Nuus/News

Wat gebeur op die wynfront/What is happening on the wine front.

Constantia Glen lights up the wood fire for flammkuchen and wine

Flammkuchen and wine, for something different!

Indulge in crispy flammkuchen for the ultimate wine tasting experience from the new wood-fired oven at Constantia Glen. A South German or French-style “tarte flambée”, flammkuchen is a thin, crisp base layered with crème fraîche and a variety of delicious toppings.

Tears of joy … in a bottle!

The Angels Tears Sauvignon Blanc 2017 will bring tears of joy to your eyes and heart!

Bask in the heavenly glow of summer with the newly released Angels Tears wines, the fruity range of quality quaffers from the Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in the Franschhoek Valley.

Smooth and bursting with fruit, these uncomplicated wines are easy on the palate and great value for money – ideal for easy living and everyday enjoyment.

Vriesenhof Vineyards begin ’n nuwe, opwindende hoofstuk

Vriesenhof se ongehoute Chardonnay.

Vriesenhof Vineyards aan die voet van die Stellenbosch-berge, die tuiste van ’n uitmuntende reeks wyne vir elke geleentheid, het ’n nuwe, opwindende hoofstuk in sy indrukwekkende wynmaakstorie begin. Van Augustus 2017 af sal wynliefhebbers kan uitsien na ’n vars, nuwe voorkoms vir al Vriesenhof Vineyards se wyne wat onder een etiket bemark sal word.

De Krans in (nog) goud getooi op jongste wynkompetisie

'n Uitsonderlike Chenin Blanc.

Die De Krans-wynkelder buite Calitzdorp in die Klein Karoo het weer eens die gehalte van sy wyne bewys met nie minder nie as vier goue medaljes op die jongste Gold Wine Awards. Die wyne wat op hierdie kompetisie in goud getooi is, is De Krans se Free-Run Chenin Blanc 2017, Pinotage Rosé 2017, Touriga Nacional 2016 en A Twist of Fate 2015.

Avondale’s 2015 Anima Chenin Blanc reflects philosophy of ‘soil is life’

"Soil is life"!

Few wines embody the Avondale philosophy of Terra Est Vita – ‘Soil is Life’ – as succinctly as the estate’s acclaimed Anima Chenin Blanc, and the newly-released 2015 vintage is once again proving to be a remarkable reflection of this pioneering biodynamic estate in the Paarl winelands.

US beer stocks slide as millennials turn to wine

Love wine!

Goldman Sachs downgraded its rating of shares in Constellation Brands to from “buy” to “neutral” last week, causing its value to slide by 1.2% on Monday, writes Lauren Eads. The stockbroker also downgraded Boston Beer Co., rating its stocks as ‘to sell’, causing its value to drop by 5%.

Gabriëlskloof se nuwe rooiwyn-trio vertoon die Overberg se uiteenlopende terroir

Die Landscape Series se Cabernet Franc.

Gabriëlskloof, die bekende wyn- en olyflandgoed naby Botrivier in die Overberg, het pas drie rooiwyne bekend gestel wat deel vorm van hul Landscape Series, ’n versameling uitstekende wyne wat die essensie van hul wingerde en wynmaak-filosofie verteenwoordig.

SA’s top 10 pinotages announced!

The top 10 pinotage producers!

What would Brand South Africa be without Brand Pinotage? And if this truly unique South African varietal is made to the highest standards, it takes some beating!

The Pinotage Association has just announced the winners of the 2017 ABSA Top 10 Pinotage  competition. Here they are, in no particular order:

Internasionale beoordelaars wys SA brandewyn aan as wêreld se beste ... weer eens!

Die beste brandewyn ter wêreld!

Nóg ’n horde medaljes vir Suid-Afrikaanse brandewyn plaas weer eens die kollig op ’n kuns wat oor eeue heen vervolmaak is. Plaaslike produsente is weer eens uitgesonder tussen inskrywings van regoor die wêreld op vanjaar se International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) in Londen waar nie minder nie as 27 medaljes los geslaan is. En asof dit nie genoeg is om oor te kraai nie, is die trofee vir die “beste brandewyn ter wêreld” aan die KWV 15 Year Old toegeken.

De Krans lights up spring and summer with Free Run Chenin Blanc and Wild Ferment Chardonnay!

The De Krans Free-Run Chenin Blanc 2017, spring/summer in a bottle!

Regarded as one of SA’s leading port producers De Krans Wine Cellar on the outskirts of Calitzdorp in the Klein karoo, has also built a reputation for producing a range of unique and superb wines from classical varieties, not to mention its table wines from Portuguese varieties.

With the emphasis on unique yet traditional, consumers can look forward to the latest vintages of the De Krans Free-Run Chenin Blanc 2017 and De Krans Wild Ferment Unwooded Chardonnay 2017.

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