Celebrate the joys of Spring with Krone Vintage Rosé Cuvée Brut

Today is the First Day of Spring according to the Astronomical Calendar While most of us consider September 1 to be the first day of Spring, the Spring Equinox marks the first day of Astronomical Spring, when the Sun is exactly above the Equator, which makes day and night approximately equal in length. In the…

Momberg Pinotage 2018 – Heritage In A Bottle

The Momberg family of Middelvlei Wines are not only synonymous with heritage, but they have also paved the way as one of the leading South African Pinotage producers. As a tribute to 100 years of winemaking at Middelvlei the family has launched the limited release Momberg Pinotage 2018, which not only honours this varietal, but…

Revitalised Roodeberg Classic Rosé in full bloom for spring

Roodeberg, the cherished South African classic for over 70 years, has released the 2020 vintage of its vibrant Rosé just in time for springtime sipping. As the weather warms and our taste buds start to crave wines that are fresh and appealing, Roodeberg Classic Rosé 2020 ticks all the boxes with subtle aromas of strawberry,…

Embracing Our Heritage with a South African Favourite

With heritage month around the corner, Anthonij Rupert Wyne invites South Africans to take one of our country’s best-loved pastimes to a new level. As close friends and family gather around the fire, open a bottle of Cape of Good Hope’s Riebeeksrivier Syrah 2015, and make your braai outstanding with the perfect pairing of steak…

Win an exclusive chance to spend a day with the Cape Leopard Trust

… just one of five fabulous prizes in the Nitida Winery competition. Following a hugely successful competition, which was held in early June, Nitida Wine Estate has launched a second competition with bigger and better prizes than ever. Simply put, anyone who places an order for 12 bottles or more of Nitida wine, via the…

Four Cousins Introduces Revamped Collection Of Single Cultivar Wines

One of South Africa’s favourites, Four Cousins, now conveniently offers its range of popular single cultivar wines all under one label. Fresh from a revamp and re-shuffle, the excellent range made by Four Cousins has banded together as the Four Cousins Collection. This exciting development comprises the same great wines (with an exciting extra or…

Epicurean Treats Await at the Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar

Make your way to the Terra del Capo Antipasti bar at Anthonij Rupert Estate, situated in the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley for the mini winelands escape you have been craving. From 1 September, visitors can once again enjoy bespoke wine tastings and freshly prepared Italian-inspired fare in this magnificent setting. Al fresco dining in the…

Embracing Our Heritage With A South African Favourite

With heritage month around the corner, Anthonij Rupert Wyne invites South Africans to take one of our country’s best-loved pastimes to a new level. As close friends and family gather around the fire, open a bottle of Cape of Good Hope’s Riebeeksrivier Syrah 2015, and make your braai outstanding with the perfect pairing of steak and Syrah.

Middelvlei’s Free-Run Pinotage Scores Top Results In Pinotage Report

Well-known for their superb wine range, Middelvlei Wines in Stellenbosch earned further recognition this week when their Free-Run Pinotage 2018 scored an impressive 90 points in the inaugural Prescient Pinotage Report 2020. This maiden report was convened by Winemag.co.za, and this year there were 57 entries received from 33 producers. The entries were tasted blind by a three-person…

De Grendel hosts range of virtual wine tastings

Over the coming weeks, Morgan Steyn, De Grendel’s assistant winemaker, and Charles Hopkins, Cellar Master will be presenting live virtual wine tastings via Zoom. Each tasting will focus on a specific wine and grape variety in which they will share their knowledge and passion with you. Even though you may not be able to literally…

Elgin Wine Producers Join Forces To Rescue Restaurants

An independent initiative spearheaded by Alex Dale of Radford Dale, The Restaurant Rescue Project (#RestaurantRescueProject) to preserve and save the restaurant industry of Cape Town, which has been crippled by the pandemic in recent months. A number of wine producers have joined forces with this amazing project, and Elgin Ridge Wines and Luddite Wines have…

Celebrate the resumption of wine sales and WIN with Nitida!

Following its hugely successful competition, which was held in early June, Nitida Wine Estate, is launching a second competition with bigger and better prizes than ever. And it comes just in time as the country moves to level 2 of lockdown and the resumption of wine sales comes into effect. Says Nitida’s Bernhard Veller: “We…

Wine, Women and Waterkloof  

Winemaker Nadia Barnard-Langenegger is the talent and touch behind the range of Waterkloof wines which include Astraeus MCC, Circle of Life, Circumstance, Seriously Cool and False Bay & Peacock Wild Ferment. These award-winning wines are celebrated by wine enthusiasts globally with the Peacock Wild Ferment Sauvignon Blanc recently chosen by Wine of-the-Month Club (WotMC), South Africa’s…

the. giveaway you don’t want to miss

Although wine sales and distribution are currently prohibited we can still work wonders with your imagination. Imagine winning a bottle of the limited release the. Cabernet Franc, which currently sells for R5 000 per bottle. That dream can become a reality for one lucky wine enthusiast.

Wine in a Time of Lockdown

With the re-imposition of the ban on the sale and delivery of alcohol announced recently, there is no doubt the beer, wine and spirits industry is going to be heavily and – perhaps irreversibly – affected. Indeed, in her blog The Brewmistress, Lucy Corne writes that results released by the Craft Brewers Association Of South Africa,…

It’s a family affair at this wine business

The Wine-of-the-Month Club is the oldest wine club in South Africa. It started with an idea by Colin Collard – who hailed from a background in direct advertising that had nothing to do with wine – back in 1986. For him, wine was a passion, not a career, but his marketing savvy helped him to…