Culinary Excellence Meets Sublime Luxury At The Launch Of The Business Day Most Wanted Club

It is often said that a good chef creates art in the kitchen and magic in your mouth.  This was indeed the case when we were treated to the culinary stylings of the talented Chef Wandile Mabaso at the recent launch of the exclusive Business Day Most Wanted Club.  The launch was held in collaboration with some of the most coveted local and international luxury brands. 


Winter Sculpture Fair In Review

We are delighted to have returned to the Winter Sculpture Fair this year with a showcase of our most popular wines, including our classic Demi Sec Cap Classique, Chardonnay Pinot Noir, Vin de Or, and our newest Boschendal wine – Nicolas 2016.  


Winter Pairings for Nicolas 2016

Nicolas 2016 is a blend brimming with character, with each component outstanding in its own right which together creates something exceptional. Shiraz, a signature variety for Boschendal, adds intrigue and depth with spicy notes. Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot provide a classical structure which complements the beautiful deep colour and vibrant red fruit provided by the Malbec. While the Merlot enhances the fruit profile and Cabernet Franc elaborates on the spicy richness of the Shiraz.


Boschendal Sommelier Series: Kobus Van Zyl

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Winter Style Tips with Boschendal and Wanted Magazine

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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