#DrinkChenin Day: Pioneering Simonsig Estate’s Chenin Blanc Roots Run Deep


Besides being recognised as the pioneer of Méthode Cap Classique, Simonsig Estate in Stellenbosch has its roots firmly grounded in Chenin Blanc. In fact, the maiden Kaapse Vonkel Cap Classique released in 1971 was made from Chenin.

 

Simonsig Merindol Takes Rare Gold at Syrah du Monde


A single-vineyard Syrah from the Cape‘s 2010 vintage made on Simonsig Estate won one of the few Gold medals awarded at this year’s Syrah du Monde competition in France.

 

Simonsig Road to Concours Mondial Gold Driven by Diversity


Simonsig Estate’s two Gold Medals won at this year’s Concours Mondial de Bruxelles is a tribute to the well-known Stellenbosch wine farm’s ability to produce a diverse range of terroir-expressive wines.

 

Sparkling Kaapse Vonkel and the Oysters from Heaven


Sparkling wine and oysters have traditionally been seen as a match made in heaven, but this combination has reached even greater heights at the new Kaapse Vonkel Cap Classique and Oyster Bar at De Warenmarkt in Stellenbosch.

 

It’s Brunch Time at Simonsig!


With Cap Classique being the most ideal wine to enjoy at that special meal known as brunch, the wine farm where the first Cap Classique was made will be offering a brunch with a difference on Saturdays.

 

Simonsig Adds Fruit-Forward Demi Sec to Famous Kaapse Vonkel Range


Simonsig Estate in Stellenbosch, the pioneer of wines made in the Méthode Cap Classique style, has added a delectable demi-sec wine to its renowned Kaapse Vonkel range.

 

Simonsig opens new bubbly and oyster bar in Stellenbosch


A bar serving oysters, champagne and méthode cap classique has opened at De Warenmarkt in Stellenbosch.

 

Simonsig Sees Lighter Grape Yield, but Superb Quality in the Early Days of 2017 Harvest


Two dry growing seasons in a row, and it is no surprise that grape yields in the Simonsig vineyards are lighter this year.

 

Bumper Tourist Season for Simonsig as Visitors Taste, Look and Buy


Top image caption: Denzel Swarts, tasting room manager at Simonsig

 

Simonsig Makes it Three in a Row at Wine-of-the-Month Awards


Top image – Colin Collard from Wine of the Month with Johan Malan from Simonsig.

Simonsig cellar master Johan Malan took top-honours at this year’s Wine-of-the-Month Club Winemaker Awards in being named Winemaker of the Year for the 3nd consecutive year.

 
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Simonsig Estate upholds the legendary status of pioneering wine excellence shaped by the Malan dynasty’s devotion to quality and innovative winemaking. Named after its dramatic views of the Simonsberg Mountain, the estate is ideally situated in Stellenbosch, South Africa’s premier wine region, 45 km east of Cape Town.
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