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Pinot Noir Launch attracts 100 Wine Lovers

Nearly 100 guests ascended the red carpet for the Pinot Noir launch on Saturday May 16th at the Benguela Cove Manor House on the beautiful lagoon wine estate, located at the start of the Hermanus Wine Route. Guests were serenaded by minstrels as they relaxed in the sun, enjoying views across the lagoon.

22 May 2015 Benguela Cove Winery & Vineyard (35) reads

Creation steals the show!

Creation Wines on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge near Hermanus is the only cellar to have been selected to serve their wines at the Food Theatre of Cape Town’s Good Food & Wine Show between 21 and 24 May 2015.

22 May 2015 Dieter Odendaal (52) reads

So much more to taste at Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate

From mid-May visitors to the picture perfect Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate, situated in the Franschhoek Wine Valley, can look forward to two new tasting experiences.

22 May 2015 Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate (269) reads

A duo of Single Vineyard wines released at Doolhof

Doolhof Wine Estate, near Wellington, is proud to announce the launch of their first Single Vineyard Collection wines, a 2012 Cabernet Franc and a Pinotage form the 2013 vintage. These wines form part of the Doolhof Signatures wine range, a collection of single varietal estate wines.

22 May 2015 Doolhof (121) reads

Skinny, but certainly not a light-weight wine!

When Van Loveren launched its Four Cousins range and sought to make the Robertson “fab four” part of every family, everyone sat up and took note. It quickly became apparent that this market leader doesn’t shy away from innovation. Now they’ve done it again.

22 May 2015 Van Loveren (236) reads (1) comments

Wine Doyen "Effusive" about Zonnebloem Vintage Cabs

A 50-year-old wine on this year's Nederburg Auction has attracted the attention of one of the most widely respected wine authorities.

22 May 2015 Zonnebloem (171) reads

The Garland - Crowning Achievement in Simonsig's Illustrious Wine History

Simonsig, the Stellenbosch wine estate famous for the pioneering role it played in the industry, has reached a new milestone in its proud history. The launch of The Garland 2008 is the crowning success on an extensive wine range and a reputation for excellence that Simonsig has amassed since the release of its first wine in 1968.

21 May 2015 Simonsig (381) reads

Morgenster wine & olive estate joins the Twelve Apostles Hotel

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s monthly Food & Wine Pairing series sees Azure Restaurant team up with Morgenster Wine & Olive Estate this month for a gourmet dinner on Friday 29 May 2015.

21 May 2015 Morgenster (175) reads

Plaisir de Merle honoured with gold medal at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

Plaisir de Merle in the Franschhoek Wine Valley has reaffirmed its reputation as a producer of fine wines by winning a gold medal at the recent Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) for the estate’s 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon.

21 May 2015 Plaisir de Merle (186) reads

Uitkyk wine legacy lives on in the flagship Carlonet

All great wines share at least one thing - a dogged, long-term commitment in the pursuit of excellence and the Uitkyk Carlonet surely ranks among them. Produced for almost six decades, the award winning Uitkyk Carlonet is treasured by wine-cognoscenti for its heritage and the superior quality that is born from time-honoured skill and experience.

21 May 2015 Uitkyk (217) reads