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  • Grande Provence launches new Rosé

    Grande Provence launches new Rosé just in time for summer. This pale pink rosé is made in the classic Provençal style, paying homage to its French roots in Franschhoek. The wine, made from 100% Franschhoek grapes, has a dry, crisp fruity character with subtle apple and fresh berry notes. “After a visit to Provence, Alex van Heeren, […] More

  • Simonsig Cellar Master takes Top-honours

    Simonsig cellar master Johan Malan took top-honours at this year’s Wine-of-the-Month Club Winemaker Awards in being named Winemaker of the Year. At the annual awards function held last week, Simonsig Estate won 11 awards for a diverse range of wines that had been selected as top-scorers over the past year by the Wine-of-the-Month’s judging panel. […] More

  • Signal Gun Wine launches Wine Club

    Signal Gun Wines have recently launched their very own Wine Club, where members will receive great benefits on their favourite Signal Gun wines. Signal Gun Wine Club Benefits 10% discount at Ke Monate Restaurant 10% discount at the Cellar Door 10% on Game Drives Free Wine Tasting for up to 4 people Exclusive Invites & […] More

  • Lanzerac Hotel & Spa Sparkles at the 2014 Diners Club Winelist Awards

    Already regarded as a gem of the Stellenbosch Winelands, Lanzerac Hotel & Spa has received the sought after Diamond Award for its impressive winelist at this year’s Diners Club Winelist Awards. The announcement was made at an awards ceremony held at the Shimmy Beach Club on 13 October. The purpose of the competition is not […] More

  • 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