Simonsig opens new bubbly and oyster bar in Stellenbosch

A bar serving oysters, champagne and méthode cap classique has opened at De Warenmarkt in Stellenbosch.


Simonsig Sees Lighter Grape Yield, but Superb Quality in the Early Days of 2017 Harvest

Two dry growing seasons in a row, and it is no surprise that grape yields in the Simonsig vineyards are lighter this year.


Bumper Tourist Season for Simonsig as Visitors Taste, Look and Buy

Top image caption: Denzel Swarts, tasting room manager at Simonsig


Simonsig Makes it Three in a Row at Wine-of-the-Month Awards

Top image – Colin Collard from Wine of the Month with Johan Malan from Simonsig.

Simonsig cellar master Johan Malan took top-honours at this year’s Wine-of-the-Month Club Winemaker Awards in being named Winemaker of the Year for the 3nd consecutive year.


Interview with Stephanie de Wet, Chef at Cuvée Restaurant on Simonsig Wine Estate

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Cap Classique Industry Toasts John and Erica Platte with Legacy Award

Top image caption: John and Erica Platter with the Frans Malan Legacy Trophy. They are flanked by, left, Francois-Jacques Malan and Francois Malan, respectively grandson and son of the late Frans Malan.


Simonsig’s The Garland 2009 is the Ultimate Tribute to a Magnificent Vintage

The much-anticipated second release of Simonsig’s icon wine, The Garland Cabernet Sauvignon, emphasises the features that have made 2009 one of the most lauded vintages in the Cape Winelands’ recent history.


Simonsig Wine Estate: A Groundbreaking South African Producer

Over a recent dinner with Johan Milan, co-owner and winemaker at Simonsig Wine Estate in South Africa’s renowned Stellenbosch wine region, just east of Cape Town, I tasted through the winery’s current portfolio and learned quite a bit about the history, future, and present day of their operation.


Simonsig Merindol Takes Rare Gold at Syrah du Monde

A single-vineyard Syrah from the Cape‘s cool 2008 vintage made on Simonsig Estate won one of the few Gold medals awarded at this year’s Syrah du Monde competition in France.


Simonsig Estate Reds Shine at SA Top 100 Wines

Three red wines in Simonsig Estate’s Malan Family Selection achieved places in this year’s prestigious Top 100 Wines Competition, including one wine adjudged Best in Class. Simonsig Frans Malan 2014, a blend of Pinotage, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot named after Simonsig’s founder, topped the Cape Blend Class.

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Simonsig Estate upholds the legendary status of pioneering wine excellence shaped by the Malan dynasty’s devotion to quality and innovative winemaking. Named after its dramatic views of the Simonsberg Mountain, the estate is ideally situated in Stellenbosch, South Africa’s premier wine region, 45 km east of Cape Town.
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