Nuus/News

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

Benguela Cove stel een van SA se suksesvolste wynmakers aan

Johann Fourie en Penny Streeter.

Die Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate het die bekende wynmaker, Johann Fourie, aangestel as hoof-wynmaker. Johann, een van Suid-Afrika se suksesvolste en passievolste wynmaaktalente, het die KWV verruil vir die kans om wyn te maak by dié boetiek-wynkelder in die Walker Bay-wynstreek. Benguela Cove spog met buitengewone terroir-potensiaal.

Spice Route releases much-anticipated Malabar 2012

The Malabar 2012.

The Spice Route Winery has released its much-anticipated flagship red blend, The Malabar 2012!  Like its fellow Spice Route wines, The Malabar 2012 exemplifies the new age of the Swartland, and the farm Klein Amoskuil, where the grapes are grown. This vintage is the 8th Malabar edition in the Spice Route wine range since 2002.

The Malabar is a blend of scrupulously sorted vineyards, including Syrah, Mourvedre, Carignan and Petit Sirah. This elegant wine has a well-integrated palate, opulent tannin structure and balanced mouth feel, giving it the potential to age another decade.

Die Kaapse Wynmakersgilde vier ‘n dekade van bemagtiging

Die wynmakersgilde se jongste groep protégé's.

Die Kaapse Wynmakersgilde se Protégé-program, die toonaangewer van transformasie in die wynbedryf deur die opleiding en bemagtiging van belowende jongmense, vier sy 10de bestaansjaar.

Graham Beck 2009 Cuvée Clive named ‘Best South African Sparkling Wine’ in the CSWWC 2016

Simply the best!

The Graham Beck 2009 Cuvée Clive was crowned Best South African Sparkling Wine at the Awards Dinner of the 2016 Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships in London by competition founder Tom Stevenson. Graham Beck’s export manager, Kobie Lochner, collected the trophy from judge Essi Avellan MW at the historic Vintners’ Hall in front of 100 of the world’s top sparkling wine producers and press.

GlenWood stel eerste Grand Duc Noblesse bekend

Goud in die bottel, goud in die mond!

Min wyne verdien die titel “edel” in hul naam! Die Franschhoekse boetiek-kelder GlenWood het ’n “edel” wyn by hul bekroonde wynreeks gevoeg met die bekendstelling van hul heel eerste Grand Duc Noblesse.

Gabriëlskloof unveils its dramatic new Landscape Series of wines

Gabriëlskloof's Elodie 2015.

Gabriëlskloof, the family-owned and run wine and olive estate off the N2 near Bot River, has unveiled a new collection of wines that celebrates their provenance – the unforgettable hills and dales of the majestic Overberg. Called The Landscape Series, the range reflects the essence at the heart of every wine made at Gabriëlskloof.

Asara Vineyard Collection Chenin Blanc 2015 triumphs in Japan

Gold ... in more ways than one!

The Asara Wine Estate & Hotel outside Stellenbosch has started its “wine renaissance” with the news that its Vineyard Collection Chenin Blanc 2015 has won the International Trophy for the “Best New World Wine” at the 19th Japan Wine Challenge, as well as a coveted gold medal.

Kanonkop en Rjik's maak geskiedenis met 11de Absa Top 10-toekenning elk

Abrie Beeslaar (Kanonkop), Beyers Truter en Pierre Wahl (Rijk's).

Die legendariese Stellenbosse wynlandgoed, Kanonkop, en Rijk's-kelder van Tulbagh het hul oorheersing van die Absa Top 10 Pinotage-toekennings voortgesit deur elk 'n ongeëwenaarde 11de Top 10-trofee te verower! Vir Kanonkop het die 2010- Pinotage die vlag laat wapper, terwyl Rijk's se Reserve Pinotage 2013 die soveelste lofbetuiging vir die wynmakery ingepalm het.

De Toren’s La Jeunesse Délicate the perfect red wine for spring and summer

 La Jeunesse Délicate NV from De Toren.

If white wine can pair with red meat and red wine with white meat, why can’t a red wine be the perfect partner for those balmy spring and scorching summer days?

Skop jou dag af met ’n Brut Rosé-ontbyt by Constantia Glen

'n Franse ontbyt met sjampanje, die ideale manier om die dag te begin.

Begin jou dag met ’n Franse ontbyt en ’n glas Brut Rosé terwyl jy die panoramiese uitsigte op en om Constantia Glen onder Constantia Nek geniet.

Die landgoed se Rosemarie & Funa Brut Rosé Méthode Cap Classique, wat pas bekend gestel is, is slegs by die Constantia Glen-proekamer beskikbaar. Hierdie bruisende sjampanje met sy opvallende salmkleur is vernoem na Rosemarie Waibel wie se pa, Manfred, Constantia Glen in die laat 1950s gekoop het, en haar geliefde Walliese Corgi, Funa.

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