Boschendal Wines Stuns International Judges with 12 Wines Scoring 90pts-Plus

Boschendal Estate continues to take its award-winning reputation internationally, winning a Gold medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards in London for its coveted Jean le Long Prestige Cuvée Cap Classique 2009, which is rapidly garnering a reputation as one of South Africa’s most-awarded Cap Classique wines. With the Jean le Long Cap Classique accruing a score of 96pts, 11 other diverse wines and wine-styles from this iconic wine estate in Groot Drakenstein achieved ratings of 90pts or more at this wine show, regarded as one of the world’s most important.


Come Rain Or Shine, Boschendal Would Love To Host You This Winter!

THE Cape’s spectacular and verdant green season is now very much upon us and our farm is so ready to offer you the best of farm living and warm-hearted South African hospitality.


Boschendal Secures Official Wine Status For British And Irish Lions Tour To South Africa

Top image: Mark Alexander, president of the South African Rugby Union, with Tim Hutchinson, executive chairman of DGB.


Boschendal Adds Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon To Acclaimed Appellation Series

Boschendal Estate, founded in 1685 in Groot Drakenstein between Paarl and Franschhoek, is known for going that extra mile in search of vineyards from which to make the best wines possible for its extensive range. In its “Appellation Series” Boschendal seeks to bottle grape varieties that have become associated with parcels of Cape winelands terroir recognised as offering distinctive characteristics to cultivars especially suited to these regions. And when it came to extending this series to include Cabernet Sauvignon, known as the King of Red wines, Boschendal looked to Stellenbosch, South Africa’s most famous wine region which has over the past five decades become world-famous for wines made from this Bordeaux variety.


Boschendal Introduces Online Shopping Portal That Celebrates Heritage And The Love Of Local

Imagine your dream farm-fresh store combined with a treasure trove of distinctly beautiful pieces that evoke the love and care with which they were made. This collection – an array of lifestyle products – is housed at Boschendal’s carefully thought-through Farm Shop, with offerings now available for online purchase delivering to various regions within the Western Cape.


Boschendal Celebrates 40 Years of Pioneering Cap Classique Excellence with Winemag Top 10

Boschendal Estate, one of South Africa’s pioneering producers of Cap Classique which this year celebrates its 40th vintage of making this eponymous wine style, has underscored its reputation of quality for this category by winning a top 10 spot in the 2021 Winemag Cap Classique Report. The Boschendal Jean Le Long Prestige Cuvée 2009, a 100% Chardonnay Cap Classique with 10 years on the lees, took this top 10 spot with 92pts.


It’s A Plum Of A Month At Boschendal

It’s harvest time at Boschendal and if you’re a lover of plums, we’ve got you covered. Blessed with an abundant yield this year the farm has dedicated the month of March to the versatile fruit and is celebrating with a number of exciting occasions and activities to suit the entire family.


New Sharing Plates Menu At Boschendal’s The Werf Restaurant Celebrates The Seasons

With Executive Chef Allistaire Lawrence behind the pass, The Werf Restaurant at Boschendal is greeting the ‘new normal’ of 2021 with an all-new approach to its acclaimed soil-to-fork cuisine, embracing the global trend of sharing plates to showcase the remarkable organic produce of this storied Cape farm.


Delicious Mid Summer Nights At Boschendal Farm

BOSCHENDAL’S annual Night Markets are in full swing, making for a beautiful and safe night out with family and friends this summer.


Boschendal Cap Classique Winemaker Takes Top Honours At SA Women’s Wine And Spirit Awards

Taking a fine balance between innovation and tradition to new heights has once again proved fruitful for legacy Franschhoek Valley winery,  Boschendal as its Cap Classique winemaker, Danielle Coetsee, received the prestigious ‘’Woman Winemaker of the Year” award at the 2020 SA Women’s Wine & Spirit Awards.