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Gabrielskloof Landscape Cellar tasting experience

Gabrielskloof Landscape Cellar tasting experience

After many years of successfully hosting wedding ceremony after memorable wedding ceremony (often with the south-easter howling in the rafters) the beautiful, purpose built chapel up on the ‘koppie’ has had it’s wooden ‘bankies’ replaced with wooden barrels. The Landscape Series is a range of 5 wines reflecting the top vineyards on our property and…

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From Bot to Burgundy

From Bot to Burgundy

We are very proud of Samantha, cellar assistant at Gabrielskloof since 2009, on having been chosen to spend 6 weeks doing harvest at a chateau in Burgundy. Full name: Samantha Griselle Adams Age: 32 Birthplace: Botrivier Weekend activities: Music, friends and visiting mom Favourite music: Hip hop and R&B Gabrielskloof experience? I joined as part of the building team in 2005…

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The Shave-off on 1 February 2015

The Shave-off on 1 February 2015

On a quiet Sunday morning the winemakers of our little valley got together at our local hangout – the revered Botrivier Hotel – where, as one does in the Botriviera, they all shaved in anticipation of the 2015 Harvest (the assumption is that they get so very busy during this time that their wives are…

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Barrels & Beards Harvest Celebration 2015 : Make a weekend of it!

Barrels & Beards Harvest Celebration 2015 : Make a weekend of it!

Bot River Barrels & Beards 2015 – a harvest celebration with a difference Where Big beards, Bountiful tables and Beautiful wines set the tone 17 & 18 April 2015 Delight in a weekend filled with bold wines, raging beards and genuine hospitality when the wine community of Bot River in the Overberg celebrates their harvest…

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High Five! Our wines are making waves…

High Five! Our wines are making waves…

Bot River wines have been celebrating some rave reviews and ratings recently: Platter Five Star nominations: •    Beaumont Hope Marguerite (2012) – Nominated for the 6th time in a row for a Platter 5 Star (received it for 3 vintages) •    Luddite has two wines nominated for 5 Star status – Shiraz 2009 and the…

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