Boschendal Méthode Cap Classique Brut Rosé NV, delicious with Jane-Anne Hobbs’s Prawn & Asparagus Salad with Verjuice Dressing & Mayo…

Boschendal Methode Cap Classique Rosé nv is from a long line of serious Champagne style wines made on the Estate since the early 1980s...

Boschendal – truly luxurious Cottages..

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 redux

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

Boschendal’s Lizelle gives a #101 on Bubbles

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’s Full Moon Picnic – last of the Summer on Monday 13 March 2017

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 offers a Full Moon Picnic on Friday 10 February 2017

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

What’s to do at Boschendal – gem of the Winelands

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 Werf Food Garden Tour – 16.12.2016

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 fills its Awards cupboard

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

Boschendal Pasta Making Weekend – 3 & 4 September 2016

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 – 24.09.2016

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