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The story of Le Pommier’s Jonathan’s Malbec

Le Pommier is a small Vineyard just outside of Stellenbosch.  Jonathan was Le Pommier’s resident Bull with a special attitude; he was also quite mischievous. One year Jonathan broke into this Stellenbosch vineyard and consumed most of the Malbec harvest illustrating his good taste. With a small amount of Malbec left, the first limited edition Read More

Winelands Girls Getaway

Top tips for a Girl’s Getaway in the Winelands

A girl’s getaway in the Cape winelands is like an extended sleepover with your besties enjoying the very best that the winelands have to offer. Travelling with your girlfriends can add so much richness and depth to your relationships while you experience fun and exciting things together. Here are a few tips on making sure Read More

Cheese and Wine Pairing for Summer

A simple Cheese and Wine evening for Summer

A cheese and wine evening is a must-do this summer, it’s the perfect complement to the warm weather. Host a cheese and wine party and delight your guest with a night of great cheeses paired with the best wine. We’ll take you through the steps of which cheese are best paired with which wine. Keep Read More

Winelands to-do list

Here is your winelands to-do list, must-dos when in the winelands: Wines Tours – make sure you go for a wine tour which can include touring the cellar, the vineyard and tasting rooms. It is like a behind-the-scenes tour to what’s in the bottle.  African Story is a great wine tour option ensuring a memorable day out Read More

Wine Serving Temperature

Wine Serving Temperature 101

Ever given a thought to what temperature you should serve your wine? Or does it go down good hot or cold? The serious wine drinker will know that wine temperature can affect how the wine tastes. When wine is served at the right temperature you will be able to taste its aromas and flavours. However Read More

Christmas December Holidays in the Winelands

Christmas December Holidays in the Winelands

Most people go away during the Festive Season for the December Holidays. It’s a perfect time for families to bond in a new environment while enjoying the December break. Since the schools are closed, the kids are home all day everyday and entertaining them becomes all the more important. So why not travel to the Read More

Asara Wine Tasting

Relaxing breakaway in the Cape winelands

This year I’m thinking of taking a relaxing breakaway to the cape winelands and even go as far as taking the kids with me. I’ve been browsing the net to see what’s available in terms of something that offers an authentic winelands experience but also takes into consideration that I’m a MOM. So this is Read More

Zorgvliet Wines

Exploring the Stellenbosch winelands for the holidays

This December holiday we’re daring you to take time to discover what the Stellenbosch winelands have in store for you. With more than 140 wine farms, the area is definitely saturated with many wine experiences for you to explore. Keep an open mind and enjoy the various wine ranges and wine restaurants available in the Read More

Candle Holder Wine Bottle

Upcycling Wine Products

What do you do with your wine products (bottles, corks and barrels) after you’ve drunk the wine? If you’re a serious wine drinker you’ve probably collected a sizeable amount of these to make a significant impact on the environment. Try these ideas to make your wine drinking more green friendly and find creative uses – Read More

Wine Facts

How much do you really know about wine?

Interesting facts about wine, did you know? The dinner host, in Ancient Greece, would always be the first to sip the wine to assure guests that it was not poisoned. Wine makes women intoxicated easier and faster because women have less of an alcohol dehydrogenase, a compound that breaks down alcohol and is needed to Read More

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