Christiaan Nigrini – Assistant Winemaker at Asara Wine Estate & Luxury Hotel

Christiaan Nigrini in the Douro Valley, Northern Portugal Christiaan Nigrini is such a likeable young man, so dedicated to what he is doing as part of the Asara Winemaking Team. Last year he spent the harvest in the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal. What was the defining moment in your life that set you on

Asara Vineyard Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2017, matching the Hotel’s Mise-en-place Restaurant’s Pear, Gorgonzola & Blue Cheese Salad – 31.01.2018

Asara Vineyard Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2017 is a great expression of the grape and fingerprint of the vintage. Perfect as an Aperitif and with Summer Salads.

Asara Vineyard Collection Cape Fusion 2014 with Tony Jackman’s Heritage Month Bacon & Beer Braai Bread – 20.09.2017

Asara Vineyard Collection Cape Fusion 2014 with Tony Jackman’s Bacon & Beer Braai Bread. A perfect accompaniment for a braai in heritage month.

ASARA – one stop Stellenbosch Wine Estate

The Asara Wine Estate and Hotel In the undulating Polkadraai Hills, east of the town of Stellenbosch and in its eponymous Wine Appellation, lies a gem, The Asara Wine Estate and Hotel. This award-winning wine estate. and its luxury hotel, has no Cape Dutch Houses, white walls or generations of family winemakers.  It is a

Asara The Bell Tower 2012 & Alida Ryder’s Bolognese Pasta Bake – 12.01.2017

Asara The Bell Tower 2012 I was out at Asara Wine Estate and Hotel today with a visitor. It was the most idyllic day and the views over the vineyards and east to Stellenbosch and the Helderberg just beyond description. We do live in a lovely country. Tasting the wines with the winemaking team was,