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Groot Constantia and Boplaas Glitter at Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards

Groot Constantia and Boplaas Glitter at Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards

South Africa’s oldest wine estate, Groot Constantia, and the renowned Boplaas Estate in the Klein Karoo walked off with the laurels in the wine section of this year’s Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, the largest drinks competition on the African continent.
2019 Perold ABSA Cape Blend Winners Announced

2019 Perold ABSA Cape Blend Winners Announced

Since 2011 the Perold Absa Cape Blend competition has delivered true masterpieces, showing not only the local wine community , but also globally , that Pinotage is not only growing in stature, but also increasingly being used in premium wine blends. The cream of the crop has once again risen to the top and winners can look back upon their very rewarding winemaking journey with Pinotage.
2019 Perold  Absa Cape Blend finalists announced

2019 Perold  Absa Cape Blend finalists announced

Finalists announced for this year's Perold  Absa Cape Blend Competition
#TasteFriday #WomeninWine #Women'sDay | A tribute to Women with Nederburg and Kaapzicht

#TasteFriday #WomeninWine #Women'sDay | A tribute to Women with Nederburg and Kaapzicht

To celebrate Women's Day we're tasting two spectacular wines made by two equally spectacular women. The Nederburg Heritage Heroes 'Beautiful Lady' Gewürztraminer 2016 by Elmarie Botes under Cellar-master Andrea Freeborough and the Kaapzicht Pinotage Rose 2019 by Kayleigh Hatting under Danie Steytler
SA’s finest wine areas to the fore

SA’s finest wine areas to the fore

The star of this year’s 14th annual Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards was Bon Courage Estate in Robertson, with three national winners, namely for the top Colombard, Cap Classique sparkling wine (MCC) and Rosé.
Recognizing hidden talents : Sanna Hendricks from De Waal Wines and Salomé Maasdorp from Kaapzicht  #wineforgood

Recognizing hidden talents : Sanna Hendricks from De Waal Wines and Salomé Maasdorp from Kaapzicht #wineforgood

We enter tasting rooms and rarely think of the faces we find in them, curating the perfect wine tasting experience for us. Some have walked a long road with the wineries, relationships have been cemented and bonds formed and through that new skills are revealed and sometimes appreciated and developed.
Taste 130 Great Wines in Stilbaai

Taste 130 Great Wines in Stilbaai

On Wednesday and Thursday evenings, March 27th and 28th, the fourth annual Stilbaai Craft Beer, Gin & Wine Expo will be taking place in the Stilbaai community hall and with more than 130 wines from 21 selected wine estates as well as craft beer from various breweries and unique craft gins, this Tasting Experience is not to be missed.
Stellenbosch pulls out the stops for its 2019 Harvest Parade

Stellenbosch pulls out the stops for its 2019 Harvest Parade

Wineries and workers take to the streets in the heartland of SA wine
Vivat Bacchus’ own-wine labels help South African charities

Vivat Bacchus’ own-wine labels help South African charities

Kaapzicht, Rustenberg and Meinert are all great South African wineries but what do these wineries have in common?
Bid on rare vintage wines at Steenberg's online Vinoteque Auction

Bid on rare vintage wines at Steenberg's online Vinoteque Auction

A rare collection of vintage wines from some of the finest South African, French, German and Italian cellars is available for purchase at the Steenberg Vinoteque Wine Auction, a five week long online auction starting on 10 October 2018.
The 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Winners Announced

The 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Winners Announced

After much anticipation the presentation of the 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage trophies was held at Cavalli estate outside Somerset West on 15 August, commemorating 22 years of Absa’s involvement with the Pinotage Association, and setting the benchmark for South Africa’s most successful “indigenous” wine variety.
These 5 bottles show just how exciting South African wines can be

These 5 bottles show just how exciting South African wines can be

Here are five delicious wines from South Africa’s Stellenbosch region. They demonstrate the quality and value of South African wines reaching our markets.
Counting Down ... Shortlist of Absa Top 10 Pinotage Finalists Announced

Counting Down ... Shortlist of Absa Top 10 Pinotage Finalists Announced

The shortlist of one of the most sought-after SA wine accolades announced. #AbsaTop10Pinotage
Bringing up the House: When the minds of chefs and winemakers meet to elevate your restaurant experience

Bringing up the House: When the minds of chefs and winemakers meet to elevate your restaurant experience

The dance between food and wine is a central act in most good restaurants. Any chef or restaurateur worth their salt understands the need to get this right. That is if they want to create something more than just a meal out.
MCC: An Epic Tasting of South African Methode Cap Classique wines

MCC: An Epic Tasting of South African Methode Cap Classique wines

Tasting 93 traditional method SA sparklers
Eg Suid-Afrikaans - Pinotage by die Woordfees

Eg Suid-Afrikaans - Pinotage by die Woordfees

Die jaarlikse US Woordfees, van 2 tot 11 Maart, bied weereens die geleenthheid om verkeie unieke Suid-Afrikaanse aspekte te vier.
Danie Steytler: #SAWINELEGENDS

Danie Steytler: #SAWINELEGENDS

The sands of the Bottelary Hills run through Danie Steytler’s veins. The soils of this Stellenbosch region have shaped him as if out of clay and made him into the person and celebrated winemaker he is today. The Steytler family have farmed Kaapzicht Estate for over 70 years, and Danie is the third generation with 40 vintages of winemaking behind him.
Cab Franc Challenge 2018 offers wider exposure for the varietal

Cab Franc Challenge 2018 offers wider exposure for the varietal

CAB FRANC CHALLENGE 2018 EXPANDS EXPOSURE: The closing date for the third Cabernet Franc Challenge is coming up on 2 March with a broader base of categories offering producers the chance to get more exposure and expert feedback from the judging panel.
Turning Water Into Wine

Turning Water Into Wine

Thirsty conversation at recent tastings is as much about water as wine.
Less but better!  In anticipation of Pinotage harvest 2018

Less but better! In anticipation of Pinotage harvest 2018

Lower Pinotage yields but the quality of the grapes is very promising .

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