Nuus/News

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

Add flavour to summer with the youngest member of the Four Cousins family

Dry!

Four Cousins Fiver, the ready-to-drink range of fun-in-a-bottle “wines”, is more eye-catching than ever with a brighter, stand-out look and exciting new flavour. Fiver now comes in three flavours with Dry, a bracing tang of lemon, added to the popular Cool (apple and lime) and Blush (strawberry and litchi).

Four Cousins Fiver is a refreshing, wine-based beverage infused with flavour from 100% natural fruit, and now there’s a Fiver for everyone, whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer a drier style!

De Krans lig die sluier op sy splinternuwe Premium Red Moscato Perlé

Somer, hier kom ons!

De Krans se Premium White Moscato Perlé het homself reeds stewig gevestig as ’n gewilde drankie vir enige geleentheid, ’n puik kosmaat en ’n goeie alternatief vir vonkelwyn.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Delheim’s legendary Spatz Sperling passes away

The legendary Spatz Sperling!

The Sperling family has announced the passing of Michael Hans ‘Spatz’ Sperling, their much-loved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and patriarch of Delheim.

Since his arrival in South Africa as a 20-year-old from Germany in 1951 to join his uncle Hans Hoheisen and aunt Del, Spatz became a pioneering icon of the South African wine industry. Over the next 60 years, Spatz grew this farm on the Simonsberg into one of the most enduringly popular and successful wine destinations, creating many firsts in the process.

Boplaas, Lanzerac also among Michelangelo award winners

Double gold!

Boplaas and Lanzerac, two top wine producers from two completely different wine regions, were also among the gold medal winners at the recent Michelangelo International Wine Awards. Boplaas took home no fewer than seven medals, with Lanzerac bagging three.

Boplaas took Double Gold for its Gamka 2015, a red blend of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Barocca, Touriga Francesa and Shiraz, with three gold medals being awarded to three of its port-style wines – the Cape Vintage Reserve 2013, the Cape Vintage Reserve 2014 and the Boplaas Tawny.

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