Boschendal 2018 Harvest Diary Update: Showing our appreciation for planning

As Boschendal shifts into full-on harvest mode, we reflect on the planning that has gone into #harvest2018.


How #DayZero effects the 2018 harvest at Boschendal

As we bid January and the starting-month of harvest adieu, a recent newsletter was sent out regarding “Day Zero”.


Boschendal MCC Named A Top 10 Cap Classique Over A Ten Year Period

Boschendal has started the 2018 awards season with a sparkle. The estate’s Cap Classique Grande Cuvée Brut has been named one of the Top Ten Cap Classiques by South African Wine & Cellar Classifications for the ten year period of 2008 to 2018.


Boschendal Harvest Update: Challenging but exciting times lie ahead

Every few years you hear wine growers, viticulturists and winemakers mention that it has been a difficult season. Albeit only in certain regions or affected areas, there are always those few cases who have a more difficult harvest – or need to prepare tenfold to avert disaster. Be it hail, drought, mildew or “kalander” – not everyone has the opportunity to “crush it” every season.


Add a Nutritional Kick to 2018 with Boschendal at Oude Bank’s ‘Better Eating’ Tips

As we swiftly move into 2018, many are often reminded of their self-made promises, expectations and commitments for the year. And while New Year’s resolutions may seem blasé to some, others’ good intentions may already have gone well of track. Yet, there remains much value in seeing each new year as an opportunity to ‘re-boot’, especially nutritionally.


Explore Conservation Champion wine farms with WWF’s new app

Do you consider your eco-footprint and a wine farm’s responsible tourism commitments when planning your adventures in the Cape winelands?


Boschendal Celebrates The Start Of 2018 Harvest

Excitement is in the air as Boschendal celebrated the beginning of harvest this morning with their Pinot Noir grapes for MCC arriving blessed in a refreshing mist of rain.


Opt for the Best Sustainably Sourced Meat for Your Table with Boschendal at Oude Bank

Boschendal at Oude Bank, a vibrant bakery, bistro and farm shop in Stellenbosch, understands the seriousness of sustainability. In addition to its rotational sit-down menus and fresh take-home produce, the establishment also offers a Carnivore’s  favourite: it’s carefully selected 100% grass-fed meat sourced from the Franschhoek-based Boschendal Farm.


Boschendal Chardonnay Pinot Noir: A beautiful blush for a summer bash

Local South African fashion and food blogger and co-founder of Orphic Fashion Tsakisani Maryluck Mondlani sampled the recently released Boschendal Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2017 vintage and immediately named it her new favourite wine. “It has a beautiful aroma, a hint of strawberries, citrus and summer fruits. The palate is especially fresh with crisp acidity and an opulent, full rounded body. It’s an outright stunning wine.”


HQ Launches #HQDateNight with Boschendal Wines

Famous for its straightforward, yet sophisticated menu of a classic salad starter, followed by perfectly prepared sirloin steak and thin-cut fries, served with their signature Cafe De Paris butter sauce, HQ aims to bring people together over good food, good wine and a great vibe.

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