December wine club selections

By |December 3rd, 2018|

The three December wine club selections are as follows:
Alternative Cheer 6-pack @ R945.00

A selection of a few ‘left of centre’ and so-called ‘natural’ wines – they may or may not be fruity, they may or  may not be cloudy, they may or may not contain a harmless sediment……. they will open your mind & get […]

Wine Advent Calendar

By |November 27th, 2018|

Our 2018 Wine Advent Calendar will be available to order from 28 November 2018
BUY 24 bottles of wine for R2686.00
(a saving of R242.00)

The wines included are:

Oak Valley Fountain of Youth Sauvignon Blanc

Glenwood Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon (unwooded)

Alvi’s Drift Chardonnay (lightly oaked)

Keermont Terrasse (rich & complex)

Le Pommier Sauvignon Blanc

Wildehurst Velo Blanc

Mooiplaas Langtafel White

Usana Pinot Gris

Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc

Circa Rosecco […]

Glenwood special – SOLD OUT

By |November 16th, 2018|

This Franschoek estate is well-known for Chardonnays, but this Sauv/Sem white is delicious too. We’re  currently running a Glenwood special featuring the Vigneron’s Selection Chardonnay and the unwooded Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon.
BUY 3 bottles of Chardonnay + 3 bottles of Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon for R710.00
Another winning option is a magnum of the Merlot at an incredible R270.00

Vino Pronto November wine club selections

By |November 2nd, 2018|

6 bottles of red for R658.00
Arra Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 – smooth with a rich black fruit / spice profile. Can be served slightly chilled.
False Bay Syrah 2017 – vibrant red plum with a fresh finish. Not a big, heavy shiraz. Can be served slightly chilled.
Haut Espoir Gentle Giant 2014 – rich and full ‘Bordeaux’ blend […]

Wine Club Selections for October

By |September 29th, 2018|

6 bottles of red for R613.00
Vriesenhof GSM 2016 is 50% grenache with 34% shiraz and 16% mourvedre from Stellenbosch matured for 12 months in 2nd fill French oak. Rich aromas of strawberries and blue berries with a deeper dark fruit component on the mid-palate, with cherries and white pepper on the finish.

DA Hanekom Putfontein Pinotage 2016 by […]

Introduction: Semillon and Pinotage

By |September 28th, 2018|

Semillon and Pinotage six pack
This month we’ve put together a small introduction to Semillon and Pinotage. Buy these 6 wines for R1068.00 (value R1180.00)

Semillon is one of the Bordeaux white varietals and is often blended with Sauvignon Blanc to make classic, age-worthy whites as well as iconic botrytised Sauternes dessert wines. It’s had a long history […]

Wine club selections for September

By |August 31st, 2018|

The 3 wine club selections for September are as follows:
6 bottles of red for R596.00:
Ridgeback Shiraz 2014 – The hand harvested bunches were destalked onto the sorting table where only the very best
berries were selected for ferment. A whole berry component of about 30% reached the fermenter. For complexity & freshness a 5% portion of ripe stalks were added […]

Wine club selections for August

By |July 31st, 2018|

The wine club selections for August are as follows:
Reds only pack for R600.00 containing:
Opstal Cabernet Sauvignon/Cinsaut 2017 – Cinsaut vines were planted in 1997 and are truly coming to age now and producing great quality grapes. In combination with the traditional Cabernet Sauvignon this forms a very exciting blend of racy aromatic freshness and structure.
Arra Cabernet […]

Wine club selections for July

By |June 29th, 2018|

The three wine club selections for July are as follows:
6 bottles of red for R687.00:
Lomond Syrah 2013: hand-picked and hand-sorted grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks and left on the skins for 2 weeks before pressing. The wine is transferred to 1st, 2nd and 3rd-fill barrels for malolactic fermentation and then aged in barrels […]

Wine club packs for June 2018

By |June 1st, 2018|

Red 6 @ R648.00 containing:

Bizoe Estalet Syrah 2015 – by Rikus Neethling. The wine will develop well over the next 5 years. It spent 17 months in 1st and 2nd fill small oak barrels. Satin-like feel with black plum and spice.

Velo Red 2013 by Wildehurst Wines in the Swartland. Each cultivar was individually vinified and barrel […]