Multi award winning winemaker Jacques Viljoen, is an exceptional addition as Cellarmaster to the Boschendal Winemaking Team, a post he takes on in August...
Boschendal Demi Sec Méthode Cap Classique for those who like it not so dry and those who like a bit of bubble with their bakes....
Always exciting events at Boschendal. The Boschendal Sunday Musical Picnics, some brilliant offers for accommodation in January... And more...
Boschendal now offers fine food in the town of Stellenbosch at Oude Bank. Two new picnic styles at Boschendal Farm also on offer for summer....
Boschendal MCC bubblies shine gold at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition. Lizelle Gerber's wines excel - again.
Boschendal Potstill Brandy - exquisite, ambrosial, smooth, round. Chenin Blanc & Colombar and 10 years in fine French Oak.
Boschendal's Roving Dinner, a Nose-to-Tail Affair on Saturday 5 August 2017.
The Groot Drakenstein Mountain from our front door We recently spent a night in the utter luxury of Werf Cottage No 4, one of seven cottages just outside the long white walls of the Werf of the Boschendal Manor House, in its perfect situation in the Groot Drakenstein Valley. The Werf Cottages These seven former
Boschendal Farm We visited Boschendal recently and spent a night in one of the 7 Werf Cottages which are just outside the ringmuur of the old Manor House. Currently undergoing 5-star grading, these cottages are just perfect for a couple of days away. Everything you would need for ultra-comfort. The one we stayed in had
Lizelle Gerber, Boschendal Winemaker Lizelle Gerber, the talented and award winning White Wine and MCC maker on the beautiful Boschendal Estate gives us a bubbly #101. She tells us that there are three main types of bubbles. Champagne The difference between MCC and champagne is the fact that the term champagne is reserved for wine
Boschendal at Full Moon Legend has it that energies are intensified on the night of a full moon. Meaning that your state of mind at the time, will be magnified! Make sure to increase only positive vibrations by joining Boschendal for the last Full Moon Picnic of the season. What to expect at the Full
Boschendal Full Moon Picnic In light of the success of their first Full Moon Picnic, Boschendal wrote a recipe for the perfect evening: Start by combining wonderful food with beautiful music. Then add friends and family and breathtaking views. Now let the magic of the full moon do your work for you… When? The second
Boschendal Manor House, the most perfect of settings Boschendal is a place which can keep you busy for a long time and offers so much to the visitor. MTB Trails on the Estate The views from the Mountain Bike Trails are quite spectacular with three marked trails consisting of a well-maintained single track, a mountainside
Boschendal's Werf Garden Boschendal is calling everyone with green-fingers, or striving to have green fingers, to put their exciting Food Garden Tours to the test. Boschendal Farm's Megan Mcarthy The tour is led by horticulturist and Food Garden Manager, Megan McCarthy, who will teach you all about gardening. Friday 16 December 2016 10h00 – 11h00
Boschendal, the Groot Drakenstein Mountain behind Boschendal, one of South Africa’s most iconic wineries, has secured twelve awards at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition 2016 including ‘Gold Outstanding’ for the Boschendal Elgin Chardonnay 2014 as well as two ‘Silver Outstanding’ for the 1685 range of wines. Boschendal Appellation Series Elgin Chardonnay The Gold
Fine Boschendal Ravioli Join the Boschendal Farm Pasta Making Workshop on the 03rd and 04th of September 2016 and cook like an Italian mama [or pappa]. Christiaan Campbell hand rolling pasta sheets Under the guidance of Executive Chef, Christiaan Campbell and his team, you will be able to fine tune your skills by making plain,
Boschendal's Heritage Day Farm Feast In celebration of National Heritage Day, also known as ‘Braai Day', Boschendal is hosting a special open-air Ox Roast Farm Feast in the historical Boschendal Werf. The farm feast lunch will be at a long communal table under the oaks with a festive, harvest style atmosphere. Most of the food will
The Boschendal Manor House dwarfed by the Groot Drakenstein Mountain Boschendal has to be one of the most exciting destinations in the winelands. There is so much to do and great fun to be had. But of course, it is the people of Boschendal who make this experience. The food and the wine are the
Sausage Cakes with spicy apples The sage and the fennel seeds give these sausage cakes a lovely Italian flavour. Serves 4 - 6 You’ll need 1 kg pork mince 2 Tbs finely chopped fresh sage leaves 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg 1 tsp fennel seeds sea salt and freshly milled black pepper a