Stanford winery, Springfontein Wine Estate, made it to the finals of the annual Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition. Winemaker Tariro Masayiti’s Single Vineyard Jonathan’s Ridge Pinotage 2016 is classified as Wine Of Origin Walker Bay. We are extremely proud of this achievement and are crossing fingers for a top spot.
Think Pinotage and the name Beyers Truter comes to mind. Today we celebrate national Pinotage day and its only appropriate to celebrate with Beyerskloof. #localislekker
South Africa’s one and only national grape – Pinotage – celebrates a rich history and has its own day on the wine calendar. The second Saturday of October will always be Pinotage Day. A day dedicated to a unique varietal that was brought about by combining Hermitage and Pinot Noir, the famous Hemel-en-Aarde grape. Two… Read More Pinotage Portion #PinotageDay
Wine. It had to be wine on Day 6 of Tourism Month. Wine Not? Wine tourism is such a growing economy and such an interesting one. On the first Tuesday of every month Wine Village arranges a wine tasting at the Class Room Restaurant – round the corner from their shop in Hermanus. I arrived… Read More Beyerskloof Pinotage Tasting #TourismForAll Day 6
It was the right weather to focus on Cabernet Sauvignon and we had the right person opening the window to site specific Cabernets from Stellenbosch. Neil Ellis guided tasters on a map from Meerlust to Jordan, Kaapzicht, Kanonkop, Thelema, Neil Ellis, Vriesenhof, Rust & Vrede and Vergelegen. All wines were from the same 2010 vintage.… Read More Cabernet adds warmth to a winter’s day