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Join and participate in the Inaugural Garagiste Challenge for 2015

Here our members have the opportunity to enter their wine to compete for the Top 8 Garagiste Movement Wines. The Top 8 wines will be presented at our Gala-evening – the wines will be paired with scrumptious dishes. During the Gala-evening the Top Red-wine and the Top White-wine will be announced.
8 July 2015 Garagiste Movement (51) reads

Simonsig Estate Opens Vault of Wine Treasures for Vintage Wine Day

Wine-lovers will be given a rare chance to taste and buy older vintages of wines made on the Simonsig Estate, one of Stellenbosch’s best-known and lauded wine farms. The third Simonsig Vintage Wine Day is to be held on Saturday, 15 August on Simonsig Estate and Saturday 29 August in Johannesburg at Houghton Boardroom where visitors can taste a range of specially selected wines representing Simonsi
8 July 2015 Simonsig Wine Estate (48) reads

Morgenster olive oils receive a first and a second place in LOrciolo dOro 2015

In the 17th international extra virgin olive oil competition, L’Orciolo d’Oro Southern Hemisphere, Morgenster Estate olive oils won first and second places in two different categories:• First place: Morgenster Don Carlo extra virgin olive oil.• Second place: Morgenster extra virgin olive oil.
8 July 2015 Morgenster (41) reads

Lunching For A Cause With The Cape Leopard Trust

After a successful inaugural event, which raised over R600, 000 in 2014, the Cape Leopard Trust Fundraiser returns on Saturday, 15 August at the Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards in Franschoek.
8 July 2015 Leopard's Leap (34) reads

Bastille Festival at La Motte

Bastille Day or the French La Fête Nationale is celebrated on the 14th of July and serves as a celebration of a reunited France. In Franschhoek, with its rich French Huguenot history, French traditions have always been treasured and that is why each year Bastille Day is celebrated with a special festival.
8 July 2015 La Motte (31) reads

Durbanville Hills Table Mountain Experience

With a panoramic view of Table Mountain, Table Bay and Robben Island, Durbanville Hills Wines is situated in one of the most unique settings in the Western Cape. And to celebrate this unique view, the cellar has made a vehicle available for visitors to experience one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world along with a glass of wine.
30 June 2015 Micheal Olivier Communications (139) reads