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…

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…

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’…

Elgin Ridge 282 Sauvignon Blanc 2017 – Summer In A Glass

Although the wine industry is currently in a state of limbo as we await news of when alcohol sales can once again resume, we invite you to transport your imagination enjoying a glass of chilled 2017 Elgin Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 282, whilst soaking up the rays of the Summer sun.  A certified biodynamic wine co-owner…

Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2021 Hardcover is Here!

The eagerly awaited 2021 hardcover edition of South Africa’s original and still favourite wine adviser, Platter’s Guide, is here, in an upbeat, vibrant colour that’s certain to lift the spirit and brighten the outlook of wine-lovers everywhere. The 41st edition of this best-selling guide features well over 900 producers, merchants and brands, including 49 new…

Journey’s End Vineyards Honoured With A Pinnacle 5-Star Rating

In The 2021 Platter’s South African Wine Guide Journey’s End, 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 overjoyed that their Cape Doctor 2015 Bordeaux-style blend has been honoured with a pinnacle 5-star rating in the 2021…

Retro Prawn & Avo Ritz Cocktail Recipe – by Groote Post

Chef Debbie Mclaughlin, from Hilda’s Kitchen, has created this appetising starter, Retro Prawn & Avo Ritz Cocktail, to serve to your guests this festive season with a glass of Groote Post’s new Brut Cap Classique. RETRO PRAWN & AVO RITZ COCKTAIL RECIPE Ingredients 600gr. Cooked Prawns (Tails and Head Intact) – Deveined 2 Tbs. Sweet…

Groote Post welcomes prestigious wine awards amidst a very challenging year

Groote Post, the beautiful and historic wine farm in the Darling Hills owned by the Pentz family, has had an excellent yield from the 2020 wine competitions and ratings. A standout feature has been that the accolades were spread fairly evenly across all the Groote Post wines. “We welcome these much-appreciated wine awards with open…

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagnes For The Festive Season

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne, the number one selling Champagne in France and the third biggest-selling Champagne brand in the world, have a fine selection of limited edition exquisitely showcased Champagnes on offer: NICOLAS FEUILLATTE RÉSERVE EXCLUSIVE BRUT This Champagne is a blend of 40% Pinot Noir for roundness and structure, 40% Pinot Meunier for fruitiness and…

Just released Krone’s collection of 2019 Vintage-Only Cap Classiques

Rooted. In time, in history, in the very soils we call home. Rooted in our belief of sharing the story of every growing season, harvest and vinification in our underground cellar. From our farm to your table. The making of vintage-only Krone MCC, a commitment to the vintage and the character of each harvest, celebrates…

Champagne Bollinger….Absolutely Fabulous

Champagne Bollinger is one of the world’s most revered Houses producing outstanding Champagnes with character, distinguished by elegance and complexity since 1829. CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER SPECIAL CUVÉE There is a lot that’s ‘Special’ about Champagne Bollinger’s Special Cuvée, an icon among non-vintage Champagnes. The signature bottling of the House of Bollinger, it is a blend of…

Raise A Toast To Groote Post’s New Brut Cap Classique

Groote Post, the historic wine farm in the Darling Hills owned by the Pentz family has released a new Brut Méthode Cap Classique – in perfect time for the festive season. We are always very excited at Groote Post when we welcome a new wine to our portfolio,” says Nick Pentz, “especially when it is…

2020 DINERS CLUB WINEMAKER AND YOUNG WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR AWARDS ANNOUNCED

The winners of the 2020 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards were announced at a black-tie gala dinner at La Residence Hotel in Franschhoek on Saturday 21st November, with Johan Malan (Simonsig Wines) and Philip Theron (Glen Carlou) claiming top honours respectively. The Winemaker and Young Winemaker awards, focusing on quality…