Awards Showered On Robertson Wine Valley Members At The 2019 Veritas Awards

The number of Double Golds awarded to Robertson Wine Valley members has risen from one last year to an impressive five in 2019. Overall our producers brought home an inspiring 100-plus total of medals this year, ample proof, should we need it, of just how highly their wines are rated blindly by panels of local and international judges.


Michelangelo Awards Rvw Members A Magnificent Medal Tally

The waiting is over, the results are out, and Robertson Wine Valley members  have, once again, brought home an impressive number and range of awards from the 2019  Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards.


Robertson Valley Honours Wine Champions

The prestigious SA Young Wine Show, dating back to 1833, showcases the best wines of a current vintage. 186 wines were entered from the Robertson Wine Valley for their regional Young Wine Show. The winners were announced on Thursday, 15 August, at the astonishing Lord’s Wines venue proudly sponsored by JF Hillebrand. Local wine producers from the valley entered and received amazing results with 7 gold, 88 silver and 45 bronze. With 45 class winners. 


Terroir Triumph For Robertson Wine Valley

There are numerous vinous stars in the valley celebrating their success in the 2019 Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards, but one estate stands out bigger and brighter than its colleagues, so let’s start with a round of prolonged applause for Bon Courage. While the winery is no stranger to recognition of its renowned and prolific ranges, this year saw three of its wines voted as National Winners, several more scoring as Area Winners, and the total combination contributing to Bon Courage collecting both the trophy for Top Wine Estate and Top Terroir Producer. 


Satisfy your wanderlust at the Slow Food and Wine Festival in Robertson

Escape to the countryside for a long weekend to the valley of wine and roses for an authentic experience to remember. Soak up the simple pleasures in life at the 13th annual Slow Food & Wine Festival hosted by Robertson Wine Valley members, 9 – 11 August 2019.


Are you ready for Wacky Wine 2019?

This coming weekend, the annual #WackyWine weekend is opening its cellar doors to thousands of wine-lovers from all over South-Africa.


10 Things To Do At Wacky Wine: 7 – 9 June 2019

Savour 16 years of greatness at this year’s Wacky Wine Weekend in partnership with Bok Radio from 7 – 9 June 2019, proudly hosted by Robertson Wine Valley. Take charge of your weekend in the country and create your own personalized festival experience with this list of the top 10 things to do at the Wacky Wine Weekend.


Chardonnay Mastery In Robertson Wine Valley

The Robertson Wine Valley has once again demonstrated its ability to produce Chardonnay that shines on a world stage, with two wines from the region excelling at the recently held Chardonnay du Monde in France. In addition, one of the winning wines, De Wetshof’s Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2018, was adjudged one of the best 15 wines in this year’s competition, which is regarded as the world’s leading showcase for wines made from this most famous Burgundian white grape.


Escape To The Valley Of Wine For The 16th Annual Wacky Wine Weekend

The famed Wacky Wine Weekend takes place from 7 – 9 June 2019. This well–established event has become a wine institution in the social calendars of people across the country. This Winter-festival attracts wine connoisseurs, novices, families and friends alike travelling far and wide to “taste the lifestyle”.


The History Of One Of Robertson’s Most Beloved Wine Farms

The De Wet family have farmed at Excelsior Estate in Robertson since 1859, despite having previously settled in Worcester. Koos fell in love with his brother’s fiancé, so made his way to the Robertson area and established himself at Excelsior!