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After a near perfect winter with some excellent rainfall, we welcome the start of summer with the occasional chilly morning still reminding us that the variable weather of spring is not yet over. The vineyards in the Cape are now in full leaf cover and fairly...

This month we are incredibly excited to invite you to escape the norm and join us for our first exclusive The Grape Escape Wine Festival at The Vineyard Hotel on the 17th August from 17.00 - 21.00 . Read more For our recipe this month Michael Olivier gives us his delicious winter warming Beef...

This month we look forward to welcoming you to our Winter Warmer Wine Festival at Lifestyles on Kloof, Cape Town on the 27th July from 16.00 – 20.00...

Earlier this month lovers of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir enjoyed our Celebration held at The Vineyard Hotel which proved once again that we have the right formula for successful wine events! We would like to thank all of you who attended and also the participating...

May has arrived and along with it the gradual start of winter, and of course we are hoping for the winter rains that go with it for us in the Cape!...

We trust that you enjoyed the Easter break as we start to see the long warm days of summer slowly coming to an end and autumn easing in. The vineyards are now taking a break after the earlier than usual harvest this year, which means...

The persistent heat and drought, and in some areas vineyard fires, over the start of the harvest season has resulted in several parts picking earlier this year, however many wineries are reporting that what they have picked so far the quality is good but quantity...

Wine of Origin: Darling Winery Location:  Darling Winemaker: Lukas Wentzel Background: The Groote Post Vineyards bottled their first vintage in 1999 and as a result it is no wonder that they have become a formidable winery in the Darling wine district on the Capes West Coast. Looking back to their...

Wine of Origin: Western Cape Winery Location: Somerset West Winemaker: Henry Kotzé Background: The Morgenster Estate in Somerset West is well known for its highly acclaimed premium red wines. The estate boasts three ranges of wines, namely The Morgenster Estate Range, The NU Series and The Italian Collection. The latter are...

Wine of Origin: Elgin Winery Location: Stellenbosch Winemaker: Rudi Schultz Background: In 1988 Gyles and Barbara Webb of Thelema Mountain Vineyards, Stellenbosch, bottled their first wine, a Sauvignon Blanc. The wine received immediate recognition as one of the finest Sauvignon Blancs to have come from this region and the rest is history...