March 2022

The 2022 harvest has been interesting and relatively unpredictable in most areas despite most soil moisture conditions being a lot better. The excellent rains we received in 2021 kept our dams relatively full all helping with irrigation management. The weather during harvest season, which started early January, has seen cooler picking conditions with higher yields and reports of excellent quality fruit which bodes for a good vintage overall!

And of course we have an interesting line up of new wines in our stores, along with our daily tastings from well-known and newer estates. Please visit our website www.wineconcepts.co.za for details on our tastings at both our Newlands and Kloof Street stores.

Please note that we have been advised by our suppliers and farms that the usual annual increases will be effective from the 1st March.

Once again we thank you all so much for your wonderful continued and loyal support this year in helping us through these very tough and uncertain times.

 

V’know – Wine Appreciation Pack – March/April 2022

The eighth edition of our successful V’know Wine Appreciation Pack is now available! An exciting selection of six delicious wines (including a bubbly for the Festive season) with the detailed description of each of the wines included in the pack (including a glossary of wine terms referred to).

Packs are available in both our stores or order online by clicking the V’know banner on the right of our newsletter. Enjoy!

 

Wine Gems – our fortnightly e-mailer

We’ve launched a wine mailer called Wine Gems where we invite you each week to discover a selection of wines from 2 estates available from our online store.

 

Recipe

For our recipe this month Michael Olivier gives us his delicious egg dish, Rillettes of Salmon with keta on pumpernickel

 

Please note our Lockdown 1 opening hours are as follows:

Newlands:

Monday to Friday: 09.00 – 19.00
Saturday: 09.00 – 17.00
Public Holidays: 09.00 – 14.00
Sunday: Closed

Kloof Street:

Monday to Friday: 09.00 – 19.00
Saturday: 09.00 – 17.00
Public Holidays: 09.00 – 17.00
Sunday: Closed

 

Discover new products in our stores

Kloof Street – Cape Town
Raar Grenache Blanc 2019 R138.00
De Grendel “Proposal Hill” Brut Rosé 2017 R324.00
McFarlane “Tuesday’s Child” Cinsault 2021 R256.00
Boschkloof Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 R177.00
Ridgeback “Journey” Red Blend 2018 R196.00

 

Newlands – Cape Town
Marras Shiraz 2020 R92.00
Stettyn Merlot 2019 R86.00
Topiary Chardonnay 2017 R218.00
Fryers Cove Chenin Blanc 2021 R162.00
Thelema “Mountain White” 2021 R102.00


UberEATS and Wine Concepts

Our Wine Concepts stores are the preferred UberEATS suppliers of wines etc (Kloof Street – Cape Town and Gardens and Newlands – Southern Suburbs). Our comprehensive lists have an exciting range of products, at store prices, which are updated on a regular basis. Please download the UberEATS app and have a look at what we offer, make a selection and then have your order delivered to your door!

 

 

Competition @ Newlands

Baleia Wines
Buy any Baleia wine on promotion during March and stand a chance to win a mixed case of 6 bottles of Baleia wines.

The House of Krone – monthly email address competition!
Just bring your business card or email details to our Newlands store and be in line to win a bottle of the delicious Krone Borealis Brut bubbly!

 

Competition @ Kloof Street

Hartenberg Estate
Buy any bottle of Hartenberg and stand a chance to win a magnum of Hartenberg Chardonnay as well as a tasting and lunch for 2 and at Hartenberg Estate.

Klein Constantia Estate
Buy 2 bottles of Klein Constantia Sauvignon Blanc and stand a chance to win a curated wine experience for up to 6 people valued at R3,500.00.

Competition Winners

Read more about the winners of our in-store competitions.

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