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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The Bot River Road Show 2019

BOT RIVER WINES WENT ROAD TRIPPIN’ The Bot River Wineries embarked on an epic adventure and the wonderfully eclectic bunch of winemakers dusted off their gumboots in exchange for their city savvy attire. Hitting the road for a trip to Johannesburg, Pretoria, Bloemfontein and Maseru (Lesotho) to promote the beautiful Bot River Wine Route was […]

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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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Wildekrans Pinotage gets Double Gold at Veritas Awards

We were really honoured to attend the Veritas Awards on Friday 10th October, and our wines did exceptionally well, with every wine we entered winning a medal! We are most proud of the Double Gold we received for our Barrel Select Reserve Pinotage 2016! As cited on their website: ‘Synonymous with excellence in wine and […]

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Wildekrans does well at Michelangelo Awards

We are so pleased to share that we have won 6 Medals at the 2019 Michelangelo Awards: Barrel Select Reserve Pinotage 2015 – Double Gold Wildekrans Checkers Collab Pinotage 2017 – Double Gold Barrel Select Reserve Cabernet Franc 2018 – Gold Barrel Select Reserve Chenin Blanc 2017 – Gold Barrel Select Reserve Pinotage 2016 – […]

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Stuart Family Vineyards

Our first barrel of Chenin Blanc from the Stuart Family Vineyards !  Made by our wonderful friend Niels Verburg of Luddite Wines from the first harvest of our very small but nurtured block of Chenin vines. Very delicious – but sadly sold out !! After a nice long winter of cold weather (but sadly not […]

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Wildekrans Barrel Select Reserve Pinotage 2016 wins accolade

We are so proud to announce that our Barrel Select Reserve 2016 vintage was selected as one of the winners in the 2019 ABSA Top 10 Pinotage Competition. A special thanks must be given our hard-working team who work with care and passion to produce our wines. There was much celebration in our cellar when […]

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Wildekrans one of the 2019 Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards Winners

In an awards ceremony yesterday, August 1st 2019, the winners of the 2019 Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards were announced. Wildekrans is so proud of the achievements of our wine-maker and his team. We received the following awards: National Winner: Wildekrans Barrel Select Reserve Pinotage 2016 Regional Winner: Wildekrans Barrel Select Reserve Cabernet Franc 2018, […]

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Wildekrans Olive Oil available in New York: Collaboration with Grove & Vines

Nothing says it better than the mailer we recived in our inboxes recently. Take a read below!   ‘We are pleased to announce our collaboration with Wildekrans from Botrivier Valley, South Africa as the next installment of the Coleman Collection! Everything is strategic…you don’t just plant a tree.  This philosophy guides lifetime farmer, Braam Gerick. […]

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Sunday 14 July 2019 @ Rivendell – The Singing Cook Restaurant

Sunday is going to be a good weather day!!  Get on your bike and take a ride out to Rivendell wine estate for a brunch of a light lunch.  It’s all about the ride and getting out into the country side.

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