Blaauwklippen Newsletter: January 2013 - Welcome to 2013

Tuesday, 1 January, 2013
Blaauwklippen Vineyards
It is 2013 and at Blaauwklippen we are excited to welcome a New Year that will be filled with good times and wonderful wines! The year kicks off with a bang with the new look Stellenbosch Wine Festival taking place from 25 January until 3 February.
The festival coincides with the historic diary entry made by Jan van Riebeeck on 2 February 1659 reading: "Today, praise be to God, wine was made for the first time from Cape grapes."

A festival highlight will be the Blessing of the Harvest and a Harvest Parade on Saturday, 26 January, as celebrants from Stellenbosch member farms are expected to march through the streets. Join us on the 2nd of February for a Blaauwklippen Family Festival Night Market from 16:00 – 21:00. The main event of this market will be the live performance of Gerald Clark and the DeadMen. Interesting crafts, fashion, lifestyle products, great food and of course our award winning wines will be on sale.

For more information about the wine festival, please visit:, or phone +27.218864310.

A choice of taste
As part of the above celebrations, we will be hosting a DeZINe Dine on Saturday evening, 26 January, where patrons can design their own dinner at our Barouche Restaurant. Choose from four sumptuous starters as well as delicious desserts and DeZINe your own main course plate from the list of items provided. Because Blaauwklippen is widely regarded as the South African market leader when it comes to the production of Zinfandel all courses will be paired with your pick of our classic, sophisticated Red Zinfandel, our decadent Noble Late Harvest and our White Zinfandel that made history in 2007 by becoming the first white style Zinfandel in South Africa.

You have a choice of any one of the proteins, two types of vegetables, one starch and any sauce to create your very own ‘zinspired’ menu. Booking essential.

View the DeZINe Menu
26 January 2013

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