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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...

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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...

Fleur du Cap is a well known local wine brand that year on year produces consistently excellent wines. Fleur du Cap is owned by South Africa’s largest wine company, Distell, who in turn own The Bergkelder which is where the wines of Fleur du Cap...

The 2011 Diners Club Winelist Award winners for the Western Cape region were announced on Monday and the Western Cape shines once again! 42 restaurants were awarded the presitigious Diamond Award, by far the most in the country. 36 restaurants were awarded Platinum certificates, 19 were...