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…

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…

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…

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…

Introducing Robertson Winery Single Serve

The Perfect Glass of Wine Every Time Robertson Winery launched their Single Serve 200ml wines in a can just before #Lockdown. The perfect serve. The perfect glass of wine every time, anytime and anywhere. Perfect for picnics, parties and everything in between. Robertson Winery, well known as a producer of excellent wines at affordable prices,…

Roodeberg celebrates World Chocolate Day with decadent truffles

Roodeberg, the cherished wine that has stood the test of time for over 70 years, is celebrating World Chocolate Day on 7 July with easy-to-make truffles that accentuate its masterly crafted blends. From the Classic Red, the formidable Reserve and commemorative Roodeberg 1949, to the enchanting Rosé, you will find your perfect match with melt-in-your-mouth…

De Krans unveils new release Alcohol-Free Sparkling Wine

De Krans unveils new release Muscat Nectar Alcohol-Free Sparkling De Krans Wines has expanded its Moscato range with the release of the Muscat Nectar Alcohol-Free Sparkling. This refreshing alcohol-free Muscat Nectar consists of 100% muscat grapes with a slight fizz added when bottled. The Muscat Nectar has lovely tropical fruit flavours with muscat tones and…

Middelvlei Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

There is a slight chill in the air these days, and the days seem to be getting shorter as winter approaches. This time of the year we tend to opt for a robust red wine to keep the seasonal chills at bay, and Middelvlei’s Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 is guaranteed to be a winter winner. Sourced…

Elgin CRUNCH! Pinot Noir 2019

Known for producing outstanding certified biodynamic and organic wines, Elgin Ridge Wines’ CRUNCH! Pinot Noir 2019 adds further endorsement to what the dynamic duo, Brian and Marion Smith are all about. Grounded humans and enlightened grapes equal honest wines. Made with whole bunch natural ferments (50%), the wine was left to age in concrete eggs…

Tangled Tree raises eco-awareness with Earth Day creativity campaign

The Tangled Tree wine bottle has a carbon footprint that is 60% less than standard glass equivalents. This fact will be highlighted this April – the month in which Earth Day takes place – when Tangled Tree reduces its impact on the environment even more by highlighting creative ways the bottles can be re-used. The…