“Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” – Galileo Gallilei.

Geseënde Kersfees en Voorspoedige 2017/Merry Christmas and Prosperous 2017

Bring deernis in jou lewe/Bring kindness into your life!

Nog ’n jaar is agter die rug, een wat weer eens volop verrassings en nuwe ervarings was. Die jaar het maar net weer die gesegde “Life’s a journey, enjoy the ride” waar bewys. Dit was nogmaals ’n reis van ontdekking van wyn, kos en plekke. Nuwe wyne, nuwe kosse en nuwe plekke en avonture was volop.

Thank you for enjoying the journey with us and we look forward to having you join us again next year when we continue our journey into wine, food and everything la dolce vita!

Nege woorde wat wynliefhebbers behoort te ken

Jy hou daarvan, jy's apaties of jy hou nie daarvan nie.

Wanneer jy die etiket en die pragtige bottel ignoreer, sit jy met ’n wyn wat een van die volgende drie emosies gaan ontlok:

Jy hou daarvan;

Woolworths and RIEDEL break down more wine myths

Cheers ... to Cap Classique!

There are many myths and holy cows in the world of wine. “Drink only red wine with red meat and white wine with white meat” is one of them. “Bubbly is only for special occasions” is another. And “any glass will do” is yet another.

Well, at a special media function at Villiera Wine Estate outside Stellenbosch, Woolworths and RIEDEL Glassware shattered some of those myths and killed off some of those holy cows.

Steenberg voeg vonkel by somer en feesseisoen!

Drink die sterre ... enige tyd, enige plek!

Voeg bietjie vonkel by die somerdae en die feesseisoen met die goue glinstering van Steenberg se 1682 Brut Chardonnay Méthode Cape Classique en die lewendige vonkel van die Steenberg Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc.

Don’t miss the 2017 Cape Wine Auction!

This is one not to be missed!

Regarded as the most extraordinary international wine event to be hosted in South Africa, the Cape Wine Auction 2017 takes place within the spectacular Franschhoek Wine Valley on 10 and 11 February. This is the perfect excuse to claim your stake in a money-can’t-buy experience and raising funds for a good cause at the same time.

Stellenzicht se Guy Webber het ’n passie vir pinotage ... en die lewe!

Stellenzicht se Guy Webber, 'n man met passie vir die lewe!

As daar nou ’n man is wat die verpersoonliking is van die wyn wat hy maak, is dit Guy Webber van Stellenzicht. Guy is die afgelope 18 jaar die wynmaker op hierdie bekende Stellenbosse wynlandgoed.

SA’s most celebrated red wines hail from Saronsberg!

Full Circle from Saronsberg.

Saronsberg is paving the way for South African red wines with its Full Circle lauded as the most awarded red wine in the country over the past ten years, and the Shiraz following in its footsteps as the second most awarded red wine you will find locally. Both these wines also boast a proud international record since its inception, affirming this cellar’s reputation when it comes to bespoke red wines of distinction and the Tulbagh terroir.

Stellenzicht stel nuwe spesialiteitswynreeks bekend

Stellenzicht se spesialiswyne.

Stellenzicht Vineyards, in die hartjie van Stellenbosch se Goue Driehoek, het pas hul nuwe spesialiteitsreeks onthul, ’n vertoonstuk van die landgoed se beste terroir. Die nuwe wyne - The Ratio, The Vine Post Pinotage en The Mistaken Identity - sluit by die immergewilde Plum Pudding Hill Syrah aan om ’n vlagskip-wynreeks te skep wat Stellenzicht se grond en terrein én die passie en vaardighede van die langdienende wynmaker, Guy Webber, ten toon te stel.

The complete wine colour chart

Let the journey continue!

Colour is one of the most complex attributes of wine because there are several variables that affect it.  The 4 primary variables are variety, vintage, region and winemaking.  For example, as white wines age, they increase in colour intensity until they eventually go brown.

Bon Courage se Like Father Like Son-wyne kry nuwe baadjie

Familiepret en -genot in 'n bottel!

Die Bon Courage-wynlandgoed in die Robertson-wynvallei het sy gewilde Like Father Like Son-wynreeks in ’n nuwe baadjie getooi, maar die heerlike, genotvolle inhoud van die bottels bly dieselfde.

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