{news} Durbanville Hills launches lower alcohol wine range

For keeping in trend with the global shift towards a more mindful lifestyle, Durbanville Hills has launched a new light range that is lower in alcohol and calories. The Durbanville Hills Light Chenin Blanc and Shiraz wines are both at 9% alcohol and around 30% lower in calories. Martin Moore, Durbanville Hills’ Cellar Master, says taste is the most important factor…

{news} De Krans Moscato – a refreshing alternative

Moscato, as it is now known, has its roots in the province of Asti in Northwest Italy, where it was already cultivated and made since the 1870’s. In modern times it gained popularity in the USA by means of infiltrating their Hip Hop and Rap culture, and finally also reaching the South African shores for…

{news} Roodeberg in full bloom with Classic Rosé & Classic Red Blend

Roodeberg, the cherished South African classic for over 70 years, has released the 2021 vintage of its vibrant Rosé just in time for summer sipping. Roodeberg Classic Rosé Stepping out in style, the wine has already snared a Gold medal at the 2021 Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards. With our palates craving crisp, fruity…

{news} Striking new look for timeless KWV Classic Collection

A timeless classic never goes out of style. This fundamental truth is inherent in the KWV Classic Collection of accessible, quality wines just released in an elegant new look. While the exterior has been revitalised and refreshed in step with the ever-changing times, you will find the same classic wine in your glass to reconnect…

{news} Absa Top 10 Olive Oil Award Winners Announced

The 2021 Absa Top 10 Olive Oil Awards were celebrated on Friday 15 October at the picturesque Drosberg, situated on the slopes of the Klein Drakenstein mountains. With the majestic Paarl rock as a backdrop and Table Mountain looming in the distance, and with former Olympian sprinter and olive oil ambassador Geraldine Pillay-Viret as MC,…

{news} Steenberg The Black Swan in Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc hall of fame

Steenberg The Black Swan Sauvignon Blanc 2020 has staked its claim as one of South Africa’s best Sauvignon Blancs by securing a place in the 2021 TOP 10 line-up. Being singled out as one of the country’s finest in the FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc awards is a triumph for Cellarmaster Elunda Basson at the pinnacle…

{news} Lace up for the Loxtonia Cherry Trail Run in the Ceres Valley

Get on your marks to kick-start summer in the Ceres Valley and join the Loxtonia Cherry Trail Run through scenic landscapes and apple orchards on Saturday, 27 November. The month of November is a spectacular time in the valley with the apple trees in full bloom and the cherry picking season beckoning. The family friendly…

{news} Michaelangelo Platinum Award adds new milestone to Diemersfontein’s 21st year

Renowned Wellington winery Diemersfontein has been awarded a Platinum Medal amid its several other accolades at this year’s Michelangelo International Wine and Spirit Awards. The recognition again re-affirms a consistency of quality across varieties and styles that has been maintained since Diemersfontein’s first vintage 21 years ago. It is significant that the Platinum Award was…

{news} This summer, the salad takes centre stage with Chantal Lascaris!

Ever heard that healthy living starts with eating a salad a day? Science says that may well be true, with the primary benefit being a huge boost in your body’s daily nutrient consumption. Committed to encouraging healthy living, South Africa’s own celebrated salad queen, Chantal Lascaris, says it’s officially time for the salad to take…

{news} Roodeberg Classic Rosé in full summer bloom

Roodeberg, the cherished South African classic for over 70 years, has released the 2021 vintage of its vibrant Rosé just in time for summer sipping. Stepping out in style, the wine has already snared a Gold medal at the 2021 Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards. With our palates craving crisp, fruity wines as summer…

{news} Zandvliet introduces My Best Friend wine-in-a-box

The celebrated Zandvliet winery has made it even easier and convenient for wine-lovers to enjoy its My Best Friend range, available in traditional bottles and now a two-litre wine-in-a-box format too. My Best Friend, which comprises a Cape White and Cape Red, is the perfect bring-your-own-wine summer companion when joining friends for a braai, sunset…