Anysbos’s First 5-Star Wine

The Anysbos team was both surprised and humbled by the latest Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2022 results, to say the least. The Tesame 2019, their maiden red blend, received its first 5-star rating followed by the Disdit 2020 with a worthy 93 points and 4.5 stars. As Marelise, the winemaker, always […]

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Next Stop On The Botriver Roadshow

The Bot River winemakers will be hitting the road to show the Mother City what they’re made of. Don’t miss out on this epic opportunity to get to meet, taste, and mingle with this seriously talented group of winemakers. The traveling winemakers are: – Johan Heyns from Anysbos Wines – Sebastian Beaumont from Beaumont Family […]

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The Botriver Roadshow 2021

The wonderfully diverse & dynamic bunch of winemakers from the unique Bot River Wine Route are dusting off their gumboots in exchange for their city savvy attire. Hitting the road for a trip to Joburg, Pretoria & Kimberley to promote their wines is no small feat for these country dwellers. The Bot River wine region […]

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Gabrielskloof Vineyard News 2019

After some glorious winter rainfall on Gabrielskloof, sinking into the soil profiles to quench the thirsty deeper roots. We’re through the sensitive flowering cycle for most of the white cultivars, but the reds are lagging due to this cool period. Some pressure to get through the last few blocks for suckering, and to keep a […]

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Luddite Wines – Vineyard News 2019

What an exciting time of the year all flushed, bright and green. Training and shaping young vines to form the backbone and arms to bear fruit for the future, now that we have had some meaningful rain these young vines will grow at a rapid rate and hopefully fill the cordon wire by the end […]

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Beaumont Family Wines – Vineyard News 2019

Following the driest August in our 45yr history, we received this beautiful deep wetting rain over the last weekend. Very happy farmer now. Young plantings of Chenin, Pinotage, Grenache and Mourvedre are especially loving it. This will carry the vines a long way trough the season. Looking forward to harvest 2020!

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Disdit and the Little Angels

Sometimes you need little angels to show you the way. And if you are lucky enough you’ll recognise them. There was this person sitting next to me at my brother-in-law’s birthday party seven or eight years ago. I told her that we ha some grapes and we hoped to make some half decent wine from […]

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