Damascene It has been a couple of months since the release of the new Damascene vintages and again we were struck by the amazing complexity and elegance Jean Smit brings to his wines.   The Damascene founders were united by three passions; the pursuit of excellence, a spirit...

As 2022 gathers momentum we are welcoming back our customers who are looking well rested after the break. For most of us it's the start of the daily grind but with exciting new challenges planned for the year ahead. The heat is on in the...

Catherine Marshall One of our pioneering ladies in the wine industry is the vibrant Cathy Marshall who has successfully been making excellent wines, both as a consultant for other wineries and under her own label for many years. In 1997 she started her Barefoot Wine Company...

The Horsemen Tremayne Smith, the acclaimed winemaker from Fable Mountain Vineyard and Blacksmith Wines has gone into partnership with one of South Africa’s most renowned viticulturists Jaco Engelbrecht.   Their focus in the vineyard is sustainability. Especially with regards to efficient water utilisation and working with suitable dryland varieties...

We wish you all a wonderful festive season with happy holidays and best wishes for the New Year. With Christmas around the corner, we have stocked up on lovely gifts in both our Kloof Street and Newlands stores to suite any budget and taste. And of course...

Stellenzicht Stellenzicht visited us last week and we tasted through their wines. Their enthusiasm for their farm and wine was infectious and this shone through in their excellent wines. It is clear that Stellenzicht went through a bit of a rebirth in the last couple of years....

Now that summer is finally with us we celebrate with some amazing promotions, exciting competitions and our latest bi-monthly wine appreciation pack. 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...

Keermont A tight knit team of 15 people work at Keermont, from tending the vines to packaging the bottles for final release, all work is carried out by this team to ensure that the same attention to detail is followed throughout the wines’ production. Mark Wraith lives...

Normandie Est. 1693 Normandie Est. 1693 is one of the original twenty nine French Huguenot-settled farms in the Franschhoek region of the Cape Winelands and is owned by Cape Town born and internationally successful fashion designer Mark Eisen.  Johan Viljoen, who has more than 20 years...

  We welcome the start of summer having had some lovely warm days but 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 they...