting at the Durbanville Wine Valley’s Feast of the Grape, a weekend of harvest fun hosted by 12 wine farms in the Durbanville Wine Valley. Marking the end of harvest, […] More

  • Rhebokskloof Wine Club Valentine’s Promotion

    Don’t miss out on the Wine Club Valentine’s Promotion at Rhebokskloof! It’s easy to join the Wine Club, just visit and fill in your details:  http://www.rhebokskloof.co.za/join-the-club . During Valentine’s month, they are offering you a 20% discount on their wine selection. More

  • The new Tasting Room at Lanzerac

    The new Lanzerac Wine Tasting Room has been completely remodelled and renovated. The sophisticated and well-designed Tasting Room stands proud as a true reflection of the high standard of wines produced on the Estate. Elegantly designed in oak, stone and muted fabrics, the Lanzerac Tasting Room shines as an example of the highest standards the […] More

  • NITIDA IS PAVING THE WAY FOR BLENDED WINES IN SOUTH AFRICA

    On Friday, 08 November, the Platter’s South African Wine Guide awarded Nitida’s Coronata Integration 2012 with the highest honour of five stars for a second consecutive year. Deemed a multifaceted fusion of fennel, fig, lime and shortbread by the 34 edition of the guide, the Coronata Integration 2012 is a unique combination of a crisp […] More

  • Simonsig scoops first Roussanne to be awarded Platter 5 Stars

    The Malan family of Simonsig Estate, recognised for their innovative spirit, have set a new benchmark for the South African wine industry with the first ever 5-Star rating for a Roussanne from Platter’s South African Wine Guide. Crafted exclusively for the 2013 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction by Simonsig Cellarmaster Johan Malan, the CWG The […] More