Category: Winelands

Romantic Getaway in the Winelands.

Investing time to create romance in your relationship is vital to achieving a satisfying love life. Even if you think your ideas are trivial, your partner will be pleased that you took the effort to do something loving for them. Remember, it’s the thought that counts. Try planning a romantic getaway, a date night out, Le Read More

Le Pommier Wine Estate opts for environmental friendly pest control methods.

Historically at Le Pommier Farm, we predominantly made use of chemical pest control methods to eradicate grape and vine mealybugs in our beloved vineyards. Both grape and vine mealybugs are major pests. They’re also hard to kill with chemicals because they have waxy coatings that resist absorption. In 2019 we have opted for a more Read More

April Stellenbosch Experiences not to be missed.

7 April Stellenbosch Experiences not to miss.

April Stellenbosch experiences have lots to offer. For both couples and family, there are at least 7 experiences that will give you reason to head off the Western Cape and make lasting memories. April Stellenbosch experiences have to include wine-tastings, sunsets and vineyard views. Le Pommier Wine Estate, perfectly situated on the Helshoogte Road to Read More

10 Reasons to visit Le Pommier this Festive Season

1. Spitbraai on New Year With New Year approaching we are having a party at Le Pommier right where everyone can enjoy the festivities. A mouthwatering Spitbraai prepared by our fantastic team and a night filled with fun and dancing with family and friends. You need to be there to be part of the celebratory Read More

Le Pommier Celebrating 100 years of History

Le Pommier meaning ‘The Apple Tree’ in French was an apple orchard once; it was a part of the 300-year-old Zorgvliet farm before. Today you will still find a couple of these apple trees – scattered on Le Pommier. In 1692 Casper Wilders, Austrian mercenary soldier serving in the Dutch East India company was granted Read More

Comfort Food in the Winelands

Comfort food is what we think of when the day was just too hard and you want to break down and cry or when you miss mom’s food. It’s the food of all food and the one thing you must have every once in a while to feel human again. So we give to you Read More

Le Pommier's Gluhwein recipe.

Winter warmer Gluhwein recipe in just 30 minutes.

Admit it, not everyone loves wintertime! But there are always winter comforts to make this season more bearable….most definitely if it includes red wine. You probably guessed it, yes it is Gluhwein or also known as mulled wine. Picture the scene: a cosy log burning fire shared with someone special. Winter woolies on, with a Read More

Aftermath of the Simonsberg Fire – Smoke Taint in Wine Explained

Enormous flames and volumes of smoke consumed the region of Stellenbosch a few weeks back. The nightmare commenced so quickly, it was like a horror show that played off in front of you — terrible to behold. The wildfire started on the south-westerly side of the Simonsberg (on Tuesday, 19 January) and spread across most Read More

Wedding Checklist

Your Wedding Checklist

Weddings always bring out the worst in all brides. The best way not to overstress is by making a Wedding Checklist — which means no more stress! The points mentioned on the wedding checklist below needs to be ticked off at least 2 Weeks in advance. The most important arrangement being to ensure your venue Read More

3 Wine Tips You Can’t Go Without

All #WineLovers will agree that you can’t waste a drop of wine — it’s just wrong! On the off-chance of having leftover wine (yes, we know that doesn’t happen often) you need to be prepared to save it. Here are some wine tips on how to store your wine, how to save leftover wine and some Read More

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