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

France suffers ‘ultimate affront’ in wine tasting competition!

Wine lovers versus wine experts!

A team of French professionals suffered the “ultimate affront” of finishing in 11th place in a wine tasting competition, while a plucky Zimbabwean team forced Italy into an ignominious last place!

‘The Magic of Bubbles’ keer terug na Franschhoek

Sit ekstra vonkel in jou lewe!

Daar is baie aanhalings oor sjampanje (in Suid-Afrika bekend as MCC of Cap Classique) uit die monde van bekendes soos Dom Perignon, Dorothy Parker en Napoleon: “I am drinking the stars!”; “Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content and sufficient champagne!”; en “I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate, and I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself!”

Mulderbosch celebrates 25 years of sauvignon blanc!

The 25th vintage of Sauvignon Blanc from Mulderbosch!

The Mulderbosch wine estate outside Stellenbosch is celebrating 25 years of sauvignon blanc with the release of the 2017 vintage of its celebrated Sauvignon Blanc. The release of the 2017 vintage is on the back of the 2016 vintage which scored a very respectable 90 points in Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate.

’n Dagbesoek aan die ‘Pêrel van die Boland’

Grande Roche, waar die besoek afgeskop het met brekvis.

Dis ’n dorp met ’n hoofstraat wat 12 km lank is en waar mens plek-plek die wingerde byna met die uitgestrekte hand vanuit jou kar kan aanraak, nes in baie soortgelyke dorpe in Frankryk, Italië, Spanje, Portugal en elders in Europa; ’n dorp wat spog met puik voorbeelde van Georgiaanse, Victoriaanse, Edwardiaanse en Kaaps Hollandse geboue; die Afrikaanse Taalmonument met sy “vinger” wat na die sterre wys en die ongelooflike rykheid en kreatiwiteit van “die taal” uitbeeld; die Paarlberg aan sy suidekant en die Drakensteinberge in die noorde.

Stellenbosch Vineyards introduces the Welmoed Heritage Selection

The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc in the Welmoed Heritage Collection.

Stellenbosch Vineyards has launched its new vintage Welmoed wines with a bold new look. The new range is called the Welmoed Heritage Selection.

Situated on the border of the Stellenbosch Valley one finds the historic Welmoed Winery, a place with over 300 years of winemaking history and a proud tale of pure courage. Welmoed is also the home of other wine ranges produced by Stellenbosch Vineyards.

SA se 10 beste sauvignon blancs bekend gemaak

Die wenners!

Die wenners van die 2017- FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10-kompetisie is bekend gemaak. Die kompetisie word sedert 2007 aangebied deur die Sauvignon Blanc- Belangegroep van Suid-Afrika (SBIG) en geborg deur FNB Business. Dit het oor die jare heen Suid-Afrika se vernaamste platform geword vir produsente van sauvignon blanc.

Badsberg bottles ‘an officer and a gentleman’!

A "general" of a pinotage!

The Badsberg Wine Cellar outside Rawsonville in the Breedekloof Wine District won the General Smuts Trophy at the 2016 South African Young Wine Show with its 2016 Pinotage. After 6 months of aging in French oak barrels, this wine is now available for those who appreciate excellence.

FABER op Avondale laaf liggaam en siel

Die pragtige gebou wat FABER huisves, omring deur asemrowende natuurskoon.

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food,” aldus George Bernard Shaw, die bekende Ierse dramaturg (1856-1950). Kort op kos se hakke is wyn, reken ek.

‘Wine’ down at Neethlingshof

Have fun with food, wine and music.

Neethlingshof is a place of rare beauty where man and nature come together to produce the finest wines. To celebrate the beginning of the warmer months, the picturesque Stellenbosch wine estate has lined up several events catering to all ages and groups.

Neethlingshof’s Live Music Wednesdays

Eerste algehele kampioenwyn ooit gekroon by Veritas

Suid-Afrika se heel eerste algehele kampioenwyn, 'n gehoute chenin blanc!

Die nuwe Veritas Vertex-toekenning vir die algehele kampioenwyn uit 1 638 inskrywings vir Veritas 2017 het die kalklig gesteel tussen 'n rekord aantal medaljes op die jaarlikse prysuitdeking in Kaapstad.

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