Simonsig’s Fun, New Needless To Say Rosé

Chenin Blanc

Cellarmaster Michael Malan’s grandfather, Frans, released the first Chenin Blanc in 1968. The Pinotage followed two years later, and they’ve both been part of Simonsig’s award-winning portfolio ever since. Of course, blending red and white grape varieties isn’t the traditional way of making rosé! Most are made from red grapes only. In combining Chenin Blanc and Pinotage…

Boschendal’s Farmer Jason Carroll Recognised as Best in Country

Jason Carroll

Boschendal’s Livestock Manager Jason Carroll has been recognised as the National Cattle Farmer for 2023 at the Voermol Cattle Farmer of the Year Awards. This year marked the awards’ return since 2019 after a pandemic-induced hiatus. Charles Edmonds, Managing Director of Farming at Boschendal, says: “Jason’s tireless work, innovation and undying commitment to regenerative farming practices have transformed…

Gold Bar Whiskey: A Taste of American Excellence, Now in South Africa

Gold Bar Whiskey

Gold Bar Whiskey, an award-winning and globally-acclaimed American whiskey, announces its arrival in South Africa, bringing the taste of victory and the spirit of achievement to not only discerning whiskey enthusiasts, but to the chasers of success. Crafted with care and finesse in the heart of the San Francisco Bay, Gold Bar Whiskey has become…

Vondeling Wins “Platter Guide, Red Wine of the Year”

Red Wine of the Year

With Cape Bordeaux-style blends globally recognised as one of South Africa’s leading wine categories, Vondeling Wines of the Voor- Paardeberg Region, just outside Paarl has made its mark as one of the leading producers of this revered wine-style. Not only did the Vondeling Philosophie 2019 garner a 97point, five star-rating, but the wine was named…

Summer Lovin’ at Nederburg

Nederburg

Ready for summer? The team at Nederburg sure is, with sensational offerings for the whole family. Soak up some sun and experience award-winning wines and fabulous flavours at The Manor, situated in the Paarl winery’s historic manor house. Summer Stoep Sessions Treat yourself to Saturday live musical entertainment on The Manor’s stoep, while spending quality time…

DGB Celebrates Culinary Excellence

DGB

DGB Prestige Portfolio is the official wine sponsor of the Eat Out Woolworths Restaurant Awards 2023 DGB, the premium wine and spirits producer and distributor, and the leading liquor supplier in South Africa, are proud to be the official wine sponsor of the Eat Out Woolworths Restaurant Awards 2023. Often referred to as ‘The Oscars…

Vrymansfontein Launches

Vrymansfontein

From Vondeling wines comes Vrymansfontein – a new design-led wine and dining destination situated on a 330-year-old almond farm at the foot of Paarl Mountain. Nearly three years in the making and after breaking ground nearly a year ago, Vrymansfontein has just opened its doors to the public. The 380-hectare Suid-Agter-Paarl property is a working…

Simonsig Unveils New Cap Classique Jewel with Kaapse Vonkel Satin Royale

Cap Classique Jewel

Excellence has a new bubbly ambassador, and it is Kaapse Vonkel Satin Royale by Simonsig. Meticulously crafted and inspired by the captivating spirit of South Africa, this exquisite new Cap Classique jewel is the very essence of celebration, vivacity, and luxury. Satin Royale joins the Kaapse Vonkel collection as a gleaming new jewel in the…

Savouring Life’s Effervescence: A Toast to World Champagne Day

World Champagne Day

World Champagne Day, marked on the fourth Friday of October every year. On this day, Champagne enthusiasts worldwide raise their glasses, honouring the artistry of winemaking and the sheer joy of being alive. The Absa Champagne in Africa Festival, 10 – 11 November 2023, brings Champagne from the region of Champagne to our doorstep for…

Simonsig’s Fun, New Rosé is the Perfect Refreshment for the Summer Season

Simonsig

Let the fun begin when you crack open a bottle of the new Needless to Say Rosé from Simonsig! This playful, fruity and fresh wine is the latest release from the famous Stellenbosch estate and just in time for South Africa’s favourite sunny season. Deliciously refreshing, Simonsig Needless to Say Rosé is the wine to…