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Protective slopes give Constantia Glen the edge in challenging harvest season @ConstantiaGlen

Constantia Glen’s rolling vineyards on sheltered slopes protected from gale force winds and a dry, scorching summer, have rewarded the winemaking team with exceptional quality grapes. Champions of cool climate Sauvignon Blancs and elegant Bordeaux-style reds, the Constantia Glen vines have thrived despite the drought conditions and relentless south-easterly winds that have branded the 2016 […]

Cape Winemakers Guild kick starts 2016 with 3 new Protégés @CapeWinemakersG #WineJoziStyle

Three new aspirant winemakers have been given the rare opportunity of honing their skills working side by side with some of the country’s finest masters of their craft as part of the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme. This mentorship programme aims at developing and empowering talented young Protégés to become future winemakers and viticulturists of […]

Neil Ellis Wines release their maiden vinyard selection Cinsaut Noir #WineJoziStyle @NeilEllisWines

NEIL ELLIS WINES RELEASE THEIR MAIDEN VINEYARD SELECTION CINSAUT NOIR Produced from 40-year-old bush vines in the Groenekloof ward in the Darling Hills. Neil Ellis Wines, whose focus has always been, and always will be, on sourcing superior grape-varieties from low-yielding, hand-picked vineyard lots in the Cape’s best sites, have released their maiden Vineyard Selection […]

THE HIGH ROAD opens Stellenbosch tasting room during week days #WineJoziStyle

In celebration of its 10th vintage release, The High Road, the boutique producer renowned for its elegant Bordeaux-styled reds, has opened its tasting room at the vibrant Bosman’s Crossing precinct in Stellenbosch during week days from 10h00 – 13h00. Visitors to The High Road will have the opportunity to taste the just released 2012 Directors […]

Pongrácz toasts 25 years with cache of 1-carat black diamonds @Pongracz #WineJoziStyle @Bergkelder

Pongrácz, South Africa’s leading Méthode Cap Classique is celebrating 25 years of bold pioneering prowess by affording bubbly lovers with the opportunity of acquiring their very own 1-carat black diamond. Until 31 December, Pongrácz offers Cap Classique enthusiasts the chance to be rewarded with one of 25 1-carat black diamonds, each one symbolising a quarter […]

J.C. Le Roux Brut embraces new beginnings with Ltd Edition Chrysalis gift pack @JCLeRoux

Experience the beautiful transformation of J.C. Le Roux Brut Méthode Cap Classique in a limited edition Chrysalis gift pack with two stylish flutes – a sparkling gift to toast this festive season. Adorned with a motif of butterflies and blossoms, this vibrant design is a must have for your summer celebrations. Invigorating and wonderfully refreshing, […]

THE HIGH ROAD releases 10th vintage of elegant Bordeaux reds #WineJoziStyle

THE HIGH ROAD releases 10th vintage of elegant Bordeaux reds The High Road, the boutique producer renowned for wines of layered complexity and finesse, has released the 10th vintage of its elegant reds, the 2012 Directors Reserve and Classique, both crafted from classic Bordeaux grape varieties firmly rooted in Stellenbosch soil. Established in 2003 by […]

J.C. Le Roux releases triumphant 2009 Scintilla gold medallist @JCLeRoux

J.C. Le Roux releases triumphant 2009 Scintilla gold medallist! A new Scintilla vintage, the signature Méthode Cap Classique just released by The House of J.C. Le Roux, has already made its mark in the awards stakes with a gold medal triumph at the 2015 Veritas Awards. Boasting an award-winning lineage of outstanding prestige cuvées, the […]

Krone releases their Chardonnay Pinot Noir with an unexpected twist @KroneMCC

Introducing Helix, an exciting new wine packaging innovation! Krone, masters of the fine art of blending Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the production of their benchmark Cap Classiques, introduced a new way to enjoy all that defines Krone, in a still version of this classic combination, when they launched the Krone Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2013. […]

The first tie in the history of the Muratie Du Toitskloof cook-off @MuratieWines @DuToitskloof

2015 MURATIE DU TOITSKLOOF COOK-OFF: The first tie in the history of this annual culinary competition! Muratie Estate and Du Toitskloof Wines, two of South Africa’s well-known wineries hailing from opposite sides of the Boland mountains, who are also famous for their culinary skills, recently met up for the fourth time to contest the annual […]

London gold for Strandveld Adamastor at IWSC 2015! #WineJoziStyle @Strandveld

London gold for Strandveld Adamastor at IWSC 2015 Strandveld Vineyards’ signature cool climate white Bordeaux blend, Adamastor 2013, has triumphed with a gold medal at the London based International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015. The judges singled out this Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon gem for its “freshly cut grass” notes that open up a “complex nose”, its […]

Winters Drift raise the bar with their Chardonnay & Pinot Noir @WintersDriftWin #WineJoziStyle

WINTERS DRIFT RAISE THE BAR WITH THE RELEASE OF THEIR NEW VINTAGE WINES   Winters Drift wines, grown on the historic Glen Elgin farm in the cool-climate Elgin Valley, have raised the bar with the release of the 2014 vintage of their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.   Seeking enhanced quality all the way from the […]

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