509, 2018

Savage Wines

By |September 5th, 2018|News|

Savage Wines 2017 released + Savage Red 2015

Duncan Savage has released his 2017’s along with the 2015 Savage Red

Savage White

Never been asked to dance Chenin Blanc

Follow the line Cinsaut

Are we there yet Syrah/Touriga Nacional co-ferment

Thief in the Night Grenache/Cinsaut/Syrah

Savage Red Syrah/Grenache/Touriga Nacional

Girl next door Syrah – SOLD OUT

109, 2018

Ridgeback Wines – September Featured Producer

By |September 1st, 2018|Featured producer of the month, News|

Ridgeback Wines in Paarl is our September Featured Producer. Their first white wine was produced in 2000 and first red in 2001. They’ve garnered numerous awards for their Shiraz since then and it features in many of their blends, but they have also got quite a track record for ‘Bordeaux’ varieties incl Cabernet Franc. Toit […]

3108, 2018

Wine club selections for September

By |August 31st, 2018|News, Specials|

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 […]

2008, 2018

Wine tastings this month

By |August 20th, 2018|News, Tastings this month|

Join us for free and informal wine tastings from 4.30-7.00 pm (unless otherwise specified).

Wed 5 Sep – Goede Hoop – wines by the Bestbier family, Stellenbosch

Fri 7 Sep – RIDGEBACK WINES – featured producer for September

Thu 13 Sep – Front Row wines

Fri 14 Sep – BVintners – wines by cousins Gavin Slabbert & Bruwer Raats

Thu […]

108, 2018

August Featured Producer – Opstal

By |August 1st, 2018|Featured producer of the month, News|

Our August Featured Producer is Opstal Estate located in the beautiful Slanghoek Valley near Rawsonville. The farm has been home to 7 generations of the Louw family. Stanley Louw – current owner and sixth generation vintner – is a descendant of J C Rossouw, the first owner of Opstal bij de Fonteine in 1847. One of […]

3107, 2018

Wine club selections for August

By |July 31st, 2018|News, Specials|

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 […]

1307, 2018

Alheit Wines

By |July 13th, 2018|News|

Alheit Wines limited edition six-pack R1547.00:

We have put together a limited edition six pack of wines by Chris and Suzaan Alheit. The pack contains:

Cartology 2016

Cartology 2017

Hemelrand Vinegarden 2016

Hemelrand Vinegarden 2017

Flotsam & Jetsam Chenin Blanc 2017 x 2

These can be shipped nationwide. Contact us on 021-4245587 to place your order.

While stocks last.

3006, 2018

Featured producer – Lomond

By |June 30th, 2018|Featured producer of the month, News|

The featured producer this July is Lomond

Founded in 2004, Lomond Wine Estate was established in a pristine natural environment near Elim at the southern tip of Africa. The farm is over 800 hectares, with 350 hectares of that under vine cultivation. Because Lomond is also part of the Walker Bay Fynbos Conservancy, the rest of […]

2906, 2018

Wine club selections for July

By |June 29th, 2018|News, Specials|

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 […]

2706, 2018

New wines

By |June 27th, 2018|News|

A few new additions to our selection:
Lowerland Colombard MCC 2016

From organic grapes farmed near Prieska by Bertie Coetzee. The wine was made by JD Pretorius (Steenberg). Fermented in old oak and then matured for 6 months prior to secondary bottle fermentation. It spent 14 months on the lees. Perfectly balanced and refreshing it shows the […]