After a perfect winter with excellent rainfall, with our dams in the Western Cape filling to 100%, 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...

Liquor sales during Lockdown 3 ended abruptly mid-July, however with the implementation of Lockdown 2 from the 18th August we are back in business! Once again it has been so good to welcome back our regular customers and see familiar faces back in our stores....

Lockdown 3 allowed us to reopen on the 1st June and it was so good to welcome back our regular customers and see familiar faces in our stores. As a result, we had a bumper month and thank you so much for your continued and...

Like many small businesses, both those in the liquor industry and others, we have been severely hit economically over the past 5 weeks with no idea of when our stores will be able to re-open. In an effort to stimulate some cash flow to provide some...

It's been a while since we have seen you but we sincerely hope you are keeping safe and healthy during this unique time. Like many small businesses, both those in the liquor industry and others, we have been severely hit economically over the past 5 weeks...

The 2020 harvest has been interesting and relatively unpredictable in most areas despite most soil moisture conditions being a lot better. Despite the excellent rains we received in 2019 some areas like Tulbagh for instance, reported lower rainfall yet most dams managed to fill nicely....

February spells romance and in this issue, we have some exquisite wine offers and prizes for your loved ones! In our vineyards the persistent heat, and strong winds, over the start of the harvest season has resulted in several parts picking earlier this year, however,...

As 2020 and the beginning of a new decade gathers momentum we are welcoming back our customers who are looking well rested after the break! The kids are back at school, varsities open soon and for most of us it's the start of the daily...

We wish you all a wonderful festive season with happy holidays and best wishes for the New Year. For our recipe this month Michael Olivier gives us his delicious Chilled Plum and White Wine soup. We have an interesting line up of new wines in our...