Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Direct to Consumer sales statistics is building direct to consumer shops for South African wine producers. This report is a small sample of what participating wineries have access to, in order to understand and grow their direct channels.
Kevin Kidson -

Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Cab Franc Challenge 2020 Entries Open

The closing date for the fifth Cabernet Franc Challenge is coming up on 27 February with three categories offering producers a chance to be awarded a medal and get expert feedback from the judging panel.
Cabernet Franc Challenge

Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Meet the Winemaker: Jeremy Borg from Painted Wolf Wines on Radio Helderberg

Every dog has its day. Recently, it was leader of the Painted Wolf Wines pack, Jeremy Borg's, day to tell Cathy Retief-Neil from Radio Helderberg about his love for niche wines and the rambunctious African Wild Dog. Listen to Jeremy's interview with Cathy, part of her ''Meet the Winemaker'' interview series.

Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Meet South Africa's Most Exciting New Foodie Talent, Katlego Mlambo

Katlego Mlambo, head chef at The Marabi Club in Johannesburg’s inner-city Maboneng Precinct, was recently honoured with the 2019 Eat Out Nederburg Rising Star Award. The coveted title forms part of the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, which took place in Cape Town in November.
Nederburg Wines

Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Harvest season ticks all the boxes at Steenberg Farm

Discover the bounty of harvest time at Steenberg Farm in the Constantia wine valley where guests can experience a taste of the day’s pickings in various guises at the tasting room, restaurants and Hotel & Spa.
Steenberg Vineyards

Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

The La Motte Harvest Experience - A Celebration of Winelands Traditions

Harvest-time shares the story of the wine grape. Long before being discussed at dinner tables or poured into beautiful stemware to be raised in celebration, wine has its origin in the honesty of soil.
La Motte

Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Valentine’s Celebrations At Middelvlei Wines

This year Valentine’s Day happens to fall on a Friday and it’s the perfect excuse to make a weekend of this much loved celebration. Spoil your someone special with a visit to Middelvlei Wines in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands for their Valentine’s inspired platter, which will be available from 14 to 16 February.
Middelvlei Wines

Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Darling Cellars Crush Day 2020

We are sorry to inform you that the Darling Cellars Crush Day will not take place this year, due to renovations and new extensions taking place at Darling Cellars.
Darling Cellars

Wednesday, 29 January, 2020

Harvest 2020 - Early days, but gearing up for a good one

We officially kicked off Harvest 2020 last Tuesday, 21 January. As per usual, the first varietal that we picked was Pinotage, destined for one of our three wines that we produce with this varietal, our Carpe Diem Pinotage.
Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate

Tuesday, 28 January, 2020

Celebrating the love of Art - a personal selection by Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg

As part of the fiftieth jubilee of La Motte’s Rupert ownership, owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg invites art-lovers to an exhibition of rare and important artworks that shares some favourite works from her collection as well as the family collection and allows insight into her love for art.
La Motte