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...

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...

Our eighteenth annual Wine Concepts "Finer things in Life Champagne Festival" at the deluxe Vineyard Hotel took place on the 9th November. Cuvees from 13 Champagne Houses were offered for tasting to our guests along with fine food, music and wonderful prizes. We thank all...

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 soon...

Earlier this month we celebrated our second and very successful Grape Escape Unusual Wine Festival 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...

  In September we are incredibly excited to let you know that for our second year we invite you to escape the norm and join us for our exclusive The Grape Escape Unusual Wine Festival at The Vineyard Hotel on the 6th September from 17.00 – 21.00. Read more...