Stellenboegoe

Stellenboegoe

It was Simon the first van der Stel, governor of the Cape, who started it. Combining his name with a forest of yellowwood trees to create a name for the settlement that would become Stellenbosch. The land we bought near Botrivier had no name. Simply a number. 880. The original name was Avontuur. But there…

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The Anysbos Story

The Anysbos Story

In 2007 Johan and Sue Heyns bought two pieces of land that would become Anysbos. The remains of a stone cottage became our home and the old muleshed, offices and a tasting room. We built dams and roads and planted olive trees. Twenty two thousand of them. In 2012 we planted the first dryland bushvines….

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New Kin Releases

New Kin Releases

A beautiful Cabernet Franc (the second single varietal bottling) and a fantastic 2016 Tinta Barocca. If you’re a member of The Kin, you’re fortunate enough to be one of the first to have received our brand new releases, Cabernet Franc and 2016Tinta Barocca, bottled specially for you. Keen to join the exclusive wine tribe of Beaumont Family Wines? Not only…

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Winter News

Winter News

After last year’s dry spell, this winter’s rain is such a blessing. With every drop, the rain is nourishing the soil in preparation for planting season. As winter draws to a close we are getting ready to plant new vines into two great sites with beautiful soil. The grape varietals going in are Chenin Blanc, Mourvedre,…

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New Releases

New Releases

Chenin Blanc 2018 – fresh, fruit-driven style beautifully pure and delicious to drink. Ariane 2016 – Classic Bordeaux-style blend driven by Cab Sauv and Merlot with small amounts of Cab Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Like its namesake, my sister, it’s elegant and complex. This vintage is going to be one of our best ever! Dangerfield Syrah…

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Bot River explodes with colour for 2017 Spring Weekend

Bot River explodes with colour for 2017 Spring Weekend

Follow the rainbow for fanciful farm hopping and pantry shopping. Let the bluebird of happiness lead you over the rainbow when the annual Spring Weekend comes to the pretty little village of Bot River on 1-3 September and a kaleidoscope of exciting wine, food and genuine, country-style fun explodes. Just like the rainbow-theme it has…

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Bot River hosts blooming nice Spring Weekend

Bot River hosts blooming nice Spring Weekend

The close-knit winemaking community of the small town of Bot River, is set for its annual Spring Weekend which promises an authentic bouquet of all things exceptional and exclusive to this unsung Overberg gem from 2 to 4 September 2016. Home to eminent wine mavericks, Bot River features 11 wine farms – most of […]

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Barrels & Beards Harvest Celebration 2016

Barrels & Beards Harvest Celebration 2016

The wineries of Bot River invite you to join them for their fifth annual Barrels & Beards Harvest Celebration from 15 to 16 April. The 2016 vintage is in full swing, leaving not a spare minute in the day of a Bot River winemaker for trivial things like personal grooming. About six years ago, Niels…

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Shave off date 31 JANUARY 2016

Shave off date 31 JANUARY 2016

Greetings from Bot River, I write to you on behalf of most of the winemakers in Botriviera. We hope your harvest is also going excellently. We would like to challenge you to take on our beards in our annual crazy harvest celebration – Barrels and Beards. If you are brave enough, there are two options:…

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2016 Harvest Competition at Benguela Cove

2016 Harvest Competition at Benguela Cove

Get your cameras, smartphones and tablets ready! Due to extreme heat, the 2016 harvest is set to commence early in Hermanus. We encourage all photography enthusiasts to get involved during our harvest to capture the best picture of the ‘2016 Benguela Cove Harvest’. Entrants will have the opportunity to capture the beautiful landscapes of the…

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Benguela Cove Adventure Weekend 27 & 28 November

Benguela Cove Adventure Weekend 27 & 28 November

Hosted by Benguela Cove in association with TriSport at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate in Walker Bay, Hermanus, this multi-discipline event will include solo format day and night events over the two-day weekend. Complete all three events with the most amazing scenery as a backdrop. This lifestyle estate offers breathtaking views of the Bot River…

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