Bon Courage Wine Estate – the star of the show at the 2019 Novare SA Terroir Awards…

Bon Courage Wine shines at the 2019 Novare Terroir Awards announced this week in Cape Town. The Bruwers now moving onto generation four...

The Game Reserve, wines from Rooiberg Robertson…

You are well warned before you reach Rooiberg Cellar While many are in the Robertson Valley enjoying the Wacky Wine Weekend, we are at home drinking some fine Robertson Wines. And two of them are very South African, the Chenin Blanc and the Pinotage.  Chenin Blanc is the largest planted wine grape in the country,

Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 – a gem from Robertson

Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 I remember once in the early noughties being told that Excelsior Cabernet was one of the best-selling South African Cabernet under a cork in the USA.  Cabernet Sauvignon makes up 43% of the estate’s plantings. The Robertson soils are well known to be lime based with portions of shale. This is

Windfall Wines – a gem in the Robertson Crown

Windfall Barrel No 41 Robertson Wines always spring surprises.  This region known about 50 years ago for its sweet wine, now delivers international award winning white, reds and bubblies.  They are exported all over the world. Windfall is situated in the Agterkliphoogte Valley, a small boutique wine farm and as they have it ‘one of

Robertson Wine Valley Hands on Harvest – 10th to 12 March 2017, Taste the Lifestyle

Pouring a fine Robertson red for you Experience the harvest in the heart of autumn with the 9th annual Hands on Harvest festival from 10-12 March 2017 in the beautiful Robertson Wine Valley. De Wetshof Wine Estate This down-to-earth country celebration offers families a chance to experience the magic of harvest while enjoying country hospitality.