Weekly Newsletter #7

Trizanne Barnard does not have her own vineyards, but rather sources and selects specific blocks (from two very diverse wine regions – Elim and the Swartland), where she can be involved in the process from grape growing through to making the wines. Previous to her 4 years at Klein Constantia, she worked in Australia, Portugal […]

Weekly Newsletter #6

This month’s winner is Adri Niemand of Hermanus – congratulations!! Please come in to the shop to collect your wine… The 2016 Wildehurst Red is a blend of Cinsault (29%), Mourvedre (24%), Shiraz (16%), Pinotage (16%), Grenache (15%). After 18 months in old French barrels and time in the bottle, it is perfect for drinking […]

Weekly Newsletter #5

Specializing in the production of red wine only, Rust en Vrede Estate is certainly one of South Africa’s Premium red-wine Estates. Former pilot and owner, Jean Engelbrecht, also has the Guardian Peak, Donkiesbaai, Stellenbosch Reserve and Cirrus Syrah brands in his portfolio so join us to taste some wines from these ranges this Friday 31 […]

Weekly Newsletter #4

We will be keeping it local this week – with wines from Spookfontein in the Hemel en Aarde Valley. The rocky soil and a cool breeze coming up the valley from the sea in the evenings help winemaker Hannes Storm to create wines of a completely different character than others one will find in the […]