Father’s Day at Wildekrans

It’s almost Father’s Day! Treat your dad to a meal or tasting at Wildekrans. Whether it’s a hearty breakfast, a casual lunch, or a country gourmet feast, we have something to suit everyone. Give us a call to find out more. Booking is recommended. (028) 284 9902

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Wildekrans bags some Decanter Awards (part 1 of 2)

We are really pleased to announce that we have received a number of Decanter awards this year! Our Barrel Select Reserve Cabernet Franc, Cape Blend & Shiraz received silver, and our Barrel Select Pinotage & Pinot Noir received bronze. We also received gold for one of our wines, which we will announce soon. If you’d […]

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Profile pitting on the koppie!

Cabernet Franc has taken beautifully to the local Bot Valley landscape and there are plans afoot at Gabrielskloof to get a few more hectares into our beloved soils. As part of the carefully calculated decision as to when, where and how, we have done extensive profile pitting (love the phrase!) to determine what we have […]

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Wildeveld ertjies & profile pits @ GK

Wildeveld ertjies (amongst other things) formed part of the Gabrielskloof landscape for the first time during cover cropping over the last few weeks. Bring on the rain!

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Wine Tasting Venue

Our award-winning wines are best enjoyed in the company of friends.  Our wine tasting venue offers a warm welcome around our fireplace surrounded by the beautiful vineyards of the Bot River.  You can also relax on the terrace or outdoor seating area. Walk through a tasting of three Rivendell wines guided by one of our […]

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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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‘Six of the Best’ for Wildekrans

We are extremely proud to announce that we have received the following feedback from SAWi (SA Wine index): “2019 Multi-Year Results Platinum: – All on Perfect Scores! Wildekrans Wine Estate Barrel Select Reserve Pinotage Wildekrans Wine Estate Barrel Select Reserve Shiraz Wildekrans Wine Estate Chenin Blanc Mèthode Cap Classique Wildekrans Wine Estate Barrel Select Reserve […]

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News from Genevieve MCC

We’re settling into 2019 and wines are in tank. Always a tricky time of the year just before harvest, it feels like a “hurry up and wait” scenario to me, but the grapes came in healthy, with our biggest problem being bird damage. This year we tackled the problem with bird nets and lots of […]

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It’s exciting to be a grape!

I start off as a little flower and slowly get bigger in the shape of a little rugby ball.  I’m green and hard and very sour.  But as the days get longer and the sun gets hotter, I start tanning.  But I don’t go red . . . I go a lovely dark purple.  And […]

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Wildekrans Wine Estate – Celebrating the final bottling for 2018

We celebrated the final bottling for 2018 on Tuesday evening (18th December). Bottling was concluded with some very special wines: Cabernet Franc Barrel Select 2018 – another maiden vintage, and our MCC Brut 2018. We can’t wait for you to try these, and we’ll keep you posted as soon as they are available for purchase. […]

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