Boschendal Sommelier Series: Kobus Van Zyl

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Winter Style Tips with Boschendal and Wanted Magazine

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Every year when autumn phases into winter, we admittedly get quite excited at the opportunity to revamp our wardrobes. As much as the easier, lighter trends of autumn are enjoyed, when autumn turns into winter and multiple layers become mandatory as opposed to an option, so does a visit to your nearest mall.

 

All Aboard The Blue Train For Mother’s Day

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Our dear friend and co-creator Kefilwe Mabote and her mother Dorothy lived their most inspired lives with us and The Blue Train in the lead up to Mother’s Day in May. Kefilwe summed up the special experience beautifully:

 

Wine of The Month Pairings: Jean Le Long MCC

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At Boschendal we are very proud to be one of the pioneers of Méthode Cap Classique. In fact, we were the second South African wine estate to produce an MCC – our first was bottled in the 1980s. Jean le Long Prestige Cuvée Vintage is the stunning result of four decades of refinement. In fact, Michael Oliver called it “most perfect example of this Champagne style.”

 

Celebrating Women at the Sowetan Women’s Club Lifestyle Experience

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On April 27th, the Sowetan women’s club celebrated their freedom with a premium rooftop event capped with a keynote address by Connie Ferguson. The club continues to empower ambitious and aspirational women; while creating a networking platform to learn and grow from other like-minded women in fun and interactive spaces. Boschendal was delighted to join the festivities, sponsoring the event with our fine selection of Methode Cap Classiques.

 

Seeing the (Wine) Glass Half Full – Boschendal Harvest Report 2019

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Standing tall and strong, newly appointed Jacques Viljoen may be fresh-faced at Boschendal, but his many years of experiences have certainly prepared him for his essential role as Cellar Master. With 2019 marking his first harvest at Boschendal, he speaks confidently about the importance of teamwork:

 

Boschendal white winemaker shares some words on this year’s harvest

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For us, harvest season is the most wonderful time of the year. The vines become overladen with their precious cargo, with bunches of grapes maturing to a pristine palette of blue-green-red hues. There’s a feeling of possibility everywhere and our winemakers’ sense of excitement is palpable. For them, these are the ‘paints’ they’ll use to craft a new season of wines. These are the ingredients of excellence that’ll continue our proud history of 334-years of winemaking.

 

Elgin Chardonnay Credentials And Awards – The Best Chardonnay In SA

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It was crowned The Best White Wine in South Africa. It scored 95 points in the Tim Atkin report. It was named the Best Chardonnay in SA – twice. It won the title of being the Best Elgin Chardonnay.

 

Boschendal Presents Nicolas: An Expressive, Distinctive Red Blend

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“We are so proud of this wine. It is a blend of exceptional components, which together have created something really special.” Jacques Viljoen.

 

Boschendal go in pursuit of an icon wine

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During events carried out simultaneously on the Boschendal estate outside Franschhoek, at the Daytona Showroom in Johannesburg and The Ash steakhouse and bar in Düsseldorf, Germany, DGB yesterday launched a new wine, namely Boschendal Nicolas 2016.

 
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