Craven Wines It feels like the Craven's are hitting their stride with the release of their 2021 vintages. There was a certain confidence and calm during their presentation last week to the Cape Town trade. They know their wines are good and if you looked at...

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...

Maanschijn​ A collaboration between two winemakers, Douglas Mylrea and Paul Hoogwerf, who attended both high school and university together. After studying winemaking in Stellenbosch, they went on their separate journeys, gaining experience in cellars and vineyards around the world. Many vintages passed before a series of fortunate events...

Fryer's Cove Fryer’s Cove is the only vineyard within the Bamboes Bay ward, which is also the smallest ward in South Africa. The vines of Fryer’s Cove dot the hillside 500 meters from where the cold ocean throws its breakers against a rocky shore. Fryer’s Cove...

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 many...

Luddite Always a favourite in our stores we would have loved to feature a full range of Luddite wines but, alas, they sell out quickly. Since the new vintages of the Luddite reds are being launched this month we thought we would take our chance.   Niels and...