1110, 2018

Collector’s 6-pack – Sadie Family Wines

By |October 11th, 2018|News|

This collector’s 6-pack of Sadie Family Wines contains:
A selection of wines by one of the most iconic names in SA wine circles, Eben Sadie. Though it should be said that Eben now spends most of time in the vineyards planting for the future and Paul Jordaan is more involved in the cellar on a day-to-day […]

3009, 2018

Wine tastings this month

By |September 30th, 2018|News, Tastings this month|

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

Thu 18 Oct – Jacaranda Wines with owners, Rene & Birgit who relocated from Shanghai – sustainably-farmed and-made wines from the smallest registered wine estate in SA

Fri 19 Oct – Haut Espoir with Rob Armstrong – Cloudfall White, Gentle Giant Red and […]

3009, 2018

Vriesenhof Vineyards – October featured producer

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

Vriesenhof Vineyards is our featured producer for October

Ex-Springbok rugby player, Jan ‘Boland’ Coetzee studied Viticulture at Stellenbosch University (1960’s) and bought the property in the Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch in 1980. His first vintage was made in 1981. He has, since 2008, handed over the day-to-day winemaking to Nicky Claasens and remains involved as cellar master.

We’re featuring:

unwooded […]

2909, 2018

Wine Club Selections for October

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

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 […]

2809, 2018

Introduction: Semillon and Pinotage

By |September 28th, 2018|Specials|

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]