Winemaker Kiara Scott of Brookdale Estate honoured by WineLand magazine

Kiara Scott, the talented young winemaker of Brookdale Estate in the Cape Winelands, has received recognition from WineLand magazine as one of 2021’s most promising young wine ambassadors in the South African wine industry. WineLand Media, in collaboration with ROTOCON, honoured 30 young professionals who are making their mark in the South African wine industry. The June 2021 issue of WineLand…

Stock Up With Middelvlei This Winter

With Winter knocking on our doors be sure to keep your wine collection fully stocked, especially for those cold nights when a robust red or even a white wine are guaranteed to keep the cold at bay. Middelvlei Wines in the Stellenbosch Winelands has the answer to your wine woes with their Free-Run Pinotage 2019 and Unoaked Chardonnay 2020….

CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER ROSÉ – ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS FOR MOTHER’S DAY

Sunday 9th May will be Mom’s special day and she deserves an absolutely fabulous treat. So why not spoil her with a bottle of Champagne Bollinger Rosé, a highly polished, delicately fruited, perfectly balanced Rosé of great complexity and sophistication. CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER ROSÉ The Bollinger Rosé is a blend of 62% Pinot Noir, 24% Chardonnay…

Gravel Quarry and Quartz Stone – Rediscover Glen Carlou’s Magic

Reignite your wine senses to the wonders of Glen Carlou and its award-winning wine range, in particular the new release Gravel Quarry Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 and Quartz Stone Chardonnay 2020. Situated in the Simonsberg-Paarl region, the estate’s vineyard blocks encompass a variety of slopes and aspects – each nurtured according to its own unique potential, respecting the natural cycles…

Let’s Taste The Stars With Glen Carlou’s Blanc de Blancs Brut 2018

Gone are the days when it was only appropriate to sip a glass of bubbly at a special occasion. These days the trend is to savour it at any occasion and throughout the year – rain or shine, it’s perfect throughout the year. Adding Glen Carlou’s Blanc de Blancs Brut 2018 to your Cap Classique collection is…

Let Gåte’s Autumn Menu Take Your Senses To New Dimensions

Gåte’s Head Chef, Jack Coetzee, continues his journey of farm to plate philosophy with his soon to be released Autumn inspired menu. Using the finest locally sourced produce patrons can expect to be taken on a memorable culinary journey. Not revealing too much as it without a doubt a bucket list experience, Jack’s menu can…

Heralding The Fat Bastard Rosé 2020

Rocking Back-To-Back Double Gold medals #LoveLARGE this Valentine’s Day and enjoy FAT bastard Rosé with audaciously delicious Vanilla French Toast! FAT bastard wines are ‘tickled pink’ that their well-loved FAT bastard Rosé was honoured with a Double Gold medal, for the second year in a row, at the 2020 Rosé Rocks competition. Rosé Rocks is…

Pink Bubbles For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be the same without roses, chocolate and of course bubbly, preferably pink bubbly. After all, nothing says romance like a glass of chilled pink bubbles, romantic for all the right reasons. It has bubbles; it’s pink; and it has soft, red fruit flavours. Here’s a selection of awesome pink bubblies to inspire…

Two Simply Perfect Recipes Specially Developed For Krone MCC By Georgia East

To Serve With Krone Borealis Cuvée Brut The Krone MCC team asked well-known foodie Georgia East to dream up some recipes for simply perfect dishes that seamlessly pair with Krone Borealis Vintage-Only-MCC 2019 which evokes a sense of discovery in dining, in a pure and simple way, elevating the oceanic. Georgia – a highly respected…

Quoin Rock White Blend 2018……2021’s answer to the perfect food wine

The recently released Quoin Rock White Blend 2018 is South African’s answer to finding that perfect food wine. A blend of Sauvignon Blanc (92%) and Semillon (8%) also delivers on excellent ageing potential of up to 10 years. Not only were the grapes harvested from the estate’s vineyards in Stellenbosch, but also from their Elim…

Knorhoek Wine Farm …….. where Valentine’s dreams become reality

Looking for something extra special to spoil your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to a meandering valley road guaranteed to take you back to gentler times. Nestled under sprawling oaks and in the shady avenues of the giant poplar trees is where you’ll find Knorhoek Wine Farm,…

Journey’s End awarded at Drinks Business Green Awards 2020

JOURNEY’S END VINEYARDS AWARDED ‘ETHICAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR’ AT THE DRINKS BUSINESS GREEN AWARDS 2020 Journey’s End Vineyards, the boutique winery and vineyard, owned by the Gabb family, and situated on the mountain slopes above Sir Lowry’s Pass Village in the Helderberg basin, are delighted to have been awarded ‘Ethical Company of the Year’…