Blaauwklippen Reaps Gold at Michelangelo Awards

The Blaauwklippen team is in a celebratory mood after the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, where the panel of international judges awarded two of our wines with Gold medals.


Elgin Vintners Brings Home Trophy and Medals for Superior Cool-Climate Wines

Top image: Marinda Kruger-Claassen, Winemaker and Business Manager at Elgin Vintners

Proving that the cool-climate Elgin valley provides superior terroir for Pinot Noir, Elgin Vintners crowned a trio of medals with the trophy for the best Pinot Noir at the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards on Friday (4 October 2019).


Double Gold and a Quartet of Gold for De Grendel at Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards 2019

There’s some more shine in De Grendel’s trophy cabinet as a year of accolades continues for them with the 2017 Amandelboord Pinotage taking home Double Gold, along with Gold medals for a quartet of their premium wines, at the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards announced on Friday (4 October).


Braai with Blaauwklippen this Heritage Day

Call it Heritage Day or Braai Day – either way, 24 September celebrates the many cultures that make us uniquely South African and what better way to celebrate than by uniting around a fire for good food and wine?


New Hamm and Uys Eatery Marries Heritage and Nostalgia at Blaauwklippen

DYNAMIC TV chefs and creative caterers Johnny Hamman and Marius Uys are bringing South African heritage food with global, modern flair, to historic Blaauwklippen wine estate with their restaurant Hamm & Uys opening on Sunday, 8 September, in Stellenbosch.


De Grendel Wins Gold for their Shiraz at IWSC 2019

DE GRENDELis delighted to announce that they have won a Gold medal for their 2017 vintage Shiraz at the annual International Wine and Spirits Competition.


Contemporary New Look for Blaauwklippen’s Pioneering Zinfandel

HISTORIC Stellenbosch wine estate Blaauwklippen has unveiled stylish new labels for their signature Zinfandel red and white wines, honouring the estate’s 337-year heritage and pioneering role in bringing Zinfandel to South Africa, along with a contemporary flair that signals their future vision.


De Grendel Elim Shiraz 2017 Tops Winemag 2019 Shiraz Report with Outstanding 95 Points

DE Grendel’s unique cool-climate Elim Shiraz 2017, in only its second vintage, claimed victory as the best wine overall in the inaugural Shiraz Report released on Tuesday, 20 August, 2019.


Vondeling Bowwood Pinotage 2016 is an Absa Top 10 Pinotage Winner

Vondeling 2016 Bowwood Pinotage has claimed a place as one of the best in South Africa with its first-ever win in the Absa Top 10 Pinotage awards announced at Boschendal on Wednesday, 14 August 2019.


Winter Wine Down Evening at De Grendel

On the last Friday of July, De Grendel’s Tasting Room is open until 19h00 for their popular Winter Wine Down Evenings.