Espresso – your Winter survival (and cocktail) kit


What could be better than combining two of the things we love most – wine and coffee (in no particular order, of course). The final result of this combination is the De Krans Original Espresso – port and coffee all in one bottle.

 

Why a port –style wine is food’s best friend (no, not just dessert)


With the first Portuguese grapes planted in the 70’s in Calitzdorp, De Krans organically gravitated towards producing exceptional quality port-style wines.

 

De Krans releases 2018 Pinotage Rosé


Having made it through one of the toughest harvests as a result of the drought, being able to release the first 2018 vintage, seems to be extra special this year. The De Krans Pinotage Rosé, which was released at the beginning of April, is packed with red fruit flavour and a balanced acidity, resulting in a burst of freshness.  On the nose you’ll pick up soft elegant rose petals, candy floss and hints of strawberries.

 

De Krans Bistro and Deli picks up another award


The De Krans Bistro and Deli excelled at the annual Klein Karoo Gourmand Awards (Smulpaap-toekennings), scooping the 2017 Gourmand Destination Award (Farm Stall Eatery Category). The awards took place on 16 March at the Village Trading Post in De Rust.

 

Garden Route Wines: Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir from the Outeniqua Mountains


Nestled in between Oudtshoorn and George lies the Outeniqua Mountains, an area known for its cool climate, good rainfall and high altitude. While the area boasts with production of the best quality hops in South Africa (the flavouring and stability agent in beer), this area also allows for the ideal growing conditions of cool-climate grapes.

 

De Krans Tritonia wins Gold at Six Nations


Still hot off its big win last year at the Old Mutual Trophy Show where the De Krans Tritonia Calitzdorp Blend 2015 walked away with the trophy for Best Red Blend (Non-Bordeaux), this Calitzdorp blend solidified its status as a top quality red when it was recently awarded a Gold medal at the Six Nations Wine Challenge 2017.

 

Three De Krans Ports in Top Wine SA Classification


De Krans is no stranger to winning big with their ports (thanks to the Douro-like terroir and climate).

 

Valentine’s Day and De Krans Cape Pink: Love at first sight


Time seems to whizz past so quickly these days and as soon as the one holiday is over we move onto the next.

 

Fruit pickings and leisurely lunches at De Krans this summer


Summer brings with it so many wonderful things. Long lazy days at the pool, sipping ice cold cocktails, leisurely lunches and of course deliciously sweet seasonal fruit. Look no further than De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp for two of these summer sensations.

 

Double Gold and 2 Golds for De Krans at Veritas


Top image: De Krans Winemaker Louis van der Riet at the 2017 Veritas Awards

Hot on the heels of its last achievement, the De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve 2014 will be adding another accolade to its list of awards for 2017, securing a Double Gold at the 2017 Veritas Awards.

 
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De Krans Wine Cellar is situated along the upper reaches of the picturesque Gamka River Valley near Calitzdorp. De Krans is widely known as one of the leading port producers, as well as one of the most innovative cellars in South Africa.
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