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Mention the name Roodeberg and it brings back memories of a wine that many years ago was difficult to lay your hands on unless you had a Planting Quota with the KWV or lived overseas! This famous wine from KWV in Paarl has been a...

  Michael Bampfield-Duggan, founder of the Finer Things in Life Champagne Festival, is notorious for his penchant for champagne and exotic cars so it was decided to mark this ten year milestone by honoring Karl Benz of Mercedes Benz whose birthday also falls on this day...

[caption id="attachment_947" align="alignleft" width="403" caption="Joris van Almenkerk and Natalie Opstaele of Almenkerk Wines"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_954" align="alignright" width="384" caption="Monica Elias,Graham Howe and Georgie Prout"][/caption]                             [caption id="attachment_953" align="alignleft" width="299" caption="Mark Simpson of Arumdale Wines"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_949" align="alignright" width="448" caption="John Collins and Jane Greenwood enjoying Sutherland wines"][/caption]               . . . . . .     [caption id="attachment_950" align="alignleft" width="314" caption="Kim...

Fons Aaldering, well known Dutch businessman and entrepreneur in the luxury food industry, hankered to own a wine farm. Already owning a delightful home in Spain he thought it appropriate to look for suitable land both in Spain and neighbouring France. After a while he...

Read all about our festivals, gourmet dinners, new wines on our shelves and how to get your hand on some Auction Wines. Click here to read our October newsletter now. Email us to subscribe to our monthly newsletter....

A lunch last week prepared by Sunday Times Young Chef of the Year, Ashley Heeger of Test Kitchen, with superb wines from Zonnebloem’s team of three inspiring ladies was a delightful experience. Zonnebloem is both a trusted and respected brand for producing excellent wines which...

Driving through our vineyards in the Cape we normally see rows and rows of neatly trellised vines. Trellising vines makes sense for many practical reasons as the grapes can be better managed to allow for more sunshine and canopy control against possible sunburn. Trellised vines...

Bilton winery, is situated on the slopes of the Helderberg mountains, which is renowned as one of South Africa’s finest wine producing areas. The deep soils combined with the cool south-westerly breezes from the coast nearby, provide ideal conditions for perfect ripening of the grapes....

CONGRATULATIONS TO MARINUS CLOETE, OUR LUCKY WINNER THIS MONTH! Vrede En Lust Stand a chance to win a three course lunch for two on Vrede en Lust at our unique Cotage Fromage Restaurant! It also includes two bottles of Vrede en Lust Wine! Buy any bottle of Jess, Sarah, Sauvignon...

Records tumbled at the 27th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild auction held in the Stellenbosch winelands on Saturday 1 October 2011, with a record turnover of R5 286 700, a new record price for red wine and overseas sales doubling. Despite the record turnover up by...