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Bring the party with Original Mason’s: SA's first cocktail spritzer

A unique ready-to-drink (RTD) wine-based spritzer made with real fruit juice and natural flavourants, Original Mason’s is here to cool things down this season.
18 January 2017 Original Mason's

Timeless wines crafted by Dragonridge

Inspired by a Dragon shaped hill on Fynbos Estate, the Dragonridge range of wines reflect the fertile soils of the Paardeberg area and a winemaking philosophy which mirrors the methods of the early 1900s.
18 January 2017 Dragonridge Wines

Wine & Spirit Education Trust Launches Diploma Programme in Africa

Wine and spirits professionals and enthusiasts can now study for the coveted Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits through The International Wine Education Centre (IWEC), Cape Town, as for the first time, the course has been offered through a local Approved Programme Provider (APP) on the African continent.
18 January 2017 Wine & Spirit Education Trust

Wineries invited to join in the 2017 Pinotage & Biltong Festival

If you are the proud producer of a great Pinotage, and especially if you’re using our “national” grape for a sparkling wine or MCC, a Rosé, a dessert wine, a blending partner or just making a seriously yummy wine, we’d like to hear from you soon!
18 January 2017 Cobie van Oort

Three Boplaas stars in Hall of Fame

Three Boplaas Ports were included in SA Hall of Fame. The Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve, Boplaas Cape Vintage and Boplaas Cape Tawny all made it into the Top 10 SA Hall of Fame.
18 January 2017 Boplaas Family Vineyards

De Wetshof Experiments with Vineyard of Clonal Diversity

Six Chardonnay clones, one vineyard. This clonal experiment on De Wetshof Estate in Robertson aims to ascertain the relationship between six Chardonnay different clones when the vines suddenly find themselves growing and producing grapes next to one another.
18 January 2017 De Wetshof Estate

Old School Romance at Lanzerac this Valentine’s Day

Sweep your partner off their feet this Valentine’s Day at Lanzerac Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. The perfect destination for that someone special in your life.
18 January 2017 Lanzerac Wines

Avontuur Estate February 2017 Newsletter

NINE YEARLINGS FLY OUR BANNER AT CAPE PREMIER SALE: On Monday, 16 January nine yearlings took a big step into the limelight and left their home for the bright lights of the Cape Town Convention Centre and the annual Cape Premier Yearling Sale,which takes place on 21 and 22 January 2017.
18 January 2017 Avontuur Estate

Our 27th Harvest in Robertson!

Warning! May contain bubbles. The New Year has come and gone as soon as we realised that the harvest will be early yet again, this year. Quite a shock to the system and should be a vintage of sheer test of hard graft and dedication of our cellar team in Robertson. We are forever driven by our“extraordinary journey of discovery in pursuit of the perfect bubble”.
17 January 2017 Graham Beck Wines