Celebrating Summer With David Tlale


Boschendal is super proud to have collaborated again with the always inspiring David Tlale for AFIJoburgFashionWeek earlier in the month. The iconic fashion designer’s show closed the week with an extravagant showcase of his powerful Spring/Summer Collection. A stunning tribute to Africa and South African heroes like Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko. And of course, we brought the bubbles! Boschendal’s award-winning MCC to be precise.

 

Celebrating Awards at Boschendal


The Boschendal team was in celebration mode last month as we raised a glass to a number of prestigious accolades for our wines.

 

Boschendal is a favourite with SA sommeliers


Boschendal’s 1685 Chardonnay 20171685 Merlot 2016 and Grande Cuvée Brut 2013 are so sought after. They’ve been sniffed, swirled and selected by the country’s top sommeliers for the prestigious 2018 Sommeliers Selection. A go-to list of SA’s best wines at every price point.

 

Boschendal Shines at the Six Nations Wine Challenge Awards


Boschendal is proud to announce that its Jean le Long Prestige Cuvée 2008 has won gold in the coveted Six Nations Wine Challenge. This exquisite cuvée is made from Chardonnay grapes which are exclusively selected from high altitude cool vineyards – giving it a rare and ultra-premium quality that sets it apart from wines the world over.

 

The women behind Boschendal Wines – Winning awards and dominating within the industry


Striking the perfect balance between science and art, our winemakers Lizelle Gerber and Danielle Jacobs know exactly what goes into creating our award-winning wine.

 

Lunch with Tshepang Molisana: The rising star of the wine world


“My heart wants to burst. I want to share everything about all of these amazing wines.” Tweeted like a true oenophile, Tshepang Molisana is breaking new ground as a wine writer to be reckoned with. Having won the 2016 Veritas Young Wine Writer Award for an essay titled Could Social Media Replace Traditional Wine Guides, she’s transcending the traditional to become her generation’s voice on all things vino.

 

Boschendal’s Flagship Wines Celebrate Tim Atkin Accolades


One of the world’s pre-eminent wine journalists Tim Atkin has awarded eight of Boschendal’s iconic wines an impressive 90 points or more in his latest report. The Boschendal Elgin Chardonnay 2016  was the estate’s top scorer in the Tim Atkin 2018 South African Wines Report, which received 95 points, adding to the many accolades and awards received by winemaker Lizelle Gerber’s vibrant and intricate creation. It was one of just 159 out of 1980 wines to score 95 points or more.  

 

Boschendal Appoints Jacques Viljoen As New Winemaker


Iconic wine estate Boschendal has added another exceptional member to its innovative, award-winning winemaking team. Jacques Viljoen will take up the position of Cellar Master on the estate from 1 August 2018 and will bring with him a deep passion for the art of wine-making as well as experience on estates and in regions the world over.

 

Harvest 2018: Against all odds a sparkling year


General reports are that, against all expectations, harvest 2018 will be remembered as a year that ‘rose to the occasion’.

 

Boschendal celebrates a stellar month of May


For a remarkable second year in a row, the Boschendal Appellation Series Elgin Chardonnay 2016 was named not only the Best Elgin Chardonnay but also took home the trophy for being South Africa’s top Chardonnay at the International Wine Challenge (IWC).  So far it has been a stand-out year for Boschendal. Not only is the estate celebrating over 300 years of viti- and viniculture, but it’s also garnered a multitude of awards in 2018 – including an estimated 31 awards in May alone. As well as its IWC wins, Boschendal took home three golds, five silvers and 12 bronze awards at the 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA), plus silver at the 2018 Syrah Du Monde awards.

 
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