Veritas Young Wine Writer 2018 announced – with great new opportunities

Burgeoning young wine writer Llewellyn Lambert from Franschhoek, with a strong background in the hotel and hospitality industry and with his own online publication, has clinched the coveted Veritas Young Wine Writer title for 2018. Lambert, general manager of the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel, has developed his online publication with a hospitality-driven travel website featuring items […]

Franschhoek Vigneron is 2018 Diners Club Winemaker of the Year

It’s an event that everyone wants to attend, and when they do they dress up to the nine’s, and this year’s Diners Club Winemaker of the Year Awards once again lived up to its sparkling reputation. La Residence was once again the venue for the awards evening, which was attended by the who’s who of […]

A premium Provençal style Rosé – perfect for Summer and any occasion

Be the envy of friends this Summer when offering them simply the best the winelands has to offer. The Jean Roi Cap Provincial Rosé 2017 – a premium Provençal style Rosé from Anthonij Rupert Wyne – guaranteed to take your love for this style up a notch. Paying homage to Jean Roi, the French Huguenot […]


South Africa, Franschhoek; ALMOST 25 years since the von Arnim family launched the iconic Haute Cabrière wine range, the brand is set to undergo an exciting packaging upgrade just in time for the upcoming Festive Season. The Franschhoek-based winery, with its iconic setting on the scenic Franschhoek Pass, has been specialising in wines produced from […]


From pioneering cellar techniques to redefining the boundaries of extreme viticulture, the wines of De Toren Private Cellar are marked by devotion to quality, and ensuring the truth of the vine is told.  It is this exact philosophy from which The Black Lion, hailed South Africa’s most powerful shiraz, emerged. From the outset De Toren’s […]

The Cape Wine Auction 2019 … the wine event of the year approaches

The anticipation is building and the mounting excitement in the Western Cape is almost tangible, since the dates for the 2019 Cape Wine Auction were announced.  The two day event – arguably the  most anticipated happening on the province’s calendar – is set to kick off with the American Express Barrel Auction on Friday, March […]

New TOKARA winemaker has his sights on Sauvignon Blanc

TOKARA Sauvignon Blanc – a significant cornerstone of this prestigious family owned Stellenbosch wine estate – is in good hands with new winemaker Stuart Botha at the helm. With the release of the first vintages made on his watch after joining the TOKARA team in 2017, Botha is set on elevating the trio of Sauvignon […]

Veritas Gold seals hat trick for Grande Provence Chenin Blanc

Grande Provence Chenin Blanc has scored a hat trick in the medal stakes bagging the third Gold medal this year for its maiden 2017 vintage at the 2018 Veritas Awards. A relative newcomer to this landmark heritage wine estate in Franschhoek, Grande Provence Chenin Blanc 2017 now boasts Gold medals from Veritas, the Michelangelo International […]