Bellingham winemaker talks about the 2018 Harvest


As the Bellingham 2018 harvest season comes to an end, newly-appointed winemaker, Richard Duckitt gives us some insider info on the stand-out cultivars and what we can expect from the 2018 vintage.

 

At Bellingham, success begins in the vineyard


Great wine is made in the vineyard. It is a much-used saying, but nevertheless fittingly describes the Bellingham philosophy.

 

Bellingham Wines takes Gold at Mundus Vini for Shiraz


Bellingham Wines, pioneers of the first single-varietal Shiraz in South Africa in the late 1950’s and one of the country’s most established wine brands, has received two Gold Medals in the annual MUNDUS VINI International Awards and Spring Tasting.

 

Modern wine enthusiasts have spoken: Bellingham The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc is one of SA’s best!


Digital-savvy wine lovers have voted in the annual Vivino Wine Style Awards and reviewers have recognised Bellingham’s The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc as one of the top 10 Chenin Blancs from South Africa.  Vivino is the world’s largest wine application (app), allowing a global wine community to buy, rate and review wines. This popular wine app has more than 20 million wine lovers, worldwide, who use the app to grow, and share, their love for wine.

 

Shiraz steals the spotlight at Bellingham on International Shiraz Day


On Friday, 16 February, wine lovers around the world celebrate International Shiraz Day.

 

Bellingham wines to fall in love with this season


Summer is really making its presence felt – it’s hot and dry in overdrive – especially if you find yourself in the Cape. All the more reason to stock up on wines that offer superlative refreshment and will chill the drought tensions somewhat.

 

The Perfect Match: Bellingham Small Barrel SMV with Chorizo, Chickpeas and Kale in Spicy Tomato Sauce


If you look at a wine like The Bellingham Small Barrel SMV 2014 and see the awards is has won, you would want to buy the wine on that record alone.

 

Meet Richard Duckitt, the head winemaker at Bellingham


“One has to respect and appreciate wine to really understand it. You can possibly make good wine, but not great wine if you don’t understand and appreciate its finer intricacies,” -Richard Duckitt

 

Richard Duckitt appointed as the head winemaker at Bellingham


DGB has announced that Richard Duckitt has been appointed as head winemaker at Bellingham with immediate effect.

 

Bellingham The Bernard Series awarded Medals of Excellence by Tim Atkin, MW


The annual, much anticipated, 2017 South Africa Special Report, which details the observations and impressions of SA wine by British Master of Wine (MW) Tim Atkin, were released at Wines of South Africa’s (WOSA) Intrepid Tasting in London.

 
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