Another triumph in wine tourism for Delaire Graff Wine Estate…

Well deserved wine tourism awards for Delaire Graff Wine Estates. A perfect tourist destination in every possible way...

Three Guardian Peak reds, delicious very accessible wines, #winewineforayear with #guardianpeakwines…

Three Guardian Peak reds, delicious and accessible wines. Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Shiraz 2019, SMG 2016. Enter the competition to wine #winewineforayear...

Oldenburg Vineyards Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Tony Jackman’s Pot Roasted Lamb Shanks with Orange & Rosemary is a perfect partner…

Oldenburg Vineyards Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, prepared for bottling by Nic van Aarde, Top Ten in Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2020...

Oldenburg Vineyards Series Chardonnay 2019, perfect match to The Pesto Princess’s Vegan Caesar Salad…

Oldenburg Vineyards Series Chardonnay 2019, a first vintage for Nic van Aarde from the cooler climes of the Banghoek Valley...

The Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Nectars, special wines by Johan Malan & Charl Schoeman…

The Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Nectars are a new style of Méthode Cap Classique - Demi-Sec and Simonsig leading the way...

Alto Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, delicious with Grilled Pork Chops with Honey Garlic Glaze…

Alto Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, recently released new vintage by Bertho Eksteen, classical Helderberg expression of this noble grape...

Valentine’s Day Podcast #8, Delheim Wild Ferment Chenin Blanc 2018…

Delheim Wild Ferment Chenin Blanc 2018, a perfect wine for your Valentine's Day Dinner, a fine oak matured Stellenbosch Chenin...

Crush, 100 South African Wines to drink now #26, Waterkloof Circumstance Cape Coral 2019 Mourvèdre Rosé…

Waterkloof Circumstance Cape Coral 2019 Mourvèdre Rosé, a 'natural' wine made by Waterkloof Winemaker Nadia Barnard-Langenegger...

Simonsig The Grapesmith Die Kluisenaar 2016, a ZA Confidential podcast….         

Tasting the Simonsig The Grapesmith Die Kluisenaar 2016 with the ZA Confidential team of tasters, and talking about visiting the Cape Winelands...

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Satin Nectar 2017, at afternoon tea with Dianne Bibby’s Greek Yoghurt Cake with Granadilla Syrup…

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Satin Nectar 2017, continues the Kaapse Vonkel innovation going on Simonsig with Francois & Johan Malan...

Asara Vineyard Collection Shiraz 2015, the partner to Sansibar’s Slow Roasted Springbok Shank…

Asara Vineyard Collection Shiraz 2015, such a special wine. This June it is available to partner the Slow Roast Springbok Shank with Colcannon Mash in the Sansibar Gin Bar & Bistro.

Jazz & Cheese Fondue at Delheim – every Sunday from 24 June to 26 August

Jazz & Cheese Fondue at Delheim Get cosy at this popular feast of live jazz, wine and dip-licious cheese! The Delheim Jazz & Cheese Fondue series plays an exciting new tune in the Stellenbosch Winelands this year thanks to the announcement of a collaboration with the Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA) and Jazz in the

Spier – three fine reds for Winter…

There is a formidable team of winemakers at Spier Wine Estate making some serious Spier Reds. Johan Jordaan is the winemaker in charge of the reds under Cellarmaster Frans Smit. Really a lovely place to visit with two restaurants, picnics and a variety of entertainments.

Top of the Hill Pinotage from DeWaal Wines & South Africa’s oldest Pinotage Vineyard, Tracy Foulkes obliges with her Vegetarian Wellington – 26.02.2018

Top of the Hill Pinotage 2015 from South Africa's oldest Pinotage Vineyard, planted in 1950 by the father and uncle of the present owner Pieter de Waal. A truly fine food wine, good with many fully flavoured foods...

Oldenburg Vineyards two new maiden vintage wines, The Oldenburg Joshua Syrah 2007 and The Oldenburg ‘Le Quartre Enfants’ Cabernet Franc 2007, good with Jane Anne Hobbs’s Slow-roasted Stuffed Leg of Lamb with a Basil Walnut Sauce – 21.02.2018

Oldenburg Vineyards two new maiden vintage wines released, The Oldenburg ‘Le Quatre Enfants’ Cabernet Franc 2007 and The Oldenburg Joshua Syrah 2007, available from the Estate....

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.

Peter Falke Blanc de Noir 2017, good with Dianne Bibby’s Roast Aubergines with Miso & Pomelo – 28.12.2017

During these lazy, hazy, what-day-is-it, days between Christmas and New Year when lunch time comes around all too quickly and all you are looking for is a glass of meaningful pink to refresh you and go with a delicious little cold lunch time snack, Peter Falke Blanc de Noir 2017 is just the answer.

Glenelly Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 & Anina Meyer’s Pork Schnitzel with Mushroom Gravy – 12.05.2017

The Glenelly Class Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Madame May Eliane de Lencquesaing, creator of the new Glenelly has a passion for glass as much as she has a passion for wine.  The former owner of Chateau Pichon Lalande is Bordeaux Royalty and certainly highly regarded in Stellenbosch. As is her team of Winemaker Luke

Spier people – Heinrich “Bones” Opperman – Senior Cellar Assistant

Heinrich Opperman_Senior Cellar Assistant Spier is home to a diverse bunch of passionate people, doing what they love, and committed to making a difference every day. Senior cellar assistant Heinrich Opperman, better known as Bones by his colleagues, joined Spier seven years ago as a farm worker. Now a senior cellar assistant, “the growth has