Boschendal 2018 Harvest Diary Update: Showing our appreciation for planning


As Boschendal shifts into full-on harvest mode, we reflect on the planning that has gone into #harvest2018.

 

Brampton is a wine sponsor of The Littlegig Festival


Brampton has recently become the wine sponsor of The Littlegig festival.

 

How #DayZero effects the 2018 harvest at Boschendal


As we bid January and the starting-month of harvest adieu, a recent newsletter was sent out regarding “Day Zero”.

 

Boschendal Harvest Update: Challenging but exciting times lie ahead


Every few years you hear wine growers, viticulturists and winemakers mention that it has been a difficult season. Albeit only in certain regions or affected areas, there are always those few cases who have a more difficult harvest – or need to prepare tenfold to avert disaster. Be it hail, drought, mildew or “kalander” – not everyone has the opportunity to “crush it” every season.

 

Boschendal Celebrates The Start Of 2018 Harvest


Excitement is in the air as Boschendal celebrated the beginning of harvest this morning with their Pinot Noir grapes for MCC arriving blessed in a refreshing mist of rain.

 

Meet Richard Duckitt, the head winemaker at Bellingham


“One has to respect and appreciate wine to really understand it. You can possibly make good wine, but not great wine if you don’t understand and appreciate its finer intricacies,” -Richard Duckitt

 

Tips for a great night out in Cape Town this August


Is the icy Cape weather putting a dampener on your romantic plans?

 

Long-established brand invigorated with new ranges


The wine world’s young guns, mavericks and revolutionaries may dominate the chatter about the cutting-edge of South African wine, but at the same time, centuries-old brands are reinventing themselves.

 

Consistency is the name of the game at Brampton Wines


It was pretty much business as usual from Brampton come the 2017 harvest.

 

Bellingham 2017 Harvest Sees Superlative Grapes


Niel Groenewald reckons that the 2017 vintage is one of the best he’s had so far during his 13 years as the Bellingham winemaker.

 
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