Sa Wine History: Did Napoleon Drink Citrusdal Wine? (part One)

A media release announcing that today is International Grenache Day prompted me to do a little digging into a couple of admittedly unlikely but


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Some of the world’s finest wines are blends made from different grape varieties, as this allows the winemaker the opportunity to make a wine that brings the best elements of each together in one bottle.


Vriesenhof Wine ?a Must-buy? Like Milk In Your Basket

Vriesenhof Chardonnay is making its impact in the market with its new "milk carton" packaging.


#brandfocus: Vriesenhof ? Turning A Product Into A Brand

by Sabrina Forbes. Vriesenhof and 3Verse are bringing fun and playfulness back to an industry notorious for taking itself too seriously.


Ex-bok Honoured With Doctorate Degree

Former Springbok and Western Province flank Jan Boland Coetzee has received an honorary doctorate from the Stellenbosch University.


No Time To Linger Over A Tasting Menu? Fyn Makes Fine Dining Fast

Kit Heathcock tries out award-winning chef Peter Tempelhoff's new Japanese-inspired eatery in Cape Town's CBD


Tim Atkin South Africa Special Report 2018

The sixth annual Tim Atkin South Africa Special Report is now out, the British journalist and Master of Wine awarding his first ever 100-point score in the New


South African Wine Legend: Jan Boland Coetzee

“Wine is a mirror of the environment first,” says Jan ‘Boland’ Coetzee of Vriesenhof Wines . We’re sitting on the porch of his Stellenbosch farmhouse, overlooking the view of vineyards and mountains.


Dan really likes Vriesenhof wine

Dan from Dan really likes wine catches up with rugby legend and Vriesenhof owner Jan ‘Boland’ Coetzee, and discovers that Napoleon had a passion for South African grenache!


Vriesenhof Vineyards 2018 Harvest Update

Winemaker, Nicky Claasens, provides wine lovers with a update on the upcoming 2018 harvest at Vriesenhof.