410, 2017

Wine tastings this month

By |October 4th, 2017|News, Tastings this month|

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

Fri 6 Oct & Thur 12 Oct – Boschkloof (FEATURED PRODUCER) Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

Fri 13 Oct – Corder (Elgin) & Ondine (Darling)

Wed 18 Oct – Morgenster

Thur 19 Oct – Eenzaamheid with Janno Briers-Louw MEET THE WINEMAKER

Fri 20 Oct – […]

210, 2017

Wine club selections for October

By |October 2nd, 2017|News, Specials|

Our 3 wine club selections for October are as follows:

6 REDS for R570.00 containing:

Boschkloof Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2015 – soft and round with plenty of fruit backed by hints of cedar & spice. Fine tannins.

Black Door red by Hilko Hegewisch – a sleek and balanced blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz.

Hermit on the Hill Shiraz […]

110, 2017

Featured producer for October – Boschkloof

By |October 1st, 2017|Featured producer of the month, Specials|

Our featured producer for October, Boschkloof, is another family-owned an run estate located west of Stellenbosch. The Latin phrase “inconcessum persequor” surrounding The Grail on the emblem translates into “I pursue the unattainable” and the Borman family strives to perfect the art of winemaking. From Simonsig to la Motte & Rupert & Rothschild, Jacques Borman has […]

2909, 2017

Explore Cinsaut (Cinsault)

By |September 29th, 2017|News, Specials|

Explore Cinsaut 6-pack for R960.00
available until Friday 6 October 2017

The 2nd in our Explore Series focuses on the previously-ignored bulk wine grape now experiencing a massive revival. Widely planted in the south of France, Algeria & Morocco it can handle heat and drought, so does pretty well here in SA where it was known as […]

109, 2017

Wine club selections for September

By |September 1st, 2017|News, Specials|

The 3 wine club selections for September are as follows:
Red 6 @ R538.00:
Remhoogte Vantage Pinotage 2015 – from 17 year-old bushvines. Fermented in tank & in open top 500l oak then aged for 20 months in 30% new oak with 2nd and 3rd fill. It is sumptuous and concentrated & will develop over 8-10 years.
Big […]

109, 2017

Featured producer for September REMHOOGTE

By |September 1st, 2017|Featured producer of the month, News|

Our featured producer for September is Remhoogte. This family estate is located on the slopes of the Simonsberg near Stellenbosch. It was purchased in 1994 by Murray Boustred. Today, Chris Boustred is cellar master and Rob Boustred is responsible for marketing and sales. They’ve adopted a minimalist approach to farming and in the cellar with […]

2908, 2017

Explore Grenache Noir

By |August 29th, 2017|News, Specials|

Explore Grenache 6-pack @ R1026.00  Available until Friday 8 September 2017

Grenache Noir as a single varietal has become extremely popular with South African consumers over the past 2 years or so. Previously it was more commonly encountered in a blend, most often with Shiraz/Mourvedre. Quite common in southern France, it’s a star in the wines of the […]

3107, 2017

Wine club selections for August

By |July 31st, 2017|Specials|

Our wine club selections for August are as follows:

Red 6 @ R590.00 containing 1 bottle each:

False Bay Pinotage 2014 by Waterkloof  – not just another pinotage

Arra Cape Blend 2011 – rich and smooth

Front Row Shiraz 2014 – sleek Swartland shiraz

La Vierge Satyricon 2015 – well-balanced Sangiovese

Rainbow’s End Mystical Corner 2015 – full, red-fruit/spice blend Shiraz/Cabernet […]

3107, 2017

Featured Producer for August La Vierge

By |July 31st, 2017|Featured producer of the month, Specials|

Our featured producer for August is La Vierge located in the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. We’ll be holding 2 tastings of the featured wines from 4-7pm on Friday 4 August and Thursday 31 August. The featured wines are: Jezebel Chardonnay, The Affair Pinot Noir, Satyricon red blend and Anthelia red blend.

Buy any of the featured wines […]

107, 2017

Featured Producer for July – STEENBERG

By |July 1st, 2017|Featured producer of the month|

Our featured producer for July is Steenberg located in the Constantia Valley. Buy any of the featured wines during the month and you could win a R500.00 Bistro1682 voucher + wine tasting for 2 people.

We are featuring these wines during the month:
Semillon, Echo red blend, Nebbiolo & Merlot.

Join us for an informal tasting of these […]